Daily Archives: 2017-01-04

HK customs: Missing Singapore Terrex vehicles moved indoors

The missing Singapore Armed Forces’ (SAF) confiscated armoured vehicles in Hong Kong were moved indoors last month, the Hong Kong’s Customs and Excise Department said on 3 Jan. A spokesman of the department said, “The suspected controlled items are still kept at a customs storage place in Tuen Mun. They have been stored indoors since 6 Dec.” “As the case …

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1st freight train to London launched by China

China has launched its first freight train to London on Sunday (1 Jan), the China Railway Corporation said. Departing from Yiwu West Railway Station in eastern Zhejiang Province, the train will travel for about 18 days and more than 12,000 kilometers to reach Britain. A sea-freight, in comparison, would take about a month from Shanghai to London. The direct rail freight …

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Singapore factory activity increases for 4 straight months in Dec

The activity of factories in Singapore showed expansion for the fourth straight month in December, caused by increases in inventory holdings, new orders and new exports. Economists expect the upward momentum to continue, at least for the first six months of the year, boosted by a pick-up in activity in key Asian manufacturing hubs as external demand improves. The Singapore …

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O-Level examination results to be released on 11 Jan

Students who took the GCE O-level examinations last year will receive their results on 11 Jan 2017, MOE stated in its press release on 4 Jan. Students can pick up their results from their schools at 2pm that day, while private candidates will be notified of their individual results by post, MOE informed. The result slips will be mailed on …

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Loy York Jiun appointed as new CASE Executive Director

The Consumers Association of Singapore (CASE) has appointed Mr Loy York Jiun to be the new Executive Director to take over from Mr Seah Seng Choon with effect from 1 January. Mr Loy was earlier appointed as Deputy Executive Director on 1 April 2016. He has held various senior appointments within NTUC where he was Director for the Corporate Planning …

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S.League CEO Lim Chin leaving on 31 March to pursue other opportunities

The Football Association of Singapore (FAS) has announced on Tuesday (3 January) that S.League Chief Executive Officer Lim Chin will be leaving his position on 31 March 2017 to pursue other opportunities. Mr Lim, who was appointed S.League CEO in January 2012, said, “After helming the S.League for the past five years, I have decided that it is the right …

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