Daily Archives: 2016-08-26

    Why do mothers and pregnant women earn less than men?
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    In UK, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies, women who are mothers, earn 33% less (per hour) after 12 years. This subject was touched upon by BBC Asian Network’s Sheetal Parmar together with its Economics Editor, Kamal Ahmed. Mr Ahmed said in the Read More

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    Seven ways to waste money buying a HDTV in Singapore
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    By SingSaver.com.sg Unless you have an unlimited budget, here’s what you should avoid when you buy an HDTV in Singapore. Is the museum knocking at your door, asking for you to donate that TV set? Do your neighbours come over, peek at your Read More

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    PSI reading jumps to 215 at 2pm, netizens share their photos of the haze
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    According to the National Environment Agency, the Pollutant Standards Index PSI has reached 215 at 2.00 pm today (26 August). While the 1-hr PM2.5 Readings stated that the PSI in West area has reached 216, stepped into very unhealthy level. While the lowest Read More

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    The calm before the storm
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets In Focus: Yellen’s Jackson Hole speech The spotlight will once again swivels towards the speech from Federal Reserve Chairperson,  Janet Yellen – at the Jackson Hole Symposium on Friday morning. This is the big event that the markets Read More

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    Average highest COEs for last three bidding exercise, $64,296 for Cat A and $79,629 for Cat B
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Member of Parliament for Pasir Ris Punggol GRC, Zainal Sapari asked the Minister of Transport (MOT) about the average price of the Certificate of Entitlement (COE) bid for vehicles. The COE is the quota license received from a successful winning bid in an Read More

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    WikiLeaks to release ‘significant’ Clinton campaign data prior to November election
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    The founder and editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, stated on Wednesday (24 August) that Wikileaks is planning to release “significant” information connected with the campaign of Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton. He said that it will be released before the coming 8 November Read More

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    PSI level reaches unhealthy level of 165 on Friday
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The National Environment Agency (NEA) has updated the score of Pollutant Standards Index (PSI) to be 128 at 11 am this morning (26 August). As for PM2.5 readings, the West and North shows high reading of 124 and 181 at the 11am reading. Read More

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    Man sentenced for 6 months imprisonment for smuggling puppies
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) announced on 24 August via a press release that a 34-year-old man has been sentenced to 6 months imprisonment for illegally importing 3 puppies, a husky, a schnauzer and a chow chow, into Singapore and 3 months imprisonment Read More

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    Six Indonesian provinces declare state of emergency for forest and bush fires
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    JAKARTA – Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, head of Data, Information, and Public Relations BNPB (National Board for Disaster Management) said six of Indonesian provinces have declared state of emergency for their forest and bush fires. These provinces are, South Sumatera, Jambi, Riau, West Kalimantan, Read More

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    Minister of Manpower: 48 lives lost so far, due to work accidents in 2016
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Minister for Manpower, Lim Swee Say said the workplace fatality rate went up this year as 48 people lost their lives so far during the year of 2016. He made the comment during the National Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Conference 2016 held Read More

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