Daily Archives: 2014-11-26

3 men arrested for attempting to cheat using fake gold ingots

The Singapore police force (SPF) have arrested three men over alleged cheating through a scam that involved the use of fake gold ingots and will be charging the men in court for attempted cheating. In a press conference this afternoon, Commander of Central Police Division, Deputy Assistant Commissioner (DAC) Daniel Tan shared about the arrest of three men aged between …

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24 travel agencies to pull out from NATAS travel fair and organise their own

24 travel agencies have come together and will be organising a travel fair on 27 to 29 March next year which will clash with the dates of the travel fair which National Association of Travel Agents Singapore (NATAS) will be having. The 24 travel agencies which are also NATAS members said that the decision to pull out from the NATAS’s travel fair …

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Train service delay at NEL due to power fault on 25 Nov

By Failrailsg There was a power fault on NEL last evening (25 November) at around 9pm. SBS Transit only made announcements on the platform. Nothing heard on their SMS broadcast and Twitter account. This occurence was only known after Alternative Media posted on their facebook page. Apparently a train was also stuck at Little India according to a twitter post by Delia Chan. The last …

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HDB lessees should not contribute to sinking fund

By Philip Ang There is no such thing as ownership of public property by citizens, HDB flats included. Our HDB flats are all on a 99-year lease and it is stated clearly on the lease agreement. ‘Owners’ are in fact ‘lessees’. It is precisely we are lessees that we DO NOT have any control over our ‘asset’. The thousand-and-one-forever-being-tweaked rules …

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Hybrid grass pitch to be replaced with artifical grass pitch

Sports Hub Pte Ltd (SHPL) is reported to be resurfacing the hybrid grass pitch in the new Singapore National Stadium permanently with artificial turf – the surface it had originally considered but opted against. This unexpected U-turn came after months of controversy and spending S$1.5 million on new lighting equipment to try to improve the quality of the National Stadium pitch. …

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Arthur, the stray dog who joined a race team and refused to be left behind

Meet Arthur the stray dog who followed an extreme sports team during a grueling 430-mile race through the Amazon rainforest and refused to leave their side until the finish. Team Peak Performance were taking part in the Adventure Racing World Championship 2014 in Ecuador through the Amazon rain forest where the Swedish group sat down for a meal before a 20 …

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