Posted on February 01, 2018. You might assume that, in tropical Singapore, your car insurance plan must certainly cover flood damage to your car. After all, floods aren’t exactly uncommon here. However, upon reading through policy documents from major Singapore insurers, our team at ValuePenguin found that this is not always the case. So how serious
Posted on January 25, 2018. $70 fee to kick in from Feb; employers who breach contract terms must pay full $6k sum Joanna Seow Political Correspondent From Feb 1, employers of Indonesian maids will have to spend $70 more when hiring a new helper or renewing a contract. They have to make this one-off payment
Posted on January 22, 2018. Used-car dealers avoid paying GST and providing warranty by advertising cars as their own Toh Yong Chuan Senior Correspondent Some second-hand car dealers are posing as direct sellers to sell their cars in a bid to avoid their warranty obligations under the “lemon law” and to avoid paying the goods
Posted on January 20, 2018. More than half of the cars in this list face a hike in taxes, no thanks to the new Vehicular Emissions Scheme. Find out how this affects you as a car buyer. As of 1st January 2018, the outgoing Carbon Emissions-based Vehicle Scheme has been replaced with the new (and improved?) Vehicular Emissions Scheme (VES).
Posted on January 18, 2018. SINGAPORE – There will be fewer Certificates of Entitlement (COEs) available for car buyers from February, with the car quota shrinking 3.5 per cent to a monthly average of 5,894 – down from 6,108. Overall, the COE supply will fall from 8,635 a month currently to 8,544 – due primarily
Posted on December 31, 2017. SINGAPORE – Two employers were fined a total of $41,000 by the State Courts last month for failing to buy work injury insurance for their workers, and for not paying compensation for their injuries when ordered to do so, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said on Thursday (Dec 28). Renovation
Posted on December 22, 2017. A yellow Porsche car was travelling in an unsteady fashion, raising the suspicions of uniformed Traffic Police officers. They stopped the vehicle and later arrested the driver – a 49-year-old man – for alleged drink driving. The driver was among those nabbed along Kallang Road in an islandwide enforcement operation
Posted on December 22, 2017. SINGAPORE – Ride-hailing firm Grab is seeking to track its drivers’ locations and habits, even when they are not ferrying passengers – raising eyebrows among some industry players and drivers at a time when data breaches are in the news. The company, late last month (November), asked its rental fleet