Monthly Archives: December 2016

Many Singtel customers still highlight connection issues after SingTel announced resumption of service

Telco provider, SingTel Singapore, announced Sunday (4 December) morning that its fibre broadband services have been fully restored after the breakdown which started early yesterday morning. It also stated that affected broadband customers who are also Singtel postpaid mobile customers will have their local mobile data charges waived for both Saturday (3 December 2016) and Sunday (4 December 2016). At the …

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Singtel: 80% of fibre broadband services have been restored as of Sunday 7am

Local telco provider, Singtel shared that 80% of its fibre broadband services have been restored as of 7 am on Sunday, and its engineers estimate that full service restoration will be achieved in the next few hours. The company will provide further updates when restoration is complete. While many has posted on the Singtel’s Facebook page that their services have …

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Singtel breakdown for more than 10 hours; mobile data charges to be waived

Telco provider, SingTel, announced on its Facebook page earlier this morning (3 December) that some of their customers may be experiencing difficulties accessing their Fibre Broadband services and their engineers are working to resolve the problem. At 11.55am, SingTel wrote that some customers may still be experiencing difficulties accessing their fibre broadband services. It added that its engineers are still investigating …

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Medishield Life surplus – Pervasive building of Singapore reserves is simply burdening citizens with costs

By Chris Kuan On 31 October, Ministry of Health (MOH) reported that S$1.736 billion was collected in premiums for MediShield Life (MSL) from November last year to September this year — almost three times higher than the payouts. Deflecting the question about the large disparity, MOH explained that to distribute premiums more evenly throughout a person’s lifetime, a proportion of …

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38-yr-old woman to be charged in court for multiple cheating cases

A 38-year-old woman suspected for her involvement in multiple cheating cases, has been arrested by the Police. Several victims from travel agencies reported to the Police in November, saying that they were cheated by a woman who had purchased large numbers of Universal Studios, Zoo, Adventure Cove and Sea Aquarium tickets. Police stated in its press release that the suspect had …

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Scammer using Friends Feature on Facebook, steals more than $14,600

Seven victims have been scammed on Facebook, with at least $14,600 stolen from them, the police informed in a press release on Friday (2 Dec). The scam used ‘Facebook Friends’ feature and contacted the targeted users of the Facebook platform, saying they saw the victims’ names posted in a lists of contest winners on several Facebook pages created by the …

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Five-ways Big Data is disrupting Singapore’s property market

By Property Soul Do you know that our property industry is facing a major disruption? And Big Data will be playing a major role in this disruption, similar to what is happening now in the finance, media, healthcare and manufacturing sectors? What’s the big deal about Big Data? In the age of IoT (Internet of Things), the transfer of data …

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