Daily Archives: 2017-04-26

High Court increased jail sentences of three National Service defaulters
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

In view of the attitude that NS can be avoided, the High Court said that the attitude would ‘weaken our national security – (which is) simply intolerable’. To avoid this mindset, the High Court increased the jail terms of three National Service (NS) defaulters Read More

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Three types of people who should get annual travel insurance
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by ValuePenguin Singaporeans love to travel. With round trips tickets from Singapore to other destinations in SE Asia costing S$100 to S$200, it’s not surprising that people find it relatively affordable to plan a weekend getaway in other countries. In fact, people travel Read More

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ICA: 750kg chewing tobacco and 6,470 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes seized at Woodland Checkpoint
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers at the Woodlands Checkpoint successfully foiled two attempts to smuggle duty-unpaid cigarettes and prohibited chewing tobacco into Singapore by hiding the contraband items among consignments in cargo conveyances. A total of 6,470 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes Read More

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Beeline – Singapore’s first crowdsourced bus services
By Yasmeen Published on by Yasmeen 0

Local bus sharing app, Beeline SG, has slowly been gaining momentum in Singapore since its launch in August 2015. The crowdsourced bus services app allows commuters to either suggest a route that other commuters can “hop” on if they’re going to places around the same Read More

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Six Singaporeans briefly detained in Batam during a raid last weekend
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Six Singaporeans were among 32 foreigners arrested by Indonesian authorities during random raids on nightspots in Batam last weekend. The Jakarta Post reported that among those who were detained during the raid on bars in Kampung Bule, six were Singaporean military personnel who could Read More

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Singapore increased by three ranks to 151st place for World Press Freedom Index
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

Singapore’s World Press Freedom Index increased by three ranks this year, as compared to last year. A report by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reflected Singapore being in the 151st place this year. In 2016, Singapore was in the 154th rank. This year, other Read More

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SLA served last warning to three homeowners along Merpati Road to move out
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) has legally possessed three freehold terrace houses along Merpati Road on Tuesday (25 Apr), and an enforcement notice was issued, after which they have a 28-day grace period to move out. SLA’s deputy chief executive Simon Ong and four other Read More

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Train delay on EWL towards Pasir Ris this morning, no official announcement from SMRT
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Another delay this morning on East-West Line (EWL) was experienced by the commuters, this time without an official announcement from Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT). Uma Venkatraman wrote on her twitter, “C’mon guys, must we face this every day? Bedok MRT. . This Read More

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Team LKT: Do not know how and who triggered donation or sponsorship to the AFF
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Team LKT’s leader Lim Kia Tong said on Monday (24 Apr), that they had no knowledge of the S$500,000 donation from businessman Bill Ng that went to the ASEAN Football Federation (AFF) in 2015. Mr Lim told the media the matter was never Read More

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Double standards on societies intervention?
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Last updated on April 28th, 2017 at 08:19 pmJust yesterday, former journalist, Suresh Nair posted a post on his Facebook post, claiming that Tampines Rovers, one of the oldest clubs in town, did not make a police report in 2010 when a staff member took Read More

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