Daily Archives: 2017-03-27

Cyclone Debbie to hit Queensland
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

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. Read More

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Extended Tanah Merah Coast Road at Changi East to be opened on 22 April
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

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 Read More

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Singapore Muslim Community extends winter and educational aid to Syrian refugees in Jordan and Lebanon
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

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 Read More

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3 tips on how to choose which supermarkets to shop at
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

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 Read More

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Spam message circulating on WhatsApp warning public to refrain from talking about the Government
By Terry Xu Posted on by Terry Xu 0

A viral whatsapp message is going around, warning members of the public not to forward any posts or videos regarding the present situation of the Singapore Government and that it is an arrestable offence if one were to write or forward any messages Read More

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Singapore and Malaysia’s differing accounts on how Mas Selamat got to Malaysia from Singapore
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

KUALA LUMPUR – The Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) bomb maker Mas Selamat Kestari, who was detained by the Singapore’s Internal Security Act (ISA) but had escaped through a ventilation shaft in a toilet at Singapore Prison in February 2008, has again made news on Read More

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New signalling system on NSL to put on trial on 28 March
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

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 Read More

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Pink Dot 2017 wins more support from local firms
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

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 Read More

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SPF alerts public of fake website along with impersonation of Police officer scam
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Police Force (SPF) alerts the public on its Facebook page on Friday (24 March) to a variant of the impersonation of Police officer scam, involving a fake SPF website. The Police wrote that victims typically receive calls from scammers claiming that they Read More

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SPF : Beware of fraudulent purchases charged to mobile phone bills
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

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 Read More

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