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Daily Archives: 2017-02-20

Koh Poh Koon: Culling free roaming chickens is only as a ‘last resort’

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 Kok Kwang (Nee Soon GRC) and Non-Constituency Member of Parliament Daniel Goh Pei Siong on Monday, had asked …

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Trust is a scarce commodity in properties

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 be found in industry stakeholders and the mass media. Have something up your sleeve? It is interesting …

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PPP: Dismay and disappointed over Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

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 Monday (20 February). The statement said that it is without doubt, that under the watch of its …

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SPF: Stern warnings for cooling-off day breaches during 2016 Bukit Batok by-election

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 that parties involved had published online articles in breach of the prohibition of election advertising on Cooling-Off …

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How Singaporeans can save money on honeymoon destinations

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 to bask in the glow of a newly minted marriage before having to tackle the challenges of …

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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 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 Migration Economics (Home) has received feedback from workers that they usually got a fraction of what they …

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