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  • Tuesday, April 08
  • Singapore 2015 public holidays released; Deepavali 2014 on 22 Oct 
    The Singapore public holiday dates for 2015 have been released. They can be found on the Ministry of Manpower website. The Hindu Advisory Board (HAB) has advised that Deepavali for 2014 will fall on 22 October 2014 (Wednesday) instead of 23 October 2014 (Thursday).
  • Friday, April 04
  • CCTV at 10 locations from 14 Apr to deter illegal parking 
    Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras will be activated at 10 locations island-wide to enforce against illegal parking and improve traffic conditions. The CCTVs will be operational 24 hours daily from 14 April, and prominent signs will be put up to remind motorists against parking illegally. LTA will progressively install CCTVs in 20 other locations, which are targeted to be operational by end-2014.
  • Friday, April 04
  • 17 new sites to provide additional 1,700 pre-school places 
    17 new sites have been allocated to the Early Childhood Development Agency’s 5 pre-school Anchor Operators. These will provide an additional 1,700 pre-school places from third quarter of 2014 onwards, increasing access to affordable and good quality early childhood care and education.
  • Thursday, April 03
  • 2,800 shops to benefit from $1.9m Revitalisation of Shops scheme 
    Around $1.9m will be set aside to help 2,800 shops island-wide under the sixth batch of the Revitalisation of Shops (ROS) scheme. Retailers will benefit from co-funding for promotional events and the upgrading of common areas, as well as rent-free periods of up to one month for tenants renovating their shops. The benefits can be applied in all or in combination, based on the needs and preferences of individual retailers.
  • Tuesday, April 01
  • HDB households to receive about $80m worth of S&CC Rebates 
    800,000 Singaporean HDB households can expect to receive Service & Conservancy Charges (S&CC) rebates in 2014 to help households cope with increases in cost of living. These rebates will directly offset a household’s S&CC payment. Depending on HDB flat type, each eligible household will receive 1 - 3 months of rebates in total, disbursed over the months of Apr, Jul & Oct. Eligible households will receive a letter in Apr with more details.

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