Daily Archives: 2015-01-23

Zaqy Mohamad steps down from PAP CEC

Barely three weeks after being co-opted into the highest decision-making body of the People’s Action Party (PAP), the Member of Parliament for Choa Chu Kang GRC has resigned his position. Mr Zaqy Mohamad, who was one of four PAP members co-opted into the party’s Central Executive Committee (CEC) on 6 January, had informed the party that he could not take …

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Daughter of taxi driver thanks public

The daughter of taxi driver, Sun Chuan Hua, who was assaulted by permanent resident, Peter Soosay, has thanked the public for their support. Posting on her Facebook page, Emily Sun said: “Every nite my dad wake up just wan to earn a living n pay for his medical bill.. End up this Peter soosay beat my father n run off.. …

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Number of rat burrows “very alarming”: expert

The National Environment Agency (NEA) has found 10,000 rat burrows around the island in just the two months of October and November last year. This is up from 6,400 burrows in the same period in 2013. It also received 4,106 complaints about rats in 2014, about 35 per cent more than the 3,031 complaints in 2013, the Straits Times reported. …

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PTC resorts to illogical reasoning to justify fare hike

By Ng E-Jay The Public Transport Council (PTC) said on Wednesday that it has decided on an overall fare increase of 2.8 per cent. However, it could not explain adequately why the fare increase has to take place despite a 60% plunge in the price of oil from its peak. Its reasons for the fare increase are dubious and illogical. …

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