Daily Archives: 2017-08-31

Sell HDB Buy Condo – Costly mistakes to avoid

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 you are switching from HDB to Private Condominium. This is because the timing of purchase and sale …

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2 million pilgrims arrive in Makkah to perform Hajj

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 Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz, as well as Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman. "Hosting Hajj each year …

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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

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 for permission and the request will be considered on a case-by-case basis, The statement issued by PSD, …

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Government’s lack of engagement bares its insecurity

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 is apparent. Just a few examples of major policy changes and shifts since the last General Elections …

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