Daily Archives: 2016-11-30

DPM Tharman appointed as Chairman of the Group of Thirty
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The Group of Thirty (G30) has just announced on Wednesday (30 November) that Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies and former chairman of the International Monetary and Financial Committee at the IMF, will become the Read More

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SMU survey: Consumers more satisfied with F&B sector
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Consumers were more satisfied with the food and beverage (F&B) sector in the third quarter as satisfaction levels increased 4.4 per cent against the same quarter last year, according to the Customer Satisfaction Index of Singapore (CSISG). The ability of service staff to Read More

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Bhutanese Prime Minister: Bhutan looks to Singapore for inspiration
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The Bhutanese Prime Minister is on the final day (30 Nov) of a three-day visit to Singapore stating that he came to Singapore to learn from its successes as a small nation. Bhutanese Prime Minister Tshering Tobgay said, “Mr Lee Kuan Yew did Read More

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Domestic worker sentenced to four months’ jail for abusing two-yr-old boy
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

A domestic helper was sentenced to four months’ jail for abusing a two-year-old boy who was in her care. Ayunda Lestari Dayuki (24), from Indonesia, pleaded guilty to one charge of ill-treating the boy on 22 Sept 2016, that she has punched him Read More

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LTA: All lorries with cranes required to be fitted with audio warning system to reduce risk of collision
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced that it will require all lorries with cranes to be fitted with an audio warning system to reduce the risk of collision with overhead road structures from 2017. According to LTA, there have been 20 cases Read More

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Seven signs you’re living beyond your means in Singapore
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

Last updated on December 2nd, 2016 at 03:20 pmBy SingSaver.com.sg With easy access to credit, it’s tempting to maintain an expensive lifestyle. These signs suggest that you’re living beyond your means in Singapore. The dark side to owning credit cards in Singapore is how easy it becomes Read More

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Netizens share their PSLE scores to show that results are secondary to one’s success in life
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In light of the PSLE scores which was announced recently, one of the Facebook users, Khairudin Aljunied, wrote an amazing post to call for the contribution of personal stories from people about their PSLE scores and what they are doing now. This move was Read More

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What was the real reason for cancelling the public Forum on the elected presidency?
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Earlier in September, Government feedback portal, REACH decided to hold a public forum to discuss about the proposed amendments to the Presidential Election. Amendments such as including a reserve election for minority races and increased criteria of the Presidential candidate. However, just a Read More

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Chinese foreign investment facing tighter rules
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets China’s government trying to stem outflow as renminbi depreciates Against a backdrop of fast depreciation in emerging market currencies and a new wave of outflows, China’s government is planning to impose new restrictions on outbound foreign investment, according Read More

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Eleven alleged members of a multimillion-dollar online gambling syndicate charged in court
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Eleven alleged members of a multimillion-dollar online gambling syndicate, which is said to have collected S$2 million in bets in the past month alone, were charged on Tuesday (29 November) with offences under the Remote Gambling Act and Common Gaming Houses Act. According Read More

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