Daily Archives: November 17, 2008
5-room HDB flat in Ang Mo Kio rented out at a record-breaking rate of...
A five-room HDB flat in Ang Mo Kio, created by combining two units, was rented out at a record-breaking rate of S$6500 amid an upward spiral of rental in 2023 due to rising costs and surging demand in Singapore.
Mother of Malaysian child actress pursues legal action against family of child who allegedly...
Child actress Puteri Rafasya suffered a fractured hip after a prank on set. Her mother, Fatin Aliza Salmi, is pursuing legal action against the family responsible. The parents allegedly offered RM120 as "assistance," which Fatin deemed insufficient.
Rosmah Mansor granted six-week Singapore visit amid appeal against corruption conviction
Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, has been granted a temporary release of her passport by the Court of Appeal to visit Singapore for six weeks.
Seoul tells Tokyo it will ‘normalise’ military pact
South Korea moves to normalize a military intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, strengthening ties amid threats from North Korea. The decision follows a recent summit between South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol and Japanese PM Fumio Kishida.
Leong Mun Wai questions Minister’s use of the term, ‘absconded’ in case of Lee...
PSP's Leong Mun Wai criticized the government for publicly naming Lee Hsien Yang and Lee Suet Fern as under police investigation while withholding names in the Keppel bribery case. He disputed labelling the Lees as having "absconded" and questioned the government's handling of the matter.
15% of Singapore’s COVID-19 vaccine stock worth S$140 million expired, Health Minister reveals
Singapore Health Minister Ong Ye Kung announced in Parliament on Tuesday (21 Mar) that approximately 15% of the country's COVID-19 vaccine doses, valued at S$140 million, have expired. He added that the percentage of expired vaccines is expected to rise to around 25% before stabilizing.
Hong Kong rights activist Albert Ho arrested by national security police
Albert Ho, One of Hong Kong's best-known rights activists was arrested by the city's national security police on Tuesday over alleged witness tampering.