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Daily Archives: 2016-11-14

Parts of lift ceiling fell and injured family at Pasir Ris Drive 4

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 . According to the report by Straits Time, the boy, Mr Yazid's youngest child, had a bump on his …

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A Door to Hope: Chijioke Stephen Obioha

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 November 2016. On 9 April 2007, Chijioke was found in possession of more than 2.6 kilograms of …

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Police rounds up participants for Bersih event at Hong Lim Park for questioning

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 Bersih 5.0, a movement of Malaysian citizens and activists, calling for electoral reform and genuine democracy in …

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Markets endorse Trump’s victory

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 mirrored what happened in the “post-Brexit” rally and it once again proved that bad news can be …

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Train service disrupts along North-South Line from Yew Tee to Jurong

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 the disruption between Yew Tee and Jurong East. However, this means those after Yew Tee, such as …

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