Monthly Archives: April 2018

Income Tax
Income Tax in Singapore – Ultimate Guide to ace it
By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

As we enter the month of April, it is income tax season, the rush to file for taxes is steadily building up. For those of you who haven’t submitted your tax declarations, now is a good time to take 45 minutes of your Read More

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Are Singaporeans overpaying for their mobile plans?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by ValuePenguin Whenever we have free time, we find no higher pleasure than being on our mobile phones and using data intensive apps. In fact, according to a Circles.Life survey conducted in 2017, half of the survey respondents in Singapore mentioned that they can last only Read More

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Former AG criticises Govt for not prosecuting Keppel management in 1995 bribery case
By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

Former Attorney-General Walter Woon wrote an article, which was published in ST today (‘Punishing corporate corruption’, 30 Apr), criticising the government for not prosecuting the Keppel management involved in the 1995 bribery case. In June 1995, Keppel was cited in a UK probe Read More

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Why increase university tuition fees when universities have huge annual surpluses?
By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

Is there really a need to increase university tuition fees every year, if the university has huge annual surpluses? I refer to the article “Singapore university fees to go up by $50 for most courses; more scholarships, financial aid on offer” (Straits Times, Read More

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The cheapest and most expensive areas to live in Singapore
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by ValuePenguin Singapore is recognized as an exceptionally expensive city, especially when it comes to price of cars and properties. Below, we compare the cost of renting and buying HDBs across different areas on the island to help renters and homebuyers conceptualise real estate prices across Read More

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Four ways you are using your credit card points wrong
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by ValuePenguin What drives customers to credit cards? A 2017 JD Powers survey reports that 50% of respondents suggested that the primary reason they acquired their card is for cashback while another 37% based their decision on rewards programme. But if we’re all signing up for Read More

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All 6 local univ raise fees this year while MOE continues to subsidize foreign students
By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

Straits Times reported today (29 Apr) that all six local universities here will be raising their tuition fees for the new academic year, which begins in August. Tuition fees for the new intake of Singapore citizens will go up by $50 a year – Read More

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New Manpower Minister says retraining locals a key focus this year but MAS wants more foreign FTs hired
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In her May Day message, the soon-to-be Manpower Minister Josephine Teo said today (29 Apr) that more training programmes to retrain and redeploy workers would be the key focus for her ministry this year. The programmes not only target those workers who are Read More

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Delay along EWL: Train passengers squeezed at Buona Vista station on Friday Evening
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Last updated on April 30th, 2018 at 02:40 pmThe commuters crowded the Buona Vista station and the trains kept on stopping along East West Line (EWL) on Friday evening (27 Apr), without any information of a fault, either in the station or from Read More

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What are trees without leaves and branches?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Constance Singam What are trees without leaves? What are trees without its branches? Two days ago the trees in my neighbourhood looked like this. After they have been attacked by chainsaws they look like this. I don’t know what idiot sitting in the Read More

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