Daily Archives: 2017-01-23

Man found guilty of abusing pet husky, fined $8,000
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Chiam Choon San Alan (41) was fined $8,000 on Monday (23 Jan) for abusing his pet husky. Chiam was fined after he was found guilty for one count of animal cruelty and one count of non-compliance with dog licensing and control rules. On Read More

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458 cases of Zika infection reported in 2016
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Minister for Health Gan Kim Yong stated that as of 31 Dec 2016, 458 Zika cases have been reported to the Ministry of Health (MOH) since the first discovered case of Zika infection in August last year. This was one of his answers Read More

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CNB clarifies that it did not issue advisory on coloured and strawberry-flavoured methamphetamine
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) has announced that it has come to its attention that there had been online reports circulating about the availability of coloured and strawberry-flavoured methamphetamine targeted at the young. CNB states that the advisory on the “strawberry quick” did not Read More

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SMRT: Commuters to expect 10 mins additional travelling time from Boon Lay to Jurong East due to track fault
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) has tweeted that its passengers of East-West Line (EWL) train should add 10 minutes additional travelling time to Clementi towards Pasir Ris due to a track fault. It noted that train service is still available. One of the Read More

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30 people arrested for suspected involvement in a public assembly without a police permit at Sembawang Park
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Police Force (SPF) has announced that it is investigating 30 subjects, aged between 21 to 56, for their suspected involvement in a public assembly without a police permit at Sembawang Park. The Police stated that on 21 January 2017 at about 6.50pm, Read More

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Car reversed into preschool at Block 676 Hougang Avenue 8
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

A Toyota Corolla Axio crashed into a preschool, My First Skool, at Block 676 Hougang Avenue 8 on Sunday (22 January) afternoon. Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said that it was alerted to the incident at about 12.50pm and dispatched one ambulance to Read More

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Indonesia President asks for immediate permits revocation for companies involved in forest fires
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Jakarta – Today (23 Jan) President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) asked permits of companies involved in forest fire to be revoked immediately. “There should be no compromise with regard to forest fires,” the President said. Antara News reported Mr Jokowi said at the State Read More

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Workers’ Party: MinLaw’s response did not answer its two key points on Govt’s use of POHA
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Workers’ Party has issued a statement towards the response by Ministry of Law (MinLaw) on Sunday (22 Jan), stating that it had not answered two pertinent questions which were poised in its original statement on the same day. Minlaw in its response to Read More

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MND: Town councils to set aside at least 14% of S&CC collection for lift replacement funds
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Beginning on 1 April 2017, all town councils have to set aside a minimum of 14 percent of their Service and Conservancy Charges (S&CC) collections and government grants for lift replacement. This was announced by the Ministry of National Development (MND) on Monday that Read More

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SDP: Government must make it clear that it will not tolerate termination as a guise for avoidance of retrenchment payments
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) issues a statement that the party will stand with the terminated workers of Surbana Jurong who is seeking answers from the management and that if any wrong has been committed, the authorities must hold accountable those responsible and put Read More

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