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I had high regard for Police but that regard has diminished in recent years. I helped several people to lodge two complaints to the Commercial ...

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  • Long working hours in Singapore

    tankinlian.blogspot.com 30 Jan '16, 12am

    I am a firm believer that certain regulations are needed to protect the interests of the common people. Even more important is the common sense implementation and enforcement of such laws & regulations. Europe, Australia and even US have strong labour laws and you don't see their work...

  • Why is the London Eye doing so well, and the Singapore Flyer is struggling? I gave my views here:...

    London Eye vs Singapore Flyer

    tankinlian.blogspot.com 03 Jan '16, 11pm

    I went to the website to get details about London Eye and the Singapore Flyer. I wanted to find out why London Eye is doing well, and the Singapore Flyer is struggling. Here is a comparison London Eye - GBP 20 = SGD 40 30 minute rotation. Entry to 4D movie Singapore Flyer - SGD 33 30 ...

  • Average travel time for each bus stop

    tankinlian.blogspot.com 29 Nov '15, 5am

    I took bus 859 to Raffles City on a Sunday morning to meet a friend for breakfast. I took bus 859 back to my home. I paid attention to the average time taken for each stop, On the way there, the average time was 1.5 minutes per stop as it was a Sunday morning and the traffic was light...

  • Bust of property bubble

    tankinlian.blogspot.com 31 Dec '15, 11am

    These 'rich foreigners'/'FT' come and go. When they are asked a question: "Will you stay and retire as a Singapore Citizen here?" A big majority of them will shock you with their wry answers: "What for!" Do you think that our government policy of welcoming them with a big heart will '...

  • A hassle to file a travel insurance claim

    tankinlian.blogspot.com 04 Sep '15, 10am

    I was pickpocketed while in St Petersburg. I filed a police report with translation provided by my hotel concierge. She forwarded me an emailed copy of the Russian Language police report. She did not want to translate what the policeman had written in the police report possibly to not...

  • Drop in standards for Singapore Airlines

    tankinlian.blogspot.com 08 Jul '15, 2pm

    I spoke to a stewardess who has worked in Singapore Airlines for nearly 40 years and is due for retirement. She flew for many years to wear a purple uniform and was grounded to take up a lounge position during the later years. Me: Has a quality of service of Singapore Airlines dropped...

  • GST is a nonsense tax

    tankinlian.blogspot.com 03 Jun '15, 3am

    Here is another example why GST is a nonsense tax. It causes confusion when government hospitals do not charge GST (i.e. absorbed by the government) and private hospitals charge GST separately. If the prices are not controlled, the hospital could have increased the fees to include GST...

  • The GST is an example of "chasing the tail". Singapore is excellent in this art. Here is how the wasteful GST can...

    How to get rid of GST

    tankinlian.blogspot.com 05 Jun '15, 12am

    I have made this statement many times - the Goods & Services Tax (GST) is the worst kind of tax that can be introduced by any government. Every one has to make one or two dozen transactions every day - public transport, meals, drinks, small purchases. The less frequent transactions in...

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