Daily Archives: 2016-11-24

Ministry of Defence acknowledges seized armored vehicles in Hong Kong belong to SAF
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) has announced that the shipment of Terrex Infantry Carrier Vehicles (ICVs) and associated equipment that has been seized by the Hong Kong customs belong to the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) which it had used for its overseas training in Read More

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Collision between motorcycle and lorry at Joo Koon
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

An accident involving a motorcycle and a lorry took place at Joo Koon on Wednesday (23 November) afternoon at around 15.30. The picture of the incident was posted by Connex Taxi Facebook account, which showed a red bike lying right under its front Read More

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Heavy rain coinciding with high tides could lead to localised flash floods in Dec and Jan
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS) has announced that it forecasts that the Northeast Monsoon season is expected to onset in late November 2016. It said that this is the traditional rainy season in the southern ASEAN region, and comprises two phases, a wet Read More

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Company seeks to tackle food waste by simplifying Singaporeans’ access to surplus food
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Can social enterprises succeed in getting Singaporeans to buy surplus food that would otherwise go to waste when the average Singaporean household is not likely to even recycle? Well, though it may be hard but Grub Cycle, a startup focusing on getting customers Read More

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Singapore designed armoured fighting vehicle impounded by Hong Kong Customs
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Last updated on December 23rd, 2016 at 07:36 pmAccording to a report by FactWire,  a watchdog news organization in Hongkong, states that Hong Kong customs have held a batch of armored fighting vehicles (AFVs) that was shipped into Hong Kong, and said to Read More

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Ministry of Law: Countries must find it mutually beneficial to enter into extradition treaty
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Senior Minister of State for Law, Indranee Rajah shared in Parliament that there must be a common desire from both countries to have an arrangement for the reciprocal handing over of fugitives in the interest of law and order to enter into an Read More

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Local migrant NGO, HOME helped seven foreign workers prove their kickbacks case to MOM
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Local NGO, Humanitarian Organisation for Migration Economics (HOME) successfully helped seven foreign workers to file their complaints against their employer, Ng Boon Cheng, who forced them to pay for the kickbacks On Wednesday, Ng, the managing director of Lian Lee Wooden Case Maker Read More

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Function 8 : Disappointment on the arresting and detention of Bersih leader, Maria Chin Abdullah
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Press Statement by Function 8 on the arresting and detention of Bersih leader, Maria Chin Abdullah We are heartened by the tens of thousands of Malaysians who carried on with Bersih 5 on 19 Nov 2016 despite the arrest and detention of their Read More

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Director of Lian Lee Wooden Case Maker fined $60,000 for collecting kickbacks from his foreign workers
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The managing director of Lian Lee Wooden Case Maker Co, Ng Boon Cheng, was fined $60,000 on Tuesday (22 November) for collecting kickbacks from his foreign workers. The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) also banned the 55-year-old man from employing foreign workers. Ng also Read More

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Malaysia Home Ministry: Maria Chin Abdullah was not arrested for involvement with Bersih rally
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Malaysia’s Deputy Home Minister Nur Jazlan Mohamed confirmed that Bersih 2.0 chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah was not arrested for her involvement with Bersih rally. Mr Nur stated that Ms Maria was arrested after police reports had been lodged against her. He said, at Read More

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