07 Mar '12, 2am

Dr. Ng Eng Hen's reply on the Defense Budget...: A number of MPs asked about the size of our defense budget : P...

A number of MPs asked about the size of our defense budget : Pritam Singh, Dr. Lim Wee Kiat, Ms Ellen Lee, Mr Ong Teng Koon and Denise Phua. There were also suggestions in parliament to re-allocate some of the defense for social expediture. "To finance the increasing social expenditure, Ms Phua suggested reviewing the budget allocation to defence expenditure" - Today[ Link ]. Dr. Ng's full reply to the MPs is found here . Dr. Ng answered the question in 2 parts WHY we need to spend so much and HOW we decide what to spend on and how much to spend: "No one, no country, wants to be violated. Dr Lim rightly pointed out that we remain vulnerable. He and Mr Pritam Singh have asked the right questions. How does Singapore, a small country with little natural resources, defend itself against traditional and non-traditional threats? What kind of SAF do we need? How will we know when...

Full article: http://singaporemind.blogspot.com/2012/03/dr-ng-eng-hens-...

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Dr. Seuss' The Lorax

gv.com.sg 07 Mar '12, 4am

From the creators of Despicable Me and the imagination of Dr. Seuss comes the 3D-CG feature Dr. Seuss The Lorax, an adapta...

Dr. Seuss' The Lorax (In 3D)

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From the creators of Despicable Me and the imagination of Dr. Seuss comes the 3D-CG feature Dr. Seuss The Lorax, an adapta...

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gv.com.sg 07 Mar '12, 4am

From the creators of Despicable Me and the imagination of Dr. Seuss comes the 3D-CG feature Dr. Seuss The Lorax, an adapta...

Sony announces the STR-DH530, a new Budget AV: Schedule to hit Japanese stores late April at around 42,000 Yen,

Sony announces the STR-DH530, a new Budget AV: ...

en.akihabaranews.com 08 Mar '12, 1pm

Schedule to hit Japanese stores late April at around 42,000 Yen, the STR-DH530 is Sony’s latest “Budget” 7.1ch AV that com...

US Department of Defense releases roadmap to tr...

greencarcongress.com 10 Mar '12, 12pm

Improve Energy Performance and Efficiency in Operations and Training. The Combatant Commands will report to the Defense Op...

Read the full speeches made in Parliament for B...

moe.gov.sg 08 Mar '12, 12pm

Home > Media Centre > 2012 Speeches 2012 Speeches March 8, 2012 FY 2012 Committee of Supply Debate: Speech by Ms Sim Ann, ...

Feedback on Mind Stretcher High Achiever class ...

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Hi anyone with child in Mind Stretcher High Achiever class? I am in a dilemma whether to let my son switch to the high ach...

Re: Ritz Carlton Door Men

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<P align=left><FONT size=2 face=Arial>Everyone knew the door men gives all airport trips to black car. Cabbies go there to...

Planning to fly Firefly? You'll have to pay mor...

todayonline.com 07 Mar '12, 9pm

SINGAPORE - Budget carrier Firefly said yesterday its passengers will have to pay more when they fly out of Changi Airport...

We have the budget to educate children of foreigners but not Singaporean children for pre-school.

We have the budget to educate children of forei...

singaporemind.blogspot.com 04 Mar '12, 1pm

The moment WP spoke about improving the lives of Singaporeans by having better safety nets, the PAP responded by using wor...

#China manufacturer's absurd explanation for bloody egg: Mother hen is 'menstruating'

#China manufacturer's absurd explanation for bl...

singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg 07 Mar '12, 3am

woman in Qingdao found a 'bloody' mess when she cracked open an egg she bought from a store. When reporters asked the manu...