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LTA cuts vehicle growth rate to zero
LTA cuts vehicle growth rate to zero

Posted on October 23, 2017. SINGAPORE: The Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on Monday (Oct 23) that Singapore’s vehicle growth rate will be cut to zero, down from the current 0.25 per cent, for all private passenger cars (Categories A and B) and motorcycles (Category D). The change will take effect from February next year as the

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Uber imposes waiting charge on tardy riders in Singapore
Uber imposes waiting charge on tardy riders in Singapore

Posted on October 04, 2017. SINGAPORE: Uber passengers – show up on time or pay a penalty. Ride-hailing service Uber said on Monday (Oct 2) it has begun charging passengers a late fee of S$0.20 per minute, if their drivers are kept waiting for more than three minutes. The timer begins when the driver arrives at

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LTA drops need to park private-hire cars under a business
LTA drops need to park private-hire cars under a business

Posted on October 03, 2017.   SINGAPORE – FROM this month, a private-hire car (PHC) can be owned by an individual, without the need to first register a business entity with the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (Acra). While the rule change by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) appears to be a small step, it has

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Mum loses fingernails, toenails and hair from HFMD
Mum loses fingernails, toenails and hair from HFMD

Posted on July 07, 2016.  When we hear the mention of ‘Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease’ we often think that it’s a ‘children’s disease’ and adults are unlikely to contract it. While we may be right that HMFD is an affliction that mostly occurs in children, the adult caregivers in contact with children may contract the

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