Daily Archives: 2016-01-14

#KamiTidakTakut shows solidarity of Indonesians in face of deadly bomb attacks

#KamiTidakTakut (We’re not afraid) is now trending on social media platform Twitter in Jarkata to show that Indonesians are not intimidated by the bomb attacks in the Indonesian capital as they shared news and well-wishes about the incident. Earlier on, six explosions were reported around Sarinah shopping mall in Jakarta, Indonesia on Thursday afternoon. Five attackers and two other people confirmed dead …

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PM Lee Hsien Loong expresses shock over the news of Jakarta bombings

Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has expressed his shock and dismay over by news of the bomb attacks in Jakarta on Thursday, 14 January. In his Facebook post, he added, ““We all are grieving for the fallen victims of this incident, but we also condemn the act that has disturbed the security and peace and spread terror among our …

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STB: Auditioning for the trendiest cat in Tiong Bahru

Many might have seen the above clip by now, a video of gorgeous community cats running about the public housing and gathering for their glamour shots. Produced by the Singapore Tourism Board, the tourism promotion clip has its backdrop set as an audition for the trendiest cat in Tiong Bahru, bringing the audience to sights and places of Tiong Bahru that many …

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Multiple explosions and gunfire at downtown Jakarta

Update: Six explosions were reported with five attackers and two other people confirmed dead from the incident. Multiple explosions have been reported near Sarinah, a shopping mall in Central Jakarta on Thursday. 5th and 6th bombing — Jeremy Douglas (@jdouglasSEA) January 14, 2016 One police officer reportedly killed in the first blast.  More casualties have been reported but not yet confirmed. …

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Is the A-G part of the solution?

By Tan Wah Piow The speech by the Singapore’s Attorney-General Mr V K Rajah at the Opening of the Legal Year 2016 is not one which would attract my attention except that this being the first Lee Kuan Yew-free legal year, I was curious to find out what he had to say. Speaking at the Supreme Court auditorium on the …

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First charity dinner by the Cat Welfare Society to seek reinvention

Every year, local animal welfare group, the Cat Welfare Society (CWS) fight for its survival as a non-profit animal welfare organisation, funding sterilisation of cats, medical fees and other miscellaneous fees for the welfare of cats in the community. In 2015, the Cat Welfare Society handled more than 2,500 cat-related community cases, of which over 60% were referred by Town …

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