Daily Archives: 2016-08-06

Police issues advisory for public to place safety above catching Pokémons

Public announcement by the Singapore police on the recently launched Pokémon Go app in Singapore In light of the launch of Pokémon GO game in Singapore today, the Police urge members of the public to always place their personal safety above “catch ’em all”. The Pokémon GO craze has seen reports of accidents, injuries and even crimes in countries where it …

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Military top ranks should not be given top jobs straightaway

By Chris Kuan We now have Rear Admiral Chew Men Leong resigning from the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Land Transport Authority (LTA). We had Rear Admiral Lui Yew Tuck quitting his Transport Minister job. We had Lieutenant General Ng Yat Chung presiding over the corporate horror that is NOL which is spinned into having accomplished a good …

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Pokémon Go officially launched in Singapore

After weeks of waiting, Pokémon Go is finally officially launched in Singapore today (6 August). Fans of the game can download it from Apple and Google Play store. The official account Twitter of the game announced the news at around 8 am this morning. #PokemonGO is now available on Android and iOS devices in the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, and Taiwan. pic.twitter.com/TJBfSzkSUl …

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Why new Bill aims to take discretion away from judges on contempt of court?

By Ghui The Singapore courts are certainly no stranger to the concept of contempt of court. Even before the new Administration of Justice (Protection) Bill which aims to clarify what constitutes contempt of court was tabled in Parliament, the courts have not appeared to have had any difficulty discerning between what would amount to contempt and what would not. An …

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