Daily Archives: 2017-06-06

9,000 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes seized at Woodland Checkpoint

A Malaysia-registered truck, driven by a lone 33-year-old Malaysian man, was directed for further checks after arriving at the Woodlands Checkpoint by an officer from the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) on 2 June 2017 at about 9.30pm. The ICA officer had noticed anomalies in the scanned images of the truck which was conveying a consignment declared to be assorted bread. …

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Why does dental treatment cost so much but yet patients have to wait so long?

NDC extends clinic hours I refer to the article “National Dental Centre extends clinic hours for specialist treatments” (Straits Times, Jun 5). It states that “In a bid to clear its huge backlog of patients waiting for treatment, the National Dental Centre (NDC) has extended its clinic hours for certain treatments by an hour. Wait up to a year for …

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Irresponsible to pursue the policy of Build-To-Order flats

Below is a comment made by Lee Seok Geok at Straits Times Facebook page about its report, ”BTO first, propose later: Young couples don’t regret applying for flat first“ Bidadari 4RM @ $485K Tampines 4RM @ $350K !!! Clementi 4RM @ $520K Actual BTOs Transactions.. 1984-4RM in Tampines $62K 1996- 4RM in Tampines $107K 2017-4RM in Tampines $350K It is …

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