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More Concrete Measures Needed To Protect Vulnerable Singaporeans

It is troubling to read reports of how a couple had systematically abused and caused grievous hurt to 26-year-old Annie Ee Yu Lian for 8 months, which eventually led to her death. The media reports on this tragic case has not just been covered by the press here, but also in Malaysia. Eu had borderline intelligence and the couple knew about her condition.

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Angry Customer Complains About Ninja Van's Fake Delivery Failures When He Is Home The Whole Day

I rescheduled for a delivery by Ninja Van due to failure in first delivery? First off, in their first delivery, they did not show up at my home and neither did they call me. On the second delivery, same thing happened. No delivery man and no phone call. Went and check on their track my package service and found out delivery man report as failure of delivery? I was home the whole day! If you make a search about Ninja Van reviews, majority are complaints. Their standard of service is not acceptable in Singapore

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DON'T THROW CIGARETTE BUTTS OUT OF THE CAR WINDOW, NEA COULD ISSUE $2,000 FINE IF PEOPLE SABO YOU

Drivers who have the bad habit of flicking your cigarette butts out of windows better beware. In early November 2017, one such car owner was shocked to receive a letter from NEA which demanded they name the driver who was driving the vehicle at the time of offence. NEA with the help of LTA took enforcement action on a tip-off from the public which alleged that the said driver threw his cigarette butt out of the car window along Tampines Avenue 5. If the driver did not cooperate with NEA, he could be subject to a fine as high as $2,000 over this littering offence.

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SG MEDIA SAYS RAISING TAX IS THE BEST WAY FORWARD!

So, is it any wonder that our Press Freedom ranking is 151st in the world? Almost every time that we hear that taxes need to be increased because of increasing social spending – there are hardly any details on the projected sums and how the increased tax revenue will be used?

This is not the norm for practically every developed country in the world when they talk about raising taxes.

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RAISING OF TAXES IS INEVITABLE, 70% VOTED FOR THIS

But investments and social spending are costly, and the Government must make sure it can afford them, he said. Speaking to about 2,000 activists at the PAP convention, Mr Lee said that while Singapore has enough revenue for this term of Government, spending has been going up and must rise further. And as Singapore’s spending needs grow, he stressed that Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat was right when he said that raising taxes is not a matter of whether, but when.

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