Archive for the ‘Singapore’ Category




‘God of Gamblers’ Wary of Singapore’s New Casinos


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Superstitions – Dhamma talk by Ajahn Brahm


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Pastor Thief


City Harvest founder now accused of plagiarism He allegedly used copied material in his books and website By Ted Chen 12 June 2010 Pastor Kong used material from Leadership Bible, written by three Americans. His last website entry notes a lack of care in crediting ‘any source of inspiration’. Two American authors of a Christian […]

Watchdog slaps big-ticket fine on Sistic


Ticketing operator also told to scrap exclusive deals that keep competition out

General Magnetics: lessons not learnt


At General Magnetics’ first AGM as an unlisted firm last week, one would have thought that one had blundered into the Enron building by accident, so large was the outpouring of outrage by shareholders.

City Harvest Church faces CAD inquiry


Probe believed to relate to alleged misuse of funds By CHEN HUIFEN 01 June 2010 Less than three months after its $310 million acquisition of a stake in Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre, City Harvest Church is once again in the limelight for being the subject of an investigation by the Commercial Affairs […]

City Harvest Church under investigation


CNA 31 May 2010 The Office of the Commissioner of Charitiies (COC) has received complaints of misuse of church funds against City Harvest Church. The COC has informed the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) and they are investigating some financial transactions involving several individuals and companies related or connected to the City Harvest Church. The COC […]

The diary of a rainmaker in China


Some practices of Chinese IPO aspirants are said to be comical, even disturbing, but IPO managers have now wised up

Alleged assault by Saudi diplomat: Probe completed


By K.C. Vijayan 24 May 2010 The police have concluded a probe into an alleged assault by a Saudi diplomat on a condominium resident and have referred the findings to the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC). Responding to media queries, a spokesman said last Friday that the police are awaiting the AGC’s ‘directions on the appropriate course […]