Daily Archives: February 10, 2017

No train service along BPLRT due to train fault
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) announced on Friday (10 February) that its Bukit Panjang LRT (BPLRT) services were affected due to train fault, adding that free regular bus services were available along BPLRT. Around 10 minutes after its first tweet, SMRT said that Read More

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Cyber Security Agency of Singapore to launch ‘Live Savvy with Cybersecurity’ campaign on 11 Feb
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

The Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) has informed on Friday (10 Feb) that it is organising the Live Savvy with Cybersecurity campaign, its first national cybersecurity awareness campaign. The campaign will be launched by Guest-of-Honour, Minister for Communications and Information and Minister-in-Charge of Read More

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K Shanmugam: Seven foreign domestic workers found radicalised in past two years
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Minister for Home Affairs stated that there were seven foreign domestic workers in Singapore who were found to have been radicalised through the internet in the past two years. This is his response to questions filed on 9 January by Assoc Prof Fatimah Lateef, Read More

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Australia drops plan to compulsory acquire farmland in Queensland for joint training exercise with Singapore
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Australia Federal Government has dropped the plan to compulsory acquire farmland in Queensland which was used for joint training exercise between Australia and Singapore military. Initially, there were about 60 graziers at Shoalwater Bay who were told by the Australian Defence Force (ADF) that Read More

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CCS clears Nissan’s 34 percent acquisition of Mitsubishi’s shares
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

The Competition Commission of Singapore (CCS) has cleared Nissan Motor’s acquisition of a 34 percent shareholding in its rival Mitsubishi Motors, the competition watchdog said on its media release. The media release on 6 February informed CCS had issued its clearance decision for Read More

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Delayed CFE report released with seven key strategies for Singapore economic future
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Committee on the Future Economy (CFE) is a 30-member committee comprising members from different industries that operate in both global and domestic markets, as well as enterprises both large and small and was convened in January 2016 to review Singapore’s economic strategies. Just Read More

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SDP: CFE rehashes old rhetoric, ignores dangers facing Singapore
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Dr Chee Soon Juan, Secretary-General of Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) berated on the report produced by Committee on the Future Economy (CFE) report which was released yesterday (9 February). Dr Chee stated that the report by CFE is a rehash of ideas and Read More

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Khaw Boon Wan: Net earnings per taxi driver came down by 6.2 percent in 2016 as compared to 2015
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan stated that in 2016, average monthly net earnings per taxi driver came down compared to the previous year, by about 6.2%. Notwithstanding this, in total since 2013, when the private hire car industry started to grow, average Read More

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SPF: Overall crime in Singapore decreased by 2.6 percent
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Police Force has announced that overall crime decreased by 2.6 percent, from 33,839 cases in 2015 to 32,964 cases in 2016. It said that this was largely due to a decrease in four of the six crime classes, namely Violent/Serious Property Crimes, Read More

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ICJ reveals details of Malaysia’s application to challenge Pedra Branca’s sovereignty
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) has announced the details of Malaysia’s application to challenge a 2008 judgement to award sovereignty of Pedra Branca to Singapore. Malaysia filed an Application on 2 February for revision of the Judgment delivered by the International Court of Justice Read More

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