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Daily Archives: 2016-09-22

Singapore banks report Indonesians participating in tax amnesty program

According to Reuters, three private banks in Singapore are sharing with local police the names of Indonesian clients who are taking part in Indonesia's tax amnesty program. As Kompas, an Indonesian news portal, reported on16 September, this may disrupt the Indonesian government's tax amnesty program. Singapore's banking sector is also worried that this move could damage their business, especially in …

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Singapore custom arrested duo allegedly dealing with duty-unpaid cigarettes

Singapore Customs (SC) issued a press release which announced the arresting of a 44-year-old male Singaporean taxi driver and a 46-year-old female Chinese national in a condominium car park for dealing with duty unpaid cigarettes. On 16 September morning, SC's officers mounted an operation in Still Road South. About six hours later, the officers kept a close watch as a …

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SPF arrests two suspects for misusing boarding pass to buy iPhone 7

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) has arrested a man and a woman for their suspected involvement in a case of misusing boarding passes on 16 September 2016 at the transit area of Changi Airport. According to the police, investigations revealed that both suspects allegedly entered the transit area to purchase Apple's iPhone 7 and had no intention to leave Singapore. …

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SMRT Shortlisted For Employer of the Year Award 2016

Human Resources (HR) Excellence Awards 2016 Singapore  announced the finalists on its website on Tuesday (20 September). In addition to the highest award of "Employer of the Year", SMRT Corporation was also shortlisted in three other categories:  Excellence in Learning and Development, Excellence in Employee Healthcare, and Excellence in Compensation and Benefits Strategy. There are 24 categories in the annual …

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Electromagnetic shield to deal with “mysterious” signalling faults

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) and Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) has issued a joint statement on investigations into the cause of the intermittent loss of signalling communications between the trains and tracks on the Circle Line (CCL) which had led to the automatic activation of the trains' emergency brakes. They stated that a series of tests had been conducted …

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Police calls for next-of-kin of Ms Hoo Joo Mui to come forth

The Singapore Police Force appealed for the next-of-kin of 62-year-old Ms Ho Joo Mui to come forward. Ms Ho was a former resident at Blk 2 Spooner Road. She had passed away at Singapore General Hospital on 17 September 2016. The next-of-kin or anyone with information is requested to call the Police hotline at 1800-255-0000 or submit information online at www.police.gov.sg/iwitness. …

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Only one case confirmed of Zika virus infection

The National Environment Agency (NEA) has stated that as of 21 September, 3 pm, there was one new case of Zika virus infection, bringing the total number to 384 cases. Currently, there are nine active clusters of Zika virus infection: Aljunied Crescent/ Sims Drive/ Paya Lebar Way/ Kallang Way/ Circuit Road/ Geylang East Central/ Geylang East Avenue 1 Bedok North …

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Singapore household balance sheet based on data from Singstat

By Chris Kuan : This is an interesting chart from Bloomberg about Singapore household balance sheet, based on data from Singstat. A few things jump out. Bear in mind Singapore's GDP is around $420b. The massive savings surplus - a tad over $1 trillion in deposits, shares and securities, life insurance, pension funds and CPF. This is just a little …

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Police calls for next-of-kin of Mr Yeo See Kim to come forth

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) appealed for the next-of-kin of 89-year-old Mr Yeo See Kim to come forward. Mr Yeo was a former resident of Christalite Methodist Home located along Marsiling Drive. He had passed away on 16 September 2016 at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital. The next-of-kin or anyone with information is requested to call the Police hotline at 1800-255-0000 …

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Ten online shopping promo codes you haven’t used yet

By SingSaver.com.sg It literally pays to be a newbie! Score major discounts as a first-time customer when you use these promo codes. Oh, the joy of online shopping! As retailers and service providers continue to give one another a run for our money, the internet remains a playground for consumers to hunt down the best bargains, sales and promo codes. One …

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