Daily Archives: 2016-09-27

WWF asks 19 CEOs of Singapore-based companies on palm oil use

World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF) issued a press release that it has released the 2016 Palm Oil Buyers Scorecard, which measure the commitment and performance of 137 major European, US, Canadian, Australian, Indian and Japanese retailers, manufacturers and food service companies. WWF said that the Scorecard focuses on the year 2015, by which many of these companies pledged to …

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Police investigates alleged false report of robbery and assault

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) said that a 71-year-old man lodged a report alleging that two unknown men had assaulted him and robbed him of his cash amounting to $5000 before fleeing along Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8 on 26 September 2016 at about 11.20 am. Officers from Ang Mo Kio Division conducted extensive ground enquiries and detected several inconsistencies during …

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URA announces 5 teams shortlisted to develop Jurong Lake District master plan

The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) announced today (27 September) that it has shortlisted five teams from local and international firms to proceed to Stage 2 of the Request for Proposal (RFP) exercise to develop a master plan for the Jurong Lake District. URA said in its press release that this marks another important step towards realising the vision of Jurong …

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175 cases of dengue, 56 of which from Yishun cluster

The National Environment Agency (NEA) reported that as of 3 pm on 24 September, another 175 cases of dengue were confirmed. There were no rising in number this week from the last week. As of 3 pm on 26 September, NEA reported 25 cases. The total people infected with dengue nearly reached 12,000. It have reached 11,964 cases since the …

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MOT appoints Mr Ngien Hoon Ping as the next Chief Executive of LTA

The Ministry of Transport (MOT) announced that Mr Ngien Hoon Ping would be appointed Chief Executive of the Land Transport Authority (LTA) with effect from 12 November 2016. Mr Ngien would take over from Mr Chew Men Leong who will relinquish his post to join the private sector. Mr Ngien will be appointed as CE-designate, LTA from 31 October 2016 to …

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How any Singaporean can afford to travel every year

By SingSaver.com.sg Here’s how your friends afford their annual vacations abroad, and how you can save enough money to travel every year. Listening to friends talk about how often they travel is terrible. Like sitting on thumbtacks, or using a sandpaper napkin. The humblebragging is just grating (“Oh, I so stupidly lost my passport in Venice. For the third time this …

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How to buy a coffee machine in Singapore without wasting money

By SingSaver.com.sg A coffee expert tells us which coffee machines in Singapore make the best espresso for the least amount of money. You don’t have to be a finance nerd to know that making your own coffee will cost less than S$1 per cup. But is it really worth trying to replicate the cafe experience at home by buying coffee machines in Singapore? …

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