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  • SMB1368T's Avatar
    1,213 posts since Mar '16
    • Walao eh tdy bad day sia. Tis morning my bus reached the wrong berth at Yishun then I had to miss it and wait for 10 more freaking minutes. Then just now driver say 859B but eds say 859A. Then only after he almost left the eds changed back to 859B. Want board bus oso cannot cos he already at traffic light

      But then both drivers just started work so I forgive them but STILL...!

  • Queen of sgForums
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    264,976 posts since Dec '99
    • Received an SMS claiming to be from UOB? It could be a phishing website

       

      The Singapore Police Force has issued an official statement on its Facebook page, warning netizens about phishing websites. 

      This comes after some netizens were reportedly tricked into giving their personal information, including credit card details after responding to SMSes reportedly sent by United Overseas Bank (UOB). 

      However, the victims later realised that there were unauthorised transactions in various foreign currencies made to their credit cards. 

      The victims each described having received an SMS allegedly sent by UOB, in which they were asked to visit a link provided.

      They would then be directed to a website that resembles a genuine bank website and asked to enter personal information, as well as credit card details. 

      Among the information asked were the credit card number, date of expiry and Card Verification Value of the respective cards. 

      In each of these cases, the scammers then downloaded the ‘UOB Mighty App’ without the knowledge of the victims, and entered the data provided by the victims.

      This led to the victims receiving One-Time Password (OTP) prompts sent by the bank to their mobile phones, which they were asked to key into the website. 

      The victims subsequently received SMS notifications that foreign transactions were made on their credit cards.

      One victim, Stephen Tay posted on Facebook about his experience, saying:

      “Got this SMS an hour ago and it only states a link to uob-mob_com (I switched the . to a _ to prevent Facebook from leading you to the actual link)

      “Beware! This is a new form of spoofing to get your login information.

      “The domain name is not owned by UOB and was just registered as the SMS was sent out.

      “If you see such messages, delete them!”

       

      In response to the incidents, the police urged members of the public to be vigilant in their post.

      Read the post:

      “A) Be wary when you are asked to disclose your personal information and bank account details over the internet.

      “B) Beware of phishing websites that may look genuine. Look for signs that you are using a legitimate or secure website. These websites are generally encrypted to protect your details. Secure websites use 'https:' instead of 'http:' at the start of the internet address, or display a closed padlock or unbroken key icon at the bottom right corner of your browser window.

      “C) Report any fraudulent charges detected in your credit card bills to your bank immediately.”

      It also encouraged victims to call the helpline or go to www.scamalert.sg to get advice on scams and how to avoid them. 

  • Sbs6750E's Avatar
    1,947 posts since May '15
    • I think 812 can reduce freq to 7-9 min. Now freq is 2-5 min during peak hrs. Bus hardly gets half-filled even during sch hrs for west loop.

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  • Joseph Rai's Avatar
    10 posts since Jan '18
    • Here are the delicious snack that I bought from Thailand. I love lotus seeds so when I saw this at 7-Eleven in Thailand, I immediately grabbed some packs.icon_biggrin.gif

  • Juvenc1337's Avatar
    34 posts since Nov '17
    • 17/1

      SMB1510Z on 302 (KJDEP 300)

      SMB1449T on 925 (WLDEP 911)

      SMB1516H on 302 (KJDEP SP)

      TIB1210L on 301 (KJDEP 302)

      SMB1304C on 67 (KJDEP SP)

      SMB121U on 975 (KJDEP SP)

      SMB231K on 979 (KJDEP 75)

      SMB110B on 302 (KJDEP 985)

      Unknown A24 on 190

       

      Edited by Juvenc1337 17 Jan `18, 5:03PM
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    H2 Chemistry @ BedokFunland JC (near VJC & TJC)
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    14,460 posts since May '05
    • Originally posted by Bellowello:

      Hi guys, if I do well for H1 maths, can I get promoted to H2 maths ?  I did not take amaths btw 


      No, it doesn't work that way. You'll have to check the individual JCs' websites or contact (eg. email or call) their staff, to determine which JC (if any) will allow you to take H2 Math without A Math.

      YJC, for instance, allows you to take H2 Math on condition of "Passes in both Elementary Maths and Additional Maths OR At least A2 in Elementary Maths", so if you scored A2 in E Math, you might stand a chance. But another problem is, YJC is now merging with IJC, into YIJC. So the requirements may change.

      H2 Math is indeed required for many local Uni courses. Better find out exactly which Uni courses require which H2 subjects, all you soon-to-be JC students!.

      http://www.nus.edu.sg/oam/apply-to-nus/A-levels-subject-prerequisites.html

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  • JKYY's Avatar
    178 posts since Oct '17
    • 17/1/18

      SBS5071M on 73 (AMDEP 22)

      SG5490Z on 854 (AMDEP 806)

      Edited by JKYY 17 Jan `18, 3:38PM
  • JKYY's Avatar
    178 posts since Oct '17
    • 17/1/18

      SBS8189M (HGDEP 116) on Service 116 broke down due to something malfunctioning at the back of the bus (back ledge open) at Blk 138 bus stop along Yio Chu Kang Road at about 3.00pm today.

  • Manish.nativemedia's Avatar
    1 post since Jan '18
    • I agreed to you. Hard work is important bout nowadays smart work is also equally important. Top of that we should have time for ourself and our loved ones too.

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    1,596 posts since Jun '10
    • SN 44.10 Ananda Sutta: To Ananda (On Self, No Self, and Not-self)

      Thanissaro Bhikkhu

      Then the wanderer Vacchagotta went to the Blessed One and, on arrival, exchanged courteous greetings with him. After an exchange of friendly greetings & courtesies, he sat to one side. As he was sitting there he asked the Blessed One: "Now then, Venerable Gotama, is there a self?"

      When this was said, the Blessed One was silent.

      "Then is there no self?"

      A second time, the Blessed One was silent.

      Then Vacchagotta the wanderer got up from his seat and left.

      Then, not long after Vacchagotta the wanderer had left, Ven. Ananda said to the Blessed One, "Why, lord, did the Blessed One not answer when asked a question by Vacchagotta the wanderer?"

      "Ananda, if I — being asked by Vacchagotta the wanderer if there is a self — were to answer that there is a self, that would be conforming with those brahmans & contemplatives who are exponents of eternalism [the view that there is an eternal, unchanging soul]. If I — being asked by Vacchagotta the wanderer if there is no self — were to answer that there is no self, that would be conforming with those brahmans & contemplatives who are exponents of annihilationism [the view that death is the annihilation of consciousness]. If I — being asked by Vacchagotta the wanderer if there is a self — were to answer that there is a self, would that be in keeping with the arising of knowledge that all phenomena are not-self?"

      "No, lord."

      "And if I — being asked by Vacchagotta the wanderer if there is no self — were to answer that there is no self, the bewildered Vacchagotta would become even more bewildered: 'Does the self I used to have now not exist?'"

      See also: other suttas in the Avyakata Samyutta (and the translator's Introduction); AN 4.42.

      Whatever one tries to extrapolate from this, the Tathāgata’s silence does not represent a position. However, the exchange between Ānanda and the Tathāgata after Vacchagotta departed does tell us that his silence was provisional to Vacchagotta’s own confusion and misapprehension over a ‘self’ as understood by eternalist (sassatavādā) or annihilationist (ucchedavādā) doctrines that were current at the time. Vacchagotta’s state of mind would also be a factor as he had come to the Tathāgata and his disciples several times on these topics that can be read in the Vacchagottasaṃyutta. And these preoccupations of Vacchagotta would reflect on the ‘improper attention’ (ayoniso manasi karoto) of the untaught commoner (assutavā puthujjano), as mentioned in the Sabbāsava Sutta. The ‘thicket of views’ in the Sabbāsava Sutta (MN.2), are those views on self of the puthujjana, who wrongly considers a personal existence ‘for me’ – ‘Was I in the past? Was I not in the past? (ahosiṃ nu kho ahaṃ atītamaddhānaṃ, na nu kho ahosiṃ atītamaddhānaṃ) … ‘I have a self’ … I do not have a self’ (atthi me attā’ti … natthi me attā’ti).

      However, the noble disciple is not on the same footing. When the Tathāgata did give instruction on views of self as held by the world, it was to a suitable audience informed with a contemplative understanding of dependent origination and of the habits of volitional processes which cause false reification of sentient experience. In other words, they, the noble disciples, understood what props-up the illusion of substantiality. Thus they appreciated entirely the falsity of an enduring attā, both in contexts of doctrinal claim and contemplative knowledge. Otherwise, there would be no utility in simply denying the ‘Self’ to someone who is ignorant of causal processes, devoid of contemplative understanding, and who’s awareness is only informed with either the dogma of a ‘Self’ (Ātman) or at least with an infatuation over sentient experience born of this ignorance – as this would only lead to vexation.

      A helpful reference on this topic is Bhikkhu Bodhi’s footnote to the Ānanda Sutta:

      384 “Probably this means that Vacchagotta would have interpreted the Buddha’s denial as a rejection of his empirical personality, which (on account of his inclination towards views of self) he would have been identifying as a self. We should carefully heed the two reasons the Buddha does not declare, “There is no self”: not because he recognizes a transcendent self of some kind (as some interpreters allege), or because he is concerned only with delineating “a strategy of perception” devoid of ontological implications (as others hold), but (i) because such a mode of expression was used by the annihilationists, and the Buddha wanted to avoid aligning his teaching with theirs; and (ii) because he wished to avoid causing confusion in those already attached to the idea of self. The Buddha declares that “all phenomena are nonself” (sabbe dhammā anattā), which means that if one seeks a self anywhere one will not find one. Since “all phenomena” includes both the conditioned and the unconditioned, this precludes an utterly transcendent, ineffable self.” (B. Bodhi p. 1457)

  • Bellowello's Avatar
    1 post since Jan '18
    • Hi guys, if I do well for H1 maths, can I get promoted to H2 maths ?  I did not take amaths btw 

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    20,565 posts since Nov '03
    • Originally posted by ND323F:

      What do you guys want to see for new A95?

      Every operators get..35% each for SBST & SMRT and 15% each for GAS & TTS.

  • array88's Avatar
    1,446 posts since May '14
    • Service 354 amendment to Pasir Ris Link:

      https://routes.one/idea/877

       

      I wonder why it takes so long to implement this.