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August Retail Sales Hampered by Lower Back-to-School Shopping

Retailers were announcing August U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday morning. Research firm Retail Metrics projected that overall sales would be down 0.6% year over year for the month. 541 more words


Uncle’s kind act in Singapore Train

Just Google “Singapore Uncle in Train” and you will realise that the top posts are mostly of uncles fighting or shouting at each other over reserved seats or other trival matters such as staring incidents. 313 more words

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LTA mobilising SAF soldiers during MRT breakdowns

From ‘Talk of SAF helping out in rail incidents sparks debate’, 22 Aug 15, article by Jermyn Chow, ST

News that soldiers could be roped in to help out during massive train breakdowns has sparked a debate about whether the military should pitch in during such incidents.

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Be Grateful, Not Hateful

The more I read about the hurricane in Taiwan, the bomb blast in Thailand (the list goes on), the more I’m thankful that Singapore is miles ahead in terms of national security. 264 more words

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Thank Yew – Minister for Transport Lui Tuck Yew steps down (Cont’)

As news of Mr Lui Tuck Yew’s resignation trickled down into the furthest corners of social media, people started coming forward and pay tribute to the man that they so often criticise for their transport woes. 377 more words


Thank Yew – Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew steps down

In our series The Road to #SGElections, we did warn you that the election fervour will intensify and that the Jubilee Celebrations over the weekend was but just a respite. 769 more words