Day: 12 July 2018

‘We can contribute in disaster risk reduction’, say hundreds of children and youth in Asia Pacific

The results of the children and youth national consultation workshops, organised and facilitated by a network of child-focused agencies, including…

As Lawrence Wong tries to implement cooling measures on coffeeshops, Low Thia Khiang already sounded warning horns a decade ago

Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong revealed on Wednesday (11 Jul) that the Housing and Development Board (HDB) will evaluate bids for…

‘Insensitive’ remarks in Parliament about how 4 in 10 are earning below $2.5k/unemployed?

I refer to the article “Wages rose faster than productivity in recent years: Koh Poh Koon” (Straits Times, Jul 12).…

Why did Government fail to inform Singaporeans in March, that teachers’ parking revenue will be given to individual schools?

I refer to the article “Parliament: Charging teachers for parking will result in revenue of $8 million to $10 million…

Employment agency fined S$5,000 for bringing 13-yr-old Myanmar girl to work as domestic worker

The court has decided on Thursday (12 July) to give the sole proprietor of an employment agency, who brought in…

Former PM Goh brings in “talented” foreign footballers supposedly to help S’pore get into World Cup final

Early this morning Singapore time (12 Jul), Croatia, a country of 4.2 million, beat England 2-1 to reach the World…

One million free meals served a bittersweet moment for TWC2

1,000,000 – that is the number of free meals served by local charity Transient Workers Count Too (TWC2) since the…

Six youths arrested for possessing large amount of cannabis seized in CNB operation

An 18-year-old Singaporean male was arrested by Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) officers in the evening hours of Wednesday (11 July)…

SPH moves into other sectors as media revenue continues to decline

Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) released its 3Q 2018 financial results on Wednesday (11 July). Despite its digital circulation rising by almost 44%…

Three rewards point traps that Singaporeans fall for

by ValuePenguin With some many companies offering rewards points of their own, consumers could easily get confused by different marketing materials.…