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Monthly Archives: June 2010
On his Facebook page, Alex Wibo showed a video of his sister and offered “one-on-one” time with her to the highest bidder. He said he was doing so because he needed cash to pay for his drug addiction. Most “friends” … Continue reading
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They are not Beasts of Burden
Three Chinese nationals in their 40s were killed in the morning rush hour on June 22 when the truck they were riding in skidded and tipped over just off the Pan-Island Expressway. Twelve of their colleagues, all also male, were … Continue reading
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Fatties Doomed Career-wise?
If you’re fat, you’re screwed. Being fat won’t kill just you; it’ll kill your career as well. This is the message that has gone out recently to staff at Alexandra Hospital and Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, both managed by Alexandra … Continue reading
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A Strawberry MP?
I wonder what’s the bug up Lee Yi Shyan’s ass? Earlier this month, a 52-year-old taxi driver Teo Kian Seng was charged in court for “threatening” his PAP MP Lee Yi Shyan. Nobody knows what transpired in the conversation between … Continue reading
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This is the actual cover of the current issue of Vermont Catholic magazine, the monthly publication put out by the Diocese of Burlington, Vermont. Does any Catholic who works at Vermont Catholic understand irony?
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No wonder Singapore has the Maintenance of Parents Act! This Chee obviously knows zilch about grief, about unconditional love and about being sensitive. Those were my initial thoughts. Several others shared the same sentiments. However a friend of mine has … Continue reading
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Osteopath’s Wrong Path
Case one: I was waiting to see my health care provider, when Dominic Bourne, an osteopath sharing the same premises walked into the reception area. His demeanor was extremely unfriendly and almost hostile. We made eye contact momentarily but he … Continue reading
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A Varanus Bitatawa for Palin
If you follow the news in the US, you’ll notice that Sarah Palin has been making a lot of noise – again – lately. She’s like a girl friend – or a bad case of eczema – that won’t go … Continue reading
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“Bladder, get me some chocolates,” the Chinaman reminded me yet again, “we have them here but those in your country are made in the UK, get me some.” He calls me “bladder” because he can’t pronounce “brother.” After I’ve arrived, … Continue reading
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Happy Birthday, Father!
My father turns 79 today. If we follow the Chinese way of calculating, he turns 80 today. Turning 80 is a very big deal among the Chinese. In the past, due to the dire straits they always found themselves to … Continue reading
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