Singapore Government will be distributing $700 million to 2.8 million eligible Singaporean by December. If you are 21 years old and above on Dec 31, you will be receiving $100 to $300 depending on your income and how many property you own. Those with an assessable income of $28,000 and
A power outage that affected 150,000 residential and commercial unit island wide, left some Singaporean devastated in disbelief that such “disaster” can happen in Singapore. According to a report by The Straits Time, some affected Singaporean were surprised that a power disruption on such a scale could happen here, and
“An honest day’s work for an honest day’s pay” and “to make an honest living” are some of the phrases that we are very familiar with. Unless you are a volunteer, everyone works for a living and every worker looks forward to their payday. Yet, there are workers who are
Apple iPhones aside, he cost of mobile phones and data plans has been falling steadily. This is a delight to all mobile users and has also fuelled the huge increase in mobile phone penetration in Singapore. One largely untapped group of users, the children are now receiving spanking new phones.
A recent study on the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on workers in six South-east Asian economies, by Cisco and Oxford Economics found that about one-fifth of Singapore’s workers (20.6 per cent) will have their jobs displaced by 2028. This is higher than the figures for Vietnam (13.8 per cent),
Senior Minister of State for Defence Dr Maliki Osman revealed on Monday, September 10, that 14% of AWOL cases were related to financial difficulties (10 September). AWOL refers to being absent from service without official reason. Online reaction to Dr Osman’s comments was swift, with netizens blaming the situation on
In an interview with a senior fellow at S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, The PKR president-elect said, for Singapore and Malaysia to forge stronger ties, it should not just be about “Dollars and cents, rule and order” “For Singapore,
An upcoming movie titled《大胃王》or “Food King”, directed by local Director Kelvin Sng, this film will feature 54 different kinds of Singaporean food for SG54. The script was written by filmmaker Shawn Tan six years ago during his university days, and Shawn has since been involved full-time in his company’s projects
General Election 2015 was held on September 11, exactly 3 years ago. Under the constitution, the maximum term of a Singapore parliament is five years, within which it must be dissolved by the President and elections held within three months. This means that the current parliament need to be dissolved
Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong said in Parliament (Sept 10) that he “will not rule (private developers) out”. Minister Wong was responding to a suggestion made by Ms Cheryl Chan. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong introduced the new Voluntary Early Redevelopment Scheme (VERS) at last month’s Nation Day Rally.