27 Mar '11, 11pm

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PAP taking no chances in Joo Chiat 6:00 AM VETERAN MP Charles Chong will represent the People's Action Party in Joo Chiat during the next general election - a sign that the PAP is taking no chances in the largely upper-middle-class ward. The incumbent, Mr Chan Soo Sen, 54, confirmed what party sources had indicated last week: that he will be retiring. Getting a home loan from a foreign bank may be cheaper 6:00 AM RECORD low interest rates are allowing some foreign banks to offer cheaper mortgages than their local rivals. The difference between the best floating rates at a foreign bank and that at a local one means savings of only $42 or so a month on a $1 million loan. Demand for taxis soars, but fuel costs dent driver earnings 6:00 AM TAXI commuters were back in force last year after a dismal 2009 for the industry. But any hopes taxi drivers had of a significant income bo...

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