Daily Archives: 2017-01-21

Singapore Customs: Company director fined $1.4m for importing duty-unpaid soju
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Customs (SC) has announced that a company director was sentenced by the State Courts on 20 January 2017 to a fine of $1,400,000 or in default 18 months’ imprisonment for importing duty-unpaid soju. Singaporean David So, 48, pleaded guilty to four charges Read More

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MFA: Singapore expresses concern regarding detention of Shoo Chiau Huat in Indonesia
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has written a letter of concern regarding the detention of Shoo Chiau Huat who was being detained for more than nine months by the Indonesian government for entering Indonesian territory without a permit. Mr Shoo’s vessel was caught in Bintan Read More

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Surbana Jurong argues that dismissal of 54 staff without warning nor performance reviews, is not retrenchment exercise
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

In a report by Straits Times on Thursday, it was revealed that an email was sent by Surbana Jurong group chief executive Wong Heang Fine on Tuesday to address the recent dismissals by the company. Surbana Jurong Private Limited or Surbana Jurong is Read More

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Speed restrictions on train lifted as sleeper replacement completed
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport, Mr Khaw Boon Wan, has officiated the completion of the sleeper replacement programme on the North-South and East-West Lines (NSEWL) on Friday (20 January). Land Transport Authority (LTA) said that this marks a significant milestone Read More

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Singapore, a policy laboratory to test how much citizens can suffer before they break?
By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

I refer to the article “Singapore a good policy laboratory for other countries: Expert” (Straits Times, 19 Jan). The article states that “Singapore is a “policy laboratory” that both developed and developing countries can look to in crafting their policies. ..In his book, he Read More

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