As freak floods that tend to occur once every 50 years hit Singapore this year at a rapid rate making us older than the 45 years we are supposed to be, it is ironic timing to see PUB Chairman Tan Gee Paw given the National Day award of the Distinguished Service Order.
Singapore with a population of approx. 5million (throwing in all the foreigners & all) has never exactly been a lucrative market for most foreign entities in comparison to the rest of the World. The telecommunications market, media, and subsequently pay television market have longed remained in the hands of government owned entities, despite the opening up of these markets in recent years.
When you reach a certain age (like 17), Disneyland suddenly doesn’t hold the enthrallment as it once did when you were say maybe, 7. Instead, when you work to buy your air ticket to the country where they exalt liberty, suddenly the foremost attraction became Universal Studios. Watching cowboys slug it out behind false walls, meandering jet skis in Water World …
It always baffles me why the management of many places charge a fee for entry into toilets, more often the case in some hawker centres or markets. I’m not against paying 10 cents to finance the costs of maintaining and keeping toilets clean, but I loathe paying to enter a stinking toilet.
Linus is a veggie-hater, footie-lover, digs great television series and is a movie addict. Had a great array of GI Joe toys (the most flexible toys around!) but never loved the series...
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