Daily Archives: 2016-12-21

Take care of these three money matters when your engagement ends

By SingSaver.com.sg It’s the last thing you want to do after a broken engagement, but find time to take care of these money matters. Singaporeans going through a broken engagement have a number of things they need to deal with immediately. Apart from the emotional distress, ending an engagement can cause financial complications. While you probably are not in the mood …

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Malaysian male charged for the murder of colleague at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal

A 23-year-old Malaysian, Ahmad Muin Yaacob, was charged on Wednesday (21 December) with the murder of a woman found dead at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal on 24 November between 9am and 1pm. The woman was later identified as Ahmad's colleague, a cleaning supervisor, Madam Maimunah Awang. Her body was found by another cleaning supervisor in 2m-deep drain near her rest area with injuries …

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“Roared like a tiger, but now quiet as a mouse”

Referring to an article published on the South China Sea dispute, Secretary General of Singfirst, Tan Jee Say commented on the leadership quality of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, saying that PM Lee "roared like a tiger, but now quiet as a mouse". Mr Tan noted that in July 2016, when the Hague tribunal ruled in favour of the Philippines but …

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Minister Wong: 17,000 new flats for sale to Singaporeans in 2017

Minister for National Development (MND) Lawrence Wong posted on the blog of the Ministry of National Development that Housing & Development Board (HDB) will launch about 17,000 new flats for sale to Singaporeans. The Minister said that about 2,200 more households were able to purchase a subsidised flat under the higher income ceiling; 4,100 households benefitted from the enhanced Special …

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Steep decline in new home sales in November 2016

While the developers in Singapore held back major launches in the year-end pause, transactions for new private homes in Singapore fell in November 2016. Developers only sold 860 units last month, a fall of 31.4 per cent compared with 1,253 units in October, the Urban Redevelopment Authority informed on its release on Thursday (15 Dec). On its release of 3rd …

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Authorities beseech public to stay vigilant during festive season

Various warnings were issued by authorities to members of the public as the festive season is coming closer. Singapore Police Force (SPF) posted a chart to alert people as this time of the year most people still have some festive shopping to do. The Police repost tips from Carousell on buying things online. The chart warns members of the public …

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Former staff of Co-op Singapore Statutory Boards charged for misappropriating $5.1 million

Two female former staff members of the Singapore Statutory Boards Employees’ Co-operative Thrift and Loan Society have been charged on Wednesday (21 December) with hundreds of charges of fraud and other offences involving $5.1 million. Arni Ahmad, 41, former assistant manager, was charged with 467 counts. While, former administrative executive Hanati Jani, 49, was charged with 275 charges. The co-operative …

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