If this mooted fare increase gets approved, it will be the highest fare increase for years. If this happens, fares could go up by $0.10, the maximum increase that can be allowed under the current fare formula, a measure implemented from 2018 to the year 2022. While some might say that $0.10 is a small price to pay, if taken into account each trip a person makes he needs to cough up $0.10 extra, someone might face up to $15 total of increased fares per month.
The girl was apparently pulled off the ledge she was sitting on by police officers when she was distracted. An eyewitness said the girl was wearing a white cap, and was seen sitting on the ledge at the top of the multi story carpark, looking down and sobbing. 10 police officers were seen trying to dissuade her from jumping, with one officer seen holding a phone and showing her something on it. Police managed to pull her off when she was not looking at them.
This clause came into the spotlight when a 22 year old Singaporean student successfully sued his father over the funding of his overseas university education. In this case, the Singaporean student's University is in Canada, and his father is a 60 year old sole shareholder of a logistics company and director of various other companies.
Minister for Manpower and Second Minister for Home Affairs Josephine Teo has urged young Singaporean couples to start having kids and start families earlier in life. She also said that Government will not interfere in Singaporeans lives, but went ahead on dishing out advice for young couples.
The discussion was hosted at the Kuala Lumpur Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall, and was also attended by Malaysian Member Of Parliament for Petaling Jaya, Ms Maria Chin Abdullah. Ms Maria Chin is known for her role in the Bersih Movement, and was even imprisoned by Najib Razak's government for the Bersih protest. She subsequently contested and won the Petaling Jaya constituency in 2018, contesting as an Independent candidate. She joined Anwar Ibrahim's PKR after being voted in as the MP for Malaysia's largest constituency.
In the incident, which occurred just three hours before the girl and her family were due to fly back to China on Friday at about 3pm, a few children had knocked down the mirror while playing in the Urban Revivo store. The mirror reportedly then fell on the toddler, who was then standing in front of it. CCTV footage caught the incident, although no videos had been released on the incident. The girl was unconscious when she was taken to Changi General Hospital, where she was subsequently pronounced dead.
In the video, a woman who was already inside the car was seen passing the dirty diaper to the man, who was standing outside the car. Instead of looking for a rubbish bin like most normal people would do, this guy just decided to fling the diaper on to the car parked behind his, with a look of utter disdain. The man even took another look at his handywork, and in his triumphant moment, probably failed to realise that the camera was filming his very vile act.
In his post dated 23 August, Jufrie Mahmood said that a government which is against the the implementation of a minimum wage policy is a government that does not really care about the welfare of the down trodden in society. Jufrie went on to say that the Ministers only think and care about themselves, as they keep harping on the millions in salary they are entitled to. Who entitled them to the millions but themselves?
Trade and Industry Minister and one of the future leaders of the 4G government, Chan Chun Sing, says that the government realises the cost pressure the government themselves are putting on businesses, with the planned increases in the ages for re-employment and retirement, as well as Central Provident Fund (CPF) contribution rates for older workers.
Former Presidential hopeful and Singapore's all time second favourite Tan, Tan Kin Lian, has boldly said what every sane Singaporean was thinking, that PM Lee uses a lot of wow words, colourful charts and bombastic Powerpoint presentations during his National Day Rally, but actually the actual problems that Singaporeans faced are not addressed at all.