Complaints

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Malaysian Police vehicle speeding dangerously on Singapore roads

I saw this Malaysian Police car driving in Singapore around Far East Plaza last week. It has the word "Polis" behind and also the Malaysia Police crest at the side door. It was speeding quite fast and so I did not manage to catch a photo of the driver. I want to ask why Malaysia Police car allow to enter Singapore? What are they doing here? Is this another ICA lapse?

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Ah Boy. Does Neglect Constitute Abuse?

We were furious. Furious at his family, and furious at ourselves. We were terribly mistaken in our hope that they would care at all for this animal that they had lived with for the last 14 years. We just couldn't fathom that a family could feel no love, no attachment to an animal they themselves had chosen to bring into their home 14 years ago. This animal that depended on them for his survival, that trusted them with his life and loved them unconditionally and faithfully. They didn't care about him at all. They really felt nothing towards Ah Boy. We couldn't believe that people could be this cold. But now we know better. We just wish that we had taken him in sooner. We should really have taken him when V first called.

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TTSH is just about the worst hospital in Singapore

TTSH is just about the worst hospital in the country, based on first-hand experience as well as family and friends who have been warded there. My father went in for a hand operation a number of years ago, and even after the operation it was still hurting him – so a complete waste of time and money.

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Police report filed against Piaggio Managing Director Mark Franklin

A netizen made a police report against Mr Mark Franklin, MD of Piaggio Asia Pacific yesterday (14 May). In his police report, the netizen said that Mr Franklin, riding a red Vespa scooter with license plate number FBE197R, allegedly made an illegal U-turn and caused an obstruction. Mr Tay, driving the car behind Mr Franklin, horned at Mr Franklin. Mr Franklin then allegedly responded by flashing his middle finger and challenged Mr Tay.

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$222M MRT contract awarded to Grassroots leader’s company

The construction of Maxwell station has been awarded to Hock Lian Seng Infrastructure for approximately $222 million. The annual report listed Dr Ong Seh Hong as independent non-executive chairman. Dr Ong Seh Hong was a PAP MP from 2001 to 2011, serving 2 terms. In 2001, he ran for election in Aljunied GRC. In 2006, he ran in Marine Parade GRC. He was the MP for Kampong Ubi-Kembangan ward. In 2011, he stepped down to make way for new blood. The annual report states that Dr Ong was appointed director of the company on 23 September 2011, not long after he stepped down from politics after the 2011 general election.

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Malay breadwinner driver with three young children earning $2200/month, replaced by foreigner at Gates PCM Construction Ltd

Why does a SME company uses us Singaporeans to fill the quota and show income tax and bring in foreigners? All these drivers will come here, IN THEIR OWN COUNTRY KOPI O LICENCE & THEY PASS THEIR THEORY CLASSES HERE & AFTER THEY LEARN FROM THEIR FELLOW FRIENDS & AFTER THEY WILL UPGRADE TO CLASS 4 & 5. Have you noticed that there are more frequent accidents on our roads these days?

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Mark Franklin Saga: A Singaporean’s appeal to Piaggio Asia Pacific

Singapore is a very open country and we welcome people of all walks of life to visit, live and work in Singapore. Mr Franklin is a guest in our country. By virtue of his status and position in your company he has the privilege to enjoy a standard and quality of life above most ordinary Singaporeans. Instead of contributing to society and giving something positive back to Singapore, his status, it appears has given him a heightened and false sense of entitlement.He has a sense of smugness and disdain for the local people, which has been translated into flouting the law, calling locals derogatory and insulting names and challenging them to fights on the streets like an ordinary bullying thug!

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Piaggio wants MD Mark Franklin to explain & clarify his actions

Piaggio Group HQ replied to the TRE reader today (9 May) confirming that the errant Caucasian in the video is none other than the MD of Piaggio Asia Pacific, Mr Mark Franklin. In their email, Piaggio Group said that it expects the “highest standards of integrity and conduct” to be maintained by all their employees and representatives. It has asked Mr Franklin to promptly explain and clarify the “detailed circumstances surrounding the incident”, adding that Mr Franklin has sent his profound apologies to the driver and to “whoever who have felt offended by his behavior”.

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[YOUR LETTERS] CPF WEBSITE UNABLE TO EXPLAIN CPF POLICIES CLEARLY AND CONFUSE SINGAPOREANS

My dad is semi-retired and he is very concerned about the latest changes in the CPF minimum sum scheme. Honestly, I'm only in my mid-twenties and CPF MS doesn't affect me much. Out of curiosity, I searched around the internet to understand more about CPF MS but I was very disappointed because the CPF website itself is so difficult to navigate and it does not explain itself well at all. It is very frustrating.

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