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IT’S a routine for Mr Kumar Dadayan as he heads for work daily in the Senoko area.
The supply officer will stop by a 7-Eleven outlet in Punggol, where he lives, to pick up a copy of The New Paper.
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The Government server network was lagging yesterday morning. Only the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Education were not affected.
It was not just civil servants who were inconvenienced.
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He called himself “the groundbreaker” when he was running in the prefectorial council election in secondary school, and the moniker was apt in more ways than one.
A thousand dollars – that’s the difference between a diploma holder’s monthly salary and a degree holder’s.
And that’s the motivation for polytechnic graduates like Miss Tan Yen Ling, 20, to pursue a degree.
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When an artist’s work is “hot”, it brings in big bucks.
But for retiree Tan Khuang Giap, 86, it’s a different matter. When his work gets “hot”, they disappear.
TNP PHOTO: BENJAMIN SEETOR
THE last thing Mr Steven Ong Kia Kian expected was to go to a polytechnic.
The scooter named VOI not only offers car-like comforts and protection, it also has multiple uses.
“Voi” means “elephant” in Vietnamese and the animal symbolises a safe form of transport.
ST FILE PHOTO
Last year’s monthly median salary of a Singapore worker, according to the Manpower Ministry, is just $3,480.
And yet young VIP club goers who arrive at nightspots can drop anything from $1,000 to $25,000 a night on drinks.
Irritated by long wait at immigration and waiting in line for boarding?
Well, if you have US$9,000 (S$11,000) to spare, that can all be solved.
US$9,000 an hour, that is.
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After Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's May Day speech, in which he speaks about a practical approach to re-employing older workers, our columnist asked heartlanders on their views on retirement.
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