Daily Archives: 2017-04-10

Cow seen at lift landing of block 506B in Yishun

Netizens were taken by surprise as a picture of a cow waiting for a lift at the lift landing of block 506B in Yishun made its rounds online. In the pictures posted on Stomp, a man wearing a blue t-shirt and red shorts was seen accompanying the cow walking towards the lift. The second picture showed the cow walking inside the lift …

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MFA: Singapore condemns twin terror attacks in Egypt which claimed at least 43 lives

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) in its statement towards twin terror attacks on the Mar Girgis Church in Tanta and the St. Mark’s Cathedral in Alexandria during Egypt’s Palm Sunday festivities on 9 April 2017, stressed that Singapore strongly condemns the acts which had resulted in the tragic loss of lives, as well as injuries and suffering to many. "Those responsible for …

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The impending regulations on fake news and why there should be a line

Minister for Home Affairs, K Shanmugam said in Parliament on Monday (3 April) that the Singapore Police Force (SPF) will look into the allegations made against them about a case of an 80-year-old wheelchair-bound man accused of motorcycle theft by them. Mr Shanmugam said the SPF will issue a response if it is untrue. Member of Parliament (MP), Mr Lim …

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LTA signed partnership with ST Kinetics to develop and trial driverless bus systems

Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced that it has signed a partnership agreement with ST Kinetics to develop and trial a driverless bus system as part of efforts by the Committee on Autonomous Road Transport for Singapore (CARTS) to catalyse the development and deployment of autonomous vehicles (AVs) to enhance Singapore’s land transport system. LTA noted that this is the fourth …

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Josephine Teo: Four breakdowns per lift per year

Member of Parliament for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC, Josephine Teo, responded to queries about the frequent lift breakdowns the residents of Bishan's Natura Loft have been experiencing. Ms Teo told residents she aims to take the number of lifts breakdown to four per lift in the area per year, from the current 5.2 breakdowns per lift per year. She added that four breakdowns …

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SMRT: Delay along EWL due to platform screen door fault

Early this morning, Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) announced on its Twitter account that the East-West Line (EWL) is experiencing delay due to a platform screen door fault. For its first tweet at around 9.30 am, it asked commuters to add 10 minutes of additional travelling time from Bugis to Tanah Merah towards Pasir Ris. Around 15 minutes later, commuters …

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K Shanmugam: AGC considering to appeal judgement of CHC church leaders

The Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) is considering whether it is possible to take further steps in the City Harvest case. Once decided, they will make the announcement next week, Law Minister K Shanmugam said on Saturday (8 April). "The matter is not over yet," he said. On Friday this week (7 April), the High Court reduced the sentences of all six former …

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