Daily Archives: 2017-07-19

HDB does not use the term “tenant” to refer to HDB owners, but HDB’s legal documents seemingly do
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

A member of public, Larry Leong penned a letter to the Straits Times forum which was published on 24 June, asking why is he required to pay property tax when he is a “tenant”: The report on the homes in Geylang Lorong 3 Read More

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Renting and driving for Uber: How much do you need to work to break even?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by ValuePenguin.sg Everyone knows how expensive it is to own a car in Singapore. To get around these high prices ranging from S$100,000 and above, some savvy consumers have been resorting to renting from Uber and driving them for few hours a day to make up for Read More

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The Refugee Opportunity
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by Robin Low The plight of refugees is something that many Singaporeans don’t think about. The stance of “We can’t afford having them here” has been ingrained in many people, and many don’t even want to be in a discussion when you utter Read More

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Singapore voids marriage of trans woman and her wife
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by OutRight Action International As The Straits Times has reported on July 18th, the Registry of Marriages (“the Registry”) has voided the marriage of a transgender woman and her partner in an unprecedented case in Singapore condemned by OutRight Action International. Known as FK and BS, Read More

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