Daily Archives: 2016-07-22

ISIS affiliated newspaper, Al Fatihin gazetted as prohibited publication by MCI
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Ministry for Communications and Information (MCI) announced on Friday (July 22) that the newspaper, Al Fatihin has been gazetted as a prohibited publication under the Undesirable Publications Act. Al Fatihin is published by Furat Media, an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) Read More

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National Cybercrime Action Plan unveiled at RSA Conference
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In the effort to fight cybercrime, Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam unveiled a National Cybercrime Action Plan on July 20 at the annual RSA Conference Asia-Pacific and Japan. Mr Shanmugam said, “Around the world today, every aspect of our lives are plugged into Read More

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Redevelopment of Funan DigitalLife Mall scheduled completion – 4th quarter 2019
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

CapitaLand Mall Trust Management on Friday (Jul 22) announced that  Funan DigitaLife Mall, which has been closed since this July, will undergo three years of redevelopment works. The cost of redevelopment is estimated at S$560 million and is targeted to be completed in Read More

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PUB officer charged for 718 counts of cheating involving $1.98 million
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a Press Release issued by the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) on July 22, Mohamed Sa’ad Bin Mohamed Ali is said to have cheated multiple employees at the Public Utilities Board (PUB) into believing that he had genuinely sourced for quotations from the open Read More

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52-year-old man arrested on suspicion of vandalism in the State Court
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Last updated on September 17th, 2016 at 10:09 pmA room at the pre-trial conference centre on the mezzanine floor of the State Courts was vandalised on Wednesday (July 20). A 52-year-old man was arrested in connection to the case. The room with a Read More

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Two women arrested for alleged involvement in internet love scam
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Last updated on July 31st, 2016 at 02:32 pmA news release by the police officer on Thursday (July 21) announced that two women, 31 and 40-years-old, were arrested along Bedok Road on Monday (July 18) due to their suspected involvement in internet love Read More

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The silence of the Media Literacy Council
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By LL The Media Literacy Council (MLC) was formed on 1 August 2012 to spearhead public education on media literacy and cyber wellness, to reduce uncivil behaviours online — behaviours that are “anti-social, offensive, irresponsible or simply mean”. How ironic then that one Read More

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What does EMS fear in disclosing information on its directors
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

This letter was sent to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, members of the opposition parties and media. By Philip Ang E M Services Private Limited (EMS) is the managing agent of Pasir Ris-Punggol Town Council (PR-PTC).  According to its website, it manages “about Read More

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U.S. Department of Justice files lawsuits in connection with 1MDB
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed lawsuits on Wednesday (July 20) seeking to seize dozens of properties tied to Malaysian state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), saying that over $3.5 billion was misappropriated from the institution. The lawsuits, filed in Los Angeles, seek Read More

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Local fashion house fined $72,000 for falsely declaring salaries
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In a media release by Ministry of Manpower on Thursday (July 21), The Executive Director of local fashion house, Yen’s Studio Pte Ltd, Yen Ser Ming, was sentenced to a fine for $72,000 in default 18 months imprisonment and the company was barred from Read More

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