Daily Archives: 2016-09-07

LTA announces temporary closure of MCE Tunnel on 11 Sept midnight
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on Wednesday (7 September) that the entire Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE) Tunnel in both directions and its slip roads will be temporarily closed to traffic to facilitate tunnel works on Sunday (11 September) from midnight to 6.00 am. Read More

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More diversity in voices needs to be heard on racism in Singapore
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Kokila Annamalai This article, “Racism in Singapore: Stop telling us minorities how to react to it”. has been shared widely, and I definitely think it is an important voice. I see a growing number of articles/conversations about racism, and a wider range of Read More

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Singapore next in line as best financial center, states report by PwC
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Singapore rises to the second spot on the PwC index, overtaking New York. That brings Singapore to next in line of the first position if London loses its status as leading business center in the world, Bloomberg reported. Earlier this year in April, Read More

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First case of pregnant woman infected with Zika in Malaysia confirmed
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Malaysian Health Minister Sathasivam Subramaniam said that the first case of a pregnant woman infected with the Zika virus in Malaysia was confirmed on Wednesday (7 September). The Malaysian woman reportedly had a fever, rashes, and body ache. The Minister said that the woman is Read More

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WHO issues advice on the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a press release which advised on the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus. WHO states that a total of 17 studies or reports have been published on sexual transmission of Zika virus. Based on the research Read More

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One hundred days
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Teo Soh Lung It is exactly 100 days since I went to the Cantonment Police Headquarters to be interviewed on four offences allegedly committed on Cooling Off Day, a day when all political parties are supposedly forbidden to advertise themselves. I gave Read More

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ICA : Heavy traffic expected for upcoming Hari Raya Haji when using Woodlands and Tuas Checkpoints
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Immigration and Checkpoint Authority (ICA) reminds travellers to expect heavy traffic flow through the land checkpoints at Woodlands and Tuas on the Hari Raya Haji which falls on Monday (12 September). Heavy departure traffic is expected on Friday (9 September), while heavy arrival Read More

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China disagrees with giant pandas being classified as no longer “endangered” but “vulnerable”
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Giant pandas are no longer endangered – That is according to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), a non-governmental organisation that maintains the authoritative list of the world’s rarest species. The pandas, the animal used in the logo of the World Read More

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Singapore and Philippine affirms bilateral ties with meeting of leaders before the Asean Summits
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

VIENTIANE – Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte had their first meeting on Tuesday (6 September) morning. The two leaders met before the Asean Summits in Vientiane. The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) said, in the half-hour meeting, PM Read More

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Five ways shopping at malls in Singapore beats online shopping
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

By SingSaver.com.sg Shopping at malls in Singapore offers great experiences you can’t capture on online shopping. Once you’ve had a taste of the incredible bargains it can net you, how could you shop IRL (in real life) ever again? Well, don’t pooh-pooh the good Read More

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