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DPM Tharman: "Average Singaporean will not feel the effects of a sharp inflation" Seriously!?!

Shock of the day: Our Deputy Prime Minister Thaman has been quoted by the mainstream media as saying that the “Average Singaporean will not feel the effects of a sharp inflation” in a speech he may at a May Day dinner tonight. 148 more words

Socio Political

Everything costs more and now they want to make us pay for plastic bags too?

The Straits Times reported today (23 Apr 2012) that supermarkets here may be required to start charging for plastic bags soon. According to the report this is based on a proposal by the Singapore Environment Council (SEC), a non-government organisation, which is considering getting supermarkets to charge for plastic bags as one of the ways to reduce the use of plastic bags here. 933 more words

Society