Daily Archives: 2017-03-22

Trio to scale Mount Everest with support from NTU and NIE
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Last updated on June 1st, 2017 at 10:35 amThree Singaporeans will begin their quest to climb Mount Everest on 26 March 2017, the first Singapore team attempt since 2009. In one of the world’s most dangerous expeditions, Dr Arjunan Saravana Pillai, Ms Nur Read More

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Jen Teo Pui Heng to be SEC’s Executive Director with effect from 27 March
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Environment Council (SEC) has appointed Ms Jen Teo Pui Heng to be its new Executive Director with effect from next Monday (27 March) to replace Mr Edwin Seah, who was removed from his position as Executive Director. Ms Teo was formerly the senior vice-president of Read More

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Award-winning movie POP AYE to hit silver screen in April
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Co-distributors Giraffe Pictures and Golden Village Pictures of the award-winning movie, POP AYE, has announced that the movie will hit silver screens in the Republic on 13 April. The Singaporean filmmaker, Kirsten Tan, who also directed and wrote the script, won the World Read More

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Grab to implement dynamic pricing starting from 29 March
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Last updated on March 27th, 2017 at 09:51 amRide-hailing application provider Grab has announced that it will implement dynamic pricing, JustGrab, starting from next Wednesday (29 March), following approval granted by the transport authorities last week. The new system will be put on Read More

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Yee Jenn Jong: Sending the right signals
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Former Non-constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) Yee Jenn Jong wrote in his blog on Tuesday (21 March) about the flyers that were recently circulated by the residents’ committee of Fengshan constituency, and the privileges that seem to come with serving as a grassroots volunteer. In Read More

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Vivian Balakrishnan visits US to affirm robust and mutually beneficial bilateral partnership
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has announced that the Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan met US National Security Advisor Lieutenant General H R McMaster on Tuesday (21 March) to affirm the robust and mutually beneficial bilateral partnership between Singapore and the Read More

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Man falls onto roof of garbage truck, pronounced dead by paramedics at the scene
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

A 51-year-old man was found motionless on the top of a garbage truck on March 21 2017 at 10.40am. It was reported that the man fell from HDB Block 450F at Tampines Street 42. The unsuspecting crew completing their daily routine was caught Read More

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Man arrested in series of milk powder thefts
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Police Force (SPF) announced on Tuesday (21 March) that a 34-year-old man has been arrested for his suspected involvement in a series of milk powder thefts. Earlier this month, the Police said they received a report that 24 tins of milk powder had been Read More

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2,041 cartons and 60 packets of duty-unpaid cigarettes hidden in bus was seized by ICA at Tuas checkpoint
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

A total of 2,041 cartons and 60 packets of duty-unpaid cigarettes were seized by Officers from the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA). The potential duty as well as Goods and Services Tax of the duty-unpaid cigarettes evaded amounted to about S$158,840 and S$11,770 Read More

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Five situations that make you spend more money
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

By SingSaver.com.sg Some situations make you more likely to spend than others. Watch out for your wallet under these circumstances. It’s said that personal finance is 80 percent psychology and 20 percent numbers. There’s a ring of truth to that. After all, if it were Read More

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