Daily Archives: 2018-01-26

    What happens now to Sembcorp Marine after Keppel pays US$422m in fines for corruption?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Vincent Low Last December, it was reported that Keppel O&M had to pay a colossal US$422m in fines after reaching a global resolution on corruption probes by authorities in US, Brazil and Singapore. Allegations of huge corruptions occurring in Brazil first surfaced Read More

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    HDB: 17,000 new flats to be launched for sale in 2018
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Housing and Development Board (HDB) has announced that it will launch about 17,000 new flats for sale in 2018. It noted that for the first Build-To-Order (BTO) exercise to be launched in February 2018, HDB will offer about 3,600 flats in Choa Chu Kang, Read More

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    SMRT to outsource more non-rail maintenance work to allow defects to be fixed faster
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) has announced that it will outsource more of its non-rail maintenance work to improve the speed and quality of such work. The transport operator, which is now 100% owned by Temasek Holdings company, has outsourced the servicing of Read More

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    ST Editorial praises Govt’s Punggol initiative as legacy of Goh Keng Swee
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Vincent Low In the ST Editorial (‘Making Punggol an enterprise district’, 26 Jan), it praises the recently launched masterplan for the 50ha Punggol Digital District by Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean. The new district is supposed to generate up to 28,000 Read More

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    Ammonia leak incident at Fishery Port Road
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    The Singapore Civil Defence Force posted on its Facebook page that an ammonia leak occurred at 1 Fishery Port Road on Friday. It notes that it was alerted to the incident at about 11.40am. It is said that the leak in a first Read More

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    URA: 0.8% increase of private home prices in fourth quarter of 2017
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has released the real estate statistics for the fourth quarter of 2017 on Friday (26 January), saying that private home prices increased by 0.8 percent during this period. It noted that the prices of private residential properties in Read More

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    Best time to book for most-searched destinations in 2018
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Knowing Singaporean travellers’ best interest lies in scoring the best travel deals to get the most bang for the buck, the world’s leading travel search engine, KAYAK (KAYAK.sg) examined millions of travel searches to find out the best time to book for top Read More

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    Indranee says 5,500 new professional services jobs to be generated every year but how many are going to S’poreans?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Vincent Low On Wednesday (24 Jan), Senior Minister of State for Law and Finance Indranee Rajah launched the Professional Service Industry Transformation Map, a roadmap to transform the professional services sector in Singapore. She said that professional services is a key growth sector Read More

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