Daily Archives: 2016-09-16

Freshmen student-organised orientation activities in campus need to be more closely supervised
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In light of the reported activities which took place at the orientation camps of the National University Singapore (NUS), Dr Chia Shi-Lu from Tanjong Pagar GRC, Mr Zaqy Mohamad from Chua Chu Kang GR,  Mr Gan Thiam Poh from Ang Mo Kio GRC, and  Miss Read More

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Netizens voice their concerns on the Elected Presdiency White Paper
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Government has presented a White Paper in response to the Constitutional Commission’s Report on the Elected Presidency on Thursday (15 September). The Constitutional Commission headed by Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon was tasked by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to review three aspects of the Read More

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HSA prosecutes five retailers for unlicensed sale of shisha tobacco
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) announced a press release that it had prosecuted five retailers for the unlicensed sale of shisha molasses/tobacco at their outlets located in the Kampong Glam vicinity. Here is the list of the retailers that have been prosecuted. All Read More

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7,149 cartons and 1,421 packets of duty-unpaid cigarettes seized at Woodlands Checkpoint
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) seized cigarettes that amounted to around $634,000 worth of unpaid-duty at Woodlands Checkpoint on Thursday morning. ICA wrote that officers at Woodlands Checkpoint directed an arriving Malaysia-registered lorry, driven by a lone male, for further inspection on Read More

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14 cases of Zika virus infection confirmed, one new cluster at Sengkang
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

National Environment Agency (NEA) stated that another 14 cases of locally transmitted of Zika virus infection have been confirmed as of 3 pm on 16 September 2016, which brings the total number of cases up to 369 since 27 August 2016. 4 of these Read More

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56-yr-old Singaporean arrested in Johor Bahru for ownership of drugs
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Johor deputy police chief Senior Assistant Commissioner (SAC) Datuk Mohd Zakaria Ahmad stated in a press conference that the Police officers arrested a Singaporean in Taman Daya on Wednesday (14 September) at around 9.15 pm. SAC Mohd Zakaria said that the 56-year-old man was Read More

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Police calls for next-of-kin of Mr Chan Cheng Siew to come forth
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) is appealing for the next-of-kin of 69-year-old Mr Chan Cheng Siew to come forward. The Police stated that Mr Chan had passed away at Tan Tock Seng Hospital on 6 September 2016. His last known address was at Pelangi Read More

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Teaching is not a simple job in Singapore
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Education in Singapore is ranked to be one of the best in the world. Students from Singapore take first places in the TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study), scoring the highest points in the Maths and Science. Apart from ensuring that Read More

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Ex-member of Davao Death Squad accused President Duterte behind the death of 1,000 people
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

MANILA – A witness who claimed to be a member of the Davao Death Squad (DDS), the alleged vigilante group behind the killings in the Philippines President’s hometown, made an explosive accusations against President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday (15 September) in a senate Read More

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Government accepts key recommendations of the Elected Presidency review
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Government has presented a White Paper* in response to the Constitutional Commission’s Report on the Elected Presidency. The Constitutional Commission headed by Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon was tasked by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to review three aspects of the Elected Presidency; the introduction Read More

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