Daily Archives: 2015-11-16

Contraband cigarettes seized from Malaysia registered buses at custom checkpoints

Two attempts of illegal smuggling of contraband cigarettes were foiled by officers at the custom checkpoints over the previous weekend. Contraband cigarettes were found concealed in a school bus with students on board at Woodlands Checkpoint and boxes of contraband cigarettes were found in the luggage compartment of a bus at Tuas Checkpoint. The first case took place on 6 …

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Being cautious about liberalising the domestic electricity market

By Ezra Ho Last month, the Energy Market Authority (EMA) announced that by 2018, the electricity retail market would be fully liberalised, allowing households to choose from a range of electricity retailers. According to the experts interviewed in the various reports by ST, CNA and TODAY, a fully liberalised electricity market would introduce more competition among electricity retailers, consequently providing …

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3 ways to spend less on public transport in Singapore

By Joanne Poh, MoneySmart.sg If only SMRT’s bus services could be as frequent as their MRT breakdowns. The only thing that seems to be improving year on year is SMRT’s profits. If you’re the sort of person who likes to “pay for quality”, sorry to break it to you but so long as you’re stuck paying for public transport, the …

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Chee Soon Juan completes marathon walk around Singapore

Members and supporters of the Singapore Democratic Party gathered at Hong Lim Park on Sunday to celebrate the end of Walk the Talk 2015, in which the SDP’s Secretary-General Chee Soon Juan successfully completed a four-day, three-night walk around the country. “What Dr Chee has done in the last four days is to demonstrate what commitment is all about,” added …

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