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WEASEL PHOTOGRAPHED RIDING ON A WOODPECKER'S BACK

THEREALSINGAPORE 4 March 2015 - 12:10am

Amateur photographer Martin Le-May, from Essex, has recorded the extraordinary image of a weasel riding on the back of a green woodpecker as it flies through the air. The photograph was taken at Hornchurch Country Park in east London on Monday afternoon. 


APPEALING FOR WITNESSES OF HIT AND RUN ON CTE ON 2ND MARCH 9:10PM

THEREALSINGAPORE 3 March 2015 - 11:50pm

Appealing for witnesses of Hit & Run: CTE near Ang Mo Kio Ave 3 Exit towards Yishun on Marhc 2nd (Mon) at 9:10pm. My husband on a black Yamaha motorcycle was hit by a white car which later ran away. It was heavy traffic at that time. A white car which on the 2nd lane (on his left), suddenly swinged into his lane and bang into his motorcycle.


TAN KIN LIAN: TIN PEI LING WORKS HARD AND IS A GOOD MP

THEREALSINGAPORE 3 March 2015 - 11:31pm

I read comments in the social media about Tin Pei Ling, MP for Marine Parade GRC. Most of the comments were critical of her and were rude. I observed her performance in Parliament and in the constituency and got the impression that she tries very hard to be a good MP. She even gave up her full time job to devote all her time to her job as a MP. It is commendable.


DELHI GANG RAPIST: A GIRL IS FAR MORE RESPONSIBLE FOR RAPE THAN A BOY

THEREALSINGAPORE 3 March 2015 - 11:27pm

One of the group of Indian men convicted of the notorious Delhi gang rape of 2012 has prompted outrage by claiming that his victim was to blame for her brutal sexual assault and murder. In an interview from jail, Mukesh Singh said that women who went out at night had only themselves to blame if they attracted the attention of gangs of male molesters. 


TIN PEI LING: SINGAPOREANS SHOULDN'T TAKE OUR NATIONAL RESERVES FOR GRANTED

THEREALSINGAPORE 3 March 2015 - 10:50pm

Speaking in parliament during the budget debate, MP for Marine Parade GRC Tin Pei Ling explained that Singaporeans should not become overly dependent on the revenues generated from our national reserves. She said that we should not take such money for granted. Her warning comes after Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam explained that they would be adding the investment returns of Temasek Holdings into the Net Investment Returns (NIR) framework so that the government can use the money from Temasek's investments.


NEWS OF 3 MURDERS COMMITTED BY FOREIGNERS IN SINGAPORE IN 2 DAYS!

THEREALSINGAPORE 3 March 2015 - 10:13pm

Singapore has become a disgusting hell hole of foreigners and filth under the PAP's open-leg policy these few years. These days when you go on the MRT, you just hear birds and ducks sounds coming from all the foreigners. I suspect only 2 out of 10 people you meet on the MRT these days in Shenton Way are local Singaporeans!


GERALD GIAM'S SPEECH ON BUDGET 2015: WE NEED MORE FLEXIBILITY IN CPF

THEREALSINGAPORE 3 March 2015 - 9:44pm

By Non-Constituency MP, Gerald Giam [Delivered in Parliament on 3 Mar 2015] Mdm Speaker, The DPM and Finance Minister has laid out the key thrusts for the Government in his Budget statement. My speech will focus on retirement adequacy and the CPF scheme in particular. Th CPF scheme has a long history in Singapore that pre-dates our independence. 


A WORLD-CLASS EDUCATION SYSTEM? BUT FOR WHOM?

THEREALSINGAPORE 3 March 2015 - 9:31pm

Today’s mainstream media wrote an article about how the “A”-level cohort did their best since the curriculum was revised in 2006. Concurrently, Yahoo! Singapore carried Bertha Henson’s blogpost which highlighted some damning statistics which are perhaps already obvious to most: As a percentage, foreigners increase at higher levels of education.


LTA: SMRT'S RECENT SPATE OF DISRUPTIONS IS UNACCEPTABLE

THEREALSINGAPORE 3 March 2015 - 9:01pm

Today's disruptions on the Circle and East-West Lines are the latest in a recent spate of incidents on the SMRT rail network. Commuters have been severely inconvenienced again. This is unacceptable. LTA has directed SMRT to investigate the various disruptions and give a full account of them. 


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