Tag Archives: price

EVEN WE MALAYS CANNOT TAHAN HIGH PRICES @ NASI PADANG STALLS ANYMORE

I urge your readers to better avoid nasi padang stalls in future if you can help it. Be it hawker or foodcourt, the price is equally shocking. Recently, i went to the hawker center to buy breakfast, just one mee goreng and a meat pau and it cost $5 already! Although the sign said 1 vegetable, 1 meat and rice cost only $3.30, when he ordered rice, bean sprout, asam fish and 2 table spoon of sambal sotong, it costs him a whopping $7.20. Even I as a malay cannot tahan the way they anyhow count the food prices, the price shoot up like rocket. Tak boleh tahan harga naik!!!

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COFFEE PRICE ALREADY UP TO PREPARE FOR WATER PRICE HIKE

Parliament now debating about the increase on water prices. To me, what for debate some more? Decision already made, it's not like they debate here and there, water prices will be reduced by 30%. Decision already made, we will have to pay 30% more for water usage, so make sure we all know how important water is. Sad thing is, this morning, I had my usual coffee at this coffee stall at Ang Mo Kio Ave 4, Blk 628. The stall owner said they already increased the price coffee at 10 cents per cup!

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PAP GOVT RAISES WATER PRICES BY 30% DESPITE ECONOMIC UNCERTAINTY

Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced during his Budet 2017 speech that beginning on 1st July 2017, water prices in Singapore will be increased by 30% in two parts over the next 2 years. This was after Water Minister Masagos Zulkifli hinted at the Government's intention to do so last month. Heng justified the 30% price increase by citing the rising costs of supplying water, producing water and installing associated infrastructure. The Singapore Finance Minister said as water sufficiency was a matter of national survival, rising the cost to make such investments into our water infrastructure was necessary.

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HDB BTO FLAT PRICES UP 43% BUT RESALE PRICE INCREASE ONLY 16%?

The cheapest 3-room flat in Sengkang increased by 43 per cent, from $120,000 to$171,000, from 2010 to now. 2-room flats in Sengkang start from $80,000. This is an increase of 18 per cent compared to the cheapest 2-room flat, at $68,000 in Sengkang in June 2010. Since we have been consistently told that HDB BTO prices has been delinked from resale prices to make them more affordable – and arguably particularly for 2-room flats – why is it that it would appear that the cheapest 2-room BTO price has increased even more than the increase in the resale price? And the cheapest 3-room flats increased by a whopping 43 per cent.

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MALAYSIAN WORKER: S’POREANS ARE CHEAPSKATE & DON’T VALUE QUALITY

Let me tell you the life of a local curtain maker.We work very hard everyday to complete with these Malaysia curtains maker.Many of these malaysia curtain maker cross over to Singapore every morning with their beautiful Suv or cars engaging into direct sales , taking away our business. One of the Malaysian curtain maker told me directly that they ( the Malaysiancurtain maker ) will take away all our business because you Singaporean are cheapskate, want everything cheap and don't mind lousy quality

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COFFEESHOP FRANCHISES ARE RIP OFFS WITH POOR FOOD

Coffee shop franchises imo are no longer worth the price. Unlike say a starbucks, crew at least have some prep training. most franchise chinese base kopitiam, what kind of traning and QC did their uppers give to the basic staffers? How much attention do cooks pay to make sure nothing is wrong with your food rather than just going thru the motion?

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MND SURVEY: PEOPLE TEND TO OVERESTIMATE HDB PRICES & THINK ITS EXPENSIVE

A survey by the Ministry of National Development showed that 20% of Singaporeans interviewed had plans to buy a flat in the next five years. Based on survey results, new HDB flat prices are overestimated by the public, and the majority of prospective flat buyers are willing to pay more than the current average prices. Despite multiple cooling measures such as the delinking of new flats from resale market, the public still perceives BTO flats are expensive and unaffordable.

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ALMOST 20% MORE COE AVAILABLE FROM FEB TO APRIL 2015

Based on a Land Transport Authority announcement Wednesday morning (14 Jan 2015), there will be 4,705 COEs up for bidding every month from Feb - April. This is a 18.3% jump in supply from previous months. This increase in COE supply is expected to persist for the next 2 to 3 years and LTA expects COE premiums to fall in the coming months.

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