Daily Archives: 2015-07-21

Mother who refused to pay domestic worker wages, says fine by MOM excessive
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:49 pmA Singaporean woman was fined $34,500 in the month of April by the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) for not paying her domestic worker for more than a year and getting her to work at an Read More

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New agency to tackle unfair trading?
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

An agency with the power to investigate and take action against errant retailers has been proposed as part of amendments that will be made to the Consumer Protection (Fair Trading) Act (CPFTA), said Minister of State for Trade and Industry Teo Ser Luck on Monday, 20 Read More

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EBRC should be removed from the purview of PMO and be independent
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on October 19th, 2015 at 05:32 pm By Yudhishthra Nathan If you’ve lived in Hougang for most of your life, as I have, you’d know that alleged gerrymandering is something we’ve become accustomed to. Most of what’s in that white circle is Read More

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Singapore Savings Bonds to be issued by MAS on 1 October
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on October 20th, 2015 at 08:33 pm The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced on Tuesday that the Singapore Savings Bonds (SRS) will be issued on 1 October 2015 and interested investors will be able to apply for the bonds from Read More

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Funpack distribution with free buffet dinner by CCC
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Last updated on October 21st, 2015 at 05:49 pm “Bishan East celebrates SG50 with grassroots adviser Mr Wong Kan Seng; Funpack Distribution,” writes a banner for a buffet dinner organised for a private condomiun and the nearby landed properties. It was announced earlier that Read More

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North-South Line train service disruption on 21 July
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Yet another train service disruption along the North South MRT Line this morning. Commuters have noted on social media that the cause of the delay is said to be a train fault, likely to be announced by the station. It is unknown what Read More

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AGO report – Emblematic of the PAP’s “gasak buta” approach to financial discipline
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 0

By Kenneth Jeyaretnam Singaporeans have been excited by the recent publication of the AGO report which seems to have uncovered some significant lapses. I am sorry to rain on your parade but it is just another exercise in selective tweaking and propaganda. Yes, it uncovers Read More

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More political engagement needed – by politicians and voters, for this GE and beyond
By Howard Lee Published on by Howard Lee 0

By Howard Lee When you put a panel together to discuss something as divisive as the general elections, you might expect polar disagreements on issues, especially if the panel are from different political leanings. And while that was partly true about the forum Read More

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Abuse of elderly woman – MSF looking into incident
By Andrew Loh Published on by Andrew Loh 0

The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) says it is looking into the incident of an elderly woman being slapped by a younger woman outside a flat in Lower Delta Road. “Please be assured that the elderly woman’s safety is our priority,” Read More

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