Daily Archives: 2014-11-28

AHPETC found guilty of holding a trade fair without permit from NEA

The Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC) was found guilty for holding a festive trade fair without approval from the National Environment Agency (NEA), the courts decided on today, 28 November. AHPETC, which is currently run by the Workers’ Party, was summoned by NEA under Section 35 of the Environmental Public Health Act (EPHA) for organising a Lunar New Year Fair from 10 January to 30 …

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Recover the courage to assert our constitutional rights

The following was a message from Tan Wah Piow, which was read to those attending the reading of Escape from the Lion’s Paw at the Freedom Film Festival 2014, held at the Art House Singapore on 15 November 2014. Hi friends, It’s a privilege to be able to make this short contribution to this event. For me, every opportunity to …

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69-year-old man passed away due to dengue

A 69-year-old Chinese man passed away on 27 November 2014 from dengue after his condition deteriorated while hospitalised. The man was earlier admitted to Mount Alvernia Hospital on 24 November 2014. The Ministry of Health (MOH) and the National Environment Agency (NEA) have been notified of the death of the man and expressed their condolences to the family of the patient and shared that …

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Shisha to be banned in Singapore with effect from 28 Nov

Singapore’s Ministry of Heath has announced that with effect from 28 November 2014 (Friday), shisha will be banned in Singapore in view of the health risks associated with shisha smoking and to prevent the proliferation and entrenchment of shisha smoking in Singapore The announcement made on Thursday, states that the ban of sale and import will be put into effect via …

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