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Eleven Circle Line stations to open on April 17 2010

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Eleven Circle Line stations to open on April 17 Whooo hoo! We can hear whoops of joy from all those living in the south-east "backwaters" of Singapore. LTA has announced that 11 Circle Line stations from Bartley to Dhoby Ghaut will be open on 17 April 2010 . Read on to see which stations will be up. This means that Stage 1 and Stage 2 of the Circle Line will now be complete. These stations are, beginning from Bartley and ending at Dhoby Ghaut: Stage 2 Tai Seng Macpherson Paya Lebar Dakota Mountbatten Stage 1 Stadium Nicoll Highway Promenade Esplanade Bras Basah In any case, here's a map we had on the previous Circle Line post . You can find the map of all the slated stations here: LTA (updated 13 July 2009) As posted in www.h88.com.sg by John

Loan-sharking activities prevention

Flat owners to register subletting of rooms with HDB From February 1 this year, flat owners who sub-let rooms in their HDB flats will have to register with the Housing & Development Board (HBD) within seven days. They will also be required to notify HDB when they renew or terminate the sub-letting of rooms, as well as of any changes to their sub-tenants' particulars. However, there is no need to seek prior approval for sub-letting of rooms. HDB said that the new rule will support the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)'s on-going efforts to eradicate loan-sharking activities, and will better protect HDB residents. Through this, HDB will be able to capture the particulars of those who rent rooms in HDB flats. The requirement will apply to both new and existing cases of room sublets. For tenancies that commenced before February 1, owners will be given a six-month grace period from that date to register. Meanwhile, for sublets from February 1, owners will have to register with