Daily Archives: 2017-04-13

S Iswaran: Plans to remake Orchard Road
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S Iswaran has spoken of plans to remake Orchard Road. During the annual Tourism Industry Conference, Mr Iswaran said that the Government is determined to keep the evolution in the tourism sector. One of the ways to maintain that Read More

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Autism – More than just a word for Adrian Pang
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In May last year, Pangdemonium presented a play, giving everyone a chance to fully experience a powerful and emotional performance revolving around autism. Directed by Tracie Pang and written by Deanna Jent, Falling examined the meaning of unconditional love, and dares to ask: “How Read More

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Yishun North NPC: Appeal for information of criminal misappropriation
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Yishun North Neighborhood Police Centre (NPC) posted an appeal for information on a case of criminal misappropriation of a bird and birdcage which took place at Yishun. On its Facebook account, Yishun North NPC wrote that it is looking for a male subject Read More

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Corruption in Singapore: 32-year low, but many high profile cases?
By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

Corruption hits 32-year low I refer to the article “Corruption cases hit 32-year low in 2016” (Straits Times, Apr 13). It states that “The number of cases tackled by the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) last year was the lowest in 32 years. Read More

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Private-hire cars to display pair of tamper-evident decals from 1 July
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

All private-hire cars used to provide chauffeured services must display a pair of tamper-evident decals on the front and back windscreen of their vehicles from 1 July 2017, Land transport Authority (LTA) announced today. LTA said that this is to allow for easier identification of registered Read More

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25-year-old man arrested for connection with credit-for-sex scam syndicate
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A 25-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday (11 April) in relation to credit-for-sex scams. The Singapore Police Force (SPF) stated that it received at least 164 reports on credit-for-sex scams in the first 3 months of the year. In these cases, victims lost more Read More

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How much income do you need to afford a car in Singapore?
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by Valuepenguin.sg While Singapore is the most expensive country in the world to own a car, that doesn’t stop many of us from dreaming of having one of our own. But how much money do you actually have to make to be able Read More

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Unlocking HDB’s asset value, a choice between downgrade and surrender
By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

HDB a ‘good store of asset value’ for those who plan ahead  I refer to the article “HDB flats ‘good store of asset value’ for those who plan ahead: Lawrence Wong” (Apr 12). The article states that “A Housing and Development Board (HDB) Read More

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No matter how high prices are, HDB flat as an asset will depreciate given the reversion to zero
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by Chris Kuan Look at this chart from International Property Advisors reproduced by the Straits Times and you’ll be thinking “Asset enhancement? What asset enhancement?”. Hence the tune has changed to “good store of value” but even so, you should be thinking “Good Read More

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Tsao Foundation partners with Ngee Ann Polytechnic to launch first Specialist Diploma in Community Gerontology Nursing
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Tsao Foundation, a pioneer in community-based primary healthcare that promotes successful ageing and enables ageing in place has sealed an agreement with Ngee Ann Polytechnic to deliver Singapore’s first Specialist Diploma in Community Gerontology Nursing with the aim of providing quality healthcare to Read More

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