Daily Archives: 2014-12-22

Hotel says “non event” for local celebrity’s complaint

On Dec 9, MediaCorp actress Cynthia Koh stated that she was on a “paycation” at Hotel Jen Orchardgateway Singapore through her instagram account. All was well with her vacation till she received 11 bites on her during her last night at Hotel Jen. Ms Koh complained to the hotel and the hotel got back to her saying that no insect has been …

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Company under investigation by CAD continues to send out invoices to businesses

Company under investigation by Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) continues to send out invoices to businesses asking for payment for services which they did not request for or use. Earlier this year in June, TOC reported how one company which called itself the Singapore Company Register, sent letters to various businesses and companies, ask for “verification” of the details of companies in a …

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Dog welfare group claims CNA cut its interview to suit its agenda

Local dog welfare group, Save Our Street Dog (SOSD) indicated in a Facebook post that Channel News Asia had edited the views of its outreach officer during the interview about the case of the Bukit Batok rats, making it seem as if SOSD placed the blame on the dog feeders for the rat infestation found at the hill next to the Bukit …

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Amputee makes history with modular prosthetic limb

United States – A Colorado man made history at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) this summer when he became the first bilateral shoulder-level amputee to wear and simultaneously control two of the Laboratory’s Modular Prosthetic Limbs. Les Baugh, who lost both arms in an electrical accident 40 years ago, was able to operate the system by simply …

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Forget fishball stick, PM Lee, now its the rat infested hill

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his National Day Rally speech 2014, brought up a story of a fishball stick being left along the walkway at Bukit Gombak MRT Station and had not been cleared after two days, The reason for the stick for not being cleared after two days as given by Mr Lee was, “On the left of the …

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Today in history – GE1984

In 22 December 1984, two opposition politicians JB Jeyaretnam and Chiam See Tong, each secured an elected seat in Parliament, the first time that opposition parties won in a general election since Singapore’s independence. JB Jeyaretnam had earlier won a seat at Anson during the 1981 by-election after PAP MP C. V. Devan Nair was appointed the third President of Singapore on 23 …

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