Daily Archives: 2017-12-19

Alleged case of dog abuse caught on video

A Facebook video posted by Mr Yeow Min Quan shown a dog moaning in a very sad tone as it was being abused by a woman apparently to be the maid of the house. The woman was seen to be very harsh on the dog, as well as banging the dog’s head with a metal bowl. The dog laid still …

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NBA and Fanatics partner to launch official online NBA stores accross Asia-Pasific

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Fanatics, the global e-commerce leader in sports merchandise, today announced a partnership to launch official online NBA stores across Asia-Pacific. This partnership expands on the NBA’s existing relationship with Fanatics, which currently operates the flagship NBA Store in New York City, NBAStore.com, the league’s global e-commerce site, and NBAStore.eu, the official online NBA store …

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40 km network of deep tunnels for high-voltage cables ready by next June

Energy utility company SP Group has announced that a 40 km network of deep tunnels, which started in 2012 and costs $2.4 billion, that will carry power transmission cables to help ensure a reliable supply of electricity will be ready by next June. The company said that the tunnels will be able to house around 1,200km of extra high-voltage cables, more …

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Malaysian sentenced to 14 months jail for transporting ill-gotten gains

A Malaysian was sentenced for 14 months jail on Monday (18 December) for handing $216,000 in ill-gotten gains which she was told to transport from Singapore to Johor Baru on five separate occasions in September. Fong Bee Yeok, 38, pleaded guilty two counts each of receiving monies which were benefits of criminal conduct and removing the cash from Singapore as she received $100 …

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PM Lee Hsien Loong on overseas leave until 31 December

Prime Minister Office (PMO) has announced on Tuesday (19 December) that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will be on overseas leave from 19 to 31 December 2017. It stated that during his absence, Mr Khaw Boon Wan, Minister for Transport & Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Mr Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for National Security will be the …

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Malaysia to postpone implementation of VEP due to issues that need to be fixed

Malaysia’s Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai announced that the implementation of the Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP), which was supposed to start next month, has been postponed to resolve issues related to vehicle entry requirements at both the Singapore and Thai border. He stated that the regulations that will be imposed on foreign-registered vehicles under the VEP, have issues that needs …

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Parking.sg app available for motorcycles and heavy vehicles from 20 December

Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA), the Housing Board and the Government Technology Agency has announced that starting from 20 December 2017, motorcyclists and motorists driving heavy vehicles will be able to use the Parking.sg app to pay for parking at all the 1,100 public car parks that currently use paper coupons. “With the extension to motorcycles and heavy vehicles, the Parking.sg app will be available …

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