Daily Archives: 2016-07-28

LTA calls for tender to operate bicycle-sharing scheme at Jurong Lake District
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Land Transport Authority (LTA) said in a media release on Thursday (28 July) that a tender will be released by next week, to seek an operator to run a bicycle sharing scheme in the Jurong Lake District (JLD) by the end of 2017. The Read More

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Increasing number of unemployment & layoffs in Q2
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

In the newly released statistics of advanced labor market for the second quarter of 2016, it can be seen that unemployment among Singaporeans (and permanent residents) has increased compared to the first quarter of this year. Ministry of Manpower (MOM), which released the Read More

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SPF presents Public Spiritedness Awards to vigilant moneychangers
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on December 8th, 2016 at 09:41 pmSingapore Police Force (SPF) awards vigilant staff from Samlit Moneychanger Pte Ltd for their assistance and timely interception in foiling two separate cases of scam related remittance. In an award ceremony held earlier today (July 28) Read More

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Surgeon at Raffles Hospital convicted of “professional misconduct”
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

A doctor at Raffles Hospital has been convicted of professional misconduct and suspended for six months. He was convicted in High Court yesterday (27 July) for failure to comply with the “applicable standard of conduct” in the management of a patient. The patient, Read More

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Yang Yin pleads not guilty for charges of misappropriating money from a wealthy widow
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Former tour guide Yang Yin, 42-year-old, changed his mind about pleading guilty for the charges of misappropriating as much as $1.1 million from an elderly widow, Madam Chung Khin Chun, 89-years-old, who suffered dementia in her late age. Although Yang Yin had said that Read More

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What Carrie Bradshaw taught Singaporean girls about money
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By SingSaver.com.sg The good, the bad, and the utterly ridiculous things Singaporean girls picked up from Sex and the City’s leading lady. Carrie Bradshaw is the ultimate single girl. For better or for worse, she has been a major influence on the way we dress, Read More

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Facebook open-sourcing the specs for its Surround 360 Camera
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Keeping its promise made in April 2016, Facebook announced on Wednesday (27 July) that it is open-sourcing the specs for Surround 360, its 17-camera array designed to capture video in 360 degrees. It wrote, “We believe making the camera design and stitching code freely available Read More

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Restriction of alcohol consumption at Tekka Food Centre to tighten starting from 1 August
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Stallholders at Tekka Food Centre has received letters from the Police on 22 July, informing them that starting from 1 August, alcohol will only be allowed to be sold from 6 am until 6 pm on Sundays. Currently, the stallholders can sell alcohol Read More

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Fire broke out at 27 Boat Quay, Penny Black bar
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Fire broke out at about 10 am this morning at a bar, Penny Black which is located at 27 Boat Quay. The Singapore Civil Defence Force had earlier posted on its Facebook page about the incident, saying that one staff suffered a minor Read More

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Indonesian Cabinet reshuffles to strengthen country’s economy
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Indonesia – President Joko Widodo has named a new Cabinet, aiming to strengthen Indonesia’s economy in order to address global economic challenges. Speaking at a press conference at the State Palace on Wednesday, President Jokowi pointed out challenges such as poverty, economic inequality Read More

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