Daily Archives: February 20, 2017

Fire at Block 138 Bedok Reservoir Road, man stood on ledge of bedroom
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

A man was standing on a ledge outside a bedroom of a 4th floor unit of Block 138 Bedok Reservoir Road as a fire broke down on Monday (20 February). Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said that it was alerted at about 5pm this Read More

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Koh Poh Koon: Culling free roaming chickens is only as a ‘last resort’
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

The free-ranging chickens and other animals will only be culled by the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) as a ‘last resort’, the Minister of State for National Development Koh Poh Koon said in Parliament on Monday (20 Feb). Member of Parliament Louis Ng Read More

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Lee Bee Wah: Increase of water price, just to bring up the awareness of the importance of water
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

Member of Parliament for Nee Soon GRC, Er Dr Lee Bee Wah said that the 30% increase of water price is to bring up awareness of the importance of water and that there will be families who need help for the increase in Read More

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AVA: Complaints on snakes and birds increasing but on monkeys decreased last year
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Complaints on snakes and birds is increasing but complaints on decreased despite a rise last year, the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) said. AVA last year received about 7,860 complaints about birds, up from about 4,360 in 2013, and about 850 Read More

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30% increase in water prices: No mention of revenue and cost for justification but tells you how much rebates are given
By Leong Sze Hian Posted on by Leong Sze Hian 0

I refer to the Budget speech that was delivered in Parliament on 20 February on the increase of price for water in Singapore. Increase by 30% in 2 phases Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said on Monday (20 Feb 20) that water prices Read More

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Trust is a scarce commodity in properties
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

By Property Soul In properties, market confidence determines the boom and doom of the industry. To property buyers and investors, trust can make or break a deal. In this digital world, trust is more valued than ever. Unfortunately, trust is increasingly rare to Read More

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PPP: Dismay and disappointed over Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Goh Meng Seng, Secretary General of People’s Power Party (PPP), has released a statement to express its dismay and dissapointment on the account that the Republic is hosting a state level visit with Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu for two days, starting on Read More

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SPF: Stern warnings for cooling-off day breaches during 2016 Bukit Batok by-election
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Police Force (SPF) has administered stern warnings, acting on the directions of the Attorney-General’s Chambers, in lieu of prosecution to Mr Chua Chin Seng, The Independent Singapore, Mr Masilamani Pillai Kumaran, Mr Ravi Chandran Philemon and Mr Alfred Dodwell. The Police stated Read More

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How Singaporeans can save money on honeymoon destinations
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

By SingSaver.com.sg Being flexible and open-minded can help Singaporean newlyweds enjoy honeymoon destinations that won’t break the bank. Weddings can be such exhausting affairs – especially for the people at the centre of it all. A honeymoon is the perfect opportunity for exhausted newlyweds Read More

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More than nine in ten salary claims resolved by MOM but workers only got back a fraction what they are entitled to
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

by Jolovan Wham, Acting Executive Director of Humanitarian Organisation for Migration Economics (HOME) I refer to the report “95% of salary-related claims resolved last year” (Feb 7). Though the Ministry of Manpower resolved more than nine in 10 salary claims, the Humanitarian Organisation for Read More

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