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Daily Archives: 2016-08-30

Three signs you spend too much on dining in Singapore

By SingSaver.com.sg As much as food is considered a necessity, you shouldn’t wreck your finances when you dine out in Singapore. The best sign you spend too much on dining is usually your waistline, and this is one way in which budgeting is also the same dieting. Since our wallets tend to empty faster than we put on calories, though, we …

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Scoot battles boredom on flight with its own entertainment channel

Scoot launches its own ScooTube channel today starting with a zombie trailer parody featuring bored-to-death zombies on a plane. In the film, the only way to survive the epidemic is to stay entertained. Scoot™, the low-cost, medium-haul arm of the Singapore Airlines Group managed by Budget Aviation Holdings, has carried over seven million guests since taking to the skies in …

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Maximillian Tan Chern on his way to Rio Paralympics 2016

Maximillian Tan Chern is a 29-year-old para-equestrian who will be competing with his horse, Dreamy, in the Rio Paralympics 2016. Max suffered a congenital cerebral palsy grade Ib, therefore, he began riding as a form of therapy since he was 7-year-old RDA (The Riding for the Disabled Association) to help with his muscle tone and balance, and found that being able to …

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Are Aedes mosquitoes in Singapore now transmitting the Zika virus?

By Chris Kuan The modes of transmission of the Zika infection is through the Aedes mosquito while transmission through sexual intercourse is documented and through, blood transfusion and organ transplant are also considered  potential risks. Did those infected have unprotected sex, blood transfusion and organ transplant - I don't know but the last two seems very unlikely. If they did …

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Why is it so difficult to control your spending?

By SingSaver.com.sg Thanks to the limits of human willpower, saying no to our impulses is much harder than we think. How is it that Singaporeans can win an Olympic gold medal, raise a child, or go through National Service, but not save a bit of money every month? What makes it so darn difficult? As it turns out, personal finance is …

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274 cases of dengue diagnosed between 21 to 27 August

National Environment Agency (NEA) stated that the number of dengue cases diagnosed from 21 to 27 August has increased from the previous week as it reached 274 cases from 222 cases last week. Since the start of the year, NEA has reported 11,053 dengue cases in Singapore. The Ministry of Health (MOH) warned that the number of cases this year …

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Exodus at $4 billion Singapore Sports Hub continues

By Kannan Raj The exodus of senior management personnel at the Singapore Sports Hub seems to be continuing. The Online Citizen (TOC) has discovered that over the last few weeks, more members of the senior management have left or are in the process of leaving the Singapore Sports Hub. Among those who are leaving include Mr Rob Abernethy, who is …

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North-South Line experienced track fault causing slower train service for 3 hours

This morning (30 August) at around 6.08 am, SMRT tweeted that its North-South Line (NSL) had no train service from the YewTee to Bukit Gombak MRT stations due to a track fault. [NSL]: No train service from #YewTee to #BukitGombak due to track fault until 6:15AM.Free bus service is available. — SMRT Corporation (@SMRT_Singapore) August 29, 2016 Around 20 minutes later, it said …

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