Daily Archives: 2016-12-01

Trivialising rape is never the right way to go

By Ghui I apologise for wading in late to the game. However, as the saying goes “better late than never”. This is especially in light of the seriousness of the issue. Most would agree that adolescence is a difficult and confusing period in one’s life. Even more would concur that rape or any form of sexual assault leaves a victim feeling …

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Aung San Suu Kyi invites Singapore to be Myanmar’s partner in hearts and minds

Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar State Counselor, visited Singapore and was welcomed officially on Wednesday afternoon (30 Nov) at the Istana, in her official visit to Singapore. Ms Suu Kyi said in her speech yesterday, “While Singapore and Myanmar may be different, both countries can work together on economic development and to enhance regional stability.” “Singapore and Myanmar can show …

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PAP stuck operating in old ways and peddling old cures in a new world

By Lim Tean, Secretary-General of National Solidarity Party (NSP) For all the incessant talk by the People’s Action Party (PAP) about how exciting the future looks for Singapore, a stasis has descended upon our country. The stench of stagnation and deterioration is everywhere one year after we celebrated half a century of independence . Saturday’s dire economic news that Singapore is …

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Fatal accident with tipper truck, claims the life of motorcyclist

A fatal accident which claimed a life of a motorcyclist who was being run over by a tipper truck took place along Woodlands Centre Road near the junction of Admiralty Road on early Thursday (1 December) morning at around 6am. SCDF sent a fire engine, a red rhino and an ambulance to the scene. It said that the male motorcyclist …

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Recall of “Snapmax” due small stone found in packet

The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) has announced the recall of “Snapmax” Party Mix – Mixed Peas and Peanuts (150g) It stated that it received feedback from a member of the public on 22 November 2016 about a small stone that was found in a packet. AVA is working with the importer to recall the implicated product, while …

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SMRT employees charged over fatal accident which claimed two lives

Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) Trains, and two of its employees were charged over a fatal accident on 22 March near Pasir Ris train station which claimed two lives of its trainee. SMRT, which is expected to plead guilty, was charged under Section 12 of the Workplace Safety and Health Act. Anybody found guilty under this Act and has no …

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