Daily Archives: 2018-01-02

5 ways to prepare for GST hike (that is probably coming)
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Singsaver.com.sg Judging by recent chatter, a GST hike is on the cards. Consider making these 5 changes to soften the blow when the increase lands. While the date isn’t fixed yet, it looks like Singapore is in for a Goods and Services Read More

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First working day in 2018 starts off with train service delays along EWL, NSL and DTL
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The first working day in 2018 started off with a fault on East-West Line (EWL), something which netizens have predicted to happen as Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan posted a Facebook post on New Year’s Eve of him visiting the operation control station Read More

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Singapore readers state that they refuse to pay for propaganda masqueraded as news
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Today Online report, “Getting Singaporeans to pay for news” dated 29 December, it was said that the recent upheavals in the news industry in Singapore have sparked a conversation on the future of news organisations, and noted that financial support from readers can Read More

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Why are transfer domestic workers getting more popular?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Value Penguin As the need for domestic workers is increasing in Singapore, some households have turned to hiring transfer domestic workers (aka: direct hires). These are foreign domestic workers (FDW) who are already living in Singapore and are looking for new employment. There Read More

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Financial penalty of $150,000 imposed on NetLink Trust for not meeting standards
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) announced that it imposed a financial penalty of $150,000 on NetLink Trust (NLT) for failing to meet its Quality of Service (QoS) standards in the current assessment periods. IMDA said that during the assessment period from July Read More

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