Monthly Archives: October 2016

Singapore-registered cars to be charged when entering Malaysia at land checkpoints
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Starting from 1 November at 12.01am, Malaysia will charge Singapore-registered cars entering Malaysia at two of the land checkpoints, Woodlands and Tuas second link. Malaysian Transport Minister, Liow Tiong Lai stated to the press that the Singapore cars will have to pay a Read More

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Defence Minister shares letter of commendation for six RSAF servicemen.
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Last updated on November 1st, 2016 at 10:03 pmDefence Minister, Ng Eng Hen, posted in his Facebook a commendation letter from a member of public, Madam Loh Ngiuk Lan, who had written in about the help that she got from six National Servicemen Read More

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LTA: No changes to ERP rates for the 4th quarter of 2016
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced on Monday (31 October) that there will be no changes to the ERP rates for the 4th quarter of 2016. LTA said that it has completed its quarterly review of traffic conditions on Electronic Road Pricing (ERP)-priced Read More

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Body of Singaporean male found, suspected to have drowned while kayaking in Malaysia
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A 30-year-old man who fell overboard and swept away by the river’s strong current in Sungai Tesong at Felda Sungai Klah near Sungkai has been finally found. Mr Koh Kah Wei was kayaking with six oh his friends when his kayak suddenly overturned and Read More

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Students’ suicides and accolade-induced agony
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By Kai Lin In 2015, a girl threw herself off a building after receiving two Bs in her O Levels. In 2016, a boy plunged to his death because of two failed subjects. That students should take their lives under the duress of Read More

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A miscarriage of justice
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 by Teo Soh Lung On 27 October 2016, the Court of Three Judges delivered its judgement on the application of the Law Society of Singapore against Mr Ravi s/o Madasamy, a well-known human rights lawyer in respect of conduct incompatible with his position Read More

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Punggol’s 8.8 km-long network of cyclist path opens months ahead of schedule
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The 8.8 km-long network of cyclist path in Punggol, which was originally slated for completion in the first quarter of next year, has been completed, several months ahead of schedule. Guest-of-Honour, Mr Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for National Security, Read More

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Celebrate local writing with the revival of Desmond Sim’s ‘Shrimp in Space’
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

GenerAsia Limited is back after its highly successful Peranakan Arts Festival 2015 with a revival of 1999’s Shrimps in Space – a one-man play written by award winning Singaporean playwright Desmond Sim. Three generations of practitioners – veteran (Desmond Sim), experienced (Jeffrey Tan) Read More

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Singaporean male feared to be drown while kayaking in Sungai Tesong, Malaysia
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

IPOH Malaysia – A Singaporean man is feared drowned in Sungai Tesong at Felda Sungai Klah near Sungkai, while kayaking yesterday with six friends. Koh Kah Wei (30), the Singaporean kayaker, fell overboard and was swept away by the river’s strong current.when his Read More

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Orchard Road Business Association presents ‘Christmas on A Great Street 2016’
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Orchard Road Business Association (ORBA) will be holding its official light-up ceremony of its annual Christmas on A Great Street on Saturday 12 Nov 2016, which will be officated by Singapore President, Tony Tan Keng Yam at 6.30pm that day. This lighting will span Read More

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