Daily Archives: 2017-05-29

CCS findings on pricey milk powder hardly address the issue of why prices are high
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Yasmeen/Terry Xu The increase in the price of formula milk powder for infants has been the focal point in Singapore since the beginning of the year. Surveys and data has shown that the cost of milk powder in Singapore far exceeds the Read More

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The gloomy prospects of Singapore in hands of untested elites
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by Sum Wee Lee I refer to recent online postings such as these: Nurul Story & Yusyairah Yusreen appealing public help for countless displaced families in our supposed First World Country! https://www.facebook.com/yusyairahyusry/posts/1436335709760296 While I am happy that many have risen to the occasion Read More

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ICA seized 5,000 cartons of cigarettes worth S$454,070 in evaded tax
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

On 26 May 2017 at about 12am, 5,000 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes were found by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers to be concealed within the shipment of an arriving Malaysia-registered truck . The truck which was driven by a lone 38-year-old Malaysian Read More

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Appropriate to mark 200 years of the founding of Singapore
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By Colin Pangolin I refer to the 26 May 2017 Straits Times letter “Inappropriate to mark anniversary of colonisation” by Mr Anthony Oei. Unlike Mr Oei, my parents and grandparents feel / felt neither shame nor humiliation with our colonial past despite having Read More

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Dollar climbs after Brussels meeting
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By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets The US dollar index climbed against the currencies of most of the US’ G10 counterparts, after the G7 meeting in Brussels. President Trump and other G7 leaders found common ground regarding increased co-operation in the fight against Islamist Read More

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