Daily Archives: 2016-07-13

China’s irredentism on South China Sea
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Chris Kuan Irredentism is a political claim on territories justified by real or imagined affiliations or events in past history. It is the sickness of nationalism. That’s what Chinese claims over the South China Sea is, a sickness. On the basis of Read More

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Thai police chief said bank robbery suspect to be sent abroad
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Thailand’s police chief said that the Canadian suspect of the bank robbery in Singapore will be sent aboard during a press conference on Wednesday, but it was not said whether the suspect would be sent to Singapore or Canada. Thai Police Commissioner General Read More

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China declared to ignore the ruling of South China Sea
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Immediately after the ruling of South China Sea was declared by the Permanent Court of Arbitration on July 12, which was said that China had no rights to resources in South China Sea, China declared that it is ignoring the decision. China has argued Read More

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Four Bangladeshi workers convicted and sentenced for financing terrorism
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Last updated on September 16th, 2016 at 11:18 pmFour Bangladeshi workers were convicted and sentenced by a Singapore court yesterday (July 12) for financing terrorism and sentenced them to jail terms. They were charged with providing or collecting money to fund terrorist acts in Read More

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F-16 makes emergency landing at Changi Airport
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The Ministry of Defence (Mindef) said A Republic of Singapore Air Force F-16 fighter jet had to make an emergency landing at Changi Airport on Tuesday (July 12) night. No one was injured. The jet which was on a routine training flight made the “precautionary Read More

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South China Sea : China has no legal basis to claim over the ‘nine-dash line’ area
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Last updated on September 5th, 2016 at 12:21 pmOn July 12, the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague ruled that China has no legal basis to claim historic rights to resources within the sea areas falling within the ‘nine-dash line’. Philippine brought Read More

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Boat catches fire on Marina Bay – The boatman reported missing
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Rescue divers from the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) scoured the waters off the Esplanade, Theatres By The Bay, late into the night yesterday (July 12) for a missing boatman whose vessel caught fire hours earlier. The burning boat was part of a Read More

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10th Year Celebration – Singapore Garden Festival 2016 as the largest edition ever
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Singapore – The sixth edition of premier international garden and flower event, Singapore Garden Festival (SGF), will be held from 23 to 31 July 2016. Marking 10 years since it started in 2006, it is set to be the largest SGF ever. Organisers said Read More

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Reduced political uncertainty lifts equities, gold retraces
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By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets The market embraced a risk-on rally for a third day, as US equities hit fresh record highs and European and Asian markets extended gains. Demand for safety has reduced significantly and thus gold, silver and treasuries have fallen Read More

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Minister Khaw: News of the defective trains could have caused undue panic
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Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan has declared that the news of the trains could have caused undue panic during a briefing at the Bishan Depot on Tuesday (July 12). The Transport Minister broke his week-long silence at the briefing, in an attempt to Read More

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