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  • “All Animals (Bloggers) are Equal, but Some are More Equal than Others”?

WHY CAN'T SERVICE SECTOR STAFF COME FROM INDIA?

THEREALSINGAPORE 27 November 2014 - 8:37am

Singapore brings in hundreds of thousands of migrant workers from India and Bangladesh for the construction and marine industries. We also have large numbers of technical and professional immigrants from the Indian subcontinent. They need to eat. They prefer to eat at restaurants that serve their kind of food. To keep their customers happy, restaurant owners would naturally look to the Indian subcontinent for cooks. 


A BASIC GUIDE TO THE COST OF A SINGAPORE WEDDING

THEREALSINGAPORE 27 November 2014 - 8:05am

​Are you planning to get married in 2015? DollarsAndSense.sg shares some saving tips and tricks. First of all, Congratulations! And we say this on behalf of the Singapore Government. While a marriage is usually a joyous occasion (especially for the hotels and the credit card companies), your saving account may not be too excited, and neither will you, once you start thinking about all the costs involved. After all, a wedding can be considered the 3rd most money-minator (think terminator) after your house and car. And unlike those two, there is no resale value.


UMNO YOUTH DELEGATE: DON’T BE TOO TOLERANT WITH NON-MUSLIMS

THEREALSINGAPORE 26 November 2014 - 10:45pm

An Umno Youth delegate today called on party members to rise up in response to non-Muslims who were growing bolder in challenging Malay sensitivities, adding that being too tolerant with them would see the end of Islam. Negri Sembilan Umno Youth information chief Shamsul Amri Mohd Kamal told delegates at the party's assembly that they must not fear defending their religion, and anyone who called them extreme for doing so should face police action.


PAP: WE ARE THE ONLY POLITICAL PARTY TO HOLD SINGAPORE TOGETHER

THEREALSINGAPORE 26 November 2014 - 10:05pm

We re-produce Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong's message in the PAP60, Forward Together book. He was also the party's Secretary-General from 1992 to 2004. The PAP has built a harmonious and cohesive nation, taking into account and balancing the diverse and sometimes conflicting beliefs, ideologies and interests of the people. It has accumulated strengths and experience to continue to chart a clear course forward and to forge consensus on the major issues facing Singapore.


DEAR TRS, FOREIGN COUPLE IN MRT DOING SEXUAL ACTS IN FRONT OF MY 9 YEAR OLD SON

THEREALSINGAPORE 26 November 2014 - 9:58pm

Dear The Real Singapore, I am absolutely shocked by a foreign couple committing sexual and intimate acts right in front of me and my 9 year old son. My son was staring at them through out the whole 'session' and I do not know how to explain it to him as to what they were doing.


DID SINGAPOREANS VOTE FOR DIMINISHING GROWTH IN GE2011?

THEREALSINGAPORE 26 November 2014 - 9:30pm

Back in 2011, the government of Singapore heard loud and clear that Singaporeans were not happy with the governance of their country. One of the most pertinent issues that came to the forefront of national headlines was the ever increasing population and the social impact brought upon by it. I read an interesting article on CNBC that highlighted how our curbs on workers would hurt our growth.


MFA: SINGAPOREANS ADVISED TO LEAVE YEMEN WHILE IT IS 'STILL FEASIBLE'

ROY 26 November 2014 - 9:15pm

The government has issued a travel notice for Singaporeans to leave Yemen. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the situation is fluid and uncertain and Singaporeans should leave while still feasible.


10 WAYS TO MANAGE MENSTRUAL CRAMPS

THEREALSINGAPORE 26 November 2014 - 9:13pm

Nearly half of menstruating women complain of period pain, also known as dysmenorrhea. Blame it on the production of hormone-like chemicals-prostaglandins-in the uterus. These chemicals help to contract the uterus to squeeze out the old, dead endometrial tissue through the vagina. Some women make more prostaglandins or are more sensitive to them, which can cause more painful and frequent cramps. You could try these home remedies for relief.


ICA RESPONDS TO COMPLAINTS ABOUT M'SIAN FOOTBALL FANS BEING REJECTED ENTRY TO S'PORE

THEREALSINGAPORE 26 November 2014 - 8:42pm

There was considerable frustration and outrage expressed by Malaysian Football Fans who tried to come to Singapore to watch the AFF Suzuki Cup match between Malaysia and Myanmar on Sunday. Many Malaysian fans claimed that they were denied entry into Singapore at the Tuas Checkpoint. 


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