Daily Archives: 2016-12-14

Man charged in court for killing cat by throwing it off from sixth floor

A man who brutally killed a cat by throwing it from sixth floor’s heights was charged in court today (14 Dec). The prosecutor accused Fajar Ashraf Fajar Ali (25) of throwing a shorthair female cat from the sixth-floor staircase landing at Block 884, Tampines Street 83, to the ground at about 1.40 am on 26 May. And subsequently at about …

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Abuse of the Court Process?

By Teo Soh Lung The Newpaper reported on 9 Dec 2016 that the Court of Appeal comprising Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon and Judges of Appeal Chao Hick Tin and Andrew Phang “gave notice that lawyers who submit such last minute applications will now have to explain why they could not raise the arguments during earlier appeals.” TNP went on to …

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Citizens share their opinions on WP’s proposed Redundancy Insurance Scheme

The Worker’s Party (WP) in its recent proposal, presented its Redundancy Insurance (RI) scheme to the public which is said to ease the financial pressure on workers who are made redundant, aiming to provide them with a longer runway to find suitable re-employment and to minimise the toll of unemployment on the health and well-being of their families. It said that contrary …

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Advisory panel appointed to study implementation of compulsory education for special needs students

Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced the 17-member Panel comprises professionals with a range of expertise on the compulsory education framework established by the Compulsory Education (CE) Act. MOE states that the members consist of SPED leaders, educators and medical practitioners, who are firm believers in the importance of ensuring that every child is able to access formal education regardless …

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Man who helped a single-mom with her studies, get rewarded in return with tuition sponsorship for his daughter

Kaplan Singapore rewards a kind deed with another by sponsoring a samaritan’s daughter with an education sponsorship worth nearly $20,000. Mr John Shu (50), a technician, helped a single mother of four-year-old son, Ms Jaycie Tay, who in 2013 had been struggling with a divorce, by rendering finance assistance for her diploma in Marketing Management at Kaplan Singapore with a …

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LTA/SPAD: SG & Malaysia will jointly call tender for privately-financed assets company in HSR agreement

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) and SPAD that the Express Service offered by the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) will open with eight stations: Jurong East station in Singapore, and Bandar Malaysia, Putrajaya, Seremban, Ayer Keroh, Muar, Batu Pahat and Iskandar Puteri stations in Malaysia. The service is targeted to commence by 31 December 2026. The joint statement also …

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