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Daily Archives: 2018-11-19

Spending 14 million to reduce energy consumption does not gel with Masagos Zulkifli’s stance on plastic use

Singapore’s policies are sometimes mind-boggling and contradictory. An example of this seemingly counterproductive logic is the reported news that while Singapore has earmarked S$14 million (US$10.19 million) to drive the development of smart urban estates that can operate and consume energy more efficiently, it still refuses to take any action against the appalling levels of plastic consumption in Singapore. S$14 …

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NEA to co-fund half of centralised dishwashing costs borne by stallholders at new SEHCs starting January next year

The National Environment Agency (NEA) has included the co-funding of centralised dishwashing costs as a part of its extension of the ‘Productive Hawker Centres’ grant to stallholders at social enterprise hawker centres (SEHCs), which will take effect on 1 Jan next year. In a press release on Friday (16 Nov), NEA said the grant will soon include stallholders at “the …

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