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Tennis Elbow

Treatment Options for Tennis Elbow

Lateral epicondylitis or most commonly known as the “Tennis Elbow” is a painful state wherein the tendons are that can generate pain in the elbow and the arm. There are three bones make up your joint, first is the humerus, which is your upper arm bone. Then, the other two bones located in your forearm are called ulna and radius. What causes tennis elbow? This condition is usually due to repeating motions that can damage tendons and forearm muscles. It is usually due to overusing your muscles which are connected to the elbow that is used to set your wrist straight. If the tendons and muscles are tenses, inflammation can happen and production tiny tears that can develop on the exterior of your elbow. As the name implies, this condition does not only occur on people playing tennis but also to people who perform recurring hand or gripping actions. Tennis Elbow can occur in any person, but it’s usually prevalent on people at about 40 years old. What is the best treatment for tennis elbow? Luckily, there are already several tennis elbow treatment options in Singapore such as one offered at PhysioActive. Mostly, in addition to physical therapy, treatment…
Bespoke Tailor

Why You Should Choose Bespoke Tailoring Over Made-to-Measure Suits

Today’s market has an influx of ready-to-wear clothes. Suits, which were traditionally worn by only the wealthy group of people of specific trades and businesses, are made available on-the-rack, making them an easy choice for young professionals to wear especially in a business setting. Despite this, purchasing a well-fitting suit is not as easy as everyone imagines. With plenty of selections to choose from (or the lack thereof), suit shopping can be overwhelming. Not to mention that sometimes, someone’s measurements seem to not fit the ready-made apparel up for grabs in the store. It is where bespoke and made-to-measure (MTM) suits come in. Understanding the Difference For those unfamiliar with tailoring, not knowing the difference between bespoke and MTM is understandable. Some will even say they are the same. In a sense, this is true as both are unique tailoring methods, and they require your specific measurement to make a suit. However, the similarities only end in these two points. To put simply, MTM clothes are cut from a pattern that already existed but just altered to fit you and your body dimension. On the other hand, bespoke is the tailoring choice that is originally made for you and you…
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The Quick and Easy Guide to SEO Costs in Singapore

If you’re a business owner and are looking for a great way to promote your product or service, then hiring a search engine optimization – SEO company in Singapore is a good idea. A lot of Singaporeans use the Internet on a daily basis, and usually, the first thing people do when looking for a certain product or service is to Google it. Seeing your business website on the top of the search results increases the chance that customers will visit it and eventually, convert these customers into regular clients. SEO also helps associate your business to certain keywords in your niche, which will assist in promoting your business through word-of-mouth. One very important question you might have, however, is the costs of availing an SEO company’s services here in Singapore. Fortunately, Healthmark.sg enlightened us with details about the average costs of availing different SEO products and services so that you will be adequately prepared if and when you decide to hire an SEO company. White Hat SEO vs Black Hat SEO – which should you choose? White Hat SEO White hat SEO comprises of several SEO strategies and practices that abide with best practices detailed by popular search engines.…
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Candidates With More Finance Experience Than Halimah Yacob Disqualified

In what is not an unexpected outcome on Monday, Halimah Yacob was the only candidate for the Reserved Election to be given the green light by the Presidential Elections Committee (PEC). By default, and since the other two candidates’ application to contest the election were rejected, Halimah Yacob will become Singapore’s 8th President. She qualifies because of her tenure as Speaker of Parliament from 2013 to August 2017. The other 2 candidates, Farid Khan and Salleh Marican, did not qualify because they were deemed to have not fulfilled the criterion of having managed a company of shareholder equity of at least $500m. The Elected President is supposed to be the “second key” to Singapore’s financial reserves, and he or she must thus possess substantial financial knowledge in order to carry out the constitutional duties of oversight. It is thus ironic that while the two men, who have more financial experience and expertise than Halimah Yacob, are disqualified from running, while Halimah Yacob is a shoo-in although she does not have the financial experience required to carry out the job of the Elected President. How do we know this? Consider her time spent as Speaker, and the budget of Parliament itself.…
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Pm Lee’s Position Untenable

Singaporeans have been transfixed by the ongoing war of words between the children of the late former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew (LKY). While there have been much said by both sides, one thing the two parties agree on is this: the dispute, or feud, is no longer a “petty” family affair. “The main message is not Hsien Yang & I fearing what PM will do to us,” Dr Lee Wei Ling, daughter of LKY said in a Facebook post on 15 June, a day after the explosive statement she and her brother, Lee Hsien Yang, released which set off the chain of attacks on PM Lee. “The most important point I want to put across is if PM can misuse his official power to abuse his siblings who can fight back, what else can he do to ordinary citizens,” Dr Lee said. PM Lee himself agreed that the matter was no longer about private family disagreements. “These allegations go beyond private and personal matters, and extend to the conduct of my office and the integrity of the Government,” PM Lee said in a statement posted on the PMO website on 19 June. Indeed, Lee Hsien Yang’s allegations have been…
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Hanged Because He Had Not “substantively Assisted” the Cnb

Mohd Jeefrey bin Ismail was hanged in the early hours of Friday morning, 21 April, at least according to the scheduled execution date given to his family by the Singapore Prison Service. He was executed after the Public Prosecutor decided that Jeefrey had not “substantively assisted” the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) in “disrupting drug trafficking activities within or outside Singapore.” In Singapore, the authorities do not make public announcements of hangings, the preferred state-sanctioned killing method for those condemned to death. Lawyers for the inmates and anti-death penalty activists often have to guess if the executions have in fact been carried out. Executions are typically held just before dawn on Fridays. Jeefrey, 52, was a drug addict and trafficker, or courier, who was arrested in 2012 and subsequently sentenced to death for trafficking in excess of the statutory limit for the drug diamorphine. The only person who stood between him and the noose was the Public Prosecutor who, through powers vested in him by law, could have spared his life if he had issued a Certificate of Cooperation (COC) to Jeefrey. The COC would then allow Jeefrey to apply to the courts to have his death sentence commuted to life…

PM Goh Had Recognised Ong Teng Cheong as S’pore’s First Elected President

President Ong Teng Cheong passed away on 8 February 2002, at the age of 66. He had served as Singapore’s 5th president from 1993 to 1998. He was also the first president to contest in an open election after the Elected President scheme came into effect in 1991, during the tenure of his predecessor, President Wee Kim Wee. When President Ong passed away in 2002, then Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong, representing the Government, wrote a condolence letter to President Ong’s eldest son, Ong Tze Guan. In his letter (see below), PM Goh expressed sadness at the passing of the former president. “He served as a Member of Parliament until 1993 when he resigned to stand in Singapore’s first presidential elections,” PM Goh wrote. “As the first elected President, Teng Cheong had to work the two-key system of safeguarding our reserves and key appointments in the public sector,” Mr Goh said and added, “We had no precedents to fall back on.” PM Goh acknowledged the difficulties the government at the time had with President Ong. “But Teng Cheong applied himself diligently and worked with the Government to come up with the rules and procedures,” PM Goh said. “His efforts helped…