Daily Archives: March 1, 2017

Desmond Lee: A multi-pronged approach by AVA to manage animal population and mitigate health and safety concerns
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

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 Read More

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Leon Perera: Price hikes seem more synchronised to the political cycle than to the economic cycle
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) Leon Perera told Parliament yesterday (28 February) that the timing of the price hikes introduced in the recent Budget 2017 seems more synchronised to the political cycle than to the economic cycle. Mr Perera said that the economy Read More

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LTA to seek industry’s participation in use of UAS and UV technology for MRT and road tunnel inspections
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

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, Read More

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ActiveSG Football Academy killing industry, enterprise and will destroy Singaporean liveihoods
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

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 Read More

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MPs still call for fiscal prudence despite having $190 billion surplus between 2005 and 2014?
By Leong Sze Hian Posted on by Leong Sze Hian 0

Budget: Need for fiscal prudence I refer to the article “Budget 2017: Need for fiscal prudence, even as Govt helps workers and businesses, say MPs” (Channel NewsAsia, Feb 28). It states that “The first day of the debate on Budget 2017 on Tuesday Read More

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False justifications for water price increase
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

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 Read More

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Three easy money saving habits you can set in minutes
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

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 Read More

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3 tips on how to choose which petrol stations to use
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

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 Read More

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Pointless to ask for more “naysayers” when the environment does not permit so
By Ghui Posted on by Ghui 0

At a recent forum with the theme of unintended consequences in Singapore, panellists noted that Singapore required more “naysayers” in order to do well in the next 50 years. While the logic behind that reasoning is sound, this is an issue that should Read More

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PM Lee maintains stance on 377a from 2007 speech in Parliament
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

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 Read More

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