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Daily Archives: 2014-06-12

Two men arrested in connection to legless body at Syed Alwi Road

Police have arrested two male Pakistan Nationals, aged 25 and 43, in connection to the case where a body was found at Syed Alwi Road. On 11 June 2014 at about 6.04 pm, Police had received a call for assistance along Syed Alwi Road. Upon Police’s arrival, an upper body without both legs was found in a luggage at the …

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MARUAH expresses concerns over the process and reasons for Roy Ngerng’s dismissal

Local Human Rights Non-Government Organisation (NGO), MURUAH has issued a statement expressing their concerns over the process and reasons offered by Tan Tock Seng Hospital to dismiss local blogger, Roy Ngerng from his job. The NGO wrote, "The issue at hand here is whether employers can simply terminate employees based on the fact that they had apologized for their oversights …

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NDP 2014 tickets avaliable for collection

The executive committee for the National Day Parade (NDP) 2014 has announced that the tickets for the parade are available for collection. eBalloting for the NDP tickets was carried out from 17th to 25th May via the official website, SAM and AXS Stations. Due to feedback from the previous year,  all successful applicants in the NDP 2013 ticket eBalloting exercise were …

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When PAP MPs defamed Chiam – and did not lose their jobs

By Ravi Philemon In 1980, Foreign and Culture Minister S Dhanabalan and Defence Minister Howe Yoon Chong made certain remarks about Mr Chiam See Tong's professional capacity and competence as a lawyer. Mr Chiam took offence with the remarks and said that he will sue both men for making those statements which were damaging to his reputation. He did not …

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Hri Kumar’s CPF forum – an honest farce

By Andrew Loh What was billed as an “honest conversation” about the Central Provident Fund (CPF), a public forum by People’s Action Party (PAP) Member of Parliament (MP) Hri Kumar has turned into well, a farce about who are allowed to attend. The event, titled “CPF - An Honest Conversation: Public Dialogue with Thomson-Toa Payoh Residents”, is to take place …

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Legless body found in suitcase along Syed Alwi Road

(Image of the two police officers inspecting the luggage bag which contains the legless body) Taken by Johnson Ho The Singapore Police Force is investigating the case of a legless body being found stuffed inside a luggage bag along Syed Alwi Road yesterday evening. The police said they received a call at 6.04pm and went down to the scene. Curious members of the public crowded …

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Marina Bay Sands removes shark fin from menus

Marina Bay Sands has taken a decisive step in its ongoing commitment to protect the environment by no longer serving shark fin in restaurants it owns  and operates. Shark fin dishes are also no longer offered at MICE (meetings, incentives, conventions, exhibitions) events at Sands Expo and Convention Centre. This initiative, which was piloted in October 2013, is aligned to the …

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