Daily Archives: 2017-03-29

    Singapore retains title as world’s most expensive city for fourth consecutive year
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    By The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) A resurgent Asia  Singapore retains its title as the world’s most expensive city for a fourth consecutive year in a top ten that may have a familiar feel to it. Not only has Singapore stayed top but Read More

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    URA: Call for public feedback to rejuvenate Kallang River
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    The 10km Kallang River – about three times the length of the Singapore River – that stretches from Lower Peirce Reservoir to the Kallang Basin, is to be rejuvenated, as revealed by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) through the ‘A River Runs Through Read More

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    Are disabled’s parents encouraged to put money into trust fund with a payout lower than rate of inflation?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Few set up trust fund to care for kin I refer to the article “Few set up trust fund to care for kin with disabilities” (Straits Times, Mar 29). It states that “Although many parents of those with disabilities worry about what will happen to their Read More

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    GovTech and NUS signed agreement to develop public sector agencies
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) has announced the signing of a Memorandum of Intent (MOI) with the National University of Singapore (NUS) on Wednesday (29 March) to collaborate in the areas of technological innovation, specifically manpower and capability development for the Read More

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    Smoking fines at multi-story carpark and void deck spark mixed reactions among netizens
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Pictures of electronic notice of smoking offences circulating online are causing a stir among netizens. Road.sg Facebook page posted a picture of the notice and wrote that smoking in any multi-story car park (MSCP) would attract a $200 fine. It noted that National Read More

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    The effect a post-secondary education can have on your salary
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    By Value Penguin The average cost of attaining a post-secondary education in Singapore has risen at staggering rate of 38% since 2007, which is 10% faster than general inflation. Despite this trend, education continues to be one of the biggest spending areas for Singaporean families: Read More

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    Man arrested for possession of airsoft guns
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Singapore Police Force (SPF) has arrested a 26-year-old man for the possession of airsoft guns on Monday (27 March). On 27 March 2017, officers from Tanglin Division conducted a raid at his residence along Woodlands Drive. During the raid, two airsoft guns with Read More

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    Asian female senior execs in multinational firms confined to regional roles
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    – 90% of Asian female senior leaders aspire to global roles, but only 36% are at least somewhat confident that they will have the opportunity – An astonishing 85% are considering leaving their current companies in the next two years HONG KONG ‒ As the shortage in Read More

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    SingPost to open SingPost Centre mall at Paya Lebar Central
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    Singapore Post (SingPost) is to open a new retail mall at the SingPost Centre next to Paya Lebar MRT Station in the second half of this year. SingPost Centre will house the new General Post Office, which combines traditional counter service with technology-enabled Read More

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    Trio arrested for suspected involvement in two cases of impersonation of police officer scam
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Singapore Police Force (SPF) has arrested three men, aged between 20 and 44, for their suspected involvement in two cases of impersonation of police officer scam. The police said that in both cases, the victims had received calls from unknown persons who claimed Read More

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