Daily Archives: 2018-06-05

    Crack along Adam Road caused by accumulation of water under road base
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The cracks which occurred on the road surface along a stretch of Adam Road (towards Queensway) on Friday (1 June) were caused by water which had accumulated at the roadside due to the heavy rain and seeped under the road base. In a press release Read More

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    Train delay along EWL on Tuesday evening
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    Commuters travelling along the East-West Line (EWL) this evening (5 June) were met with delays in the train service. According to commuters’ feedback, the service disruption started at about 6pm. No official information was given by transport operator, SMRT. According to a commuter’s Read More

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    MOF Press Sec says CPF adequate while Ho Ching launches retail bond to “supplement” retirement income
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    Press Secretary to the Minister for Finance Lim Yuin Chien wrote to ST Forum today (5 Jun) rebutting what ST Editor Han Fook Kwang wrote earlier about Ministers should speak plainly to the people (‘Ministers, please speak plainly to the people’, June 3). Read More

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    HDB become 0, land value and CPF used also become 0?
    By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

    What happens when your HDB flat becomes worthless at the end of its lease – your CPF used will vanish too? I refer to the article “The Big Read: No easy answers to HDB lease decay issue, but public mindset has to change first” Read More

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    Grace Fu: Doing well, doing good and doing right
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Making her keynote address at the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) conference 2018 on Tuesday morning (5 June), Ms Grace Fu, Minister of Culture, Community and Youth said people must be relentless, tenacious, and never give up, in order “to do well, do good Read More

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    OCBC clarifies that OHR is not pegged to 12 year sibor average
    By icompareloan Published on by icompareloan 0

    OCBC Home loans – One of the best home loans out there in the market place. OCBC OHR stands for OCBC Home Rate. There are some misconceptions that OCBC OHR is based on the 12-year Sibor Average when it was first launched. Part Read More

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    Lee Hsien Loong: Singapore’s ranking as the best country for children to grow up
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong wrote that Singapore’s ranking as the best country for children to grow up in, reflects its success in giving every child, regardless of background, the best possible start in life. In a Facebook post on Sunday (3 June), the prime Read More

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    Can the 4G leaders please speak in plain English?
    By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

    Putting the statistics to the rhetoric of politicians makes interesting reading! I refer to the article “Ministers, please speak plainly to the people” (Sunday Times, Jun 3). It states that “But there is also a place for leaders to use the language of Read More

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    Has the Prime Minister caught the Chan Chun Sing bug?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Augustine Low Many of us know by now that Chan Chun Sing is master of the overkill and king of motherhood statements. This recent one deserves to go down as a classic: “Rather than just placing today’s unemployed into today’s jobs, we Read More

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    Senior Civil Servant says that PAP has been telling people the ‘hard truth’ for 60 years – is he out of touch?
    By Kwok Fangjie Published on by Kwok Fangjie 0

    After Straits Times Editor-at-large Han Fook Kwang published his opinion piece urging the 4G Ministers to speak plainly to the people, Press Secretary to the Minister for Finance, Lim Yuin Chien responded in a letter to the Straits Times Forum.  Mr. Lim said that speaking Read More

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