Daily Archives: 2016-09-06

Religious leaders of various faiths bless the upcoming F1 night race
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The annual Formula 1 Singapore Airline Singapore Grand Prix night race will be held once again on the streets of downtown Singapore, this coming 16 September. Keeping with the tradition, 10 religious leaders of various faiths have come together to bless the upcoming Singapore Read More

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Loyal dog waited six days at Spanish hospital for sick owner
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

ALICANTE, SPAIN – Maya, a faithful dog was finally reunited with her owner after waiting for six days patiently at the doors of Elda hospital near Alicante. Her owner, Sandra Iniesta, 22, was rushed to the hospital a week earlier due to a ruptured appendix Read More

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MOH confirms another 17 cases of Zika virus infection, total number of cases now 275.
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Ministry of Health (MOH) stated that there were another 17 new cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection confirmed as of 12 pm, 6 September, which brought the numbers to 275 cases. The statement said that among these, 10 cases are linked to Read More

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HDB Awards 2016: 23 Projects recognised for design and construction excellence
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Housing & Development Board (HDB) has announced that the winners of the HDB Design Awards and Construction Awards to building contractors this year. A total of 11 Design awards and 12 Constructions Awards are to be presented this year. The winners will received Read More

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President Duterte retracts comments after US President cancels scheduled meeting with him
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte was scheduled to meet Barack Obama in Laos on Tuesday, and he had made it clear that he will take no lecture on human rights from the U.S. president, alleging the United States “has shot black people even when Read More

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Lady recalls incident of how an abusive elderly commuter was picking on a foreign worker in the bus
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A young lady, Sheryl Chen posted on her Facebook page on 31 August, highlighting an experience that she encountered and wrote that she had “never felt more ashamed to be a Singaporean.” She recalled her bus trip back home from meeting with friends on Read More

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Two persons arrested for pickpocketing in Lucky Plaza
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) announced that they had arrested a 36-year-old man and a 37-year-old woman for their suspected involvement in separate cases of theft from person. On 4 September, the Police were alerted that there were 2 cases of theft from person Read More

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Repeat offender jailed 38 months and fined $6.6 million dollars for dealing with duty-unpaid cigarettes
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Abdul Rashid bin Abdullah, a 61-year-old Singaporean man, was sentenced by the State Courts to 38 months imprisonment and a fine of $6.6 million on Thursday (1 September), wrote Singapore Customs on its website. Abdul Rashid pleaded guilty to two charges of dealing Read More

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Indonesian Environment Team in haze investigation seized and threatened with death
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Seven employees of the Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forests who were investigating the forest fire were taken as hostages by more than a hundred residents in Rokan Hulu District, in Riau Province, Indonesia. Riau Terkini and Riauonline reported, the investigation team consisting Read More

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SPF issues alert to avoid Upper Thompson Road due to overturned truck and oil spillage
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Police Force (SPF) has earlier announced that there was heavy traffic along Upper Thompson Road due to an overturned tipper truck and oil spillage. SPF conducted lanes closure at cross junction of Upper Thomson Road and Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1 towards Read More

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