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COVID19: Singapore Currently Facing Oversupply of Eggs

When Malaysia announced its lockdown in March, Singaporeans rushed to supermarkets to stock up on eggs and shelves were empty in no time. Prices of eggs started to increase slightly due to border restrictions. Fast forward 3 months, Malaysia is out of lockdown and has resumed their supply. Eggs are flowing into Singapore from Malaysia, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand and recently Poland. At the same time, demand from F&B dropped. As a result, egg suppliers find themselves having too many eggs, some having to discard as many as 250k eggs.

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WE ARE GIVING UP ON LIFE IN S'PORE, INSTEAD WE WILL LIVE FREE IN PORTUGAL

My.girlfriend and I are just fed up of the city life. Always working to pay bills. So much haze and so much waste and pollution. After careful consideration and planning we are selling everything and going to Portugal to start a self sustainable community. I have handed my notice at credit suisse and my girlfriend at an international school.

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300 KG OF FUKUSHIMA RICE TO START SELLING IN S'PORE

Japan will be restarting exports of rice grown in Fukushima for the first time since foreign sales were halted due to fears of contamination by the Fukushima nuclear disaster. The National Federation of Agricultural Cooperative Associations (Zen-Noh), a major wholesaler of Japanese agricultural products, said it will send 300kg of the grain to Singapore. Its provenance will be marked and it will not be mixed with other produce, an official said. The rice was grown some 60km to 80km west of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, he said.

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