Daily Archives: 2017-01-18

Eight men own the same wealth as the poorest half of the world
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

There is a new estimation which shows that just eight men own the same wealth as the poorest half of the world. In a report published by Oxfam, it stated that as growth benefits the richest, the rest of society, especially the poorest, Read More

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Doctor imprisoned and fined for selling 25,765 bottles of cough medicine to drug addicts
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A doctor was sentenced to two years imprisonment and S$130,000 fine for selling 25,765 bottles worth more than $600,000 of cough mixture to drug addicts over a period of 15 months. Health Sciences Authority (HSA) said that this was one of the highest quantities of illegal codeine sales Read More

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Successful applicants of MAS debt scheme got “played out”?
By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

New plan to help borrowers cut debt The Straits Times article on 18 January,  “New plan to help borrowers cut debt” states that “The rule change will likely catch out many people.” Monetary Authority of Singapore is bringing changes to the regulation on unsecured Read More

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Trump’s movie week 
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets Volatility in currencies has risen sharply as the clock is ticking faster for Brexit and Trump’s first day in the white house.  Welcome to “Trump’s movie week” and fasten your safety belt. The dollar slumped 1.28% last night Read More

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Govt downplays large gap of sand import and export of Cambodia and Singapore
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Just this Monday, The Singapore government distanced itself from any wrongdoing over accusations that it imported tens of millions of tons of smuggled sand – in a response that an environmental NGO leader considered ‘full of lies’ and ‘devoid of any meaning’ – Read More

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Public healthcare system to be reorganised into three integrated clusters
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Last updated on February 13th, 2017 at 05:46 am18Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced that it will reorganise the public healthcare system into three integrated clusters to better meet Singaporeans’ future healthcare needs. The three integrated clusters formed will be as follows: Central Read More

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