Monthly Archives: August 2017

Sell HDB Buy Condo – Costly mistakes to avoid
By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

How to sell HDB buy Condo safely? It is always difficult to move house considering the amount of complexity with so many new home loan financing rules, additional buyer stamp duties (ABSD), taxes and remissions, etc. Buying a property is stressful especially if Read More

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2 million pilgrims arrive in Makkah to perform Hajj
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

With the annual Hajj pilgrimage having officially started, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has announced the arrival of 2 million pilgrims to the Holy City of Makkah. Saudi Arabia shoulders the responsibility of organising and conducting the pilgrimage, under the supervision of the Custodian of the Read More

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Public Service Division on GrabHitch: Civil servants need to declare additional trade or work that draws income to ensure that there is no conflict of interest
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

In a statement to the Straits Times, the Public Service Division (PSD) has said that civil servants need to declare additional trade or work that draws income to ensure that there is no conflict of interest and noted that civil servants can apply Read More

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Hospital can’t email invoice: A frequent visitor’s not-so-Smart experience in Singapore
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

Last updated on September 2nd, 2017 at 04:44 pmBy Cassandra Yeo We travel to Singapore every couple of years to see family. While Singapore has been talking about island-wide connectivity and being a smart nation for a long time, our experience as visitors are Read More

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Government’s lack of engagement bares its insecurity
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Jose Raymond The Government’s lack of engagement and consultation with Singaporeans ahead of critical policy changes is disturbing, and bares its insecurity. Since 2015, there have been multiple changes in policies and the lack of engagement and consultation with citizens before implementation Read More

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Pity for MOE to shut down article on PISA results as opposed to simply pointing out the mistakes
By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

“Fake News”, is a phrase du jour that is beginning to sound tired. In large part due to its overuse, it is starting to lose its meaning. What is fake news exactly? Going back to basics, I would imagine that the term implies Read More

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HDB flat - The Pinnacle
How to upgrade your HDB flat to condo
By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

In this second part of our condo buying guide, we look at the nuts and bolts of the whole procedure. How do you go about buying your right to higher maintenance fees and annoying management council meetings, and into a pool you’ll use once Read More

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Pet owner raises queries on level of medical attention received at Mount Pleasant Jalan Gelenggang
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Kimberly Yeo This is a long one, regarding Waffles’ health issues, his medical treatment at Mount Pleasant Veterinary Group, and the inadequate medical attention he received at Mount Pleasant Jalan Gelenggang. Pet dog injured in 2015 but recovered Ever since 2015, Waffles’ birthday Read More

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Welcome to the mad, delusional world of the Elected Presidency
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Dr Chee Soon Juan SOMETHING STRANGE HAPPENED in 1993. Mr Goh Chok Tong, then prime minister, appeared to have caught a bug, mild as it was, that threatened to infect the entire PAP. It was a pathogen of the bacillus democratus strain. Mr Goh Read More

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Legislate anti-discriminatory employment practices to promote fair employment opportunities for Singaporeans
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Irene Choo If we have laws to punish theft as petty as stealing of a bicycle, why don’t we have any laws that prohibit robbing of employment opportunities from the locals? If we have fines & imprisonment sentences to deter illegal imports Read More

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