17 January

China lowers interest rate as Economic Growth Slows – ┬áthe central bank of China cut its key interest rate for the first time in almost two years since 2020, led by weakened economic growth. GDP (Gross domestic product) grew by 4% in the 4th quarter of 2021 from Q42020, which was higher than the 3.3% […]

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12 January

WHO Experts warn repeating Covid-19 Boosters not a viable approach on Tuesday 11th January, World Health Organization. The necessity of 3rd and 4th fourth vaccine doses has been a growing issue in the outbreak of the omicron variant. Early evidence suggested that initial Covid booster shots provided substantial protection from Covid-19 over the primary vaccine […]

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31 December

Hotel Room Booking Scam – The SPF (Singapore Police Force) have arrested a 45 year old man for suspected involvement in a number of hotel room booking scam cases. On 28th December, the SPF received a report from a victim who was purportedly cheated by the man for a hotel room booking. The victim had […]

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30 December

Electricity & Gas Tariffs to rise by 5.6% in 4th straight quarter – From 1st Quarter 2022, Singapore’s electricity tariff before the 7% GST (Goods & Services tax) will grow by an average of 5.6 per cent, or S$0.0133 per kWh (kiloWatt hour) from 4th Quarter 2021. Gas tariff will rise to S$0.2021 per kWh before […]

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27 December

104 New Omicron cases in Singapore on boxing day, out of 209 new cases with 1 death as of 12pm 26th December were reported on the Ministry of Health website. 31 of the new Omicron cases were local, and the remaining 73 are imported. This brings total Cases in Singapore to 277,764, and total number […]

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