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  • Not Everyone’s Rich in Singapore
    - Posted 12.29.12

    It was a bright afternoon. The innocent-looking, pastel-coloured façade of the row of buildings was deceiving. The passageway was as dark as night. You could hardly see the steps on the stairs. On the second floor lies the narrow doorway to the dormitory. Step inside and you are met with a room packed with 20 […]

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  • Rain Water is Singapore’s drinking water (technology)
    - Posted 12.10.12

    Singapore, RoS – Drinking water has always been a strategic resource, all the more so in this tiny nation, as it lacks many natural sources of its own. Singapore has, however, recently employed technology, including introducing a rainwater-capturing scheme, to help quench its thirst. For decades, Singapore has relied heavily on neighbouring Malaysia to transfer water, a […]

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  • Singaporean Christmas Celebration
    - Posted 12.07.12

    For 30 years Singapore has celebrated Christmas in the tropics with a spectacular lighting display down Orchard Road. The beautifully lit bridges along the river also make an enchanting scene. Music is by Cor Bakker on piano with the Metropole Orchestra.

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  • Players Legal Action faced by Asian Tour
    - Posted 12.07.12

    The Asian Tour could face further legal proceedings from disgruntled golfers in the wake of losing a restraint-of-trade case last week brought by four players, lawyers said. A Singapore high court judge ruled that the Asian Tour’s policy to fine members US$5,000, later increased to US$10,000, if they competed on the rival OneAsia Tour was […]

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  • Chinese workers stage new protest in Singapore
    - Posted 12.07.12

    Two crane operators staged a high-rise protest at a construction site in Singapore on Thursday, its second industrial incident involving mainland Chinese workers in less than two weeks.

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