Monthly Archives: February 2017

Woodlands double murder suspect to be remanded another three weeks for psychiatric evaluation

A 41-year-old former property agent who was charged for killing his pregnant wife and daughter in their Woodlands flat will be further remanded for three weeks for psychiatric evaluation at the Changi Prison Complex Medical Centre. Prosecutors requested for Teo Ghim Heng to be remanded for psychiatric evaluation to ascertain if he could appreciate the gravity of his alleged offence. Teo, who was …

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Great expectation of KFC’s Chizza, creates great disappointment to consumers

KFC recently launched their much-talked about Chizza in Singapore on Wednesday (8 Feb). The ‘no crust, all chicken’ menu item, which has been first released in the Philippines in 2015, already appeared in India, Japan, Thailand, Taiwan and Korea. Chizza features a piece of chicken fillet with the traditional pizza toppings – chicken ham, pineapple chunks, mozzarella cheese and KFC’s …

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‘Grab 4 Indonesia’ 2020 Master Plan: Grab to Invest USD 700 Million

JAKARTA – Grab, the leading ride-hailing platform in Southeast Asia, has launched its ‘Grab 4 Indonesia’ 2020 master plan, endorsed by Badan Koordinasi Penanaman Modal (BKPM), the Government of Indonesia’s Investment Coordinating Board. Under the plan, Grab will invest USD 700 million (S$988.5 million) in Indonesia over the next four years to support Indonesia’s goal of becoming Southeast Asia’s largest …

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Don’t let social pressure make you overspend for Valentine’s Day

By SingSaver.com.sg In 2016, Singaporeans spent an average of S$263 on Valentine’s Day. Giving into social expectations often means paying over-inflated prices. For a city once accused of being the most unhappy in the world, Singapore sure loves love. In 2016, MasterCard found that Singaporeans planned to spend an average of S$263 on Valentine’s Day. This places Singapore in the 3rd …

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Singaporean wife of British man fighting deportation from Britain

Irene Clennell (53), a Singaporean who has two British sons, is being held in an immigration detention centre in Scotland to be flown back to Singapore. Mrs Clennell, who lives in County Durham, has been granted Indefinite Leave to Remain (ILR) in the UK following her marriage, but after making visits to see her aged parents in Singapore her status has …

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Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill to better support various innovations in transport sector

The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill was introduced for second reading in Parliament on Tuesday (7 February). Land Transport Authority (LTA) stated that the proposed amendments to the Road Traffic Act (RTA) are to better support various innovations in the transport sector, while safeguarding commuters’ interests, in particular, safety. It noted that autonomous vehicle (AV) technology has the potential to transformationally …

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MOE: Schools to set own internal guidelines in managing prizes won by students

Minister for Education (Schools) Ng Chee Meng said that schools set their own internal guidelines in managing prizes won by student representatives in competitions. This is his response to questions filed by Mr Zainal Sapari, MP for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC, who asked the Minister for Education (Schools) whether there is a policy to guide schools in deciding on the retention …

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