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Daily Archives: 2016-09-28

NEA announces Bishan no longer active cluster

The National Environment Agency (NEA) announces that the cluster located at Bishan Street 12 (Blk 122, 123, 134) is the first Zika cluster to be closed since the first case of locally transmitted Zika virus infection was confirmed on 27 August 2016. It says that the cluster was closed on 19 September 2016 after no new cases were reported there …

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Zero palm oil Green Label certifications

By Chris Soh After more than seven months since being launched by the Singapore Environment Council (SEC), the number of companies which have to take up the SEC's Green Label for Palm Oil is still zero. A check on the SEC’s Green Label website recently showed that no palm oil products have been recently certified till date, more than seven …

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2-yr-old boy rescued after officers broke into the unit following 17 hours standoff

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) announced that the boy had finally been rescued at 12.03 pm on 28 September after more than 17 hours of a standoff. Fortunately, the boy was unharmed throughout the entire operation. Officers from the Special Operations Command broke into the unit and arrested the man. Police investigations are ongoing. The Singapore Police Force wrote on its …

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2-yr-old boy held hostage at Sembawang for more than 16 hours

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) wrote that it received a call on Tuesday (27 September) at about 6.44 pm saying that a 39-year-old man had locked himself and a 2-year-old at a unit at Blk 462 Sembawang Dr. Preliminary investigations revealed that the man was locked himself in the house with the boy following a dispute with the boy's family …

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SMRT : no train service in both directions of BPLRT

The Singapore Mass Rapid Transit wrote that there is no train service on the Bukit Panjang Light Rail Transit (BPLRT) system from BP1 to BP6 stations in both directions at 11.05 am on 28 September. It said that the outer loop services are not running. However, the inner loop are still operating. Its engineering staffs are investigating the matter. 50 …

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SMRT: no train service on BPLRT due to power fault

SMRT issued an announcement today (28 September) that there is no service on Bukit Panjang Line due to power fault. Passengers were asked to expect 30 minutes delay. It said that free regular bus and free bridging bus services are available. Around one hour later, SMRT said that the service has commenced. However, it also added that the service is …

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