Daily Archives: 2017-05-05

    12 Indonesians arrested for immigration offences and peddling of duty-unpaid cigarettes
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) arrested twelve male Indonesians, aged between 18 and 41, for immigration offences and peddling of duty-unpaid cigarettes in a joint operation. The joint enforcement operation, which took place on 4 May, and in the vicinity of Yew Tee Read More

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    3.7kg of heroin and 1kg of cannabis seized at Woodlands Checkpoint
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) seized a total of about 3.7kg of heroin and 1kg of cannabis during an inspection at Woodlands Checkpoint on 4 May. ICA officers directed an arriving Malaysia-registered bus for further checks on 4 May 2017 at about 1.25pm. During the course Read More

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    Registration for Primary 1 children for 2018 to start on 29 June
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    The Primary 1 registration dates for the 2018 admission will start on 29 June (Phase 1) and end on 28 August (Phase 3). According to the Ministry of Education (MOE), children who were born between 2 January 2011 and 1 January 2012 (both dates Read More

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    Resident pressured at her doorstep to buy six durians for $385
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    A Facebook post about a durian scam posted by Eugene Lau has gone viral on the internet. In his post, Mr Lau wrote that durian sellers went to his place and offered his wife some durians, which costs $15 per durian, claiming that it Read More

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    Five DIY plumbing fixes every homeowner should know
    By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

    Last updated on May 8th, 2017 at 11:27 amby Angela Sim Clogged sinks, dripping faucets or running toilets: we’ve all been there. Knowing how to fix some of the most common plumbing problems is very useful for every homeowner, especially if you have Read More

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    18-year-old and 53-year-old arrested for sending threatening letters and hell notes to govt leaders
    By Yasmeen Published on by Yasmeen 0

    Two suspects have been arrested in relation to the threatening letters and hell notes sent to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam, and other government leaders. The two suspects are a 18-year-old female and a 53-year-old male. Police said in Read More

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    Netizens comments: Lim Swee Say’s speech on local unemployment simply dishes out the same rhetoric over and over
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Speaking at Republic Polytechnic’s (RP) graduation ceremony on Tuesday (2 May),  Manpower Minister Lim Swee Say said that should Singapore be hit by higher unemployment, it will be because of a shortage of skills as a result of the widening jobs-skills mismatch — Read More

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    Workers’ Party MPs to ask about the closure of four JCs in parliament next week
    By Yasmeen Published on by Yasmeen 0

    Next week in parliament, Workers’ Party (WP) Member of Parliaments (MPs) will be asking Speaker of Parliament, Mdm Halimah Yacob about the closure of four Junior Colleges (JCs) – Serangoon JC, Jurong JC, Tampines JC and Innova JC. The JCs will be merged Read More

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    Fishing boat captain Ricky Tan returns home after being detained eight months in Indonesia
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    Tanjungpinang, INDONESIA – Ricky Tan Poh Hui, the captain of the fishing boat Seven Seas Conqueress has been released from the Tanjung Pinang Naval Base. Mr Tan was released last week after being detained for eight months and he has left Tanjung Pinang Read More

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    Netizens call out on insinuations made towards Workers’ Party run town council
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Findings by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) regarding the appointment of FM Solutions and Services (FMSS) by the former managing agent of the Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC) to manage Punggol-East SMC, has suggested that “it could not be said to be done in the Read More

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