Daily Archives: January 26, 2017

Man and woman arrested in suspicion of theft at fitness center in Tampines
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Police have arrested a 29-year-old woman and a 31-year-old man, for their suspected involvement in a series of theft cases at a fitness center in Tampines. On 19 September 2016, the police received a report from a 27-year-old victim who lost her wallet Read More

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2017 Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) to be released on 2 February
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced that it will release the posting results for the 2017 Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) on Thursday (2 February) at 9.00 am. The Ministry stated that applicants can obtain their posting results via the following channels: The JAE Internet Read More

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MTI: Singapore will continue to participate in regional trade deals
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Responding to the US President’s withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, the Ministry of Trade and Industry said in a statement on 24 Jan that Singapore will continue to participate in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership and the proposal for a Free Read More

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23-yr-old driver arrested for dangerous driving
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Police Force (SPF) has arrested a person in a blue Prius who went viral recently for driving recklessly on the road of the country. The Police said that a 23-year-old male driver has been arrested for the offence of Dangerous Driving on Read More

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Private residential properties prices decreased by 0.5 percent in 4th quarter 2016
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has announced that prices of private residential properties decreased by 0.5 percent in 4th quarter 2016, compared with the 1.5 percent decline in the previous quarter. For the whole of 2016, it noted prices fell 3.1 percent, compared with Read More

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Increased water level at Linggiu Reservoir in Johor due to heavy rain
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Rain has been falling extensively in the country throughout the last three days since Monday, resulting in the raise of the water level at the Linggiu Reservoir in Johor which is operated by Singapore’s national water agency PUB. PUB has stated that the Read More

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Ong Khiaw Hong appointed as new Chief Executive of ACRA
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Minister for Finance Tharman Shanmugaratnam has appointed Mr Ong Khiaw Hong as the new Chief Executive (CE) of the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) with effect from 1 April 2017. Mr Ong is currently the Deputy Commissioner (Corporate and Services Group) at Read More

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Will the S&CC increase after new rule by MND to reserve minimum of 14 per cent collection for lifts?
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

Town councils to set aside at least 14% of S&CC into lift fund  I refer to the article “Town Councils to set aside at least 14% of S&CC collections, grants into lift fund; will also get more grants from MND” (Straits Times, Jan Read More

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Singapore’s first taxi sharing scheme to be rolled out
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) Taxis has announced the roll-out of Singapore’s first taxi sharing schem26e, the SMRT Taxi Share. SMRT Taxis said that the it will progressively roll-out taxis at selected locations in Singapore for rent to drivers with a valid Taxi Read More

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