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Uncle Paul Gets A New Mattress

Gazing at you with a pair of the saddest eyes you’ve ever seen, 50-year old Thanabalam Rajagopal cuts a pitiful figure as the gaunt, tired-looking gentleman hunches over his walking frame in the dingy, dimly lit corridor outside his one-room flat. A deep tracheotomy scar is nestles in the folds of his weathered neck as he struggles to speak. His speech, though laboured, is at best slurred and hardly decipherable.

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6-Month Installment Plans Now Available on BEDS.sg!

We’ve heard your requests for installment plans and have teamed up with HSBC to offer you the HSBC 6-month Interest-free Installment Plan! Under the HSBC 0% Instalment Payment Plan (IPP), an HSBC Credit Cardholders can choose to divide payments for their purchase (min S$500) into six equal, interest-free instalments to be paid monthly, starting from their next billing month.

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Lemon Law Bill To Be Reviewed

Remember our post on the Lemon Law? As it turns out, the local government has now taken concrete steps to address this consumer rights issue. According to today’s edition of TODAY, “After years of lobbying by the Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE), the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) tabled a Bill yesterday to introduce the “lemon law”.”

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Young, Jobless and a Single Mother

“I really hope to see my mum and daughter sleeping comfortably on a nice mattress.” The voice behind this simple plea belongs to 23-year-old Suhaida Ali, a quiet, and rather weary-looking girl. As we first step into her bare, dimly lit flat, she cradles a scared-looking toddler in her arms.

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FerroLite: Brilliance or Bane

Like any other new homeowners, Cheng Wee Hong and his new neighbours eagerly began renovation works when they first moved into their new build-to-order (BTO) flats at Treelodge@Punggol late last year. The initial excitement, however, turned out to be short-lived. Works on their new walls are leaving bigger holes than originally intended, chunks of wall were breaking off and requiring extensive touch-ups with plaster.

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