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Daily Archives: 2018-01-05

Toll charges lowered at Woodlands Checkpoint and entry fee removed

Land Transport Authority (LTA) has lowered its toll charges at the Woodlands Checkpoint across the board for all vehicle categories in its latest toll revision. It had announced that Singapore will be revising its toll charges at Woodlands Checkpoint from 1 February 2018 to match Malaysia’s recent removal of toll charges at the Eastern Dispersal Link, which is in line …

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Important consideration when sending your children study aboard

by SingSaver.com.sg Sending your child to study abroad goes beyond simply finding the right school. Here are 5 things parents should consider. Sending your children for overseas study can be a nerve-wracking experience. As a parent, you will need to consider many things, such as your children’s safety, financial accessibility and their general well-being, no matter how old they are. For a start, here are …

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GCE O-Level results to be released on 12 Jan

Ministry Of Education (MOE) has announced that the results of the 2017 Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level (GCE O-Level) examination will be released on Friday (12 January 2018) and school candidates may collect their results from their schools at 2.30 pm that day. It also said that private candidates will be notified of their results by post, which …

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M Ravi to go through mandatory treatment in lieu of jail term

District Judge Brenda Tan has issued an order that non-practising lawyer M Ravi has been ordered to go through an 18-month mandatory treatment for his bipolar disorder in lieu of a jail term, as well as undergo a blood test to determine his medication level as and, when required, attend psychological sessions at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH). Ravi will also have …

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Disgrace to hire football coach who has no loyalty to Singapore

by Jose Raymond Croatian Mirko Grabovac became a Singapore citizen when it was convenient for him to do so, and promptly renounced his citizenship when it was convenient for him to do so. The people helming the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) who fought for his citizenship in 2002 are all guilty of allowing Singapore to be taken for a …

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Political agenda behind Singapore Bicentennial celebrations in 2019?

by Jose Raymond As predicted, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced on New Year’s eve that Singaporeans will celebrate the Singapore Bicentennial in 2019, 200 years after Sir Stamford Raffles stepped into Singapore in 1819. Politics can sometimes be very predictable, especially when there is a formula one can get used to. Read SG50 in 2015 and 50 Years of …

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Service disruption along East West Line and North South Line on Friday morning

Commuters were met with service disruption again this morning (5 Jan) along the East-West Line (EWL), followed by delays on the North-South Line (NSL). No explanation was given by transport operator, Singapore Mass Rapid Transport (SMRT) for the delays experienced by commuters. A comment from Saurabh Saste on a post at TATA SMRT Facebook at 8:14am informed there was a 15 …

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Apologise for speaking in Parliament?

I refer to the article “Grace Fu asks Leon Perera to apologise for ‘false allegations'” (Straits Times, Jan 4). It states that “Leader of the House Grace Fu yesterday wrote to Workers’ Party Non-Constituency MP Leon Perera, asking that he withdraw his “false allegations” that Mediacorp had deliberately edited parliamentary footage of a debate on changes to the elected presidency. …

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Follow these seven tips to save money on short family vacations

by SingSaver.com.sg Short family getaways can end up costing you more money than expected. Use these tips to remain in control of your budget. Short family vacations can be deceptively pricey. Because they’re just for a brief period (e.g. three days), and the overall cost is low, we tend to focus less on our spending – we assume it’s all affordable, …

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