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 …Read More »
Daily Archives: 2018-11-19
NEA announced on Fri (16 Nov) that stallholders at the 7 new hawker centres run by Social Enterprises would receive grant subsidies to help pay for dish-washing services from next year onward. “From 1 January 2019, NEA will co-fund the cost of centralised dishwashing service with stallholders, at 50% for the first year and 30% for the second year,” NEA …Read More »
If PM Lee considers two years prep time short, aren’t things so much worse for the opposition parties?
It’s ironical that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (PM Lee) has said that the Peoples’ Action Party (PAP) had only two years to prepare for the next general election. In saying this, PM Lee has given the impression that two years is a very short time and that the party would have to fight hard to get things done within …Read More »
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 …Read More »