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Daily Archives: 2017-03-01

Desmond Lee: A multi-pronged approach by AVA to manage animal population and mitigate health and safety concerns

Senior Minister of State for National Development, Desmond Lee said that Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) takes a multi-pronged approach, involving various stakeholders, to manage the animal population and mitigate health and safety concerns. This is his response to questions filed by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC who asked the Minister for National Development  for each year …

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LTA to seek industry’s participation in use of UAS and UV technology for MRT and road tunnel inspections

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to seek the industry’s participation in the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Unmanned Vehicle (UV) technology for MRT and road tunnel inspections. Currently, the Authority needs three-hour manual process, involving two workers walking along the underground MRT tunnels for inspection. In the future, LTA expects to …

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ActiveSG Football Academy killing industry, enterprise and will destroy Singaporean liveihoods

By Jose Raymond The ActiveSG Football Academy which is run by Sport Singapore is killing industry, enterprise and will destroy Singaporean livelihoods. ActiveSG Football Academy is being organized using taxpayers money, being conducted on fields which are maintained using taxpayers money, and administered by staff employed by Sport Singapore, a government agency under the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth …

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False justifications for water price increase

By Colin I refer to the 25 Feb 2017 Channel News Asia report “Raise water prices by as much as 100% to reflect production cost: Economist”. Water price hasn’t increased for 19 years Professor Ng Yew-Kwang said that water prices have not been raised since 2000 – nearly two decades ago. But the price of raw water bought from Malaysia …

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Three easy money saving habits you can set in minutes

By SingSaver.com.sg Adopting these money habits can help Singaporeans start saving money in minutes. We all know and understand the importance of saving money, but after dealing with the daily pressures of living, we can find it hard to muster the effort or time to do anything else. As with other areas of your life, setting good financial habits can reduce …

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3 tips on how to choose which petrol stations to use

By ValuePenguin.sg Petrol prices have been surging in Singapore as of late. According to Global Petrol Prices, a liter of petrol averaged S$2.01 in Singapore during the last week of February, 2017. This is up from S$1.96 in January 2017 and S$1.91 during November 2016. While this level of petrol prices is low relative to 2015 or 2013, it still …

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PM Lee maintains stance on 377a from 2007 speech in Parliament

BBC HARDtalk featured a trailer of an interview with Singapore Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong, a short exchange between Stephen Sackur and PM Lee regarding his views on the archaic 377a legislation left over by the British colonial empire. The BBC HARDtalk is a current affairs program by British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that features a 30-minute one-on-one interview. The interviewee is subjected …

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