Daily Archives: 2018-04-02

    Civil Society criticises Singapore’s Select Committee hearings
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Last updated on June 18th, 2018 at 11:35 amBelow is the statement signed by individuals who have partaken in the hearing conducted by the Select Committee on Deliberate Online Falsehoods. Complaints on how the hearing was conducted and the way how the summary was Read More

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    Time for government to stop putting a monetary value to everything and focus on the social aspects
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by James Lee One of the news that has raised the ire of Singaporeans recently is that of the new parking charges for teachers. Whilst I am not a teacher, I see the merits and demerits of such a policy. The argument for Read More

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    Paying for a polytechnic diploma in Singapore: is it worth your money?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by ValuePenguin In the past year, there has been a lot of focus on improving social inclusivity through better education system. Polytechnics are at the centre of this issue, with the Ministry of Education planning to consolidate their course offerings to help polytech students to better Read More

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    How to analyse crowdfunding loans as an investor
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by ValuePenguin Crowdfunding loans are a great opportunity for SMEs and individual investors alike. These loans allow SMEs to access financing that may otherwise be out of reach, which is provided by investors that are able to receive competitive returns. Because loans are investments, individuals must carefully consider Read More

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    Six long hours proving nothing
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Chng Suan Tze At the Select Committee Hearing on Deliberate Online Falsehoods, absolutely nothing was brought up as to why there is a need to have more legislation to combat deliberate online falsehoods. Historian Dr Thum Ping Tjin’s (PJ) submission said there was Read More

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    URA releases flash estimate of 1st Quarter 2018 private residential property price index
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) has released the flash estimate of the price index for private residential property for first quarter 2018, saying that there is an increase of 3.1%, compared to the 0.8% increase in the previous quarter. While, prices of non-landed private Read More

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    900,000 HDB households to receive GST voucher rebate in April
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Ministry of Finance (MOF) has announced on Monday (2 April) that about 900,000 Singaporean HDB households will receive the next installment of the GST Voucher – Utilities-Save (U-Save) rebate in April. The rebate is part of the permanent GST Voucher scheme and is Read More

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    SP Group net profit averages almost $1 billion for past 13 years under the electricity tariff formula
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Philip Ang It has been announced that electricity tariffs will increase by 2.8% for the next 3 months. This is on top of the 6.8% increase in the previous three months. The increase can be said as unjustified because SP Group (SPG), a Read More

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