Daily Archives: 2017-04-18

Suspect arrested for “intentionally causing fire” at St Hilda Church charged in court
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The 60-year-old man who was arrested in suspicion of intentionally causing the fire in a storeroom at St Hilda’s Church on Sunday morning was charged in court on Tuesday (18 Apr). The man, Yeo Liang Chai, was charged with one count of mischief Read More

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First quadruple amputee to climb Kilimanjaro and Aconcagua
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Kyle Maynard is a man who doesn’t know the word ‘impossible’. He was born with congenital amputation, which means his arms end at the elbows, his legs end at the knees. Nevertheless, he ended up climbing mountains like Mount Kilimanjaro and Mount Aconcagua Read More

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Unknown substance found at Woodleigh MRT Station found to be baking flour
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The unknown substance that had caused Woodleigh Station to be temporarily closed has been established to be baking flour. This revelation was announced by the police on their Facebook page at 4.24pm. Woodleigh MRT Station on the North-East Line (NEL) was closed for Read More

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DPM Teo Chee Hean to visit Hong Kong and US
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) announced that Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Coordinating Minister for National Security Teo Chee Hean will make a working visit to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region from 18 to 19 April 2017 followed by a visit to Read More

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Former ISD detainee responds to govt’s intention to curb “fake news”
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

by Teo Soh Lung I squirmed when I read about the government’s “concern” and expression of intention to enact laws to fight fake news (The New Paper of 17 April 2017). The two experts consulted by the government on how to deal with Read More

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W!ld Rice cancels ‘La Cage Aux Folles’ Wednesday night opening performance
By Yasmeen Published on by Yasmeen 0

Production company W!ld Rice issued a statement on the cancellation of its play ‘La Cage Aux Folles’ on Wednesday night at the Victoria Theatre. Due to Mr Othman Wok’s Memorial Service being held at the theatre on the same day, W!ld Rice has informed Read More

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Singapore leaders took to social media to express their condolences towards Mr Othman Bin Wok
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore leaders posted their condolences and tributes to one of the signatories of the Separation Agreement and a founding father of Singapore, Mr Othman Bin Wok, who passed away on Monday (17 April)  at Singapore General Hospital. President Tony Tan posted his condolences Read More

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Woodleigh station temporarily closed due to a security incident
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Woodleigh MRT Station on the North-East Line (NEL) is temporarily closed due to a security incident this afternoon (18 April). SBS Transit, the operator for the line, tweeted at 1.49 pm that NE11 Woodleigh station was closed due to a security incident. It noted that Read More

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NSL and EWL experienced delays at the same time today due to track fault
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) announced a delay on its North-South Line (NSL) and East-West Line (EWL) due to a track fault during the Tuesday (18 April) morning rush hour. SMRT first tweeted the delay on its NSL at 7.19am, asking commuters to Read More

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Golden Village launches GV25 Film Shorts in support of next generation of filmmakers in Singapore
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Singapore’s leading cinema exhibitor, Golden Village, launched GV25 Film Shorts earlier this month, a new grant scheme for aspiring filmmakers to make a short film here in Singapore. Working in conjunction with distinguished local directors Kelvin Tong and Boris Boo, the initiative will Read More

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