Daily Archives: 2018-07-05

    Five property lessons from my early years in Singapore
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    By Property Soul 30 June 2018 is a special date to me. It marks the 20th year of my relocation to Singapore. On 30 June 1998, I boarded a flight departing for Singapore, with a luggage of personal belongings and banknotes equivalent to six Read More

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    Large amount of heroin and cannabis seized in CNB operations
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    More than S$197,000 worth of drugs were seized and a total of seven suspected drug offenders were arrested in two separate operations conducted by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) during the night of 4 July 2018. In a press release, CNB said that on Read More

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    Real estate and healthcare IPOs to drive Singapore’s equity market in second half of 2018
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Singapore’s initial public offering (IPO) activity posted strong results in the first six months of 2018. According to data released by Deloitte Singapore, funds raised from IPOs on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) hit S$548 million in proceeds from seven IPOs. This makes an Read More

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    Great Singapore sale hacks: Even greater deals you didn’t know about
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Singsaver.com.sg Let’s help you to stretch every dollar of your hard-earned money. Benjamin Franklin once warned, “Beware of small expenses; a small leak will sink a great ship.” That’s the sneaky thing about little money leaks – they don’t seem like much until Read More

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    Investigations into 1MDB-related activities in Singapore still running, said MAS managing director
    By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

    Last updated on July 17th, 2018 at 01:20 amThe Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is closely monitoring and probing new leads surfacing from Malaysia and elsewhere in relation to the 1MDB scandal, said MAS managing director Ravi Menon on 4 July. In a briefing Read More

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    LTA’s disappointment in oBike’s failure to return users’ deposit and the people’s disappointment in them for not doing anything
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Willy Sum I am a little surprised over Land Transport Authority’s ‘disappointment’ (LTA disappointed in oBike’s failure to return users’ deposit in light of Singapore exit) despite having done nothing much to secure commuters’ deposits but I am certain they know for Read More

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    Social media giants have to take responsibility in today’s world of misinformation
    By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

    Dr Cherian George, professor of media studies at the journalism department of Hong Kong Baptist University and a former journalist of The Straits Times in Singapore, has criticised social media giants such as Facebook for not being proactive enough in fighting the spread of deliberate Read More

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    PUB Assistant Chief Executive: I don’t know if water prices will go up
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    In an interview with Channel NewsAsia which was published yesterday (‘Need more water? PUB aims to produce more with same amount of resources’, 4 Jul), Public Utilities Board (PUB)’s assistant chief executive Harry Seah talked about investing in Research &Development (R&D) to double the Read More

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    Are Singaporeans obliged to be grateful to public servants?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Augustine Low Minister Chan Chun Sing ended his speech to public servants yesterday by urging them to not be disheartened if people fail to show appreciation. “I know sometimes it may be discouraging, and it might feel like not many appreciate what Read More

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    PM Lee thinks economic growth of 2-3% is ok for Singapore’s current phase but potential Prime Minister think it is “rather depressing”
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Speaking at the Public Sector Transformation Awards ceremony on Wednesday (4 July), Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing said that a new mindset is required for civil servants to transform Singapore’s public service. “If we keep doing things the same way, Read More

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