In this UBS study, Singapore ranks 10th most expensive city to live in (above New York) but only #42 in wages and...

In this UBS study, Singapore ranks 10th most expensive city to live in (above New York) but only #42 in wages and...

WRS CEO Isabella Loh canned Halloween event at Night Safari, agrees with President Tony Tan's comments Everythingalsocomplain.wordpress.com, 17 Sep 2011 The Night Safari has canned a Halloween event – even though 1,000 tickets have been sold ... Why is the cleaning industry willing to pay $3000 for foreign cleaners, but only $1400 for local workers? inSing.com, 23 Sep 2011 It is difficult to attract local hires to fill cleaning positions in the cleaning industry even if the monthly sala... Former SEA Games gold medallist swimmer court-martialled for going AWOL inSing.com, 27 Sep 2011 While doing NS, the swimmer successfully applied to be a member of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Sportsman Schem... OPINION: Rising level of divisiveness - Seah Chiang Nee Malaysia Star, 24 Sep 2011 After nearly half a century of people constrained from speaking out, the arrival of the soci...

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[TOC] High living costs, low wages & purchasing power?

[TOC] High living costs, low wages & purchasing...

theonlinecitizen.com 30 Sep '11, 9am

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A report by an advisory board to the government of Canada estimates that the effects of global warming will cost the count...

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A report by an advisory board to the government of Canada estimates that the effects of global warming will cost the count...

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For years, some of the biggest names in the business community have looked to their global supply chains for opportunities...

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Protests and low voter turnout — estimated at 51 percent — marked parliamentary elections held in Bahrain on Saturday. Shi...

Germany’s phaseout reveals the true costs of nuclear power

Germany’s phaseout reveals the true costs of nu...

grist.org 29 Sep '11, 8pm

This is bad news for nuclear advocates: Nuclear power turns out even more expensive than we thought. According to a study ...

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Image credit: Westinghouse Solar The price of solar photovoltaic (PV) power modules has fallen drastically over the past y...

New non-profit firm promises low cost Green Dea...

businessgreen.com 22 Sep '11, 12am

Energy suppliers, construction firms and financial institutions are setting up a national not-for-profit company that coul...

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What are the prospects for wind power development through 2012 and beyond? Date: 29 September 2011, 10:00 EST, 15:00 BST, ...

Germany leads switch to electric vehicles despite low incentives

Germany leads switch to electric vehicles despi...

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 26 Sep '11, 11am

Respect to our German cousins this morning as we learn that the German market for electric vehicles is the most buoyant de...

Elegant On-Site Solar Power From ZeroBase : Gre...

greentechmedia.com 27 Sep '11, 3pm

1. Correct, but it gets overemphasized. I don’t have real numbers on quantities at cost, but I’d guestimate that this high...

Chinese government to invest $406b in low-carbon economy

Chinese government to invest $406b in low-carbo...

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Zong Guoying (right), head of the Tianjin Binhai New Area, shows visitors new technology at the Second China (Binhai Tianj...

Singapore has the 20th best reputation in the w...

straitstimes.com 28 Sep '11, 12am

Singapore has the 20th best reputation in the world, according to a study measuring public perceptions of 50 countries aro...