Daily Archives: 2016-09-14

SPF arrested four people for mischief involving “molotov cocktails” and appeals for information
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Singapore Force (SPF) announced on Wednesday (14 September) that it had arrested four men, aged between 23 and 26, in connection to a case of mischief by a fire involving the use of ‘Molotov cocktails’. The Police wrote on its Facebook page that Read More

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Netizens up in arms over unjustified dismissal of SMRT train driver
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

It has been reported that the SMRT Corporation had fired the train driver who was involved in the fatal accident on 22 March, that claimed the lives of two SMRT maintenance staff along the track at a servicing point near Pasir Ris station. Read More

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SMRT fires train driver involved in fatal accident that claimed two lives at Pasir Ris MRT station
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

SMRT Corporation fires train driver who was involved in the fatal accident on 22 March, that claimed the lives of two SMRT maintenance staff along the track at a servicing point near Pasir Ris station. Straits Times has reported that the train driver, Read More

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8 new cases of Zika virus infection found, 4 of which from Aljunied cluster
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The National Environment Agency (NEA) announced that as of 3 pm on 14 September, another 8 cases of Zika virus infection had been diagnosed, bringing the total number to 341 cases since 27 August. Four of the cases were linked to Aljunied cluster, Read More

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242 cases of dengue this week, 60 of them were from a cluster in Bedok Rise
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The National Environment Agency (NEA) reported that between 4 to 10 September, there were 242 cases of dengue infection diagnosed. The number of cases has dropped from the previous week which saw the case hiked to over than 300 cases for the first Read More

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CPF schemes inadequate, writes former GIC Chief Economist
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Last updated on September 16th, 2016 at 02:27 pmBy Yeoh Lam Keong With due respect to the very able Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Tharman, and while the admission of the dysfunction of the CPF Investment Scheme (CPFIS) is a good and honest admission, Read More

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Retired ST journalist: Do not stoop so low to amend Constitution out of fear
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Mr Ismail Kassim, a retired senior political correspondent from Straits Times,has written a note on Facebook addressed to the Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong about the proposed amendments to the Elected Presidency (EP). Mr Kassim wote in his note that he cannot think Read More

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Water “ponding” in SMRT trains on East-West Line
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

A TOC reader. Ron Goh posted a photo of a train on the East West Line, showing a pool of water on the train cabin floor. He wrote, “I just brought onto a smrt train from Bugis and everywhere there are water all Read More

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Public Transport Council to begin its 2016 fare review exercise
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

,Public Transport Council (PTC) has announced in a media statement on 13 September that the 2016 Fare Review Excercise has commenced. PTC said that the date line for train operators to submit fare adjustment applications for consideration is 7 October 2016. PTC noted that Read More

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Netizens point out that minority candidate for president is an act of tokenism
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The report by the Constitutional Commission headed by Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon on the Elected Presidency review has been released on last Wednesday (7 September) . The review that was initiated by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong took six months of deliberation based on feedback Read More

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