Daily Archives: 2016-12-15

Both Singapore and Malaysia agree on importance of ensuring water supply from Johor River
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Singapore and Malaysia together agree on the importance of ensuring reliable and sufficient water supply from the Johor River, both Prime Ministers of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong and of Malaysia Najib Razak said on 13 December at a press conference after their annual Read More

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Singapore can no longer use majority support as the reason for not abolishing the death penalty
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Speaking in a panel of a public forum held on last Friday (9 Dec) , Michael Hor, Dean of the Faculty of Law in University of Hong Kong, said that with the results from the survey, “Public Opinion on the Death Penalty”, the Read More

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Police warn of online trading in binary options after sharp rise in complaints
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Police Force warns members of the public that there has been a sharp rise in complaints involving online trading in binary options. Binary options trading is attractive because it sounds simple and the option providers or platforms often promise high, quick and Read More

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International civil society demands to know where is Sombath Somphone
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

International civil society organisations issue a statement to condemn the Lao PDR government’s failure to investigate the disappearance of prominent Lao civil society leader Sombath Somphone and urge an effective investigation to determine Sombath’s fate and whereabouts. Bangkok, 15 December 2016: On the fourth anniversary Read More

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President Duterte on state visit to Singapore from 15-16 December
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

President of the Republic of the Philippines Rodrigo Roa Duterte is currently on a state visit in Singapore from 15 to 16 December 2016 at the invitation of President Tony Tan Keng Yam. Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has announced that President Duterte Read More

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Civil society on President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit to Singapore
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

On the occasion of President Rodrigo Duterte’s visit to Singapore, we, the undersigned, would like to express our serious concern over the ongoing violent drug war in the Philippines. Since the beginning of July 2016 to earlier this month, the number of extrajudicial Read More

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27-yr-old male arrested for alleged involvement in ZoukOut tickets sales scam
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Police Force (SPF) announced that it have arrested a 27-year old man who is believed to be involved in multiple cases of ZoukOut tickets sales scam. Since August 2016, the Police stated that it had received at least 23 reports from victims Read More

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Singapore ranks 16th most expensive countries for expatriates
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore is now the 16th most expensive countries to live in the world for expatriates, rising from 18th place last year, according to the latest Cost of Living Survey conducted by ECA International. ECA states that to ensure that an employee’s spending power Read More

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Yip and Theresa receive their cash awards from Singapore National Paralympic Council
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Paralympic athletes, Yip Pin Xiu and Theresa Goh received cash awards at the Athletes’ Achievement Awards reception held at Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre on Wednesday (14 December) night for their achievements at the 2016 Rio Paralympics. Yip, who won Singapore’s first-ever Read More

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TPG telecom wins bid to be 4th telco in Singapore
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) has announced Australian telco TPG Telecom Pte Ltd (TPG) as the fourth company to run mobile operator in the country. TPG had outbid MyRepublic and AirYotta with the bid of S$105 million at the New Entrant Spectrum Auction Read More

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