Daily Archives: 2018-05-23

Four tips for using credit cards to make large purchases you cannot afford

by ValuePenguin A lot of people use credit cards for pay for something they can’t afford right now. However, there are precautions you must take when doing so. A lot of people like to use their credit cards to make large purchases that they can’t immediately afford. However, this can be a quite dangerous financial strategy given that the average credit card …

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10 million sponsor but StarHub gets shafted by Sports Hub

What was supposed to be an event to bring people of all walks of life together and celebrate the World Cup has now turned into a nightmare for one of the Singapore Sports Hub’s founding partners. On Wednesday, TOC can reveal that despite being a major sponsor of the Sports Hub, StarHub will not likely be the Sports Hub’s partner …

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Another Singapore Conversation? Another exercise in futility?

By Augustine Low The government loves to have dialogues with Singaporeans. One conversation after another, seeking views and sharing its own thoughts and vision and what not. Fresh after the shock Malaysian elections, it was announced in Parliament last week that 4G leaders will conduct a series of discussions with Singaporeans to chart the country’s future. “The fourth-generation leadership will …

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Surveys by NTUC need to be open and transparent

According to its website, The National Trades Union Congress’s (NTUC) mission is “to help Singapore stay competitive and working people remain employable for life; to enhance the social status and well-being of our members and working people; and to build a strong, responsible and caring labour movement. NTUC’s vision is to be an inclusive labour movement for all collars, ages …

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NTUC runs another survey, this time on union leaders’ reception of speeches by Ministers and MPs

Singapore’s only trade union body, National Trades Union Congress (NTUC) has conducted yet another survey with its union leaders to gauge public sentiment. According to a whistleblower, an email from the NTUC was sent to union leaders and members on last Saturday to seek feedback in response to the recent speeches made by the Ministers, Members of Parliaments and Nominated Members …

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