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S'PORE GIRL REGRETS BREAKING UP WITH BF BECAUSE PARENTS LOOKED DOWN ON HIM

When I was in JC, my parents told me to break up with my then boyfriend as they thought he was too young, immature and came from a broken family. He was a year younger than me. "You'll wait forever to settle down with him," they said. So I did. When I was in uni, my parents told me to break up with another boyfriend as he was in a low pay, slow progression job and his family was poor.

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WILL GRENFELL TOWER FIRE EVER HAPPEN TO A HIGH RISE IN SINGAPORE?

Subsequent to the fire, on 16 Jun, in an article entitled “US Fire Standards Limit Use of Material Used in Scorched London Tower” by Josh Barbanel of The Wall Street Journal, the exterior cladding of the Grenfell Tower wouldn’t have met widely adopted U.S. standards, building groups said, though the material has been used in a number of high-rise buildings around the world.

On 4 May morning, more than a month before the London Grenfell fire, a fire broke out at an eight-storey building at 30 Toh Guan Road opposite IMM Building in Singapore. One woman lost her life and at least 50 people were evacuated in that fire. My question is: Is the Toh Guan Road fire also due to exterior cladding of building?

While investigation into the fire by relevant authorities is still ongoing, it is of public concern to know is the Toh Guan Road fire also due to exterior cladding? If yes, are similar cladding materials used in other buildings in Singapore? Are owners of existing buildings and building under construction also use such cladding materials alerted by relevant authorities?

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LAWYER ACCUSES HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYER M RAVI OF BEING A CHEAT & TOTAL JOKE

This M Ravi is a total joke and a cheat. The police got called because he had hit me on the head unprovoked and came from the back like a coward and also threatened to hit and kill me. This was after I told him to stop borrowing money and stop trying to heckle people who had lent him money and face up to his own financial problems which he had created by reckless spending and insane actions.

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ANOTHER TRANS CAB TAXI CATCHES FIRE, THE THIRD IN THREE MONTHS

A Trans-Cab taxi caught fire along Moulmein Road near the slip road from CTE towards SLE on Wednesday afternoon, which is the third such incident involving Trans-Cab taxis in the space of three months.

SCDF confirmed that the fire, which involved the engine compartment of the taxi, was reported at 2:45pm, and was put out using a water jet. There were no reports of injuries, and investigations of how the cab caught fire are being investigated. It is understood that the taxi was not a CNG vehicle.

No reports on whether the taxi was involved in an accident prior to catching fire, but according to eye witnesses, there were no other vehicles reported.

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FT JAILED FOR TWO DAYS FOR CARPARK RAGE, APPEALS SENTENCE EVEN AS HE PLEADS GUILTY

A foreign talent, who thinks he is above the law and has every right to act as a bully, was given two days' jail after he pleaded guilty to using criminal force on a Singapore man.

Swiss national Sudir Soorapa Raju, 42, who is a managing director in a multinational company, grabbed the shoulder of the Singapore man, Mr Tay Wee Siang, 26, and spat at him over an incident at ION multi storey carpark. However, despite pleading guilty, he is appealing against his sentence, and is currently out on a $15,000 bail. His passport has been impounded.

On the day of the incident, Mr Tay was driving his car up to level 8 of ION Orchard multi storey carpark, but did not notice Raju's car when he turned out from a junction. This resulted in a near collision. Mr Tay waved his hands to apologise, and continued driving before parking at an empty lot. Raju was still not happy, and he stopped his car behind Mr Tay's, honked at the victim and dragged his horn. He then came out of the car, started hurling vulgarities, and spat at Mr Tay's face. The whole incident was captured on video by Mr Tay's girlfriend, while Mr Tay called the police.

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OUR MILLIONAIRE PAP MINISTERS ABLE TO SPEAK TO LKY IN NETHERWORLD? KNOW HIS TRUE WISHES?

Teo Chee Hean has a direct line to LKY in the netherworld? Despite LKY having repeatedly and openly stated that he wanted the house to be demolished, Teo believes that LKY would now be amenable to preserving it. Now, imagine this: if these PAP ministers can claim to speak for LKY after his death and defy his wish to perpetrate the Party's interests, how much value do you think they place on their promises to us citizens on matters such as CPF and HDB flats?

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TOC CHIEF EDITOR: IS USE OF MINISTERIAL COMMITTEE FOR PRIVATE LEE AFFAIR JUSTIFIED?

Dr Chee Soon Juan was dismissed by National University of Singapore in 1993 for an alleged misuse of his research funds amounting to a sum of $226.00. and being accused of being dishonest. Despite explaining that he felt justified in using university funds to send his wife's dissertation because it had relevance to his own research work, Dr Chee was dismissed from his lectureship post. So looking at the Lee family saga, just based on the four Ministers heading the "secret committee" which took hours if not days of their time, how much public money was used to oversee this private affair? Despite the public interest as what some may defend for the ministers' involvement, PM Lee has described the affair as being a private dispute. So is it private or public?

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