Daily Archives: 2017-02-15

What are you really paying for when you buy chocolate in Singapore?

By SingSaver.com.sg Here’s an honest look at what goes into your chocolates, and how to save money when you buy them. In the old days, you could pay a $5 note for a chocolate bar and expect change. But look at the chocolates at supermarkets in Singapore these days, and you’ll be hard pressed to find anything at that price. It’s …

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ezbuy to host one-off warehouse sale on 17-19 February

Note: Nearest MRT is Kovan, not Tampines ezbuy.sg, Singapore’s first and largest global shopping platform by page views and number of distribution points, is hosting a one-off warehouse sale this weekend from 17-19 February 2017 11am-8pm at ezbuy.sg’s main warehouse at 1 Greenwich Drive #01-01 Singapore 533865. Items for sale include furniture, apparel, toys, electrical, pet and household ware. Ms …

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MAS: Changes to finance company regulations, enhancing ability to finance SMEs

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced regulatory changes starting this year to strengthen the flexibility of finance companies and enhance their ability to provide financing to small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). This is a relaxation of business restrictions with enhanced prudential standards, MAS said on its press release on 14 Fabruary. Mas said finance companies often provide more …

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Indonesian domestic worker charged with murder for death of 78-yr-old employer

A 37-year-old Indonesian domestic worker has been charged in court on Wednesday (15 February) with the murder of her 78-year-old employer in her living room of flat at Block 276, Tampines Street 22 on Monday (13 February) afternoon at around 2.10pm. Minah had allegedly killed the elderly, Madam Tay Quee Lang, who was found dead with a knife wound on her neck. She …

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Dollar surges on Yellen’s hawkish tone

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets Federal Reserve Chairwomen Janet Yellen gave hawkish comments on the Fed’s rate hike path, hinting that the central bank could raise interest rates steady throughout the year. This was in line with our expectations as recent data shows robust growth in the jobs market and inflation is getting closer to the Fed’s target. The US …

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CNB: Total of 3,245 drug abusers in 2016, a 3% decrease from 2015

Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) has announced that it had arrested a total of 3,245 drug abusers in 2016, noting that this was a 3 percent decrease from the 3,343 drug abusers arrested in 2015. While CNB stated that the number of repeat drug abusers arrested decreased by 7 percent, from 2,034 in 2015 to 1,898 in 2016, the number of …

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HDB launches 4,056 Build-To-Order flats in February’s exercise.

The Housing & Development Board (HDB) launched 4,056 Build-To-Order (BTO) flats in Punggol, Clementi and Tampines on Tuesday (14 Feb), HDB announced on its press release. These flats are in six projects: Waterway Sunrise II, Northshore Cove in Punggol, Tampines GreenBloom, Tampines GreenFlora, Clementi NorthArc, and Clementi Peaks. They are the first portion of 17,000 flats to be launched in …

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