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Ellitism or Egalitarianism

Did God make all man equal? It depends on which god or gods you believe in. Naturally, atheists and agnostics are not in the position to suggest an answer to this enigmatic question. 459 more words


The property market in the Year of the Goat

As we usher in the lunar new year, property enthusiasts are trying to peep into the crystal ball to see how the market will fare this year. 1,038 more words

Personal Thoughts

A long standing CPF sore remains untreated

On Friday, someone (no PAP rat) mumbled something about rising expectations as though it was a bad thing. I said given high ministerial and civil service salaries, very high expectations and standards must be the quid pro quo for the salaries especially as ministers and civil servants seem to have security of office despite non-performance (think Yaacob, Mah Bow Tan, Raymond Lim, Lim Hng Khiang). 635 more words

Political Governance

6 Benefits of Stair Climbing

Why stair climb/run vertically? Here are 6 reasons:

1. It makes your legs work harder.

i.e. burn more calories. If you are not a regular runner, you might want to start out running on a track first. 236 more words


Property Update (17 February 2015)

Singapore private-home sales down 35% year-on-year in January | businesstimes.com.sg

SINGAPORE — Singapore developers sold 372 private homes in January, up from the 230 units in December 2014. 818 more words

Real Estate

Did HDB, URA officials mislead MP?

Let’s revisit shumething that was the talk of cyberspace only a few weeks ago: a commercial columbarium near a residential estate.

There is a seemingly major contradiction in what the PAP MP told us the authorities told him and what Khaw said in parliament on the issue of Eternal Pure Land winning a bid to build a temple  Dr Lam Pin Min said that the authorities (presumably URA and HDB) had assured him that commercial firms could bid for land earmarked for religious purposes*. 548 more words

Public Administration