Daily Archives: 2016-11-28

23-yr-old man arrested for suspected involvement in slashing incident at Orchard Road
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A 23-year-old man was arrested on Sunday (27 November) due to a slashing incident involving a 28-year-old man. According to The Straits Times, the victim, Mr Yeo Zhen Jie, had a terrible wound on his neck which made him bleed very heavily. The Read More

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AWARE EGM grants voting rights to male and non-binary members
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

AWARE, Singapore’s leading women’s rights and gender equality advocacy group has voted to allow male and non-binary members to vote in General Meetings. An Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) was held at the AWARE Centre to amend the AWARE Constitution on last Saturday (26 Read More

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China lodges protest with Singapore over military relations with Taiwan
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

China lodged a protest with Singapore after nine armored infantry carrier vehicles (IFVs) from Singapore along with other equipment were seized by Hong Kong customs on 23 November. “China has already made representations over this to the Singapore side,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang Read More

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Co-founder of KiasuParents voices out on Today article in open letter
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Mdm Soon Lee Yong writes in an open letter to voice her side of the story on the report by local newspaper, Today which wrote upon her reaction towards the Primary School Leaving Examinations (PSLE) results of her son, stating that the article had intruded Read More

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SDP questions MINDEF regarding the seizure of ICVs by the Hong Kong customs
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) voices questions regarding the seizure of of Terrex Infantry Carrier Vehicles (ICVs) by the Hong Kong customs which the Government had used for its overseas training in Taiwan. The shipment was seized by the Hong Kong customs at Hong Kong’s Kwai Chung Container Read More

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Tampines Concourse bus interchange to commence operations from 18 Dec this year
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on Monday (28 November) that the Tampines Concourse bus interchange will start operations on 18 December. The new bus interchange will supplement the existing Tampines bus interchange and will be connected through a 250-m barrier-free sheltered walkway. Read More

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Property owners will see lower or no change in the property tax in 2017
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) has announced that almost all private residential property owners will see lower or no change in their property tax in 2017. It said that all property owners will be receiving their property tax bills by end December Read More

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