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  1. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Singapore July home sales steady as curbs damp demand

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 05:21am by BLOOM

    ... May. The government began introducing housing market curbs in 2009 with some of the strictest measures implemented last year, including a cap on debt at 60 per cent of a borrower's income, ... streak in five years, the URA said last month. "There were barely any suburban projects launched as developers seem to be waiting to test demand," said Nicholas Mak, an executive ...

  2. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore in 'mid-life crisis' as Lee Hsien Loong marks 10 years in power

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:43am by Satish Cheney

    ... of governing in the right proportions," added Tan, who is also a former lawmaker. "Singaporeans would like to see firm, principled leadership- certainly a hark back to his father's ... of unhappiness for Singaporeans. "The 'whole-of-government' approach was sorely lacking for a government that prides itself in over-the-horizon policy planning and implementation," ...

  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    New Singapore rules give locals first choice of employment opportunities

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 11:26pm by AFP

    ... of qualified local applicants AMCHAM HEAD JAMES ANDRADE The government-run website will match employment opportunities with profiles of Singaporeans seeking employment or a change of job. Citizens ... engineering, the sciences and sales. More than 16,000 positions are available, about half of them for professionals, managers and executives. In a blog post on Thursday, the manpower ministry said ...

  4. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Toll protest causes long traffic jam at Singapore-Malaysia border

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 02:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... and Singaporeans. Over 310,000 commuters travel between Singapore and Malaysia daily through the two land crossings, according to the Malaysian government. Singaporeans frequent Johor Bharu on weekends ...

  5. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Locals-first job website launched by Singapore amid backlash against migrants

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 10:40pm by AFP

    ... such as accounting, banking, engineering, science and sales. More than 16,000 positions are currently available, about half of them for professionals, managers and executives. The ruling People's Action ...

  6. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    76-year-old ban on gay sex challenged in Singapore’s top court

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 10:39pm by BLOOM

    ... the government says it hasn't actively enforced since the mid-1990s. That prompted the Attorney General's Chamber to warn that comment on the case could be in contempt if calculated to affect ... While society was evolving and social mores were changing, "the government has taken the position that this is a situation where it is best to agree to disagree". Police asked ...

  7. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Row erupts in Singapore over pulling of children’s books with gay themes

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 06:08pm by Satish Cheney

    ... The government-run National Library Board (NLB) defended its decision on its Facebook page, saying it took "a pro-family" stance. "In selecting children's books, we sieve through ...

  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singaporeans ‘no longer trust their government’: Writer Catherine Lim criticises PM in open letter

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 03:54am by Satish Cheney

    ... of poetry and short stories as well as political commentaries. Her books have been used in government schools for literature studies. The award-winning Singaporean writer was made a Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters by the French government and received an honorary doctorate of literature from Murdoch University in Australia. Singaporeans see the defamation suit... as the very ...

  9. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Gays rally in Singapore despite opposition from religious conservatives

    Posted Jun 28th 2014, 07:52pm by AFP

    ... Dot", an annual event since 2009 that aims to discourage discrimination against same-sex couples. Straight and homosexual Singaporeans turned Speakers' Corner, a government ...

  10. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Online campaign launched to save famous Singapore nightclub Zouk

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:25am by Satish Cheney

    ... that are part of our national, social and personal memories, of course. We should consider preserving parts of older government housing estates as they are part of our national heritage as well," ...




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