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Daily Archives: 2018-05-05

LTA officers launch enforcement blitz on errant riders of PMDs with speed guns

Land Transport Authority (LTA) officers equipped its officers with speed guns went on an enforcement blitz held at the junction of Yishun Avenue 2 and Avenue 7 on Wednesday, as part of its efforts to deter speeding by errant riders. The guns have a range of up to one kilometre and also video-recording capabilities. The Active Mobility Act (AMA) kicked in on Tuesday …

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Netizens express views on the passing of CFC Dave Lee and SAF’s safety record

The death of a 19-year-old full-time National Serviceman, Lee Han Xuan Dave, who was posthumously promoted to Corporal First-Class (CFC), has garnered members of the public's attention. CFC Lee was a Guardsman from the 1st Battalion Singapore Guards prior to his passing away on Monday (30 April) at 5.32 pm at Changi General Hospital (CGH), where he was warded for …

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ScamAlert: Fake Singapore Police Force (SPF) website

The Singapore Police Force has warned members of the public on Wednesday (3 May) of the Police Impersonation scam, involving fake SPF websites. According to the Police, victims typically receive calls from scammers claiming that they are the holders of bank accounts with large amounts of money and are suspected of being involved in criminal activities such as money laundering. …

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PHC launches Keep Clean, Singapore! 2018, inaugural PHC walk held along with Car-Free Sunday @ one-north

The Public Hygiene Council (PHC) marked the official launch of Keep Clean, Singapore! 2018 on 30 April with the inaugural PHC Walk, a community walking event held in conjunction with Car-Free Sunday at one-north, co-organised by JTC Corporation and Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA). The launch event was graced by Mr Khaw Boon Wan, Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for …

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Netizens on LTA’s announcement to introduce right-turn sign at majority of 1,600 junctions

Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on last Thursday (26 April) that motorists will have to wait for a green arrow sign before making a right turn at a vast majority of Singapore’s 1,600 junctions The programme was announced following two recent fatal accidents in Clementi and Bukit Timah to eliminate the use of discretionary right turns, where in both cases a vehicle involved made a …

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Four ways to gain maximum benefits from online subscription services

by ValuePenguin With so many online services that have launched to improve peoples' lives, Singaporean consumers are also facing a plethora of online subscription services th choose from. For example, a conglomeration of various online services have allied up to create LiveUp membership, which provides discounts and other features from 8 different online service providers in the country. Others like Amazon, …

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LTA: Rules and code of Conduct in Active Mobility Act

Land Transport Authority shared details of the Active Mobility Act (AMA), which contains a set of rules and code of conduct for cyclists, and riders of personal mobility devices (PMDs) and power-assisted bicycles (PABs), providing LTA with legislative and enforcement powers to regulate the use of bicycles, PMDs and PABs on public paths, as well as the sale of these devices. In a press …

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Six financial travel tips for the female solo traveller

by ValuePenguin Are you thinking travelling alone for your next holiday? Read our tips for ways to remain financially savvy and make the most out of your next solo vacation. 1 in 5 Singaporeans prefer to travel alone, as recently indicated by a Visa Travel Survey. Not only that, a TripAdvisor survey showed a 12% increase between 2014 and 2015 in the number of …

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What are current assets and why do they matter to your SME?

by ValuePenguin Current assets are a business's resources that can be easily liquidated. Businesses of all sizes must keep a healthy level of current assets in order to function properly. In this article we explain current assets and their purpose for small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Running a small business can be difficult. The day-to-day operational tasks may be so demanding …

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