Daily Archives: 2016-09-01

Philippine’s President may be accused of crimes against humanity for his sanction of extrajudicial killings
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Philippines lawyer and senator Leila de Lima said the newly-elected president, Rodrigo Duterte, could be accused of crimes against humanity related to a recent sharp increase in drug-related deaths. Her comments were issued after the United States expressed its concerns over the extrajudicial Read More

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Batam worried that tourism may be negatively impacted by warning of Zika virus in Singapore
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

BATAM: Officials in Batam said on Wednesday (31 August) that local tourism might be negatively impacted by the travel advisories issued by some countries for visiting Singapore. The Jakarta Post reported, the head of Batam Association of Indonesian Tour and Travel Agencies, Andika, said Read More

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HSA issues public alert on health products that led to four hospitalisation for serious conditions
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) issues a public alert to members of the public for them not to purchase or consume three health products bought in Malaysia that were tested to contain several undeclared western medicinal ingredients, including a potent steroid and several prescription-only Read More

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Exercise Heartbeat to be conducted tomorrow at Esplanade from 8.30am to 11am
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The Singapore Police Force has announced on its Facebook page that there will be another ‘Exercise Heartbeat’ on Friday (2 September). Tomorrow, together with the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) and members of the Safety and Security Watch Group, the Singapore Police Force Read More

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MOH: FAQ on Zika and Pregnancy
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Clinical Advisory Group (CAG) on Zika and Pregnancy advise all pregnant women in Singapore with symptoms of Zika (fever and rash and other symptoms such as red eyes or joint pain), as well as those (with Read More

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Commuters furious as CCL experience delay in train service for 4 days in a row
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

At around 5.30 am today (1 September) SMRT tweeted that due to intermittent signalling issue, commuters would need additional travel time on Circle Line (CCL). This time it did not mention how long it would be and it does not say whether there Read More

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MOH : 33 more people diagnosed with Zika virus infection
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Ministry of Health (MOH) in its press release on Wednesday, announced that another 33 people were diagnosed with Zika virus infection as of today (31 August) making the total number of cases to 115. It also identified a potential cluster of Zika virus Read More

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First pregnant woman tested positive for Zika virus infection
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed the first case of pregnant woman, who lived in the Aljunied Crescent/ Sims Drive, after being tested positive for Zika virus infection today (31 August). MOH held a press conference late on Wednesday night (31 August) and stated Read More

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