Daily Archives: 2016-11-18

Amnesty International: Singapore continues to remain an outlier, executing people for crimes that do not meet the ‘most serious’ threshold
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

Reacting to the executions of Chijioke Stephen Obioha, a Nigerian national, and Devendran Supramaniam, a Malaysian national, by the Singapore authorities, Josef Benedict, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, said: “The Singapore authorities have brazenly violated international law with Read More

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Train service disruption between Tanah Merah and Bugis
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

SMRT posted on its official Twitter channel at 6:03 PM today (18 Nov), “Due to a track fault, please add 10 minutes travel time from #Tanah Merah to Bugis towards Joo Koon. Train service is still available.” And about a quarter of an Read More

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Lorry flips on its side as it swerved to regain balance
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A Facebook video posted by David Tan on Singapore Taxi Driver page showed an accident that happened this morning on Thursday (17 November) which took place at TPE towards PIE involving a lorry. The video showed a speeding lorry. The driver tried to Read More

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62-yr-old e-bike rider killed in collision with tipper truck
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

An elderly e-bike rider passed away after he collided with a tipper truck at Cecil Street towards Collyer Quay on Friday (18 November) morning. The 62-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. Police said that a 62-year-old tipper truck driver Read More

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Assistive Technology Fund assist persons with disabilities to defray cost of assistive devices
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In her written question, MP for Jalan Besar GRC, Ms Denise Phua Lay Peng, asked the Minister for Social and Family Development whether the Ministry can further assist persons with special needs who require replacement for aids such as motorised wheelchairs, cochlear implants Read More

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Desmond Kuek : NSL and EWL achieved best recorded performance in 29 years
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

SMRT chief executive officer Desmond Kuek has announced that the North-South (NSL) and East-West (EWL) MRT lines achieved the best-recorded performance in the 29-year history of the two lines. He said that the trains had travelled 144,000 train-km before breakdown on October. Mr Read More

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Singapore’s exports declines 12% in October, far worse than the 3.5% expected
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Singapore exports on the year-on-year basis contracted by 12 percent in October 2016, following the 5 percent decline in the previous month, due to the decrease in both electronic and non-electronic NODX (Non-Oil Domestic Exports), International Enterprise (IE) Singapore reported in its media Read More

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HSA: ‘VIP Bio Mangosteen Complex’ found to contain very high level of prohibited western medicine
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has announced an alert to members of the public not to purchase or consume ‘VIP Bio Mangosteen Complex’, a weight loss product sold online. HSA stated that the product has been tested and it was found to contain very Read More

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No information from MOM or MOT on SMRT’s unfair dismissal of SMRT employees involved in fatal incident at Pasir Ris
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

In two separate written answer in the 13th Parliamentary Session, the Minister for Manpower, Mr Lim Swee Say, and the Minister for Transport Mr Khaw Boon Wan, both responding to MPs questions concerning the fatal accident near Pasir Ris MRT station on 22 Read More

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15-yr-old Singaporean student created a Prezie video for Trump’s campaign
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A 15-year-old Singaporean student, Hrithie Menon, from East View Secondary School was the one who created a Prezi video for Donald’s Trump campaign office last year. The video was made targeting young people to capture their votes. The slides of the videos that Read More

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