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Daily Archives: 2017-04-18

First quadruple amputee to climb Kilimanjaro and Aconcagua

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 in South America. Great Big Story posted Kyle's story on its Facebook on 16 April 2017. If …

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Unknown substance found at Woodleigh MRT Station found to be baking flour

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 a couple of hours in the afternoon due to a security incident. SBS Transit, the operator for …

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DPM Teo Chee Hean to visit Hong Kong and US

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 the United States of America from 19 April. The press statement said that the visit continues the …

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W!ld Rice cancels ‘La Cage Aux Folles’ Wednesday night opening performance

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 its ticket purchasers about alternative ticketing arrangements. Although the service will at 6.30pm, the civic district as well …

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Singapore leaders took to social media to express their condolences towards Mr Othman Bin Wok

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 on his Facebook page, stating that the Singapore’s first Malay Minister post-independence made many significant contributions to the …

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Woodleigh station temporarily closed due to a security incident

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 free bus rides are available at bus stops between Serangoon and Potong Pasir Stations. The police also …

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NSL and EWL experienced delays at the same time today due to track fault

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 add 10 minutes of additional travelling time from Bishan to Khatib towards Jurong East and noting that …

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