Daily Archives: 2016-12-21

Take care of these three money matters when your engagement ends
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

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 Read More

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Lack of transparency in government’s budget means its position cannot be challenged
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Chris Kuan “Singapore had $190b cash (Budget) surplus between 2005 to 2014?” is the headline of a TOC article. Is this such a surprise? Is there even a need to add a “?” at the end of the statement? That the government Read More

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Malaysian male charged for the murder of colleague at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

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. Read More

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Governments need to act on tax havens to stop destructive race to bottom on corporate tax
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

“Collecting tax is one of the key means by which governments are able to address poverty and inequality. But big business is dodging tax on an industrial scale, depriving governments across the globe of the money they need to address poverty and invest Read More

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“Roared like a tiger, but now quiet as a mouse”
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

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 Read More

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Minister Wong: 17,000 new flats for sale to Singaporeans in 2017
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

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 Read More

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Male suspect arrested for alleged involvement in loan-sharking and harassment
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

A man was arrested in suspicion of activities in loan-sharking, the Singapore Police Force (SPF) informed on Tuesday (20 Dec) in a press release. SPF said, the arrest was a result of  police investigation in response to a report made on 6 Dec. Read More

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Steep decline in new home sales in November 2016
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

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, Read More

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Authorities beseech public to stay vigilant during festive season
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

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. Read More

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Former staff of Co-op Singapore Statutory Boards charged for misappropriating $5.1 million
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

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 Read More

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