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WP POTENTIAL CANDIDATE DANIEL GOH DENIES EXTRA-MARITAL AFFAIR WITH FORMER STUDENT

Several press in Singapore have received a letter on Thursday night from a "Max Chan" who alleged that Dr Daniel Goh had an affair in 2008 with a post-graduate student from NUS. In the e-mail that was also sent to Workers' Party secretary-general Low Thia Khiang and chairman Sylvia Lim, the writer questioned Dr Goh's character and morals. He also claimed that the woman's boyfriend, whom he referred to only as J, had found out about the alleged affair through her phone messages.

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PROF DANIEL GOH: MY LIFE IS THE HEARTLAND, NO ONE RECOGNISES ME IN PUBLIC

A reporter asked the introduced candidates what we thought of the PAP introducing their candidates in coffeeshops and other heartland venues while WP was doing this at the party HQ. My answer would have been, with a bit of extra hindsight time, "So what? I live in heartland spaces every day; I get introduced as a candidate at the HQ because it is a special event. My normal reality is the heartland, the heartland is not a special event for me. My life is the heartland, the heartland is not my symbolic gesture."

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NEA instructed to remove “archaic” rule from hawker stall licence

The National Environment Agency (NEA) has been instructed to remove an "archaic" rule from hawker stall licence requirements. The rule, listed under the Conditions of Licence for hawkers, stipulates that cooked-food stalls are not allowed to sell "restaurant type of dishes" unless authorised to do so in writing by the Director-General of Public Health.

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Hawker cannot sell a “restaurant” type dish?

Check out the terms and conditions of a hawker stall license under point 3 - a hawker cannot sell a "restaurant" type dish? What kind of stupid onerous ruling is this? How do you define a restaurant type dish? So if restaurants sell crab meat fried rice a hawker must seek approval to do the same? Does this mean an enterprising young F&B hawker aspirant can't set up a taco stand because a Mexican restaurant sells tacos, unless he gets the go-ahead?

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