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Restaurant & Bar Hoteliers Alliance Come Together To Raise Funds For Single Mother Whose Flat was Burnt Down

On Good Friday, a fire swept through a 10th-floor HDB flat in Sengkang belonging to a single mother and her 3 children. The fire damaged the entire master bedroom, toilets, and sewerage pipes, as well as part of the living room. Her upstairs neighbour's toilet was also damaged and she might have to pay for those damages. To help her out, the Restaurant & Bar Hoteliers Alliance (RBHA) came together to raise funds for this poor family during this time of need.

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ANALYST: GOVT TO INTRODUCE 10% GST AFTER UPCOMING GENERAL ELECTION?

PricewaterhouseCoopers tax partner Koh Soo How noted the Government had committed not to raise the GST for five years during the 2011 General Election, he said any hike would probably take place in 2016 or 2017. Mr Koh also said that taxes such as the GST, which are collected from the domestic population, can be raised without affecting Singapore’s international standing in terms of tax competitiveness.

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SBS TRANSIT TO RAISE FARES FOR NON-BASIC BUS SERVICES

SBS Transit will raise fares for its non-basic bus services from Aug 3 (Sunday), after the Public Transport Council (PTC) gave the greenlight. In a statement on Friday (July 11), SBS said its non-basic bus services - Nite Owl, Parks, Chinatown, Direct and Premium - will have their fares revised from Aug 3. Senior citizen and student concession fares for some of the services will go up as well.

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