Daily Archives: 2016-07-02

Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Hong Kong on Friday

Yesterday, in an event which included official celebrations and a protest march, tensions hang over Hong Kong‘s usual 1 July commemoration of the handover from the U.K. to China. Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Hong Kong yesterday to mark the anniversary, with pro-independence groups rallying for the first time amid fears Beijing is tightening its grip. The anniversary of …

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The Istana Grounds open to the public on Wednesday for Hari Raya Puasa

The Istana Grounds will open to the public on Wednesday, 6 July, from 8.30 am to 6 pm in celebration of Hari Raya Puasa, the President’s Office announced in a press release on Friday (1 July). However, the Istana Lawn, which is still under renovation until the end of the year, will remain closed and will not be part of this event. Members …

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Singapore actress, Rui En Fined for careless driving

Local television actress, Rui En was fined S$700 for a charge of careless driving after pleading guilty on Friday (1 July), without being disqualified from driving. The 35-year-old actress was charged with one count of driving without due care and attention after knocking a stationary motorcycle at April 12. She had nothing to say in defense. The prosecution had sought a fine …

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