Monthly Archives: February 2019

TikTok’s Rise: What does it mean for Facebook and Snapchat?

by ValueChampion TikTok’s viral growth has been superbly impressive. But what does its success mean for more established competitors like Snapchat and Facebook’s Instagram? We’ve analysed the latest download trends to assess potential outcomes. Tiktok’s huge rise in popularity is no secret. In fact, it has been so successful in gaining users that its owner Bytedance overtook as the most valuable startup in …

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1,169 concealed packets of chewing tobacco found at Woodlands Checkpoint

A total of 1,169 packets of chewing tobacco concealed in the motorcycle’s carrier box, the raincoat bag and haversack, and inside of shoes. In a Facebook post on Friday (8 February), Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said that its officers at Woodlands Checkpoint referred a 50-year-old male Malaysian motorcyclist for further checks on Thursday at about 4.45 am. True to officers’ …

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Vietnam announced as location for second Trump-Kim Summit on 27-28 Feb

US President Trump announced in his State of the Union address that the second US-North Korea summit will be held in Vietnam on 27-28th February. A specific location has yet to be announced but the speculation is that either Hanoi or Danang would play host. The first historical summit between the two world leaders took place in June last year …

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SingPost announces immediate measures to improve service quality; Consumers not buying the promise

Singapore Post Limited (SingPost) has announced that it is holding a fundamental review of SingPost’s mail operations is underway to raise reliability and service standards, and to meet the demands of the evolving postal landscape over the years. In a press release on Thursday (7 February), it stated that it accepts the financial penalty imposed by the Infocomm Media Development Authority …

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Five uncomfortable financial conversations you must have with your loved ones

by ValueChampion Being open and honest is always beneficial in your important relationships. It is equally important to have these qualities when discussing personal financial matters in order to maintain healthy relationships and finances. It can be awkward or even painful to have tough financial discussions with your loved ones. However, avoiding these conversations can be disastrous for your relationships and …

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Should you share your credit card account with your partner?

by ValueChampion It may be a nice, romantic gesture, but is it wise to share your credit card account with your partner? We assess the economic benefits and downsides of credit card account sharing to help you decide if this is the right move for your relationship. For both long-term couples and newlyweds, there has been an unending debate around whether …

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Theatre for Seniors celebrates its 10th anniversary with It Takes All Kinds

The Necessary Stage’s Theatre For Seniors (TFS) has established itself as a professional theatre group with skilled senior actors in Singapore. For its 10th year anniversary, TFS is presenting a production jointly devised and performed by seniors called It Takes All Kinds. One of the hallmarks of TFS since its establishment in 2008 was the well-loved Encore series of short …

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