Daily Archives: February 24, 2017

What is the revenue of water sales if costs are revealed
By Leong Sze Hian Posted on by Leong Sze Hian 0

Cost of supplying water has more than doubled I refer to the article “Cost of supplying water has more than doubled: PUB” (Straits Times, Feb 24). “The cost of developing and operating Singapore’s water supply system has more than doubled in 15 years. Read More

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International Premier of “We are not a nuisance! The Ken Ken & Gold-D story
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Animal Human Alliance announced the International Premier of “We are not a nuisance! The Ken Ken & Gold-D story” on Saturday (25 February). Based on the real-life story of Ken Ken and Gold-D, the documentary examines the situation of community cats. Looking at cases Read More

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SSG takes action against over 4,400 individuals for false SkillsFuture Credit claims, totalling $2.2 million
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) announced that it has taken enforcement action against over 4,400 individuals who submitted false SkillsFuture Credit claims, totalling about $2.2 million. In end January this year, SSG said that it has discovered about 4,400 individuals who have submitted false claims, Read More

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17-year-old male dies after falling from 4th floor of Orchard Central Mall
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

A 17-year-old man passed away from his injuries after he fell from the fourth-storey linkway between Orchard Central and Orchard Gateway on Friday (24 February) afternoon. Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said that it was alerted to the incident at about 4.05pm. The man then was Read More

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Is the Government not being truthful with the expected increase of water prices?
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

Finance Minister, Heng Swee Keat said in the Budget 2017 speech in Parliament, “Water prices were last revised in 2000, almost 20 years ago. We need to update our water prices to reflect the latest costs of water supply,” He noted that the Read More

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Indranee Rajah: Goods “should not and ought not go up” in relation to increase in water prices
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

A post-Budget forum was held on Thursday (23 February) by public feedback unit REACH, with the impending increase in water prices as the key issue. Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said on Monday (20 Feb 20) that water prices will increase for the Read More

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SIT and UniSIM to offer new programs to allow students alternate studying and working
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

SIM University (UniSIM) and Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) will offer new degree programs to allow undergraduates to alternate between studying and working. The program will start on the second half of this year. About 65 places would be available under the SkillsFuture Read More

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Result of GCE A-Level released, down slightly from last year
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Results of Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Advanced Level (GCE A-Level) Examination was released today (24 Feb), a joint press release from the MOE and SEAB informed. 12,538 students sat for the 2016 GCE A-Level Examination as school candidates. 11,612, or 92.6%, received Read More

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The need to reconsider how Singapore remembers WW2
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

By Vernon Chan Yes, the Syonan Gallery has been renamed to the less offensive and traumatising “Surviving the Japanese Occupation: War and its Legacies”. But have the professionals behind the formulating, marketing, chronicalising, and critiquing of Singapore history learnt from this episode? Should they seriously Read More

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14,492 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes confined in gypsum board layers seized, six Malaysians arrested
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

More than 14,000 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes were seized and six Malaysian men were arrested on Wednesday, the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) and Singapore Customs said in a press release on Friday (24 Feb). On 22 February 2017, at about 6.25am, an Read More

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