Daily Archives: 2018-07-19

SPF warns public not misuse their boarding pass

Two men, aged 28 and 49, and a 26-years old woman were arrested by the police at the transit area of Changi airport for misusing their boarding passes on 15 and 17 July 2018. This was revealed in a Facebook post on Wednesday (18 July) by the Singapore Police Force (SPF) on its fanpage, stating that investigations revealed that the …

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Despite Chan’s optimism, Bloomberg says that Singapore’s growth will be “good, but no longer distinctive”

On Thursday (19 Jul), well-known South-East Asian Economy reporter Michelle Jamrisko wrote an article for Bloomberg Entitled ‘Singapore’s Future Is Good, Not Great, Economists Estimate’ Jamrisko was referring to a report released the previous day by Oxford Economics which said that Singapore’s reliance on the manufacturing sector to support growth was no longer feasible as rising labour costs and aging …

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What is the proportion of new citizens and PRs in the grassroots?

I refer to the article “Auditor-General report: Lapses in People’s Association’s procurement, welfare assistance management” (Channel NewsAsia, Jul 17). The article reports on how the test checks during the Auditor-General’s audit on People’s Assocation revealed that cash gifts and assistance-in-kind given out under grassroots organisations’ welfare assistance schemes from April 2016 to June 2017 were not properly managed. AGO noted, …

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