A Football Association of Singapore (FAS) Centre of Excellence U-19 match between Warriors FC and a FAS U-19 side was abandoned in the 69th minute on Tuesday (10 April) because of alleged instructions given by Member of Parliament for Nee Soon GRC Lee Bee Wah to the Centre Manager for the Yishun Stadium. The Online Citizen has reached out to …Read More »
Daily Archives: 2018-04-15
Are Singaporeans able to retire with escalating medical costs, low CPF interest and expiring HDB flats?
by Kwok Fangjie On Friday (13 Apr), a netizen wrote to former NTUC Income Chief Tan Kin Lian asking if average Singaporeans would be able to retire after news that older HDB flats are a “ticking time bomb”. This is because the value of a HDB flat would revert to zero upon expiry of its 99-year lease. CPF’s low interest rates force …Read More »
Straits Times reported today ('Owners worry older HDB flats a depreciating asset', 15 Apr) that owners of older HDB flats are worried about the value of their flats hitting zero as the lease of their flats comes to an end. Some were forced to sell their flats at a much lower price especially after National Development Minister Lawrence Wong came …Read More »
Caltex responds to viral Facebook post about BMW driver allegedly forcing old pump attendant to pay for his petrol
Caltex, an international petrol station chain, has responded to a Facebook post uploaded by a member of the public about how a senior pump attendant was compelled to pay for a driver's petrol after the driver insisted that he did not ask for a full top up of his vehicle, stating that the attendant will not have to bear the …Read More »