Daily Archives: 2016-12-07

    6.5 Ritcher scale earthquake hit Aceh, destroying buildings with a death toll of 94 people so far
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    An earthquake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale hit Aceh early on Wednesday (7 December) morning at 5am, destroying several buildings. There were at least five aftershocks followed the quake but no tsunami warning was issued. Mr M. Riyadi, head of the earthquake and tsunami Read More

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    GovtTech warns of scam attempts in offering cash in exchange for SingPass account details
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) has announced on its Facebook page that there is a new scam attempt in which a few members of the public approached by individuals who claimed they were from the Government, and had been offered cash in exchange Read More

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    PM Najib: Signing of bilateral agreement for HSR project to be held next week
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said that the signing of the bilateral agreement for the high-speed rail (HSR) project in Kuala Lumpur will be held next week, amid the call from Malaysian opposition coalition Pakatan Harapan to postpone the signing. Mr Najib was Read More

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    STB: Notice of Revocation has been served to Sky Travel & Tours Pte Ltd
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has issued a press statement, stating that a Notice of Revocation has been served to Sky Travel & Tours Pte Ltd (Sky Travel) on 6 December 2016 in accordance with the Travel Agents Act (Chapter 334), as the company has ceased Read More

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    DBS/POSB announces extension of Cash-Point services to SPH Buzz newsstand outlets
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    DBS/POSB announced the addition of some 60 SPH Buzz newsstand outlets to its POSB Cash-Point network. With this expansion, DBS/POSB has effectively increased its POSB Cash-Point locations to around 880 islandwide. Together with DBS/POSB’s network, the bank now has over 2,400 withdrawal touchpoints Read More

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    IMDA to de-register 2G-only mobile devices from 1 January 2017
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has announced that it will de-register 2G-only mobile devices for sale for use in Singapore from 1 January 2017. It stated that retailers and equipment suppliers will not be allowed to sell 2G-only mobile devices to consumers Read More

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    3rd meeting between APL and Hong Kong customs regarding impounded Singapore military equipment
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) has announced that the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) was informed by APL that a third 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 Read More

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    Local tour agency closes abruptly causing customers to forgo their planned trips without refunds
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    On Tuesday afternoon, a local travel agency, Sky Travel & Tours Pte Ltd sent messages to its costumers, stating that the company had shuttered and that its services would cease immediately. Reporters from various media, reported on how were customers affected by the Read More

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    SPF warns of unsubstantiated warning of terrorist attacks spreading online
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Singapore Police Force (SPF) has stated that they are aware of a text message that has been circulating via Whatsapp, which warns of potential terrorist attacks in December at popular shopping areas such as Orchard Road and Vivocity. The message was also spread on Read More

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    Service disruption along EWL on Tuesday evening due to signalling fault
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) has announced on its Twitter on Tuesday (6 December) at 7pm that there was no train on its East-West Line (EWL) between Boon Lay and Joo Koon due to signalling fault at Joo Koon. A moment later, it Read More

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