Daily Archives: 2016-11-07

The Animals and Birds (Dog Licensing and Control) Rules to be amended in early 2017
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) has announced that it will be amending the Animals and Birds (Dog Licensing and Control) Rules in early 2017 to introduce revisions to the current dog licensing regime. According to AVA, the revisions will improve Read More

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Parliament moves motion to honour Paralympians for their achievements
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A motion was moved in Parliament today (7 November) to honour the achievements of Paralympians contingent at the Rio Paralympic Games in September. The 13-strong team of Paralympians was invited, however, only nine of them have turned up at the motion, including Yip Read More

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Two Indonesians kidnapped in Sulu Sea; Indonesia questions Malaysia’s commitment to safeguard its waters
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

BOGOR, Indonesia — The government of Indonesia asked Malaysia about its commitment to safeguard its waters from the threat of armed groups. Kompas reported that the Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi raised this issue after two Indonesians were again taken hostage by Abu Read More

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Monthly refuse rubbish collection fees will be raised with effect from 1 January 2017
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

National Environment Agency (NEA) has announced that it will be revising the refuse collection fees for households, in line with the higher cost of providing refuse collection services. NEA stated that it has appointed Public Waste Collectors (PWCs) to collect refuse from households Read More

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$350 million set aside by MOE over next five years for research in fields of social sciences and humanities
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam has announced that the Ministry of Education (MOE) will set aside $350 million over the next five years for research in fields of social sciences and humanities. Mr Tharman, who Read More

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Agoda credit card promotions for all your 2016 holidays
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

By SingSaver.com.sg Singaporeans can save even more on hotel bookings with these Agoda credit card promotions. Use them for your next holiday! First published on 14 July 2016. Credit card promotions updated as of 2 November 2016. 2016 is coming to its tail end, but Read More

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20 electric scooters seized and more than 1,400 notices issued for using non-compliant PABs
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced that 20 electric scooters were seized for riding on the road and more than 1,400 notices issued for using non-compliant power-assisted bicycles (PAB) between January and September this year. LTA said that it has been stepping up Read More

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MenstruHeat, a drug-free remedy for menstrual cramps, launched in 7-Eleven stores by home-grown company
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

MenstruHeat, a natural heat remedy for menstrual cramps has been officially launched today in 7-Eleven stores, a product that for females that could provide comfort and relief. PSLove Company, a home-grown company, started by a young and aspiring female entrepreneur with the vision of Read More

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HDB wins Special Recognition Award in International Highrise Award 2016
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The jury of the International Highrise Award 2016 on 2 November endowed the Housing & Development Board (HDB) of Singapore with a Special Recognition Award (SRA) for its exemplary leadership as a public agency realizing innovative high-rise sustainable residential community projects. The SRA Read More

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The Necessary Stage presents ‘Those Who Can’t, Teach!’
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The Necessary Stage (TNS) celebrates its 30th anniversary with the restaging of one of Singapore’s most important theatre classics, Those Who Can’t, Teach! (TWCT). TWCT is a refreshing injection of comedy and drama into a universal narrative about overstretched teachers and troubled teenagers, Read More

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