Monthly Archives: October 2017

Top 6 Mobile Banking Must-Dos

by Mastercard Singapore A perfect money management tool for people on-the-go, mobile banking is growing in popularity in major cities across the world. In Asia, Mastercard’s 2016 Mobile Shopping Survey found that consumers in Singapore are the biggest users of mobile banking applications in Asia, with 43.5% of respondents currently using such applications. Mobile banking applications enable you to store, …

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Football: Valencia youth set for Singapore

A Spanish La Liga club with a Singaporean flavour is the latest to confirm their participation at the JSSL Professional Academies 7s which will be held in Singapore in April 2018. Valencia, which is owned by Singaporean billionaire Peter Lim, has confirmed its participation at the JSSL 7s and Professional Academies 7s which will be held in April 2018 at …

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Give.asia deletes fundraising campaign for lawsuit by family of Benjamin Lim after receiving complaints from its community

GIVE.asia, an online fundraising portal deleted a fund-raising campaign for the legal action undertaken by Benjamin Lim’s family against the Ministry of Education and Singapore Police Force after receiving complaints from its community. There had been no notification of the deletion and the deletion was only made known to the family after screenshots of the deleted campaign was shared to …

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Airbnb and instant booking: A recipe for market domination

by Joseph DiTomaso, co-founder and CEO of AllTheRooms. Airbnb knows how to make waves in the accommodations booking industry. Over the last few years, the San Francisco-based company has taken major market space away from more conventional hotel booking sites like Hotels.com and Expedia.com, and it looks like the company has once again invented a new technique that will add …

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Head of MHA should reflect on himself before lamenting on his officers being abused

by Willy Sim I refer to your article: Public’s response to intended legal framework to protect police officers, “Respect needs to be earned, not asked or bought” regarding the needless need for Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to further enhance legislation to an already lopsided and overprotective criminal procedural code in Singapore, one where even judicial officers are unable to supervise proceedings! …

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Will SMRT management be held accountable by the authorities?

by Anthony Ng I have been very disturbed by the continuing saga, the flooding tunnel as the most recent, with SMRT. I’m even more disturbed with the deafening silence from all those responsible, no less the Minister himself. What I fear is that eventually the blame game will repeat itself and some minion/s will be the scapegoat. Here I’m referring to …

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