Daily Archives: 2017-01-13

Disappointment at Singapore’s handling of the Terrex saga
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Teo Soh Lung As I watched this video of Minister Ng Eng Hen in parliament on 9 Jan 2017, I cannot help feeling disappointed at how our government handles the detention of our 9 Terrex vehicles and other equipment. All it knows Read More

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Indonesian police releases eight men deported from Singapore
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

BATAM – Riau Islands Police on Thursday (12 Jan) have released the eight men who were deported while trying to enter Singapore. They were discharged through Hang Nadim International Airport, Batam. The police found that the eight had not participated in the ISIS Read More

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Singapore Govt does not livestream parliamentary sessions to entrench PAP’s narrative in the minds of public
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Since 2014, I have been writing to Parliament, Mediacorp and Ministry of Communication and Information for the access of parliamentary videos and live streaming of the parliamentary sessions. So far, attempts to get a clear cut answer from the Parliament about why it Read More

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Only 16 LTA enforcement officers to enforce personal mobility devices in Singapore but supported by more than 600 volunteers
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan has stated that 16 Active Mobility Enforcement Officers from the Land Transport Authority (LTA) who are involved in enforcement against errant cyclists and users of personal mobility devices (PMD), are currently supported by more than 600 volunteers Read More

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Female cyclist fatally injured in accident along Pioneer Road North after bus driver loses control of vehicle
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A 47-year-old woman who was cycling along Pioneer Road North (near Nanyang flyover) died from severe injuries after being hit by a bus on Thursday (12 January) evening. The bus driver lost control of his vehicle and collided with the cyclist along with Read More

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Khaw Boon Wan: Staff will focus on commuters with special mobility needs during situations requiring detrainment
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan has stated that during a detrainment, the rail operator will deploy staff to assist commuters to evacuate safely to the nearest station, focusing on those with special mobility needs. This is the response to the questions filed Read More

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Two new judges appointed to High Court with effect on 31 January
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The President of the Republic of Singapore Dr Tony Tan, on the advice of the Prime Minister, has appointed Mr See Kee Oon, and Mr Chua Lee Ming, presently Judicial Commissioners as Judges of the High Court under Article 95(1) of the Constitution Read More

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Singapore Customs: More foreign workers getting involved in duty-unpaid cigarette activities
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Last updated on January 16th, 2017 at 12:47 pmSingapore Custom on its 12 January media release informed that more foreign workers are getting involved in duty-unpaid cigarette activities to earn money on the side. According to the department under the Ministry of Finance, Read More

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MoU signed by SingHealth and SCDF to advance pre-hospital emergency care and training for paramedics
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Singapore Health Services (SingHealth) and Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) to advance pre-hospital emergency care and training for paramedics in Singapore. On its Facebook page, SCDF said that the signing ceremony between Professor Ivy Ng, Read More

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Nine hot spots discovered in Riau forest areas
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Pekanbaru – According to the analysis of the Indonesian Agency for Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics (BMKG) at Pekanbaru stations, there are nine hot spots found in Riau Province on Wednesday (11 Jan) morning: One point in the Meranti Islands, Three points in Rokan Read More

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