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MAN REFUSE TO PAY SERVICE CHARGE, UNHAPPY HE HAD TO WALK TO CASHIER

A middle-aged man refused to pay $24 restaurant service charge as he was unhappy that he had to walk to the cashier to pay for his meal. The man was dining with his family at a Thai restaurant at Nex. He complained that the waiter was slow and vented his anger when he could not pay from his seat. He eventually threw some cash at the counter, excluding the service charge which he thought was not worth paying for, before leaving the restaurant abruptly. The restaurant's manager has never met such an unreasonable customer before and felt bad for the cashier, who almost had to fork out the service charge on his behalf. It is uncertain if the restaurant will pursue the matter.

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PATIENTS AT TTSH CAN PURCHASE THEIR OWN UTENSILS IF THEY WANT, MORE MONEY TO SPEND

Called the Personal Utensil Pack, the utensils consists of a cup, a small plate, a tea spoon and a jug, and it costs $6 per pack. The hospital spokesperson said they came to this decision after a few patients voiced their displeasure when they saw some other patients spitting into their cups after use. Some patients even use the cups they are given to store their false teeth. While this move is good, begs the question why still need to pay $6. Is the hospitalization fee not high enough? Surely the hospitalization fee can also cover for the inclusion of this Pack. Seems like this is purely a business opportunity, so get the patients to pay another $6 just to get their own personal utensils, if they so desire.

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PASSENGER OVERCHARGED BY GRAB DRIVER, GRAB ALSO DUNNO WHY

I made a grabcar booking on 02/12/2016 at about 2.50am pickup location was from Sengkang sports centre McDonald's. The fare on the app showed $13, driver's name Tan KM SGY4XX7Z, after the confirmation I waited by the roadside for the driver to come. The app shows that he's 7-8 mins away from me.

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ORDINARY S’POREANS PAY THE HIGHEST TAX RATE IN THE WORLD

Most ordinary citizens don’t seem to have realised we pay the highest taxes in the universe. We should not accept PAP’s conveniently narrow definition of tax which should include any amount which contributes to government revenue. I will use the example of an ordinary Singaporean couple with 2 children, each earning $40000 a year and highlight all the different taxes they have to pay.

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SALARY FOR ITE GRADUATES FELL FOR 6 CONSECUTIVE YEARS?

The median gross monthly starting salary of ITE graduates in full-time permanent employment increased from $1,217 in 2007 to $1,410 in 2013. This is an increase of 15.9%. Real pay down last 6 years? Since inflation was about 24.2% from 2007 (CPI 93.2) to 2013 (CPI 115.8) – does it mean that the real increase was about minus 8.3% or about minus 1.3% per annum?

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THOUSANDS OF CIVIL SERVANTS GET AT LEAST 5% PAY INCREMENT

It was reported earlier that more than 18,000 Home Team officers will receive salary increments of eight to 12 per cent in August to ensure their salaries remain competitive. These adjustments have now been extended to other groups of civil servants, including some ministry staff, as well as clerical and support staff in schools. Channel NewsAsia understands the adjustments are at least five per cent. The last time the Public Service Division (PSD) adjusted salaries to keep pace with the private sector was in February, 2012.

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