Daily Archives: 2016-12-29

Why are taxis being charged for ERP?
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Following the statement from Land Transport Authority (LTA) which says that it will be simplifying the TA framework from 1 January 2017, one of the taxi drivers, Jason Choo, wrote on Singapore Taxi Driver Facebook account his question regarding the ERP charging on taxi. Read More

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Grabhitch driver brings dog along trip with passenger bitten at end of journey
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Rushdan Eilyaas on his Facebook page, shared a story of how he used the service of Grabhitch on Christmas, 25 December after his work had ended during his shift, since Grabhitch offers 50 percent off the ride in the early morning of about 2am. There were Read More

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Trans-Cab to cut its rental rate for cabbies who operate alone starting from 1 January
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore’s second-largest taxi company, Trans-cab, has  announced on Wednesday (28 December) that it will cut its rental rate for cabbies who operate alone and apply to both new and existing drivers starting from 1 January 2017. This move was taken in the middle Read More

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Iris images to be collected from Singaporeans and PRs starting 1 January
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Ministry of Home Affairs (MFA) has announced that the amendments to the National Registration Act (NRA), which were passed in Parliament on 10 November 2016, will take effect from 1 January 2017. The Ministry stated that the National Registration Act (NRA) was enacted Read More

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21-yr-old Malaysian sentenced to 8 months imprisonment for smuggling 23 puppies
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) has announced that a Malaysian man, Yeun Jian Iun, 21, and a Singaporean Cheow Yon Siong, 51, were charged for illegally importing 23 puppies today. Yuen pleaded guilty, and was sentenced to 8 months imprisonment for illegal import Read More

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Two Vietnamese sentenced to six months imprisonment for smuggling 12 birds of protected species
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) has announced that two Vietnamese who smuggled 12 Chinese Hwamei (Garrulax canorus) into Singapore were each sentenced to six months imprisonment today (29 December). AVA said that the two men were also sentenced to four months Read More

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Two-car train operation at Punggol LRT to start service on 29 December
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) and SBS Transit (SBST) have announced in a joint statement that from 29 December 2016, the completion of upgrading of the Punggol LRT to allow two-car operations, which doubles the capacity of each train to 204 passengers. They stated that Read More

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Top 10 Jobs “Statistics” of 2016?
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By Leong Sze Hian The article by Straits Times, “Reflecting on 2016” (29 Dec), states that “December may just be a routine month in the calendar for some, but for others, the end of the year is a time for reflection, contemplation and New Read More

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Water leak at JEM shopping mall during lunch hour
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

During lunch time on Wednesday (28 December), one of the ceilings of Jurong East shopping mall Jem was leaking for more than three hours, leaving water puddles inside the building as reported by Lianhe Zaobao. It said that the leak started from 12.35pm Read More

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Passengers besieged by bedbugs during journey on Starmart Express coach bus
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Passenger take to Facebook to complain about bed bug infested coach, leading to passengers being bitten and suffering from itch throughout the whole journey. Claiming that Starmart Express had deleted her earlier post on their website about her complaint, Hannah Zekie posted on Read More

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