Daily Archives: 2017-01-27

SAF’s Terrex ICVs expected to reach back in Singapore within a week
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

The nine Terrex Infantry Carrier Vehicles (ICVs) and accompanying equipment that were seized by the Hong Kong Customs and Excise Department, have left the Hong Kong port this morning and are expected to reach back in Singapore within a week. Minister of Defence Read More

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Magician charged in court for deceptively obtain PIC cash pay-outs and bonuses
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

A sole-proprietor of a consultancy firm who allegedly acted as the ‘promoter’ of the Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) Scheme, is charged in court today (27 Jan). The sole-proprietor, S. Chandran (35), a well-known magician and owner of consultancy firm Paradize Consultancy, was out Read More

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Terrex ICVs moved out of Hong Kong customs’ cargo examination compound
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Armed Forces’ Nine Terrex Infantry Carrier Vehicles (ICVs) and associated equipment have been moved out from Hong Kong customs’ cargo examination compound yesterday (26 January) afternoon in the preparation to be shipped back to Singapore. The vehicles, which were seized by the Hong Kong Read More

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S$20,000 donated to victims of Malaysia flood by Singapore Red Cross
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Red Cross (SRC) has announced that it will contribute S$20,000 to the flood relief efforts in Malaysia in which it will support the Malaysian Red Crescent in assisting and evacuating people affected by the floods. SRC stated that the fund will help Read More

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Fine imposed on Propnex Realty and JP Pepperdine for failing to make reasonable security arrangements
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Financial penalties of $10,000 each, were imposed on Propnex Realty and JP Pepperdine for failing to make reasonable security arrangements to prevent unauthorised access of individuals’ personal data stored online. Propnex was also directed to cease the storage of documents containing personal data via Read More

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Return our Surplus Value – not just CPF!
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

By Tan Wah Piow The Singapore government jailed 22 social activists three decades ago for being Marxists. They denied the allegations. But what was the fuss about Marxism anyway? When Marx wrote Das Capital 150 years ago, Capitalism was in its rough state with Read More

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Singapore manufacturing output surges 21.3% in December
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Singapore’s industrial production in December 2016 jumped up more than expected, posting its best monthly performance in at least two years, data from the Economic Development Board (EDB) showed on Thursday (26 Jan). Manufacturing output rose 21.3 percent from a year earlier, the Read More

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Moonsoon surge expected to affect Singapore during Lunar New Year
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

A monsoon surge, which caused extensive rainclouds to form over surrounding region of Singapore, is expected to affect the South China Sea and our surrounding region over the next few days, including during Lunar New Year this weekend. National Environment Agency reported that Read More

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Masagos: Singapore to find ways to take care of air pollution
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

According to the benchmark set by the World Health Organization (WHO) Singapore is not on track to reach its air quality targets by 2020. The Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) said in the past two years, Singapore fell short in meeting Read More

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Dow stands above 20k, dollar rebounds
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

By Margaret Yang, CMC Markets The Dow Jones Index held above the key psychological level of 20,000 points last night, supported by on-going positive earnings surprises especially from financial and information technology sector. Caterpillar, Microsoft and Intel all posted quarterly earnings that are Read More

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