Daily Archives: 2017-03-24

9-year-old male student laced water bottle of female classmate with Dettol hand soap
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

A nine-year-old male student poured Dettol liquid soap into a female student’s water bottle, in an attempt to “help” another female classmate, whom he is interested in, to get revenge over a trivial matter in school. The victim, whose bottle was “poisoned”, went into Read More

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Lawrence Wong: Be attentive and realistic in choosing home for life
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

The Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong warns members of the public to pay attention and be realistic when buying old flats, especially in relation with the Selective En bloc Redevelopment Scheme (SERS). The Minister reminds buyers that SERS only offered to HDB Read More

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NWC invites public to share views on what could be included in the annual wage considerations
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

The National Wages Council (NWC) invites members of the public to share views on what could be included in the annual wage recommendations. The tripartite body made up of employer, employee, and government representatives will convene in April and May 2017 to develop Read More

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ICA alerts fake website phishing for visitors’ visa reference numbers and passport numbers
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) issued a statement that it is aware of a fake website that is phishing for visitors’ visa reference numbers and passport numbers – www.singapore-epass.com/login.html. The ICA advises members of the public to exercise caution to not unwittingly fall Read More

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E-bike cyclist collides with elderly on bicycle after running the red light at Hougang
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Last updated on March 27th, 2017 at 09:40 amA teenager riding an e-bike ran a red light and knocked into a elderly man in his sixties who was crossing the road on a bicycle. The accident occurred at the junction of Hougang Ave 5 Read More

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This credit card mistake is more damaging to Singaporeans than to Americans
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

By Value Penguin Credit cards and personal loans often come with a concept called “minimum required payment.” This refers to the smallest amount you have to pay to your bank in order to avoid being charged late payment fees, usually ranging from 3% Read More

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Margins from drugs and medical procedures to cover cost of Public hospitals?
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

I refer to the Ministry of Health (MOH)’s reply “Public healthcare institutions operate on non-profit basis” and Singapore General Hospital’s reply “Our charges are comparable to most hospitals” (Straits Times Forum, Mar 24) to the two letters by Mr David Soh Poh Huat (Do public hospitals Read More

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A money minute with Shireena Shroff Manchharam
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

By SingSaver.com.sg How does she/he do it? It’s a question that we find ourselves pondering whenever someone appears to be always on top of their game — whether it’s their career, their style, or the way they raise their perfect children. The same can Read More

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Startup SG Founder: S$20m budget to support first-time entrepreneurs
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

To support first-time entrepreneurs who are just starting out, the Startup SG Founder scheme has prepared a budget of about $20 million. This was announced by Minister of State for Trade and Industry Koh Poh Koon on Wednesday (22 Mar) at at the Read More

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Happy People Helping People Foundation opens April Meal Funds Collection for box collectors
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Happy People Helping People (HPHP) Foundation has opened April Meal Funds Collection for box collectors, the foundation announced on its Facebook. In recent years, the foundation has seen an increase in the number of elderly box collectors in Singapore. Most of them, in Read More

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