Daily Archives: 2019-03-21

MAS clamps down hard on money laundering and financial services breaches, according to latest Enforcement Report

Money laundering, market abuse, and financial services misconduct were the three key areas of targeted by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) in its probe against breaches of the Authority’s regulations, as revealed in its latest Enforcement Report on Tue (19 Mar). The report revealed that among the measures taken by MAS between 1 July 2017 to 31 December 2018 …

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Man fined $2,000 for breaching pet shop licensing conditions

An 81-year-old man has been fined $2,000 for breaching pet shop licensing conditions by failing to ensure that the bird cages were kept clean and dry. In a press release on Thursday (21 March), Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) said that its officers conducted an unannounced routine check on Lee Ah Leng Bird Shop for compliance on pet shop licensing …

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Students raise awareness about Advance Care Planning among older Singaporeans

From January to March this year, a team of four final-year Communication Studies undergraduates from Nanyang Technological University (NTU) embarked on a campaign to raise awareness about Advance Care Planning (ACP). The campaign, titled Let’s Talk Care, urged Singaporeans to reflect on their future health and personal care preferences and share them with their loved ones. This process, otherwise known …

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Latest data: Number of foreign PMETs continues to increase in Singapore

Last week, the Manpower Ministry (MOM) finally released its foreign workforce numbers. The figures show that even though the number of foreign PMETs on Employment Pass (EP) decreased slightly in the last 2 years from 192,300 to 185,800, the total number of foreign PMETs (i.e, those on EP and S Pass) was increasing: 2013 336,000 2014 349,000 2015 366,500 2016 …

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Farrera Brochez pleads not guilty in US Court for charges of leaking stolen confidential information from Singapore’s HIV Registry

Mikhy Farrera Brochez pleaded not guilty on 19 March to charges related to stolen identification documents from Singapore’s HIV Registry, said his lawyer Jay Oakley. Farrera Brochez is facing these charges in a US Federal Court in Kentucky. The 34-year old American, accused of leaking the personal data of thousands of people from the registry, has been indicted by a …

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Travel vblogger Nas Daily to relocate to Singapore with girlfriend

Famous travel vblogger Nuseir Yassin, better known as the founder of Nas Daily, is going to move to the city-state with his girlfriend, Aylne Tamir. In an Instagram post on Wednesday (March 20), his girlfriend announced that she along with the blogger and his company, will be relocating to Singapore and could be staying here for “two months or two …

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Three instances when another driver’s mistakes will cost you

by ValueChampion In cases where your car insurer can not recoup the costs from the third-party after an accident, you may end up paying for it even if you were not at fault. Below, we discuss three times this can happen and what you should do to reduce the price you’ll have to pay for someone else’s mistake. Imagine that you …

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