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Gold Vending Machines in Singapore


Many Singaporeans dream of having gold because its value increases every day. Here in Singapore, there are many gold investors and gold sellers. Well, wherever you are in this world, gold is sought-after. If you want to trade gold, it is important that you know the rules of the market and how it operates so you will be successful.


You will be surprised that you can easily access gold here in Singapore. If you are fond of casinos and gold, the good news is that you can now convert your winnings to gold on the spot. This is made possible with the instalment of new gold vending machines. These vending machines dispense gold rather than your traditional cash.

The gold vending machine was introduced by Asia Gold ATM which is a local-based company. The vending machine is called SMART Gold ATM. The company installed the first two vending machines in Resorts World Sentosa and the Marina Bay Sands. Visitors of Resorts World Sentosa and the Marina Bay Sands casinos can enjoy the accessibility of the precious metal.

What made the company launch or install these gold vending machines? There is no question that the city-state is the travel destination for travellers that are affluent not only here in Asia but around the world. Apart from that, the country is now considered to be a significant hub for the gold-trading industry.


If you want to know more about the gold vending machines, here are some things worth mentioning:

  • Weight: According to reports, the machine can dispense gold bars and coins weighing roughly about 1 to 20 grams each.
  • Items: The machine features different items so users can choose. For example, the machine can dispense a collectible item like a 1 gram stone bearing the resemblance of a Merlion. The prices of gold varies. You can buy it from US $60 to US $1,500. The items dispensed are made of 24-karat gold.
  • How to make a purchase: As mentioned earlier, customers can choose different items they can purchase. The items are presented in a 3D screen which can give a 360-degree view of the item along with the description of the item. The descriptions can either be Russian, Arabic, German, Chinese and English. After making the choice, the item will be dispensed at the bottom of the machine. Users can also send the gold to other people if they choose to.

For sure this is not the end. The company is contemplating on rolling out other machines across the country. This is just the beginning.


What You Can Do to Keep Singapore Clean


No country is squeaky clean. Every country is facing challenges when it comes to cleaning their environment. Singapore is dealing with this too. The government is encouraging citizens and residents to join the Keep Singapore Clean Movement. This is a national programme which calls everyone to make the city a ‘truly clean’ city.


Keep Singapore Clean Movement is spearheaded by Public Hygiene Council, National Environment Agency and other cleanliness movement. Here are the philosophies of the movement:

  • Litter picking: You can keep the city clean by picking the litters. No matter how small it is, it can make a difference. Do not ignore litters when you see it. Do goodwill by picking it.


  • Being an advocate: Being an advocate means doing it even if no one is watching. You have to practice it as if it is in your system. There are people who instantly become advocates when someone is watching. Do not do that because it only makes the movement ordinary.
  • Show consideration: There are people who are selfish; these people only think about themselves and do not consider the people around them. If you want to keep the city clean, you have to show consideration for the succeeding users. You have to make sure that public spaces are clean so succeeding users can happily use it.

It sounds simple but when you actually do it, you will realize that it is difficult especially if other people are not doing it. It is important that you practice it at all times and be a model for other people and your peers. If you want to join the movement, you can sign up.


SCDF Intensifying Efforts in Saving Lives


Singaporeans will feel safer and less anxious now knowing that the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) is intensifying its efforts in saving lives. The SCDF will expand its capabilities to ensure that all Singaporeans will get the help they need during emergencies or difficult times. There are many technologies or initiatives introduced in the force.



Here are some initiatives in place for SCDF:

  • CPR mobilisation: Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) mobilisation is a smartphone application. The fact that it is a smartphone application makes it portable and easy to handle. Details will be provided soon.   
  • Defibrillators registry: Like CPR mobilisation, Defibrillators registry is also a smartphone application. You can install it in your phone and use it when the need arises. This app is useful when you are trying to look for the nearest Automated External Defibrillators.


  • Fire fighting rescue vehicles: SCDF is proud to announce at the Annual Workplan Seminar that there will be unmanned fire fighting rescue vehicles provided. The vehicle can reduce the deaths of fire fighters. It can serve as a bulldozer or forklift if the circumstances ask for it.   
  • Fire bikers: Fire bikers of SCDF will begin carrying oxygen tank and mask to increase the survival rates of cardiac arrest patients.

You will think that these things are simple but you will not realize its importance until you’ve encountered an emergency. Simple as they are, they are a big help in increasing the chances of survival. If you want to help big time, you can join the force. If you do not want to join the force but you want to learn saving lives, you should join trainings.