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Daily Archives: 2018-12-24

Govt helps create affordable “budget” international schools for expats to work and stay in S’pore

It was reported on ST today (24 Dec) that the Government has launched two tenders for affordable foreign school operators last year so as to help foreign expats cope with the high education costs and to ensure that Singapore remains cost-competitive for international businesses operating here. These “budget” international schools would go a long way to help the many expats …

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More than 150,000 applications received for Public Transport Vouchers

More than 150,000 applications have been received for this year’s Public Transport Voucher Exercise at the 108 community centres/clubs (CCs) island-wide, as at 12 December 2018. The Ministry of Transport (MOT) shared on Monday that the Government has drawn $9 million from the Public Transport Fund to make available the largest number of Public Transport Vouchers in a single exercise – …

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“Singapore figured very highly as a place from which money laundering occurred”: Veteran business journalist on 1MDB fiasco

Veteran business journalist P. Gunasegaran and his team from the now-defunct online business news portal KINIBIZ suggested in “1MDB: The Scandal That Brought Down a Government” that “Singapore figured very highly as a place from which money laundering occurred”. “1MDB: The Scandal That Brought Down a Government” is the first ever book to be written about the 1MDB fiasco. Quoting the …

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