Daily Archives: 2016-11-01

Recognizing Singapore’s outstanding SPED teachers and schools, MOE awards
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Three Special Education (SPED) teachers and four SPED schools have been recognised for their excellent contributions in the education of students with special needs. This eighth year presentation of Ministry of Education (MOE) and the National Council of Social Service (NCSS) awards is Read More

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AHTC: Latest KMPG report found no duplicate or fictitious payments
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) has just issued its statement on KPMG report that highlighted improper payments made by Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol-East Town Council (AHPETC) to individuals who were in conflict of interest. The report, entitled “Report on Improper Payments” pointed out that the direct owners of Read More

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NSS strongly propose the extension of nature reserve’s boundary to cover proposed Mandai eco-tourism hub
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Nature Society Singapore (NSS) writes that it strongly propose extending the nature reserve’s boundary to cover the project sites that is meant for the proposed Mandai eco-tourism hub. In a letter written to ST forum,  Dr Ho Hua Chew, vice-chairman of the NSS conservation Read More

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GST vouchers of S$280m to be paid by Government in November
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The Ministry for Finance (MOF) has announced that the Singapore government will be paying out a total of S$280 million to eligible recipients for the Goods and Services Tax Voucher (GSTV) in November. MOF states that eligible GSTV – Cash recipients will receive Read More

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Rights groups ask Facebook to clarify the content removal policies
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Last updated on December 7th, 2016 at 11:59 amMost medias use social media to spread the news to their readers. However, many worried that some of these accounts are being censored like more than 70 rights groups who asked Facebook in 1 November to Read More

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Dengue cases dropped to 84 cases with 13 clusters of high risk
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Dengue cases dropped as only 84 cases were diagnosed between 23 and 29 October according to the figures by the National Environment Agency (NEA). This weekly figure is 24 cases fewer than last week. As of 3 pm on 31 October, it said Read More

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China official PMIs rise to 51.2; US election in focus
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets Chinese PMI rose to the highest level in two years Chinese manufacturing PMI data came out at 51.2, higher than market expectations of 50.4, marking the highest reading since July 2014. A favorable reading will probably set a Read More

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Domestic worker jailed for forging S$108,315 worth of cheques from employer to gamble
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

An Indonesian domestic worker who forged her employer’s signature on 42 cheques totaling S$108,315 to gamble, has been sentenced to jail for 21 months on Monday (31 Oct). At the district court hearing, Ai Teti (37), pleaded guilty to 10 charges of forgery. Read More

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