Daily Archives: 2016-09-29

LTA deploys CCTVs at 60 additional locations starting from 6 October to deter illegal parking

The Land Transport Authority (LTA)  announced that it will be deploying Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras starting from 6 October 2016. Since April 2014, 70 CCTVs were gradually installed island-wide. These cameras have proven to be effective in enforcing parking offences along roads where traffic was previously impeded by rampant illegal parking. LTA has earlier announced that 130 CCTVs will …

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Police arrested a man for his suspected involvement of investment scam

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) announced that a 29-year-old man has been arrested for his suspected involvement in a series of investment scam. The Police said that it received several reports on cases of Ponzi Schemes in late September 2016. The suspect is believed to have forged company staff pass to mislead the victims into believing that he is a trader and offered false lucrative trading investment …

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Cyclist gets knocked over by car

A video posted on Ben Chia Lor Facebook page on Wednesday (28 September) which shows a cyclist being hit by a white sedan car. The cyclist was going on the right lane under shadows of trees when the white sedan was going through and hit him from the rear. Under the LTA advisory, the cyclist should not be cycling in …

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Indonesia-Singapore Army Joint Exercise

The annual Singapore Armed Forces Kartika (SAFKAR) Indopura, a joint exercise between the Singaporean and Indonesian armies, was conducted in West Bandung, Indonesia, from 16 to 23 September. Now in its 28th year, Exercise SAFKAR Indopura reaffirms the long-standing defense relations between both countries. Military Area III/ Siliwangi Commander, Major General Hadi Prasojo, represented by Chief of Staff, Brigadier General …

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Appeal for information on Ms Erna Manisha’s whereabouts

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) appeals for information on the whereabouts of 14-year-old Erna Manisha. She was last seen at the void deck of Blk 379 Clementi Ave 5, on 15 September 2016 at about 8.35 pm, wearing a white shirt and brown skirt. 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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The Workers’ Party calls on Government to disallow online betting

The Workers’ Party issued an announcement on Wednesday (28 September) that it notes with concern the applications from Singapore Pools and Singapore Turf Club (STC) to launch online betting services. The Workers' Party said that there are no lack of legal gambling venues in Singapore, including the two casinos and hundreds of outlets accepting bets for Singapore Pools and STC. It opposes the granting of exemptions to …

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Why brand loyalty makes Singaporeans spend more money

By SingSaver.com.sg Being brand loyal is rewarding – or so you think. Because of several cognitive biases, brand loyalty actually makes Singaporeans spend more. Knowing how to save money and spend wisely is well and good, but what really drives our money habits? Why do we Singaporeans spend as we do? In our new Money Mastery series, we take a look at …

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How saving money lets Singaporeans save face

By SingSaver.com.sg Many conditions that cause you to lose face are caused by poor financial discipline. By saving money, you don’t have to worry about losing face. Saving face is a big deal for many Singaporeans. Heck, it’s a big deal for almost anyone growing up in an Asian culture. But this isn’t just a social quirk. The practice of saving …

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