Daily Archives: 2016-11-14

Parts of lift ceiling fell and injured family at Pasir Ris Drive 4
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Part of the lift’s ceiling at Block 480, Pasir Ris Drive 4, fell and hit Mr Yazid, his 63-year-old father and his two-year-old son when they were in the lift on their way back home last Thursday (10 November) at around 10pm . Read More

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A Door to Hope: Chijioke Stephen Obioha
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By M Ravi, Singapore Anti-Death Penalty Campaign Very soon, yet another individual is about to be executed in a state-sanctioned hanging. According to Amnesty International, the date for the execution of Chijioke Stephen Obioha (a Nigerian national) has been set for this Friday, 18 Read More

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Singapore Citizens (SCs) and Permanent Residents (PRs) to re-register at age 55 from 1 Jan 2017
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) has announced that it will introduce National Registration Identity Card (NRIC) re-registration at age 55 from 1 January 2017. ICA said that currently, Singapore Citizens (SCs) and Permanent Residents (PRs) register for their NRIC at age 15 Read More

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Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) rates to be reduced for the Dec 2016 school holidays
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced on Monday (14 November) that it has completed its review of Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) rates for the December 2016 school holidays. It said that in line with the ERP rate adjustment of $1 per Passenger Read More

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Police rounds up participants for Bersih event at Hong Lim Park for questioning
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Participants of a peaceful event at Hong Lim Park, were questioned by police officers at Kreter Ayer Police Post between 6.20pm to 7.30pm on Sunday. According to the event organisers, Community Action Network (CAN), the event “The Yellow Sit-In”, was organised in solidarity with Read More

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Morning delays on NEL due to train fault; Commuters complain of 15 mins for each stop
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

SBS Transit announced on its Twitter page on Monday (14 November) morning that its North-East Line (NEL)  experienced a train fault at Outram Park NE3 and advised its passengers that there will be 15 minutes additional travelling time. . SBS Transit has informed Read More

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Function 8: Dishonest for police to harass and intimidate protesters at Hong Lim Park
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Statement by Function 8 on the recent questioning by Police officers on the participants to a peaceful event just yesterday, at Hong Lim Park.  Function 8 deplores the intimidation and harassment of citizens using Hong Lim Park on Sunday, 13 November 2016 by Read More

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Markets endorse Trump’s victory
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By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets A surprise risk-on rally Global risk assets unexpectedly rebounded on Donald Trump’s victory in the US presidential election last week, along with a fast sell off in safe-haven assets including gold and the Japanese yen. This “post-election” rally Read More

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Train service disrupts along North-South Line from Yew Tee to Jurong
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According to tweets and Facebook posts, there is a train disruption along the North-South Line on Monday morning. Based on what have been posted, the disruption seems to have started since late 6am and still on-going. The fault according to a tweet, shows Read More

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