Daily Archives: 2016-12-23

    Judge said OCD did not lead employer to starve her domestic worker
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Singaporean employer, Chong Sui Foon claimed that her obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) led her to starve her Filipino domestic worker, however, District Judge Low Wee Ping ruled on Thursday (22 December) that her preoccupation with cleanliness would not have led her to restrict the quantity Read More

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    New appointments of Permanent Secretary in various ministries
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Public Service Division (PSD) has announced the appointment of three civil servants to take on new positions in various ministries. Mr Ng How Yue, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Law, will be appointed to be Second Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health on 1 January 2017. Read More

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    Amos Yee detained by US immigration after seeking political asylum
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    Local blogger and Youtuber, Amos Yee has been detained in the United States of America (US) while trying to seek political asylum. Yee was earlier detained on Saturday morning (Singapore time) when he arrived at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport, declaring as a visitor to Read More

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    Two newly constructed platforms at CCK LRT station to begin operation from 27 Dec
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced that two newly constructed platforms at Choa Chu Kang LRT Station will begin operations from 27 December 2016. LTA stated that it had earlier announced the construction of the new platforms in 2012 and upgrading works began Read More

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    Uber commuter files complaint against driver who allegedly verbally harassed her
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Saza Faradilla shared her story yesterday (22 December) when she was being harassed by an Uber driver along her 10 minutes ride last week. She said that the driver was at first engaged in a conversation with her which later ended up asking Read More

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    Fire outbreak at Jalan Besar Plaza force 40 to evacuate from building
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    40 people evacuated themselves as a fire broke out at Jalan Besar Plaza on Friday (23 December) morning before the officers of Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) arrived at the scene. SCDF spokesperson stated that it was alerted to the fire at 10.30am. Read More

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    SMRT: Train services and selected bus services will be extended on New Year’s Eve
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) has announced that it will be extending its train services (North-South, East-West, Circle Lines and Bukit Panjang LRT) and selected bus services for passengers travelling late on New Year’s Eve on Saturday (31 December). Last train timings from Read More

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    MINDEF makes formal representation to Hong Kong on detention of SAF’s Terrex ICVs
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) has announced on Friday (23 December) that it had made a formal representation to Hong Kong three weeks ago over the issue of the detention of the SAF Terrex Infantry Carrier Vehicles (ICV) which was detained in Hong Kong Read More

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    Police launches investigation on public forum on civil disobedience for possible legal violation
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    A police investigation has been launched upon a civil society event, “Civil disobedience and social movement”,  that was held on 26 November at AGORA, a venue that holds discussion and talks. It is said that the Singapore Police Force (SPF) is looking into Read More

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    Philippine could soon outdo Singapore in casino gaming market
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    The Philippine could soon outdo Singapore in gaming market, as improved ties with China promises more tourists and raise the prospects for his upcoming $2.4 billion(S$3.5 billion) casino, said Kazuo Okada, Chairman of Universal Entertainment Corp. The Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s move to Read More

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