Daily Archives: 2017-04-24

    Five foreigners arrested for fraudulent GST refund claims and money laundering charges
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    Five Indian nationals were convicted of offences relating to fraudulent Goods and Services Tax (GST) claims under the electronic Tourist Refund Scheme (eTRS), Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, Singapore Customs, and Singapore Police Force said in a 24 April joint release. Karunanithi Saravanan Read More

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    Tax season 2017 maintains overall 96 percent record high on-time filing rate
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    Tax season 2017 maintains record high overall on-time filing rate, the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) stated on 24 April. IRAS announced that this year, 96 percent of taxpayers filed their tax returns on-time, maintaining the record high set last year. 770,000 Read More

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    Fire at multi-storey carpark at Blk 282 Bishan North Mall
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    A fire took place at a multi-storey carpark at Blk 282 Bishan North Mall MSCP on Monday (24 April) afternoon. No one was injured during the incident and the fire was extinguished by using a water jet. Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said Read More

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    Beware the FAS scandal offside trap!
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Vernon Chan FIFA’s 2015 reform package to improve transparency and accountability in the sport includes a call to remove government appointees from leadership of its regional and national administrative bodies. The reformation has seen a fallout in various countries, with political appointees Read More

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    Pay-as-you-use unit for the rental flats who are behind bills.
    Petition to Ministry of Social and Family Development to waive ‘Pay-as you-use’ for seniors in rental flats
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    Local volunteer group, Happy People Helping People Foundation (HPHPF) has created a petition – “Waive ‘Pay-as you-use’ charges for seniors staying in rented flats. Light is a necessity” which is to be presented to the Ministry of Social and Family Development to ask for the Read More

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    SPF alerts members of the public to be aware of fake email from Traffic Police
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Singapore Police Force (SPF) alerts member of the public to be aware to a variant of the impersonation of police officer scam, involving a fake email from the Traffic Police. The police said that the fake email typically informs the recipient about a parking Read More

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    Fatal accident between tipper truck and private bus at Jurong Island Highway resulted in one dead and nine injured
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    A fatal incident took place at the junction of Jurong Island Highway and Seraya Avenue on Monday (24 April) morning between a private bus and a tipper truck. The accident resulted in the death of a 62-year-old bus passenger. He was pronounced dead at Read More

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    MAS: Consumer Price Index remains unchanged from February
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced that all Items inflation and Core Inflation came in at 0.7 percent and 1.2 percent respectively in March, unchanged from the preceding month. The All-Items Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation was 0.7 percent in March, unchanged Read More

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    F1 too expensive in Singapore? Here’s a good news for F1 fans!
    By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

    This year’s Formula One (F1) season started with the first race held in Melbourne, Australia on the 26th of March. For those who are unaware, F1 is the highest class of single-seat auto racing that is sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA). Read More

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    MAS and CAD launched government-industry partnership to strengthen Singapore’s capabilities to fight financial crimes
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Last updated on June 25th, 2017 at 03:21 amThe Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) of the Singapore Police Force (SPF) has announced the launch of a government-industry partnership to strengthen Singapore’s capabilities in the fight against money Read More

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