Daily Archives: February 9, 2017

Colleague of alleged sexually harassed woman goes on social media to voice frustration over Police’s response
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

A self-professed social media hermit, Amanda Lai posted her frustration on the incident that happened to her work colleague on her Facebook on 8 Feb, stating her disappointment on the police officer who took her colleague’s statement when she filed a report of Read More

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HDB lift with “Waterfall feature” at Tiong Bahru
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

A video shows a lift located at Tiong Bahru, showered with “waterfall” as a resident takes the lift up the HDB flat. https://www.facebook.com/mrbrownlah/?fref=nf Renowned Singapore blogger, Mr Brown posted the video on his Facebook page, saying that Tiong Bahru flat has “waterfall feature” Read More

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LTA to stop issuing physical road tax discs from 15 February 2017
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Land Transport Authority (LTA) has reminded the public that it will stop issuing physical road tax discs from 15 February 2017 as part of its efforts to streamline processes as announced in August last year, stating that motorists will also no longer be Read More

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1.6kg heroin and synthetic cannabis oil seized in CNB operation
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) conducted two separate operations on 7 and 8 February 2017 and arrested four persons and seized about 1.6kg of heroin and a packet of vegetable matter believed to be cannabis and four bottles of suspected synthetic cannabis oil. Read More

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Lim Swee Say: Employers have to substantiate claim that employee’s performance is poor
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

The Minister for Manpower Lim Swee Say said employers who terminate employment contracts on the ground of poor performance have to be able to substantiate their claim of poor performance. Non-Constituency Member of Parliament Assoc Prof Daniel Goh Pei Siong questioned the Minister Read More

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MOM initiates new annual survey on freelancers
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

The Minister for Manpower Lim Swee Say said that in September last year the MOM has initiated a new annual survey, to gather statistics on the changes in the freelancing landscape to understand the profiles of freelancers, including whether it is their primary Read More

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Oil rebounds despite inventory pile up
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets Oil prices rebounded 1.5% overnight despite a big jump in US crude inventories. Last night’s US DoE report showed that commercial crude inventories rose 13.8 million barrels last week as US refineries cut output. This marks the fifth Read More

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AECOM Singapore Pte Ltd appointed to design HSR infrastructure within Singapore
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has appointed AECOM Singapore Pte Ltd and its team of specialist consultants to conduct the Advanced Engineering Study (AES) for the complete design of the High Speed Rail (HSR) infrastructure within Singapore. This includes providing architectural, civil, electrical, mechanical Read More

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Zero Singaporeans to benefit from Manpower Minister’s annual job growth of 25,000 to 40,000 forecast?
By Leong Sze Hian Posted on by Leong Sze Hian 0

Singaporeans to expect annual job growth of 25,000 to 40,000? I refer to the article “Annual job growth of 25,000 to 40,000 for next three to five years: Lim Swee Say” (Straits Times, Feb 8). It states that “Singapore aims to create about Read More

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Water is affordable – A perspective check
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

By Anthony Tan I refer to the commentary “Singapore water cost 10 times more than Hong Kong but average consumption only 30% less” on your site. While I agree with the author view that price of water is considerably higher than in certain countries. Read More

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