Grab Singapore Uber 

Grab, Uber fined a combined $13 million by competition watchdog for March merger

SINGAPORE – Singapore’s competition watchdog on Monday (Sept 24) fined ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber a combined $13 million for their merger in March, which saw the sale of Uber’s South-east Asian business to Grab for a 27.5 per cent stake in Grab. Grab was fined about $6.4 million while Uber was fined about $6.58 million by the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS). In a statement, the CCCS reiterated its decision that the deal between the two firms had reduced competition in the ride-hailing scene and said it…

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News 

HDB officer fined $2,000 for breaching Official Secrets Act by giving confidential info to ST journalist

SINGAPORE – Civil servant Ng Han Yuan was fined $2,000 on Wednesday (Dec 20) for breaching the Official Secrets Act by giving confidential information to a Straits Times journalist. Ng, 25, a Housing Board officer who works as an estate manager in the resale operations section, gave information to journalist Janice Tai Jia Ling between May 31 and July 16 this year, the court heard. Ng had conveyed to Ms Tai information about a HDB project titled Streamlining of Resale Transactions. The project revolved around a new HDB portal which…

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Dentists News Singapore 

Dentist fined S$50,000, suspended for failing to supervise two others

Dr Sng Wee Hock was “driven by profits” by allowing two conditionally registered dentists to work unsupervised, the Singapore Dental Council says. SINGAPORE: A dentist assigned as the supervisor of two others has been fined S$50,000 and suspended for leaving his charges unsupervised for up to seven months. In a press release on Monday (Sep 18), the Singapore Dental Council (SDC) said Dr Sng Wee Hock, a fully registered dentist, was found to have been “driven by profits” by failing to supervise Dr Jun Soo Lee and Dr Park Seunghyun,…

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