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Daily Archives: 2017-05-05

12 Indonesians arrested for immigration offences and peddling of duty-unpaid cigarettes

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 Industrial Estate, involved officers from ICA, Singapore Police Force and Singapore Customs. A total of 62 cartons and …

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3.7kg of heroin and 1kg of cannabis seized at Woodlands Checkpoint

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 of checks, officers found a suspicious bag on the right-side of the driver’s seat. Further investigations by …

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Registration for Primary 1 children for 2018 to start on 29 June

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 inclusive) have to be registered for admission to primary school next January. Under the Compulsory Education Act, …

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Resident pressured at her doorstep to buy six durians for $385

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 was of Mao Shan Wang (MSW) quality. In an interview with TOC, Mr Lau said that the …

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Five DIY plumbing fixes every homeowner should know

by 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 the basic plumbing tools with you. Here are some common plumbing problems that you can fix on your own. Turn the water off This may …

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18-year-old and 53-year-old arrested for sending threatening letters and hell notes to govt leaders

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 a statement today that several handwritten letters, mobile phones, laptop, envelopes and hell notes were seized following …

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Netizens call out on insinuations made towards Workers’ Party run town council

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 best interest of the Town Council or in good faith". After the 2015 General Election, Pasir Ris-Punggol …

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