Tag Archives: First

41 Year Old Man Became SG’s First PMD Fire Fatality

The Bukit Batok fire that took place on Thursday night at an HDB unit has claimed a life. 41 year old Mr Goh Keng Soon, who was initially rescued by SCDF officers when the fire broke out in his flat, succumbed to his injuries on Saturday morning. He had third degree burns on 40% of his body and died at SGH.

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SINGAPORE CAB INDUSTRY IS NOT ON PAR WITH OUR FIRST WORLD STATUS

I was boarding a transcab this morning around 7.40 am from the east to work to go airport . Upon telling my destination the cab driver told me off cab only go arrival and departure halls as I want to go T1 new car park due to my Brother on walking stick. He was so rude until I asked him if he still want to take me then he kept quiet. The whole journey was so throat cutting as he purposely moved from lane to lane and it was so dangerous putting 3 lives in danger. He then shouted where to go. I think our cab service industry is not at par.

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OUR STAT BOARDS ARE DROPPING FROM 1ST TO 3RD WORLD STANDARDS!

On 8th Jan 2016, my company instructed our Secretary to change the company name. The ACRA/BIZFILE was giving much problem and has been ongoing for past few days. After many tries, he finally got it done just before 6 pm and emailed to inform us with the new Business Profile attached. When I opened up the Business Profile, I was surprised to see our new company name in both the "Company Name" and "Former Name, if any" fields. This obviously was not right. The "Incorporation Date" is correct and the "Status Date" showed the same date as "Incorporation Date". Again this was wrong. I understand that ACRA was trying to roll out a new system in December and it was full of teething problems that caused many delays in filings. While it is understandable that with any system roll-out there are bound to be some issues. BUT what I cannot fathom is that there is totally no material changes in the transaction, how could they not discovered these errors?

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COEs FOR SINGAPOREANS FIRST

The COE system has failed to curb congestion, but the government is addicted to the revenue collection each year, easily a few billion dollars. It is now even talking about a new ERP system, GPS distance based collection. So even if one is traveling off peak, not adding on to the congestion, you still have to pay the transport tax. Never mind that you have already paid GST for the fuel which is technically already a distance-based tax.

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