Daily Archives: 2016-12-02

    Scammer using Friends Feature on Facebook, steals more than $14,600
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    Seven victims have been scammed on Facebook, with at least $14,600 stolen from them, the police informed in a press release on Friday (2 Dec). The scam used ‘Facebook Friends’ feature and contacted the targeted users of the Facebook platform, saying they saw Read More

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    Five-ways Big Data is disrupting Singapore’s property market
    By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

    By Property Soul Do you know that our property industry is facing a major disruption? And Big Data will be playing a major role in this disruption, similar to what is happening now in the finance, media, healthcare and manufacturing sectors? What’s the Read More

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    19 warned and 1 charged for using unlicensed private hire cars to ply illegally for fares
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Land Transport Authority (LTA) has stepped up enforcement against unlicensed private cars and private hire cars found plying illegally for fares to safeguard passenger safety and interest. It said that more frequent checks will be conducted at high traffic areas, and at areas Read More

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    Appeals against dismissal of SMRT staff are still pending
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    National Transport Workers’ Union (NTWU) said that the appeals against the dismissal of two SMRT staffs are still pending. Mr Rahmat Mohd, 49, the train driver involved in the fatal accident on 22 March, which claimed lives of two SMRT trainees, Muhammad Asyraf Ahmad Read More

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    Second meeting between APL and Hong Kong Customs held for seized Terrex vehicles
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) said that the second meeting between the shipping firm APL and Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department to resolve the issue of the detention of the Terrex Infantry Carrier Vehicles (ICV) was held yesterday (1 December). The formal reasons for Read More

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    2nd fatal collision with tipper truck within 24 hrs, claims life of another motorcyclist
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    A motorcyclist was killed in a fatal accident which took place at Newton flyover, which involved a tipper truck and a motorcycle at around 4.55pm on Thursday. Pictures of the accident were taken by Patrick Tan and posted by Road.sg. LTA posted a Read More

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    Signing of HSR agreement between Singapore and Malaysia postponed
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Malaysia’s Minister in the Prime Minister Department Abdul Rahman Dahlan has announced that an agreement on the High-Speed Rail (HSR) between Malaysia and Singapore will be signed by the end of the year, most likely around 21 December. The signing of the agreement Read More

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    Financial penalties imposed upon Standard Chartered Bank and Coutts & Co Ltd for breaches of anti-money laundering requirements
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced today (2 December) that it has imposed financial penalties of S$5.2 million and S$2.4 million respectively on Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore Branch (SCB) and Coutts & Co Ltd, Singapore Branch (Coutts) for breaches of MAS’ Read More

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    AGC appointment of Mr Kwek Mean Luck as Solicitor-General and Ms Mavis Chionh as 2nd SG
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) has announced the appointment of Mr Kwek Mean Luck as the Solicitor-General and Ms Mavis Chionh as the Second Solicitor-General of the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) with effect from 14 January 2017. Mr Kwek, 43, who takes over from Solicitor-General Lionel Yee Woon Chin, Read More

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    The legal aspect of SAF’s armoured personnel carriers dispute with China
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    By Tan Wah Piow Almost a week into the seizure of nine Singapore’s Terrex armoured Infantry Carrier Vehicles (ICVs) in Hong Kong, the Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen told the press that Singapore would commence legal proceedings for its recovery after the reasons Read More

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