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Daily Archives: 2017-03-27

Cyclone Debbie to hit Queensland

Bureau of Meteorology of Australia has announced that the Cyclone Debbie carrying winds up to 240km/hour moves towards the Queensland coast and is expected to arrive on land early on Tuesday local time. There were as much as 3,500 residents evacuated due to the storm. However, many of them still refuse to leave despite warnings the destructive core could be as wide …

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Extended Tanah Merah Coast Road at Changi East to be opened on 22 April

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced that it has completed the extended Tanah Merah Coast Road at Changi East and it will be open to the public on 22 April 2017 (Saturday) at 7pm. The Authority said that it had widened the existing Tanah Merah Coast Road and built a new dual three-lane extension to link it to Aviation Park …

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Singapore Muslim Community extends winter and educational aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon

The Singapore Muslim community is contributing a total of US$232,600 (S$342,569) in aid to Syrian refugees living in camps and dwellings located in Jordan and Lebanon, according to an announcement made by The Rahmatan Lil Alamin Foundation (RLAF). Noting the severe winter conditions enveloping the region, mosques in Singapore in collaboration with the RLAF had mounted an appeal for donations from …

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3 tips on how to choose which supermarkets to shop at

By Value Penguin Buying groceries represents one of the biggest spending areas for the average consumer in Singapore. In fact, according to a survey done by the government, Singaporean households spend about 25% of their monthly budgets on food. But where should you be spending all this money at? Here are a few things you should know in order to make sure you …

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New signalling system on NSL to put on trial on 28 March

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) and Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) have announced that they will trial the new signalling system on the North-South Line (NSL) during the last hour of passenger service from 28 March 2017 at around 11 pm for about 10 minutes. They stated that the signalling system upgrade is part of LTA and SMRT’s on-going efforts …

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Pink Dot 2017 wins more support from local firms

Pink Dot, Singapore’s most prominent lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) pride event, has gathered 70 percent of the total sponsorship dollars from local businesses compared to the amount it got last year with four months left to the event. On June last year, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) stated that foreign entities should not interfere in its domestic issues, especially political issues or …

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SPF : Beware of fraudulent purchases charged to mobile phone bills

Singapore Police Force (SPF) alerts members of the public to beware of fraudulent purchases charged to mobile phone bills. It said that it has received several reports where victims informed that they had incurred charges to their mobile phone bills after providing a three-digit PIN number to strangers whom they befriended over Facebook. The Police said that scammers initiated contact …

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