Daily Archives: 2017-10-30

Local NGOs call out Minister for Law and Home Affairs on claims made against stance of anti-death penalty activists

Six non-government organizations (NGOs) have jointly issued a statement in response to remarks made by Minister of Law and Home Affairs, K Shanmugam at the Asia Pacific Forum Against Drugs on 26 October 2017 which claimed that there have been growing calls from activists and "well-funded campaigns" around the world, including in Singapore, for a softer stance against drugs and …

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United Airlines launches World’s longest flight to the U.S. (Singapore to Los Angeles)

United Airlines (UAL) inaugurated its nonstop Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner service from Singapore (SIN) to its hub at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). United is the only airline operating a direct flight between Singapore and Los Angeles. Celebrating the launch, passengers of the inaugural flight were greeted by iconic Hollywood celebrity impersonators and invited to participate in a cake-cutting ceremony. The …

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Revision of ERP charges at PIE and KPE from 6 November 2017

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced the revised ERP rates  on ERP-Priced roads and expressways with effect on 6 November 2017. The Authority stated that  it has completed its quarterly review of traffic conditions on roads and expressways, and will revise the ERP rates at the following locations: The toll charge for the ERP located at KPE (after Defu flyover) …

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