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Daily Archives: 2018-04-26

Five ways to give your spring cleaned items a second lease of life

by Singsaver.com.sg How to solve one of the biggest headaches of spring cleaning – getting rid of stuff you don’t want The New Year is long over, and your house is still a mess. If you were too busy (or lazy) to spring clean the first time, here’s a fun fact that could give you inspo to finally get the job …

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SIBOR rate versus Fixed Deposit Home Rate (FHR) loans

by Singsaver.com.sg What is SIBOR rate? How does that compare to Fixed Deposit Home Rate (FHR) loans? Here’s a summary to help you compare between housing loans in Singapore and decide which is better. There are two main types of home loans in the Singapore market today. The first are pegged to the Singapore Interbank Offered Rate (SIBOR), whereas the second …

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What kind of travel insurance best matches your travelling profile

by ValuePenguin Singaporeans took almost 10 million trips in 2017. With an increase in travel insurance awareness due to clever marketing campaigns and an increase in information surrounding its importance, it is reassuring to know that almost 97% of Singaporeans were aware of travel insurance when booking their travel packages. However, just because you know about it doesn't mean you will purchase the …

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Four tips to make the most of your transit at Changi International Airport

by ValuePenguin Changi International Airport in Singapore was recently crowned the World’s Best Airport for the 6th consecutive year at the Skytrax World’s Airport Awards. It also remained unchallenged in its position as the Best Airport for Leisure Amenities for the 9th consecutive year. Not many might know but Changi also ranks as the second best airport in the categories of shopping, dining …

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Caltex pump attendant urges public not to harass BMW driver

The Caltex pump attendant, who was involved in a dispute with a BMW driver which took place at the kiosk in Tampines Avenue 8 on Saturday on 1 April, urged netizens not to harass the driver involved. The case was posted by a Facebook user, Ms Kelly Yeo,who said that she witnessed the incident when the BMW driver claimed that the pump attendant, probably …

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Should HDB home be viewed as an investment tool or pure accommodation?

by GC Singapore HDB housings are 99 years leasehold. From an economic view, we expect the value of our HDB units to appreciate over the initial years; it is a result of improvements to estate facilities, livability and many others. But simple theory on demand and supply explains the depreciation in value after its peak. HDB leases units to us …

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52,000 expected to watch rugby event? But only 11,000 tickets have been sold

In a Straits Times report on 25 April, the Executive Chairman of Rugby Singapore David Lim, organisers of the HSBC Singapore Rugby Sevens have said that they are expecting 52,000 people to turn up to the National Stadium to watch the rugby event this weekend and that spectator numbers are “pleasing”. However, The Online Citizen can reveal that of these …

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Singapore team wins IFMP” Asian Nations Pairs Challenge in Bangkok

by MS BANGKOK - The two men team from Singapore emerged as winners in the International Federation of Match Poker “IFMP” Asian Nations Pairs Challenge held on Thursday last week (19 April 2018). The match is organised as part of the Thai Sports Festival by the Ministry of Tourism and Sports. Mr Lau Heng Seng and Mr Daniel Chua saw off …

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Arms race in education: School or Skills?

by Kel Faced with an education arms race in Singapore, students are rightfully worried about their job prospects and employment. This fear is worsened by the fact that less than half of private school students found full-time jobs within six months of their graduation as shown by the results of the latest Private Education Institution (PEI) Graduate Employment Survey (GES). …

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Service delays along NSL on Thursday morning

Passengers experienced delays in their commute along the North South Line this Thursday morning (26 Apr), again without an official statement from Singapore Mass Rapid Transport who operates the NSL. Tweets from xlcliangx at 7:38am and 7:42am informed the cause of the tardiness was a train fault towards the South after Ang Mo Kio station: [NSL] train fault towards southbound …

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