Daily Archives: 2018-03-23

    Train delay along NSL and EWL on Friday late afternoon
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    There were train disruption along the North South Line (NSL) and East West Line (EWL) at Raffles Place and Clementi this late afternoon (23 Mar); no official information was given by the Singapore Mass Rapid Transport (SMRT). At 5:44pm John Ho tweeted that Read More

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    Four factors to consider when choosing a crowdfunding platform
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by ValuePenguin Crowdfunding is an intriguing opportunity for individual investors. If you are interested in this type of investment, it is helpful to research the various platforms in order to make a good choice. For the most part, you should be considering the same Read More

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    Why do we keep changing the transport fares formula to the detriment of commuters?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    I refer to the article “Public transport fare formula to take into account network expansion and usage” (Straits Times, Mar 22). It states that “The Public Transport Council (PTC), which announced this on Thursday (March 22), said that the network capacity factor (NCF) will Read More

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    Tech giants grilled by Select Committee on their efforts to combat deliberate online falsehood
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Parliamentary Select Committee on deliberate online falsehoods scrutinised social media giants by representatives of technology companies Twitter, Google, the Asia Internet Coalition, and Facebook over their effectiveness in acting on false or harmful content and the dangers the falsehoods presented for over more Read More

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    Cigarette smuggling syndicate leader sentenced to 5 yrs 8 months’ imprisonment and $30m fine
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Singapore Customs and the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) have announced on Thursday (22 March) that the leader of a cigarette smuggling syndicate was sentenced by the State Courts on 22 March 2018 to five years and three months’ imprisonment and a fine Read More

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    PTC releases 2018 fare formula review, higher fares expected to pay for higher operating cost
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Public Transport Council (PTC) announced that it is revising the fare formula to ensure that fares keep pace with changes in the public transport industry’s cost structure. This formula forms the basis for the PTC’s deliberation at each year’s fare review exercise, where Read More

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    Tat Seng Packaging convicted of illegal discharge into public sewer
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    National water agency PUB has announced on Monday (19 March) that printing company Tat Seng Packaging Group Ltd was fined $12,000 for multiple offences of illegally discharging toxic industrial used water into the public sewerage system. The agency added that seventeen other companies Read More

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