Daily Archives: 2018-07-11

    Attempted importation of large amount of cannabis and ‘yaba’ tablets, 27-yr-old foreign male arrested
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    A 27-year-old male foreign national was arrested by officers from the Airport Police Division for carrying a total of about 3kg of cannabis, 4,831 ‘Yaba’ tablets, as well as about 79 fragments of ‘Yaba’ tablets. Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) revealed in a press release on Read More

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    NSF distraught over alleged “miscarriage of justice” by SAF and SPF in theft case
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    by Danisha Hakeem and Beiyuan In a letter to the Editor on 18 June 2018, a full-time National Serviceman (NSF) aired his grievances regarding the way a case involving the theft of his belongings whilst serving at Keat Hong Camp was handled by the Read More

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    Temasek uses auditing firm KPMG which was severely criticised by UK watchdog for poor quality work
    By Correspondent Published on by Correspondent 0

    Last month, BBC reported that international audit firm KPMG has been severely criticised by UK watchdog, the Financial Reporting Council (‘KPMG’s audit work unacceptable, says watchdog’, 18 Jun). The UK Financial Reporting Council (FRC) is an independent regulator responsible for promoting high quality Read More

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    Flash flood at Marine Parade on 7 July; Minister said building more drains “not feasible” to tackle flash floods
    By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

    In a Facebook post dated 7 July, former Senior Political Correspondent for The Straits Times, Mr Ismail Kassim made a commentary regarding a flash flood believed to be at a coffeeshop in Marine Parade. A photograph of a person, whose upper body is Read More

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    ABB empowers local charity with access to smart technologies
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    Heartware Network, an organization dedicated to youth development, moved into new ‘smart office’ space equipped with ABB’s home and building automation solutions. ABB collaborated with DP Architects, a leading architectural firm in Singapore, to sponsor the country‘s first ‘Smart Office’ project for Heartware Read More

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    Mosul still lacks 70% of healthcare capacity after one year since IS battle ended, says Médecins Sans Frontières
    By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

    It has been over a year since the battle between the Islamic State (IS) group and the Iraqi forces had officially ended in Mosul, according to Al Jazeera. Yet, the health system is still in ruins and struggling to cope as thousands of Read More

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    Temasek posts “record portfolio of S$308 billion” but doesn’t disclose its management costs
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    It was reported in the Straits Times yesterday (10 Jul) that Temasek Holdings’ has posted “record portfolio of S$308 billion”. “The Singapore Government-owned investment firm’s net portfolio value grew to a record $308 billion, up from $275 billion a year ago,” ST reported. Read More

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    Temasek announces record net portfolio value of S$308 billion
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Temasek Holding has reported its net portfolio value at a record S$308 billion and a net cash position for the financial year that ended on 31 March 2018. In its annual Temasek Review published on Tuesday (10 July), the company stated that Temasek’s one-year Read More

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    How disabled must a person be before being able to make a claim and why should women be asked to pay higher premiums?
    By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

    Below is the Parliament speech by Member of Parliament for Aljunied GRC, Sylvia Lim on CareShield Life Delivered in Parliament on 10 July 2018 As many Singaporean families can attest, financing of long-term care is costly. This is unlike hospitalization for emergencies or Read More

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    Parliamentary questions for 11 July 2018
    By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

    Last updated on July 13th, 2018 at 12:22 pmThe Singapore Parliament will sit at 12:00 noon on Wednesday, 11 July 2018 for the 80th session of the 13th Parliament. *18 oral questions and 3 written question had been scheduled to be asked. At Read More

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