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  1. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore to use 'sin taxes' to pay for health care for elderly

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 05:48am by AFP

    ... the pioneer generation will not be differentiated by income because our objective is to honour the contributions of this whole generation," Tharman said. Eugene Tan, an associate law professor ... think it will be welcomed. Raising sin taxes is one of the few ways you can raise revenue to increase social spending without incurring too much of a political cost," Tan said. "This ...

  2. Business - Economy - SINGAPORE

    Singapore GDP grows faster than expected

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 03:42pm by Reuters

    ... GDP,” UOB economist Francis Tan said. “This manufacturing growth is not a one- or two-month wonder. It will continue for quite a while; it will be quite sustained throughout the year”. This manufacturing growth is not a one- or two-month wonder. It will continue for quite a while Francis Tan, UOB The manufacturing sector grew at an annualised 10.4 per cent in the fourth quarter from ...

  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore court overturns professor's conviction in sex-for-grades scandal

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 11:41pm by AFP

    ... Tan Siong Thye said Tey "abused his position and power" while in the relationship with Ko and chastised him for his "ulterior motives and corrupt intention". The court had ...

  4. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore's old order ready for fall, says candidate Tan Jee Say

    Posted Mar 24th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... 'ready to take over' in Lion City Encouraged by recent electoral gains, opposition candidate Tan Jee Say believes the ruling party's long-held grip on government could come to an end ... visit to Hong Kong. Very much a product of the ruling People's Action Party's (PAP), which has been Singapore's ruling party since 1959, Tan appears an unlikely opposition ...

  5. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    How tiny Singapore became big player in match-fixing

    Posted Dec 16th 2013, 04:45pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... Dan Tan. Singapore’s Wilson Raj Perumal, a notorious fixer who was jailed in Finland and is now under police protection in Hungary, denied any involvement in the English scam after one of the suspects called him his “boss”. Reports said Perumal, who says he used to work with Dan Tan and has fixed games around the world, was also named by investigators probing a multi-million dollar ...

  6. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Migrants’ rights under spotlight in Singapore after Little India riot

    Posted Dec 19th 2013, 11:00pm by SATISH CHENEY

    ... to uncover what caused the clashes. Singapore's acting manpower minister, Tan Chuan Jin, said via his Facebook page that there were 3,700 employment-related disputes last year. A large majority of the cases, he added, are settled within a month. Tan said the number was small when set against the number of foreign workers with permits in Singapore- almost one million. Critics say the number ...

  7. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore banks told to boost security after StanChart data theft

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 06:13pm by AFP

    ... by international hacker group Anonymous. The alleged hacking was among a string of cyber attacks that have also targeted the official websites of Lee and President Tony Tan as well as pro-government media. ...

  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Two Singaporeans arrested for hacking president’s website

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Two Singaporean men have been arrested for allegedly defacing the president’s website during a recent rash of cyber attacks in the city-state, police said on Thursday. The men, aged 17 and 42, were arrested following a complaint lodged by the website administrators of the Istana, the official residence of President Tony Tan. The website was hacked ...

  9. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore charges 24 Indian workers for rioting

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 02:25pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... India riot, which triggered a wave of foreigner-bashing in social media. On the Facebook page of Yahoo! Singapore, reader Tan Beng Ming wrote: “Jail them, cane them and send them packing! ...

  10. Property - International - SINGAPORE

    Singapore's Marina Bay offers below-secondary market prices to lure Hong Kong buyers

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 05:12am by Sandy Li

    ... square foot to 2,690 sq ft. Two penthouses are for sale, one of 4,700 sq ft and the other 8,100 sq ft. Prices in the nearby secondary market were about S$3,000 per sq ft, Thomas Tan, director ...




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