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Daily Archives: 2017-12-15

Train delay along North South Line on Friday evening

Yet another train delay on North South Line (NSL) took place this Friday (15 Dec) evening. The delay is said to have started around 5.21pm when it was raining heavily: https://twitter.com/QueenOfCraps/status/941599199803580416 No official information announced by the transport operator SMRT but a tweet from Scribbling Geek said it was caused by a track fault: North South line delay. Track fault. …

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Error in Tamil translation printed for fare guide by LTA and PTC

Public Transport Council has confirmed on its Facebook page on Friday (15 December) that the latest fare guide had an error in the Tamil translation on its front page and offered its apologies. The Online Citizen had earlier received messages from members of the public regarding the wrong lettering for the Tamil translation printed on the guide produced by LTA and …

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Top Ski Destinations in Asia: How much they cost and how to save on them

by Value Penguin Skiing and snowboarding are rapidly growing in popularity among Singaporean families. However, not everyone can fly out to Europe or Colorado to enjoy the slopes of Alps or the Rockies. Instead, there are still some great quality resorts that are easily accessible for Singaporeans, like Japan and Korea. For people who may be interested in making a memorable …

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MAS: New measure to help individuals manage unsecured debts takes effect on 1 Jan 2018

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced on Friday (15 December) a new measure to help borrowers avoid accumulating excessive unsecured debts which will take effect on 1 January 2018 and complements the existing industry-wide borrowing limit. MAS states that the Credit Limit Management Measure will cap the additional unsecured credit that a financial institution (FI) may extend to …

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URA: Former National Aerated Water Factory building to be gazetted for conservation

Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has announced that the main building of the former National Aerated Water Factory at 1177 Serangoon Road will be gazetted for conservation. Recognising the building’s heritage value, URA said that its role as a landmark in the area and the social memories it holds for the community, the building owner, Selangor Dredging Berhad (SDB) is supportive …

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Unexpected things that effect your ability to save money

by SingSaver.com.sg Even something as innocent as the language you use can mean the difference between success and failure in sticking to your budget. We all begin a budget with conviction; but at some point, it all slips away. Have you ever wondered why, exactly, it’s so hard to save money? The answer may not be as obvious as you think. Here …

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Main risks facing employers and employees in the foreign domestic worker industry

by Value Penguin Foreign Domestic Workers (FDW) make up one of the largest groups of migrant workers in Singapore due to the increasing need for Singaporeans to hire full-time help. Though demand is increasing, employers and workers face a number of significant risks. These risks range from innocent medical accidents to more sinister crimes that can create social polarity, political tension …

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