Daily Archives: 2018-01-15

Tougher penalties kick in for PMD users caught riding on roads
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Tougher penalties kick in for PMD users caught riding on roads came into effect on Monday (15 January), as the Land Transport Authority (LTA) strengthens regulations and enhances its penalty regime to deter errant use of PMDs. In its statement earlier, LTA said that Read More

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Singapore seeking to extradite Standard Chartered robber currently detained in UK
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) have announced that David James Roach, the suspect in the Standard Chartered Bank robbery case of 7 July 2016, has been detained by UK authorities on 11 January 2018 (UK time) pursuant to a request from Read More

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Malaysia PM to visit Singapore for the eighth Singapore-Malaysia leaders’ retreat
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Malaysia Prime Minister is scheduled to visit Singapore from Monday (14 January) to Tuesday to meet Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong for the eighth Singapore-Malaysia leaders’ retreat. According to theMinistry of Foreign Affairs, the leaders are scheduled for bilateral discussions and to witness the signing Read More

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Why do we give HDB “citizen top-up” money, to new citizens?
By Leong Sze Hian Published on by Leong Sze Hian 0

According to the HDB’s web site – “Citizen Top-Up” is a $10,000 housing subsidy that is given to eligible Singapore Citizen/Singapore Permanent Resident (SC/SPR) households when a qualifying household member becomes a Singapore Citizen. It is available to any of the following SC/SPR households who Read More

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Service disruption along East West Line on Monday morning with no official announcement from SMRT
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

A service disruption took place on Monday morning (15 Jan) along East West Line; Photos from commuters show awaiting passengers being packed at Jurong East Station platform. No announcement was made by transport operation SMRT over the delays on Monday. At 7:22am, a commuter, Read More

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Flooding episode: Masagos asks S’poreans to gear up for Year of Climate Action by reducing greenhouse gas emissions
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Vincent Low Last Monday (8 Jan), Singapore experienced heavy flooding in many places due to heavy downpour. The eastern part of Singapore was heavily hit. Many Singaporeans also shared photos and videos on social media showing the severity of flooding with many Read More

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