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ELECTRICITY BILL TO FALL AFTER 18.4% DROP IN NATURAL GAS PRICE

After its quarterly electricity tariffs review, SP Services announced on 1 October 2015 (Thursday) that electricity tariffs will fall by an average of 9.3 per cent for the next quarter of the year. The tariff will decrease by 2.06 cent per kWh for Oct 1 to Dec 31. In real terms, the average electricity bill for families living in 4-room flats will fall by $8.78.

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Former presidential candidate Tan Kin Lian calls for NS to be shortened to a year

Tan Kin Lian, a candidate at the 2011 Presidential Election, has called for national service (NS) to be shortened from the current two years to a year.In an online petition posted three days ago, the former CEO of NTUC Income also called on the government to reduce the call-up for reservist and remedial training. The petition has gathered close to 900 signatures as of Sunday morning. His goal is to hit 10,000 signatures. While Tan acknowledged that national defence is important for Singapore, he said the government should review the approach to “make sure that the budget and resources are effectively used to produce the desired outcome”.

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