Daily Archives: 2017-05-15

Joint statement calling for an open Presidential election in September
By Yasmeen Posted on by Yasmeen 0

With Mr Ong Teng Cheong being Singapore’s first elected President, the upcoming Presidential election in September should be considered an open election. That is National Solidarity Party’s (NSP) Secretary General, Mr Lim Tean’s message in a joint statement he wrote on his Facebook page. Read More

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LTA: Suggestions invited for official names of three stations on the Circle Line 6
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on 15 May that members of the public are invited to suggest official names of three stations on the Circle Line 6 (CCL6). The suggested station names need to fit one of several criteria: Help commuters easily Read More

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Singapore and Guantanamo
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

by Teo Soh Lung The whole world knows about prisoners in Guantanamo. Few however know about a high security prison in Singapore where prisoners suffer the same fate as those in Guantanamo. They are detained indefinitely without trial with many tortured and unknown. Read More

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Two hidden costs of getting in a car accident in Singapore
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

by ValuePenguin How much will getting into a car accident cost you in Singapore? The answer could be more than you might think. Our team at ValuePenguin took a look at the various ways a car accident could affect your budget in the Read More

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How much should your first home cost?
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

by ValuePenguin You’ve been working for quite a few years, saving money to buy your home one day. You are getting married, and now you’ve finally saved enough to make it happen. However, with homes easily costing close to a million dollars or Read More

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How can you tell if you’re ready to start a family in Singapore?
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

by SingSaver Raising children is one of the most transformative stages in life. For new parents in Singapore, the road ahead can be an unpredictable one, and financial preparation is key. Here’s how to tell if your wallet is ready to start a Read More

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All the Ramadan buffet deals you can enjoy in Singapore
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

by SingSaver Sharing a meal to break fast together is a beautiful tradition. Not only does a Ramadan buffet give you and your loved ones a chance to catch up, but it also provides a moment of togetherness that is all too fleeting Read More

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Simplify your budget with the 50-30-20 rule
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 0

by ValuePenguin With unexpected events and irresistible cravings hiding in every corner of our lives, controlling our expenditures on a daily basis can be a difficult task. However, just because it’s difficult to do, it doesn’t mean we can ignore it completely. One Read More

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AWARE to launch petition to call for changes to housing policies for single parents and their children
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

14 May 2017 ​- To mark Mother’s Day (14 May) and International Day of Families (15 May), AWARE will launch on 15 May a petition bringing together single parents, their children and supporters in calling for changes to housing policies. The Singapore’s leading Read More

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