GST Being Charged On Water Conservation Tax

GST Being Charged On Water Conservation Tax

A reader was surprised upon reviewing his SP group utility bills. For the Water Services charges, the bill includes a Waterborne Fee and also a Water Conservation Tax. However to the reader's surprise, the final utility bill is inclusive of GST. So apparently the calculation shows that GST is being charged on the Water Conservation Tax.

Filed Under: 

Covid19: Survey Shows Singaporeans Not Impressed With 4G Leadership Handling of Covid19

An international study conducted by Toluna and Blackbox Research found that many Singaporeans confidence in our political leaders are wavering and they are not impressed by the way they have handled the Covid19 pandemic. Only 41% of Singaporeans rated their leaders highly, which means that 59% of those polled rated them less than favourably. The survey also found that about 34% of the respondents were surprised at how poorly prepared Singapore was. This means that 66% of those polled were not surprised by the incompetence of the government.

Filed Under: 

PAP Government Wields POFMA on Thum Ping Tjin's Criticisms of POFMA

In the latest of the PAP government's spree on clamping down dissent, it has issued Dr Thum Ping Tjin and website New Naratif a POFMA correction order over an 8 May video about POFMA. The video, entitled “The Show with PJ Thum - Ep 8 - How bad laws are created and abused in Singapore (A POFMA case study)”, raised issues about the government's use of POFMA as a tool to silence criticisms against the government. Shooting itself in the face, the PAP government proceeded to invoke POFMA on Dr Thum's video.

Filed Under: 

Starbucks Branch At Liat Towers Gave Pleasant Surprise

Starbucks Branch At Liat Towers Gave Pleasant Surprise

Because yesterday i feel moody so i put some note at the GrabFood app. Then i'm surprised the Starbucks gave me a free drink. i checked the receipt again maybe i order wrong, but it is not. Maybe because of the note i wrote, so Starbucks gave me a free drink to cheer me up. They also wrote sweet messages for me and really made my day.

Filed Under: 

Covid19: More People Wearing Face Masks Improperly

Covid19: More People Wearing Face Masks Improperly

During this Circuit Breaker, the use of face masks when going outdoors is compulsory. A failure to wear a mask can lead to a $300 fine. However our contributor thinks there seems to be more people wearing their face masks incorrectly these days. One of the wrong ways include wearing their masks under their noses or loose masks.

Filed Under: 

Mother's Day Meal Order From Zichar Stall Unfulfilled

I pre-ordered from Hougang Blk 805 Seafood Kitchen Zichar stall 2 days in advance for Mother's Day dinner at 6pm on 10 May and payment was made. However, on Mother's Day, we waited from 6pm to 8pm and food still did not arrive. Hence, I took a cab from Punggol to the Hougang stall and asked them why my pre-order was not sent out. There was no apology and the lady kept telling me they were too busy till they forgot my order.

Filed Under: 

Close Down Useless Stat Boards Like Science Centre Singapore

Looking at the way Singapore Government spends its money, I think there is a lot of room for improvement. There are many statutory boards that can be privatised and should belong to the private sector,such as Science Centre Singapore. Science centre singapore is a statutory board under MOE. They got approximately 70 million dollars of grants from the govt in the past 2 FYs under operating grants from govt and grants from other govt agencies. Cant this 70million dollars be used more prudently for other uses like building better school infrastructure or healthcare, building more ICU units?

Filed Under: 

Raised Kerb At Rivervale Crescent Linkway A Tripping Hazard

Raised Kerb At Rivervale Crescent Linkway A Tripping Hazard

This poor boy was walking beside his mummy along a linkway at 178B Rivervale Crescent. He then kicked onto this raised concrete kerb and fell down. This linkway is newly renovated by Pasir Ris Punggol Town Council. Before renovation, there was no raised kerb. But after renovation, this kerb was installed and became a tripping hazard. This kerb can be dangerous to both the young and elderly.

Filed Under: 

Pages

Advertisement
Subscribe to All Singapore Stuff - Real Singapore News RSS