Tag Archives: Charges

CARPARK CHARGES IN SINGAPORE NOT TRANSPARENT ENOUGH

Why is it that carparks in Singapore is allowed to charge an amount after you have no choice but to drive through the gantry? Many carparks in Singapore either do not display their fees prominently or place their signs in such a way that the driver has no means to avoid going through the toll gantry after they have seen the fees.

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MY MUM JUST PASS AWAY & TOWN COUNCIL COME CHASE FOR HER $0.60 OVERDUE S&CC

My mother has just passed away for less than 49 days and the town council already started chasing for her outstanding SC/CC. The notice was not send to my mother's address but my house mailbox! While I would just think to pay for what has been rightfully due, I was stunned to know that the outstanding is nothing more than 60 cents! Does the town council need to waste so much resources, or indirectly to be our taxpayers' monies?

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SEDITION CHARGES AGAINST TRS ARE BASELESS AND MUST BE DROPPED

The Government has charged the two people supposedly behind The Real Singapore (TRS) with 7 counts of sedition. It claims that they published seditious articles which promoted ill will and hostility between different races of people in Singapore. But these charges are entirely without foundation and they should be dropped. Even if people have legitimate concerns to raise, they now have to consider whether they can get prosecuted for having the potential to cause ill will or hostility. This is even if they have no intention of doing so, and even if their comments are made in good faith. This is a step backwards for freedom of speech in Singapore.

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MOH: WE CANNOT CONTROL HOW PRIVATE HOSPITALS SET THEIR PRICES

Private hospital charges do not fall under the Ministry of Health’s (MOH) purview; private hospitals set their fees independently. According to the Singapore Medical Council’s Ethical Code and Ethical Guidelines, a doctor cannot abuse the doctor-patient relationship for personal gain. This means a doctor shall not let financial considerations imposed by his own practice, investments or financial arrangements influence the objectivity of his clinical judgment in the treatment of his patients.

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