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Singapore: If 1962 referendum was Yes-No vote, 90% would have voted against merger.

http://www.theonlinecitizen.com/2015/06/gallup-poll-if-1962-referendum-was-yes-no-vote-90-would-have-voted-against-merger/ JUNE 22, 2015 BY ARIFFIN SHA IN COMMENTARIES, SG HISTORY · 0 COMMENTS “I didn’t realise that Singaporeans voted for merger with Malaysia in 1963 simply because all three choices available in the referendum were for merger, just in different ways. And that Singapore was booted out of Malaysia because, among other things, the … Continue reading

Singapore Rising: The Plot to Be the Next Big Tech Hub

http://recode.net/2015/06/16/singapore-rising-the-plot-to-be-the-next-big-tech-hub/ San Francisco transplant Won Hee Chang, a motorcycle-jacket-wearing venture-capitalist-turned-entrepreneur, was spitting out a rapid-fire list of contacts I needed to meet in her hometown of Singapore, when she suddenly stopped. “Sorry, I never learned to chew gum, I grew up in Singapore,” Chang said. “I didn’t know you could split it into two pieces … Continue reading

Singapore: Longer detention for doctor who went AWOL

http://www.straitstimes.com/news/singapore/courts-crime/story/longer-detention-doctor-who-went-awol-20150616 Longer detention for doctor who went AWOL PUBLISHED ON JUN 16, 2015 12:59 PM  34.6K 1091 1 2PRINTEMAIL Wang Yinchu was one month away from completing his national service when he left Singapore without permission to pursue his medical studies at the University of Cambridge in Britain. — PHOTO: FACEBOOK/ WANG YINCHU BY SHAFFIQ ALKHATIB SINGAPORE (THE … Continue reading

$31M MAKES COFFEE SHOP MOST EXPENSIVE SOLD IN S’PORE

http://www.tnp.sg/news/31m-makes-coffee-shop-most-expensive-sold-spore 6547 Jun 14, 2015 6:00am A new record has been set for the transacted price of a coffee shop in Singapore. The Yong Xing Coffee Shop in Block 155, Bukit Batok Street 11 was sold for a staggering $31 million, making it the most expensive coffee shop to be sold in an HDB estate. … Continue reading

Der beliebige Rechtsstaat – Dr. Wolfgang Prabel über die “DDR” aus der Sicht eines Verfassungsrichters

http://www.prabelsblog.de/2015/05/der-beliebige-rechtsstaat/ Veröffentlicht am 14. Mai 2015 von Wolfgang Prabel — Keine Kommentare ↓ Heute berichtet die orientierungslose Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung über denRechtsstaat DDR.  Der Gastautor Ernst-Wolfgang Böckenförde räumt am Anfang des Artikels noch ein: „Merkmale des Rechtsstaats sind nach heutigem Verständnis insbesondere die Verbürgung von Grundrechten, die Garantie der Gewaltenteilung, die Bindung von Verwaltung und … Continue reading

Ex-bankrupt can laugh all the way to the bank

http://www.straitstimes.com/the-big-story/it-changed-my-life/story/ex-bankrupt-can-laugh-all-the-way-the-bank-20150614#xtor=CS1-10 Ex-bankrupt can laugh all the way to the bank Thanks to hard work, property developer can now afford the finer things in life PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2015 5:48 AM  118K 21 7 8PRINTEMAIL Mr David Cheang in his marigold yellow Lamborghini Gallardo, outside the showflat of his latest property project. He worked very hard to get … Continue reading

29 Things You’ll Only See In Singapore

http://www.buzzfeed.com/simoncrerar/just-singapore-things?utm_term=.is3j111BLa Get the BuzzFeed App: http://bzfd.it/bfmobileapps sent from mobile, please forgive brevity/diction/typos