Daily Archives: 2017-02-22

Contact Singapore to discontinue alliance with EDB and MOM starting from 1 April
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Economic Development Board (EDB) and Ministry of Manpower (MOM) will discontinue the Contact Singapore alliance starting from 1 April, according to emails sent to its subscribers on Tuesday (21 February) night. One of the aims of Contact Singapore is to help engaging overseas Singaporeans Read More

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Nine reports filed where victims cheated into purchasing Grab/Uber promotional packages
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Nine reports have been filed to the Police since last week where victims were cheated into purchasing “Grab / Uber promotional packages”, totalling at least $7,700. Posted on Singapore Police Force (SPF) Facebook page, the Police said that victims were introduced to the Read More

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UN Human Rights Office concerned by Malaysia conviction over film screening
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

By UN Human Rights South East Asia BANGKOK – The UN Human Rights Office for South-East Asia is concerned by a Malaysian court’s conviction of human rights activist Lena Hendry over a private screening of a documentary on the Sri Lankan civil war, Read More

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UK CAA enforced action against five major airlines for denying passengers compensation for delayed flights
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today launched enforcement action against five major airlines, including Singapore Airlines (SIA) for denying passengers the compensation they are legally entitled to, for delayed flights. The other airlines are American Airlines, Emirates, Etihad, and Turkish Airlines. CAA Read More

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River Valley childcare denies allegations of neglecting children
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The preschool at River Valley denied online allegations that it had neglected children under its care and feeding them rotten fruits. Sam’s Early Learning Centre in Jalan Mutiara, off River Valley Road, sent a statement to the media on Wednesday (22 Feb), saying Read More

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Detention Katong: A musical to reflect and laugh off growing pains in school
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

“Detention Katong”, a star-studded musical performance by Dream Academy Productions which tells about a goody-two-shoes student who turns to petty offence to seek her single mother’s attention as part of a bigger story of how teenagers manage the hectic and rigid education system in Read More

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Collective “punishment” for water wastage?
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

by Teo Soh Lung The NewPaper today has two interesting articles. The first is “Managing water demand can help too” by Martin Stavenhagen, Joost Buurman & Cecilia Tortajada. I like the information on water consumption of the European Union, how they conserve water Read More

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Ng Chee Meng: Schools guided by interests and well-being of child to determine whether to take up Higher Mother Tongue
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Minister for Education (Schools) Ng Chee Meng said that schools are guided by the interests and well-being of the child to determine whether children are allowed to take up Higher Mother Tongue. This is his response to questions filed on 7 February by Read More

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Why this Credit Card myth is costing Singaporeans hundreds and thousands of dollars
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by ValuePengiun.sg If you are shopping around for a new credit card, you are probably starting out by asking what the best credit card in Singapore is. When you Google “best credit card in Singapore,” you’ll likely get a few results suggesting a Read More

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Gan Kim Yong : CHAS renewal application to submit every two years so Government able to update latest information
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Minister for Health Gan Kim Yong said that households are requested to submit a renewal application form of Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS) every two years so that the Government can verify and update their latest household information. This is his response to questions Read More

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