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New tycoons in Singapore – what do they bring to the table?

Poor Eduardo Saverin. The Facebook co-founder, Singapore’s eighth richest man in 2012, according to Forbes, was dissed by an Independent reader. The reader wrote:...
Vincent Wijeysingha

Vincent Wijeysingha resigns from SDP

By Kumaran Pillai Outgoing Singapore Democratic Party treasurer Dr Vincent Wijeysingha gave this exclusive, no-holds-barred interview to The Independent Singapore before his resignation from the...

It’s Singapore, not Swingapore

By Abhijit Nag “What a piece of work is a man! How noble in reason! how infinite in faculty!” said Hamlet.  He wouldn’t have been...
The way we see it, The Independent Singapore News

Banned in Joo Chiat

Street walkers are not the only ones who are banned in Joo Chiat, the URA has also banned new diners from operating as sit-in...
Property News

What Sentosa Cove says about Singapore

If you want to have a snapshot view of how dramatically Singapore has changed politically, economically and socially just take a drive around Sentosa...
Property News

When property becomes lottery…

Of all the statistics that are thrown at the property-obsessed Singaporean, the most ignored, but most worrying, is the one that speaks volumes about...
Singapore Politics

Four Issues We Must Have Missed at the National Day Rally Speech

By Ryan Ong MoneySmart.sg Know what happened last Sunday? Last Sunday I sat around waiting for the next half of the National Day Rally speech. Hell,...
The way we see it, The Independent Singapore News

Was the PM responding to TISG?

Tan Bah Bah of The Independent suggested in his article published on the 10th of August that we should have a party instead of...
Singapore Political News

Is Singapore on its way to building stronger safety nets?

You have to hand it to the people.  You can have masterminds in government, but it is the “demos” – the common people, the...

What's behind the Changi push

The real Changi Airport story is not that swanky and impressive-looking structure that is coming up at the carpark at Terminal 1. It is...
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