Daily Archives: 2017-07-06

Short Term Rental reduced to 3 months minimum

by 99.co Singapore Government has just announced that the minimum stay duration in private properties is being reduced from 6 months to 3 months. Signalling a continuous relaxation of policies, which would be a boon for real estate tech and innovative companies such as AirBnB and 99.co. Less restrictive policy – more innovation to meet new demand While a minimum …

Read More »

Parliament debate on PM’s allegations: A bad show

by Terence Tan Note: Here's a Facebook post that has approximately 460 shares at the time of writing. It seems many Singaporeans resonate with this point of view, or parts of. This was the wayang we knew it'd be, but executed so poorly it never solved the eminent problem all of us Singaporeans - both for and against the ruling …

Read More »

NEA issues clarification on the mysterious Vice-President of Association for the Recycling of Second Hand Goods

National Environment Agency (NEA) issues clarification on the mysterious  Vice-President of the Association for the Recycling of Second Hand Goods after Mr Koh Eng Khoon, Chairman of the association voiced that he is not aware of such a person. On 3 July, Dr Amy Khor Lean Suan, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources & Ministry of Health answered …

Read More »

Is MOM behaving like a start up to ask for companies to take on risk and invest resources for a duty that it is supposed to fulfill in the first place?

This post first appeared as a comment on Channel News Asia in response to the clarification post made by Ministry of Manpower on its Facebook. The MOM post was made after criticisms emerged online against its call for partners to develop a mobile app for foreign workers (FW), saying that it was equivalent to “asking for free labour”. by Erwin Tan …

Read More »

Netizens filled with praises for Low Thia Khiang’s speech against the statement by ESM Goh

Workers’ Party Secretary-General Low Thia Khiang (LTK) delivered a hard hitting statement during Parliament debate on Tuesday (4 July) on the relation with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (LHL)'s ministerial statement refuting allegations of abuse of power by his siblings, when Emeritus Senior Minister, Goh Chok Tong asked the Nominated Members of Parliament and Members of Parliament from Workers' Party to …

Read More »