Daily Archives: 2016-12-22

    Additional travelling time on EWL due to track fault
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) tweeted at around 8.30pm that its East-West Line (EWL) from Outram Park station to Eunos station towards Pasir Ris was experiencing a track fault and asked passengers to add 15 minutes of additional travelling time. However, it noted Read More

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    HSA warns public of three health products with serious side effects
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) warned the public not to consume three health products which have caused serious side effects in people who took them. The three products are: Ananda Thukha Remedy for Diabetes, 1 Day Diet, Bee Brand Qi Li Xiang. HSA Read More

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    Social service officer sentenced 5 years and 4 months jail for misusing S$343,480 funds from ComCare
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    A social service officer, Chia Kwang Hwee, 33, was sentenced five years and four months jail for misusing S$343,480 funds from the Community Care Endowment Fund (ComCare) over three years, between Nov 2011 and Aug 2014 and was charged under the Penal Code, Computer Read More

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    What type of HDB flats can single Singaporeans buy?
    By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

    By SingSaver.com.sg Single Singaporeans looking to own their own HDB flats can choose between a BTO unit or purchasing a flat from the resale market. So you’re single and living it up, and the next milestone is to get your own HDB flat. You Read More

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    11 suspects arrested in police raid against loan sharking
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    In a raid against loan sharking conducted by the police, nine men and two women were arrested islandwide, the Singapore Police Force (SPF) informed on Thursday (22 Dec). Police officers from Jurong Division conducted simultaneous raids at multiple locations in Singapore during the Read More

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    Lack on transparency by PAP on Charles Chong’s medical condition troubling and hypocritical
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Member of Parliament (MP) for Punggol East SMC Charles Chong revealed on Tuesday (20 December) that he had undergone a liver transplant on 1 December and was discharged on 14 December. Mr Charles said in a statement that he was diagnosed with a Read More

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    Director of waterproofing company, sentenced to 30 months’ imprisonment for corruption offences
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) has announced that Ling Chun Teck Donald, a Singaporean company director of TAC Contracts Pte Ltd operating in the waterproofing and general works industry, was sentenced to 30 months’ imprisonment for corruption offences on 22 December 2016. CPIB Read More

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    $215,000 fine, largest ever meted for conducting estate agency work without CEA license
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    A Singapore company and its sole director were convicted in Court today for conducting unlicensed estate agency work without being licensed by the Council for Estate Agencies (CEA), the council informed today (21 Dec) on its press release. Franks Property Pte Ltd was Read More

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    Police alerts public on unsolicited calls claiming to be from government
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Singapore Police Force (SPF) alerts members of the public who receive unsolicited calls from people claiming to be government agency officials to be vigilant as they . The Police stated that people should ignore the call as there are times where the caller Read More

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    Explaining budget surpluses from Singstat data
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    By Chris Kuan A friend asked me to explain the table that Leong Sze Hian extracted from Singstat in his article in TOC “Singapore had $190b cash (Budget) surplus between 2005 to 2014?”. The table is tagged below. I don’t have all the Read More

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