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Opinion

Netizens remain divided over immigration officers’ treatment of lorry driver near Woodlands Checkpoint despite ICA’s response

Following the controversy surrounding the viral video featuring two of its officers and a lorry driver near Woodlands Checkpoint last Friday (21 Dec), the Immigrations and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) announced the next day that it has turned in the matter to the Singapore Police Force. ICA added in its statement that the decision was taken after concluding its "preliminary investigations", and …

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“Experts” quoted by TodayOnline say NTUC takeover of Kopitiam will keep food prices low but netizens think otherwise

The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) has given the green signal to NTUC Enterprise to buy over home-grown food operator Kopitiam after finding out that the move will not lead to a “substantial lessening of competition”. The completion watchdog discovered that NTUC Enterprise and Kopitiam are not each other’s closest competitions as there are other powerful rival groups …

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Competition and Consumer Commission’s findings on NTUC Kopitiam acquisition disappointing

I am disappointed with the the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore's (the Watchdog) finding that NTUC Enterprise's proposed acquisition of food centre operator Kopitiam would not lead to a substantial lessening of competition. Giving the green light to this acquisition would see NTUC Enterprise buying all of Kopitiam Investment and its subsidiaries, which span 80 outlets island wide. With this in mind, this …

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