Monthly Archives: July 2016

Republican Tickets: Donald Trump and Mike Pence

After months of division among the political rights in America, Donald Trump was formally nominated as the Republican presidential nominee on Tuesday. Trump had been leading in the delegate counts since his win in New Hampshire back in February. On Tuesday, he clinched more than 1,237 delegates needed to win the nomination in the Republican Convention. He garnered more than 13 million votes …

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North Korea fires three missiles into the sea

North Korea launched another missile test on Tuesday (July 19), by firing three ballistic missile into the sea of its east coast. The launches happened between 03:45 AM local time (20:45 GMT on Monday) and 04:40 AM, stated the South Korean military, as quoted by the Yonhap news agency. According to the US, the first two missiles was the short-ranged …

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48-yr-old man arrested for alleged murder of a 31-year-old female

A 48-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the death of a 31-year-old female, Ms Cui Yajie, said the Singapore Police in a statement on Wednesday (July 20). Ms Cui Yajie, 31, an engineer, was last seen on July 11 at 9.15pm wearing a black blouse and green skirt around Fusionopolis Walk at one-north in Buona Vista on July …

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Khaw: Singapore’s efforts to go “Car-Lite”

Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan said that Singapore’s efforts to go “car-lite”, is an important goal given the limited land resources, but achieving this is not by “frustrating motorists by whatever means”. The aim, he said, is to make car ownership and private-car usage unnecessary. Private cars are typically used for a short while daily and left in parking lots …

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NCMP Leon Perera surprised at Minister Tan’s claim of “stirring hate and anger”

Non-constituency Member of Parliament, Leon Perera says that he is surprised at Minister Tan Chuan-Jin’s claim of “stirring hate and anger” on Mr Png Eng Huat’s Facebook posting about the special clearance at the Tuas Immigration Checkpoint and suggest that such labels should only be applied to few dangerous individuals who are really seeking to do that. Mr Perera wrote on his Facebook …

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Shelter at Bukit Batok damaged by unretracted crane of lorry

A lorry with a crane attached has crashed into a shelter linkway located between Block 504 and 506 of Bukit Batok East Street 52, causing significant damage to the structure but with no injuries to any individual nor damage to private property. The incident is said to have occurred on Wednesday afternoon (July 20) at 2.45pm. The lorry had its crane extended …

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Retirement – Another Swiss standard that Singapore fails to achieve

By Chris Kuan This is surely something Singapore is not Number One, not even Top Ten based on the Global Retirement Index put together by Natixis Global Asset Management. Singapore is ranked 25th, behind every 1st World peer and even behind Korea. Northern Europe dominates the top of the ranking. In my view, there is a glitch in the report which …

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Fire on crashed Taiwan tourist bus kills all 26 on board

A tour bus caught fire while carrying visitors from China to the airport for their flight home on a busy highway near Taiwan’s capital, killing all 26 people on board, making it the deadliest incident involving Chinese tourism in Taiwan. 24 of those on board were visitors from Liaoning province who had been scheduled to fly home that Tuesday (July …

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