Daily Archives: 2016-12-20

$2,500 fine for New Zealander for hurting a man in 2014
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

A New Zealander man was fined $2,500 on Tuesday (20 Dec) for hurting a man in 2014. The accused, Stefan Paul Afendoulis (48), pleaded guilty to one count of voluntarily causing hurt to his victim. He was also ordered by the District Judge, Read More

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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights urges investigation into Philippines president’s claim of killing 3 people
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

GENEVA (20 December 2016) – The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Tuesday urged the Philippines judicial authorities to launch investigative processes following last week’s admission by the President of the Philippines that as Mayor of Davao he Read More

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Singaporeans not ignorant but misguided about the factual reality of Singapore?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Chris Kuan Here’s another way of thinking about Singapore’s abysmally high ranking in the Ignorance Index. The easy way is to go with the flow of the survey and conclude that Singaporeans are indeed incapable of thinking and perceiving factual reality and Read More

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23-yr-old Malaysian male arrested for alleged involvement in murder of woman at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) arrested a Malaysian male (23) with suspicion of the murder of a woman found dead at Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal last month. The man is to be charged on Wednesday (21 Dec) The woman body was found in a drain Read More

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British embassy questioned claim of Malaysian PM that he is cleared of corruption
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

According to a diplomatic cable obtained by the Guardian, the British embassy in Kuala Lumpur has questioned a claim made by Najib Razak, the British national newspaper reported on 19 December 2016. The Malaysian Prime Minister, Najib Razak, has claimed that his country’s Read More

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Singapore listed as 8th most ignorant country in research by Ipsos MORI
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The latest research by Ipsos MORI, the second largest market research organisation in the United Kingdom, places Singapore on the 8th most ignorant countries out of 40 countries in the world. The latest Ipsos Perils of Perception survey highlights how wrong the public Read More

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Taxi drivers rebut ST letter which claimed scrapping of mileage quota will lead to return of bad habits
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced that the TA framework will be simplified from 1 January 2017 following the review of the Taxi Availability (TA) framework and in consultation with key stakeholders such as the National Taxi Association (NTA), taxi drivers and taxi Read More

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Improvement in 2016 N-Levels examination results
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Students who sat for the 2016 Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (GCE) Normal (Academic) [N(A)] and Normal (Technical) [N(T)] Level Examinations collected their results from their secondary schools today This year’s GCE N-Level results shows the percentage of students receiving their Normal (Academic Read More

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SPF issues advisory on fake letter issued in its name
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Police Force (SPF) has issued a warning for members of the public to stay alert as currently, it received reports lodged by people who have received letters purportedly sent by a Police officer. The Police said that the letters had required its Read More

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Hang Seng Index testing key support level at 21,800
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets The Hang Seng Index tumbled over 1,200 points, or 5% over the last two weeks. The selling was accompanied by emerging market outflow as the US dollar surged to a decade’s high. The fast depreciating of RMB also Read More

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