Daily Archives: 2017-04-03

Ex-gang member’s message to youngsters: Don’t be a gangster, nobody can help you
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Vincent Tan’s entire body is inked with tattoos. The elderly man, who once used to be a gangster, only has words of advice now. To youngsters who are already in a gang or wanting to join one, he says, “When you have problems, Read More

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K Shanmugam: Government to consider how to address fake news issue
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Minister of Law K Shanmugam told Parliament on Monday (3 April) that the Government is “seriously considering” how to address the issue of fake news. He will announce the Government’s position on tackling the issue upon completion of a review. He pointed to Read More

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Fast restoration of disrupted power supply at Hougang block 363
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The electrical power supply to block 363, Hougang Avenue 5 was disrupted in the morning on 2 April because the incoming supply cables to the block caught fire, but fast responses from related parties have made the incident victimless and quick restoration of Read More

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Chee Soon Juan: Latest electricity increase a betrayal of the people’s trust
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

In his latest post, Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) Secretary-General Dr Chee Soon Juan has responded to the latest electricity increase implemented by the Government. Dr Chee pointed to the speech by current Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong during in 2015 – “You’re voting Read More

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Heartwarming example of parenting skills done right
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Local actor, writer and director Jeremiah Choy posted on his Facebook page on Sunday (2 April) a heartwarming example of great parenting skills. Mr Jeremiah wrote that he was having breakfast at Toast Box when he witnessed two boys being naughty. Whilst the father Read More

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Metal bars fell from an HDB at block 77, Indus Road
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Two metal bars, about 3 metres long, fell from an Housing & Development Board (HDB) at block 77, Indus Road on Saturday (1 April) at about 12.45 pm onto a roof of a pavilion on the ground floor while the other one fell onto the Read More

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Private home prices decline in 14th straight month in 1st quarter of 2017
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Singapore private home prices declined in the first quarter of 2017, in 14th straight month of contraction, the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) informed on its 3 April press release. From 137.2 points in the 4th Quarter 2016 to 136.5 points in the 1st Read More

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Six-vehicle crash at Woodlands Checkpoint, two conveyed to hospital
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

There was a collision between a Malaysian registered bus and five Singapore cars which took place at Woodlands Checkpoint on Sunday (2 April) at 4.30 am. According to Road.sg Facebook page, the bus driver claimed that the accident occurred due to brakes malfunctioning, Read More

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Sentosa Gateway Tunnel to be opened on 27 April
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced that the Sentosa Gateway Tunnel will open on 27 April 2017 (Thursday) at 10am to  alleviate the current congestion experienced at the busy at-grade traffic junctions at Sentosa Gateway, Telok Blangah Road, Kampong Bahru Road and Lower Delta Read More

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12.20pm: NSL experienced delay due to train fault
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

At 12.20pm today, Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) announced another delay, this time on its North-South Line (NSL) due to a train fault. On its Twitter account, SMRT said that there will be an additional 30 minutes of travelling time from Yishun to Bishan Read More

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