Daily Archives: 2017-01-20

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to visit Singapore in February

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit Singapore, with whom Israel has a strong and long time military relationship. PM Netanyahu is scheduled to leave Saturday night, 18 February, and fly to Singapore, arriving Sunday evening. He is then scheduled to spend Monday in Singapore, in a reciprocal visit to the one made by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong last year, …

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SMRT taxi catches fire along Woodlands Avenue 6

A taxi from Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) was seen catching fire along Woodlands Ave 6 on Thursday (19 January) at about 6pm. The video by Satya Naraya, which was later posted by Ben Chia Lor, showed the taxi was parked on the side of the road. Fire fighters were seen to try to extinguish the fire using their water …

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Ng Chee Meng: F&B sold in school canteens must comply with HPB guidelines

Minister for Education (Schools) Ng Chee Meng had earlier stated in Parliament that the food and beverages (F&B) sold in school canteens must comply with the Health Promotion Board’s (HPB’s) guidelines, in which only drinks with sugar content equal to or less than 6 g/100 ml are allowed to be sold. Mr Ng was responding to questions filed by Mr …

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Heavy rain causes flash flood along Upper Thomson Road, yet again

There was a flash flood which took place along Upper Thomson road today (19 January) afternoon as heavy rain poured. Land Transport Authority (LTA) tweeted that the flood is affecting the Seletar Expressway after Jalan Pelatina and the traffic is backed up till MacRitchie Viaduct. Some netizens posted videos and pictures of the flood on their Twitter or Facebook account. …

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