Daily Archives: 2016-11-25

Employers to notify MOM of retrenchments starting from 1 January 2017
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has announced a new requirement on mandatory retrenchment notifications which will take effect from 1 January 2017. The tripartite partners have issued an advisory to guide employers on complying with this requirement MOM stated that employers will need to Read More

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Uncle writes letter to nephews on how they can take a part in ending violence against women.
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The White Ribbon Letter is an initiative by AWARE, a gender equality advocacy group, for men to share their thoughts with a younger man or boy in their lives about how they can play a part in ending violence against women, and supporting Read More

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Attorney-General, V K Rajah to step down in 2017 and succeeded by Mr Lucien Wong
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The Prime Minister Office (PMO) has announced that Attorney-General, Mr V K Rajah S.C will be succeded by Mr Lucien Wong for a 3-year term with effect from 14 January 2017. Mr Rajah was appointed Attorney-General on 25 June 2014 and his term will Read More

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Claims from road traffic, industrial accidents to be raised from 1 December 2016
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Supreme and State Court have announced that the State Courts’ jurisdiction for claims arising from road traffic accidents and claims for personal injuries resulting from industrial accidents will be increased from $250,000 to $500,000 with effect from 1 December 2016. They said Read More

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SAF team en route to Hong Kong to address security of equipment held by Hong Kong customs
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

In the latest update to the incident where nine Terrex Infantary Carrier Vehicles (ICVs) of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) were detained by the Hong Kong customs, SAF said that officials from its contracted commerical shipping line, APL have assured that they are working with the Read More

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Olympic Gold Medalist, Joseph Schooling receives his $1 million prize money from Tote Board
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Joseph Schooling finally received his $1 million prize money on Thursday (24 November) after beating former Olympic winner, Micheal Phelps, and earned Singapore’s first Olympic gold medal at the 100m butterfly event at Rio Olympics 2016. The prize is part of the Singapore National Olympic Read More

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Fatal accident along Jalan Buroh claims life of motorcyclist who went between two heavy vehicles
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A fatal accident which happened along Jalan Buroh just before West Coast Highway on Thursday (24 November) at around 6.15pm, claimed a life of a motorcyclist. The video of the incident, taken by Fai Kor’s dashboard cam, was posted on Thursday night by Read More

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Joseph Schooling and other prominent male leaders pin on white ribbons to show commitment to end violence against women
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Prominent male leaders in Singapore will don white ribbons this week as part of the White Ribbon campaign, a global movement which unites men and boys to end violence against women and girls. Organised in view of International Day for the Elimination of Read More

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Energy performance standards for refrigerators to be raised from Dec 2017
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

National Environment Agency (NEA) has announced that households can look forward to having more energy efficient refrigerator models in the market and reap energy cost savings from using them from December 2017. NEA said that refrigerators account for about 18 per cent of Read More

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Borrowing from moneylenders in Singapore is a terrible idea
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

By SingSaver.com.sg If you have to choose between going to a pawnshop or borrowing from moneylenders in Singapore, pick the pawnshop. Here’s why. First published on 9 May 2016. Last updated on 22 November 2016. Some people are still in the habit of borrowing Read More

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