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HISTORY OF STARING INCIDENTS ENDED WITH A MAN STABBING ANOTHER

The attack took place at the void deck of Block 38, Chai Chee Avenue, on April 8 this year. Yeo used a 10-cm-long fruit knife to stab Mr Pang several times, including in the chest. Both men lived near each other, and had known each other for years before the stabbing incident. They also has a history of staring incidents.

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PROTEST WAS SUCCESSFUL, SHOWS S'POREANS CAN DEBATE RACE ISSUES PEACEFULLY

Activist Gilbert Goh is happy to have had a peaceful, silent protest even though the topic did have racial connotations. He asked the Government to look at this example and stop being too uptight as Singaporeans are mature enough to handle such topics.

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IGNORANT FOR LAWRENCE WONG TO CLAIM SG NEVER FAILED IN "RESTRUCTURING" ECONOMY

Historian Thum Pingtjin disagreed with Minister Lawrence Wong for saying that Singapore has never failed in restructuring its economy. He said such a statement shows our politicians' ignorance about the nation's history and policymaking as the "PAP has failed more times at restructuring the economy than it has succeeded".

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SUNGEI ROAD SAYS ITS GOODBYES, OXLEY ROAD WOULD NOT BE ALLOWED TO

Singapore keeps demolishing its history in its inane desire to modernise. Every historical building have shelf life. There is no historical building safe from the bulldozers, unless of course, the historical building is located at Oxley Road. Then the government will do all it can to preserve, including defying the wish of its founding father

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KIND SOUL DONATES USED ITEMS TO SUNGEI ROAD UNCLE, TURNS TRASH INTO CHARITY

A netizen has shared his experience of donating 2nd hand electrical appliances to a Sungei Road reseller. His good deed ended up turning his second hand trash into valuable income for the elderly uncle, who was unable to contain his joy and disbelief when the netizen first approached him.

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SINGAPORE EAGER TO SHOW OFF HERITAGE, BUT KILLS OFF HISTORICAL MARKET

The Sungei Road Thieves Market has a history dating back to the 1930s, but all this will come to an end on 11 July 2017 if the government has its way with it. The market is being cleared to make way for a new MRT station, scheduled to open this year, and for future residential properties.

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S'POREANS URGED TO SIGN PETITION TO SAVE SUNGEI ROAD THIEVES MARKET

A famous local artist has urged Singaporeans to sign a physical petition paper at the well-known Sungei Road Thieves Market to help save it from eviction at the hands of the government. Sungei Road Thieves Market is located along Pasar Lane, Larut Road and Pitt Street. The historically and culturally significant flea market boasts a huge array of second hand goods for bargain hunters and tourists alike.

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EMBARRASSED GOVT REMOVES SYONAN SIGN OVERNIGHT

Following a storm of outrage from Singaporeans of all walks of life over the naming of a war commemoration gallery, the government appears to have backtracked on its initial mistake. Workers were seen working from about 9PM to remove the much contested sign, "Syonan Gallery", which had cast a pall over the newly opened Old Ford Factory museum, a popular site that showcased historical artifacts from the Japanese invasion of Singapore and Southeast Asia.

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