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Daily Archives: 2017-02-02

K Shanmugam: All Singaporeans regardless race and religion should guarantee safety, security, freedom of religion to all

Speaking at the Third Studies in Inter-Religious Relations in Plural Societies (SRP) Symposium on religion, conflict and peacebuilding, Minister for Home Affairs K Shanmugam stressed that all Singaporeans regardless their race and religion should guarantee the safety, security, freedom of religion to all, including the Muslim community and to be covenant to ourselves to never allow xenophobism and majoritarianism to overrun the …

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K Shanmugam: Crime rates at Geylang fallen significantly from 2013 to 2016

Minister for Home Affairs said that the rate crimes, such as robbery and snatch theft, which took place at Geylang have fallen quite significant from 2013 to 2016. This was his response to questions filed on 9 January by NMP Chia Yong Yong who asked the Minister for Home Affairs what action will the Government take against illegal gambling dens, many …

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How arbitrary and effective are spot-checks by Police Officers at public transport system?

By Edwin "Police officers from the Public Transport Security Command (TransCom) conduct regular spot-checks on persons in the public transport system based on certain descriptive profile that are deemed to be suspicious. Such checks are necessary to ensure that our public transport system remains crime free, and help to deter would-be-criminals from committing criminal offences and terrorist acts in our …

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Twitter account has Trump doodling fun artworks in Oval Office

There is a twitter account called ‘Trump Draws’ that’s going around on the internet, one of the countless Twitter accounts claiming to be Donald Trump’s but aren’t actually run by the United States new president. All of the posts in the twitter account are GIFs of Trump proudly displaying little drawings he’s made. For example, here’s a cat: kat pic.twitter.com/ra55wo0ulW — …

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Two Bangladeshi men arrested for trying to swim to Singapore

Two Bangladeshi men who were found swimming at the sea in the wee hours on 1 February, have been arrested for unlawful entry into Singapore off Woodlands Waterfront, the Singapore Police Force (SPF) and Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said on Wednesday (1 Feb). ICA and SPF said in a joint press release that they have detected the men at about …

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MOE: Expansion rate of Primary Schools Student Care Centers meeting demand

Parliament Secretary for Ministry for Education, Ms Low Yen Ling stated in Parliament during its last sitting in January that the current rate of expansion of the Primary Schools Student Care Centers (SCCs) has been meeting demand and that the Ministry of Education (MOE) will continue to monitor the demand for school-based SCCs places and work with schools to improve …

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Is mobile phone insurance worth the cost?

By Valuepenguin.sg According to a survey by the Straits Times, mobile phones are under content threat in Singapore. 18% of Singaporeans reported damaging a mobile phone with water, while 12% have damaged a phone by sitting on it. Another 15% of Singaporeans have damaged a mobile phone after simply bumping into someone. All told, 41% of Singaporeans are currently using …

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