Daily Archives: 2014-12-11

Dengue cases at Chuan Drive doubled

By Outbreak SG charts The number of dengue cases at Chuan Drive has doubled from 7 to 14 in just a week apart. On 1 Dec, the total number of cases at Chuan Drive was 7 and on 9 Dec, the number of cases at Chuan Drive doubled to 14 cases. Chuan Drive is located near Chuan Terrace, where a 69-year-old Chinese man died from …

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Former president and senior executives of ST Marine charged with corruption

Three former high-ranking staff members of ship builder, Singapore Technologies (ST) Marine were charged in court on Thursday under the Prevention of Corruption Act (PCA) and the Penal Code. Former ST Marine president, Chang Cheow Teck, 54 faces three charges of corruption involving a total sum of $273,778. He is also being accused of conspiring with his subordinates, Teh Yew Shyan and Ong …

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Any chance of a Singaporean winning the Nobel Peace Prize?

By Teo Soh Lung Yesterday was Human Rights Day, 10 Dec 2014. Kailash Satyarthi, a children’s right advocate for decades and Malala Yousafsai received the Nobel Peace Prize. In every country, there are people who thrive to improve society. They see poverty, injustice or unsatisfactory conditions in the country and take it upon themselves to improve the situation within their …

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Filling in forms – double standards within double standards?

By Ariffin Sha It seems that there is more to the Ministry for Communications and Information’s (MCI) policies than just treating political associations differently from other associations. Now, it appears that they treat the ruling People’s Action Party differently from other political parties, claims the National Solidarity Party (NSP). On 20 October, NSP appealed against the refusal by MCI to renew the newspaper permit …

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