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After 4+ years, I've decided to say goodbye to Singapore. I thought the other "exit interview" posted here a while back was interesting, so thought I'd do my own. There is probably some overlap.   A bit about me: ang moh, worked in management, local salary (no expat package), have lived/travelled in various countries around Eurpoe, Africa, and Asia for the past 6 years.   What I liked and some compliments:   You have some incredible parks and nature here   It's so clean here!   It's so safe…
06.19 / 16:42
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Dear PM Lee, I refer to your "Ministerial Statement" made this evening to the grievous and serious charges made against not only yourself but that of State Institutions abusing powers and being corrupt! The announcement you made is not only hollow and lacking in substance but also full of motherhood statements that Singaporeans do not want to hear. What Singapore really needs right now is what your late father, Mr LKY did each and every time an accusation was launched against him or his…
06.19 / 16:42
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Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has issued a speech this evening over the ongoing quarrel between himself and his younger siblings, Dr Lee Wei Ling and Mr Lee Hsien Yang, over the fate of their father's 38 Oxley Road home.       "Over the last week, Singaporeans have been disturbed and confused by news of the private dispute between my siblings and me. I deeply regret that this dispute has affected Singapore’s reputation and Singaporeans’ confidence in the Government.   As your Prime Minist…
06.19 / 16:42
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Activist M Ravi has posted on Facebook stating that he will be taking out an application in the High Court against Minister of Home Affairs and Law, K Shanmugam, for alleged breach in his code of conduct as a law minister. He is demanding Mr Shanmugam resign from his ministerial post within 48 hours, failing which he would file his application in court.   Ravi claims that the breach in conduct has caused "deepest disquiet in the minds of the public". Ravi has accused Mr Shanmugam of …
06.19 / 16:42
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Dear A.S.S. Editor A great idea just hit me. Why don't our supermarkets, like NTUC, Cold Storage and Giant, organize free fruits for children like they do overseas? One of my observations in NZ is that they actually do have such a programme for the children there. Besides NZ, I believe many European countries too, carry out similar schemes. Because of Singapore's hectic lifestyle, many of us neglect consuming fruits in our regular diets. Hopefully, by having this kind of programmes, it…
06.19 / 10:53
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To all Employers out there with a helper My helper borrowed $600 from a loan shark and the amount ballooned to $5K and I wasn't away until my maid is on compassionate leave and started receiving phone calls from the loan shark. For days, loan shark harassed my family and even threatened us. We are told we are the guarantor, OMG!!! We didn't sign any documents or have any clues about the loan. How did the maid borrow the loan ? Work permit . Employer name and address are on it and we…
06.19 / 10:53
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If you are a fan of themed marathons like The Music Run, the Reebok Spartan Race, the Color Run, and other mass(sively expensive) runs, it is time to check out the latest addition to the list, which promises to rid participants of "labels, stereotypes and body insecurities". The YOLO run, which begins its first marathon in Bangkok on 10 September 2017, refers to the widely used abbreviation for "You Only Live Once". Participants in the run are encouraged to run "shirtless", a move which…
06.19 / 10:53
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Dear A.S.S. Editor SMRT, SBS Transit, Tower Transit and Go-Ahead Singapore, the four public bus operators in Singapore, have issued a joint statement that indicated NSmen who wear their NS uniforms can travel for free on public buses and trains on 30 June. Calling it the "NS50 Free Travel Day", the gesture is meant to thank NSmen for their contributions. There are no limits as to the number of free trips the NSmen can take. All NSmen, past and present, can travel on the public buses and…
06.19 / 10:53
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Dear A.S.S. Editor The current trend of people behaving badly when it comes to handling of rental bikes might just be these mindless people trying to get their fifteen minutes of fame. And it is because of these brainless people that bike rental companies have problems getting their bikes, and cause problems for real users of the rental bikes. However, in view of many such cases happening, the fight against those people who misuse the service is getting intensified. The best thing is, the…
06.19 / 07:42
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A female netizen has sworn off coffee for the next 6 months, all because she found a disgusting looking insect in her iced coffee. The incident took place at Block 925 Yishun, where the woman has her coffee every morning. The woman had not noticed the insect at first, until she took a drink from her cup of coffee and found a strange foreign object swirling in her mouth with the drink. She spat out the object immediately and to her horror, discovered that it looked like an insect with…
06.19 / 04:43
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Dear A.S.S. Editor What is happening to the Singapore Athletics? Seems like trouble at the SA is still not over, perhaps undermining the athletes preparation for the SEA Games. The athletes themselves have been doing well in their recent performances in the lead up to the Games, but it is the administrators that are failing them. Some photos of a WhatsApp conversation involving key officials of the association were leaked, and it shows there is still internal turmoil and unhappiness…
06.19 / 04:43
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Dear A.S.S. Editor Today is the first day of the official running of the Tuas MRT extension line on a weekday morning. And based on news reports, the running of the line was smooth, with no breakdowns. The extension, which opened on Sunday, got it's first weekday test today, and so far, it's all positive. But, as per other train breakdowns previously, they were always preceded by news reports of how well the trains have been run, and how the breakdowns have stopped. Once they report…
06.19 / 04:43
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Dr Lee Wei Ling, the younger sister of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, posted on Facebook yesterday to express her sadness over the alleged changes in her former friend, the Minister for Home Affairs and Law, K Shanmugam, after he declined to take her side in the Lee Family feud. According to Dr Lee, Mr Shanmugam was once a very good friend to her and both of them had helped each other a great deal. However, after Dr Lee became embroiled in a dispute with her eldest brother Prime Minister…
06.19 / 04:43
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Why PAP die die cannot let LKY's house be demolished? Is it because it is the birthplace of the PAP? The PAP was conceptualized by LKY and his friends in the basement of that house in 1954. The founding fathers used to hold regular meetings there and discussed ways to attain independence for Singapore. But that was a different PAP, with both a right wing and a left wing. It is not today's PAP with its scholars, million dollar ministers, paper generals, yes-men and part-time MPs. Why is it…
06.18 / 07:15
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After yet another weekend of back and forth exchanges between the Lee family siblings, ministers from the People's Action Party's Cabinet have joined in the fray.   Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean has become the first minister to issue a statement directly related to the facts of the legal wrangle between the Lee siblings. He has said that there was nothing “secret” about a committee formed to deliberate the preservation of the late Mr Lee Kuan Yew's 38 Oxley Road home. The names of the…
06.18 / 07:15
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A netizen wants to warn other Singaporeans of the dangers of driving in Malaysia after she met with a car accident scam there.   According to the lady, who was driving with her husband, a white Malaysian vehicle in front of their vehicle attempted to cause an accident by jam braking in front of their vehicle. When that failed, more started to surround their vehicle. One of the accomplices' vehicles rammed their vehicle boot from the rear and forced the Singaporean couple to …
06.18 / 07:15
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Hi All Singapore Stuff, Would like to seek your help in locating a lady whom bought a watch from me in late 2014/2015. As the watch is really important to me and i really would like to buy it back if possible. In late 2014/ early 2015 i posted a white chanel j12 ceremics watch for sale on carousell and a lady bought it from me. We deal at redhill MRT station in which she passed me cash. That watch has very high sentimental values to me and i had no choice but to sell it due to personal…
06.18 / 07:15
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The following pictures fully explain life in Macpherson where the number of destitutes are on the steady rise, following the local MP's unwillingness to look into their plight or assist in difficult cases. Some have been thrown out of their flats by HDB given their present inability to afford their rentals or mortgages while some were already in this situation since day 1 of the latest MP's tenure in Macpherson. I have even personally witnessed cases where the poorest of the poor in Pipit…
06.18 / 07:15
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SINGAPORE, 9 June 2017: Bintan Resorts rolls out a series of initiatives in collaboration with CrescentRating and Halaltrip, to increase its appeal to Muslim travellers across the world with a focus on the neighbouring ASEAN region, China and the Middle East. Indonesia recently climbed one position to take the third spot as the top performing…
06.18 / 06:02
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Interesting facts about Lucien Wong:   1. Lucien Wong was PM Lee Hsien Loong's personal lawyer and represented him during the dispute with his siblings over LKY's estate.   2. Shortly after the dispute started, he was quickly nominated to become Attorney General (AG).   3. The Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC), which Lucien Wong now heads, represented the Government and successfully fended off legal challenges by LKY's estate   4. Lucien Wong is the first ever AG to have no experience on th…
06.18 / 04:30
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