Monthly Archives: December 2016

AMKTC – Overlapping roles can be efficient?
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

By Leong Sze Hian I refer to the article “Overlapping roles can be efficient but safeguards needed” (Straits Times, 31 Dec). Key officers at town councils are often also employees of the managing agent It states that “The key officers at town councils Read More

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Three Norway leased Swiber-linked vessels seized in Singapore
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Three of of Swiber Holdings vessels had been seized in an arrest moved by a syndicate of banks in Singapore on 22 December. All three vessels were arrested at ASL Shipyard, the litigant in the arrest is United Overseas Bank (UOB), acting as Read More

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Amos Yee admits regret on provocative posts that landed him in jail twice
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Amos Yee said on Friday (30 Dec) he regretted inflammatory posts that landed him in jail twice in his home country, he said that the videos he made which insulted Singapore’s late prime minister and various religions were in bad taste. “I told Read More

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LSBF Singapore recognised as best private school for Accountancy and Hospitality & Tourism
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) Singapore had been named Best Private School in Accountancy and Best Private School in Hospitality & Tourism at the Training & Education Development (TED) Awards ceremony on last 1 December. LSBF in Singapore was established in Read More

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Dealing with 4 types of tenants from hell
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

By Property Soul What’s the biggest headache of first time landlords? Slow economy? Soft market? Sibor rise? Bad agent? No tenant? Try again. If you had been a landlord before, you would agree with me that no tenant is still better than bad Read More

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SBS Transit: 11 bus services to be diverted due to road closures for CNY festive celebrations
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

SBS Transit announced that eleven of its bus services – 33, 54, 63, 80, 124, 145, 147, 166, 197, CT8 and CT18 – will be diverted in and around Chinatown, due to road closures for the Chinese New Year festive celebrations. The affected Read More

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SBS Transit to add 40 more trips on NEL during weekday morning peak hours
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

SBS Transit has announced that it will be adding 40 more trips a week to the North East Line during the weekday morning peak hours to cater to growing demand for rail services which will commence from Tuesday (3 January 2017). SBS said Read More

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2016 is set to be the hottest year on record in Singapore since temperature records started in 1929
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

National Ennvironment Agency (NEA) has announced that the year 2016 is set to be the hottest year on record in Singapore since temperature records started in 1929. The mean annual temperature recorded at the Changi climate station (as at 29 December 2016) is Read More

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Man got five months’ jail for stealing $21,776 from his mother
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

A district court on (30 Dec) sentenced a man who had stolen his mother’s ATM card and withdrew a total of $21,776 over five months with imprisonment for five months. His sentence was backdated to Nov 8. Mohamed Nasir Salim (57), pleaded guilty Read More

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Report on overpriced Home Improvement Programme in Ang Mo Kio Town Council filed in September
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

Andy (not his real name), a resident of Ang Mo Kio GRC was sent a brochure from the Ang Mo Kio Town Council in August this year, which promoted the Home Improvement Programme (HIP) and included a list of optional improvements. At first Read More

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