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The New Market

So much has happened in the past ten years in our national economy which has of course affected our local real estate economy. In case you are fuzzy on the years…2005 and 2006 and part of 2007 were the last really good years in our local real estate market. 1,111 more words

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Lèse-majesté Singapore Style? - the ultimate betrayal of the Singapore Constitution

Tan Wah Piow

Lawrence Wong, the Singapore Minister for Culture, Community and Youth reminds me of a second-hand car salesman when I read about his recent remarks as to why the government is considering legislation to protect the name and images of Lee Kuan Yew.   1,115 more words

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The Markets - May 25, 2015

You could have set the events of last week to music.

Should they stay or should they go?

Last week, the Bank of England (BOE), Britain’s central bank, inadvertently sent a memo describing how staffers should handle press inquiries about its confidential research into the possibility of a British exit (Brexit) from the European Union, to the media. 242 more words


It's not quite car-free, but it's a start

There’s a vacant lot sitting at the northeast corner of Cumberland Street and York Street. It’s quite a shame. What should be a prominent intersection is sadly underdeveloped, Mr. 741 more words

An American Economist's Take on the Singapore Model

A few days ago I put up a post on Facebook about the decision by the Los Angeles City Council to raise the minimum wage in the city to US$15 per hour. 2,606 more words

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The dream is still alive and well...

Homeownership remains a key part of the American Dream

Homebuilder’s Association | May 2, 2015 | link

There’s been a lot of talk in the news lately about Millennials delaying marriage, kids and homeownership. 277 more words

National Housing News

Have Singaporeans Woken Up to the Implications of the ASEAN Agreement on Free Movement of Labour?

Some Singaporeans might think that the PAP Government has gone a long way to tighten the influx of low-cost foreign labour into Singapore by raising foreign worker levies and lowering the ratio of foreign workers to locals. 1,326 more words

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