Daily Archives: 2018-02-05

    DPM Teo: Improper for either MPs or public officers to ‘get back at’ each other because of disagreements over work
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean dispelled the idea given by Members of Parliament for Nee Soon GRC Er Dr Lee Bee Wah, saying that MP or public officers who use their position or authority to “get back” at each other because of disagreements will Read More

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    AGC’s view on doctored Facebook image exaggerated and unnecessary
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam informed the Parliament that the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) is looking into a doctored newspaper report on Facebook that claimed a lawyer from the People’s Action Party (PAP) had saved the accused leaders of the City Harvest Read More

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    Smoke at Ang Mo Kio MRT station due to overheated bearings of escalator
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Last updated on February 7th, 2018 at 05:46 pmSingapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) has stated that the smoke rising from an escalator at Ang Mo Kio station on Monday (5 February) was due to overheated motor bearings. An escalator, which leads toward the underground Read More

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    Minister Gan forces private ambulance operators to upgrade ambulances passing more cost to patients
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Vincent Low Last Monday (29 Jan 2018), it was reported that the Ministry of Health intends to table a new Bill, “Healthcare Services Bill” to regulate private ambulances. When it is passed, the Bill will differentiate between emergency ambulance services for acute Read More

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    How e-commerce tax might affect consumers and how to reduce its impact
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by ValuePenguin Ahead of the Singapore government’s budget announcement in February, there has been much talk of rise in GST. Currently, consumers in Singapore are exempt from paying GST when they purchase less than S$400 worth of goods online from overseas vendors. It is Read More

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    “Journeys, a double bill” – A production of two similar yet distinctively flavoured solo-pieces
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    This weekend saw the performance of two local talented artists, Erwin Shah Ismail and Kimberly Chan of their self-written production in “Journeys, a double bill” at the School of the Arts Singapore. Performed as solo-pieces, each performer single-highhandedly covered 45 mins of showtime (without Read More

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    Six money facts every Singaporean should know by the time they turn 18
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by SingSaver.com.sg You’re never too young to know your money. Boost your money knowledge with these 7 essentials for a sound financial foundation. The start of a new year is a good time to take stock, and reflect on life’s various lessons. For Singaporeans Read More

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    Five fashionable ways of saving on your wardrobe cost
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Value Penguin Shopping can be an expensive hobby. According to the Singaporean government survey of household expenditure, an average household spends about S$200 on purchasing clothing, footwear and other personal effects on a monthly basis, amount to S$2,400 of shopping expenses per year. For avid Read More

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    Will taxes be raised even if last budget surplus is highest ever in Singapore history?
    By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

    I refer to the article “Spending on security to be ‘very major’ Budget item” (Straits Times, Feb 4). It states that “”I do expect our security expenditure to go up because we want to be able to support our security agencies in this Read More

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