Daily Archives: 2016-11-08

81-year-old male succumbs to dengue fever at KTPH, ninth death this year
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

An 81-year-old male dengue patient passed away due to dengue infection at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH) on 7 November. According to the joint statement from The Ministry of Health (MOH) and the National Environment Agency (NEA) the patient was admitted to KTPH on 25 Read More

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President Tony Tan announces that he will not be standing in the next Presidential Election
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

President Tony Tan has declared that he will not be standing in the next Presidential Election as it will be a reserved one for Malay candidates. On Tuesday (8 November), President Tony announced his decision after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong delivered the Read More

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PM Lee: 2017 Presidential Election to be reserved for Malay candidates
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has announced in that the next Presidential Election due in 2017 will be reserved for Malay candidates, based on the hiatus-triggered model. PM Lee announced this on Tuesday (8 November) during the second day of the Parliamentary debate on Read More

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Watch out for these fitness and weight loss scams in Singapore
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

By SingSaver.com.sg The best way to stay fit is still diet and exercise. Don’t waste your money on these fitness and weight loss scams. Fitness fads come and go in Singapore, but one thing always remains: somewhere out there, somebody is looking to cash Read More

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SDP: PAP follows its lead on special needs compulsory education
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) stated that it welcomes the government’s decision to adopt its idea of making education for students with special needs compulsory, however, it noted that neither Education Minister Ng Chee Meng nor the mass media acknowledged that it was the SDP Read More

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Desmond Lee: Government prepared to review laws criminalising suicide
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The law of decriminalising suicide attempts could come under review, said Senior Minister of State for Home Affairs Desmond Lee on Monday, 7 November. Mr Lee said this in response to the question of Mr Louis Ng. MP for Nee Soon GRC in Read More

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MINDEF to replace its old fleet of helicopters from 2020 onwards
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) has announced that it will replace its fleet of helicopters due to obsolescence. It stated that the H225M and CH-47F will replace the RSAF’s existing Super Pumas and the older CH-47Ds of the RSAF’s CH-47 fleet which have been in Read More

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Duty-unpaid cigarettes hidden within modified compartment of prime mover
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

On 4 November 2016 at about 10pm, an Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officer at the Jurong Scanning Station directed a Singapore-registered prime mover, driven by a male Chinese national, for further inspection as the officer had noticed anomalies in the scanned images of Read More

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That conflict between a people serving MP and a lawyer for financial interest
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Singapore’s Members of Parliament (MP) are elected by Singaporeans to represent their best interest in Parliament and formulate policies for the betterment of its people. Said to be the elites of the country, MPs are often touted to be exceptional individuals who are Read More

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Number of dengue cases maintains steady for past 2 weeks
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

National Environment Agency (NEA) has announced that there were a slightly hike in numbers on dengue cases this week which saw 86 patients diagnosed. This weekly figure is 2 cases higher than last week. As of 3 pm on 7 November, it said Read More

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