Daily Archives: 2018-08-01

So who is really at fault here, the taxi driver or the passenger?

By now you’ve heard about the man who was filmed walking away from a taxi driver after vomiting in the cab. In the video, the taxi driver can be heard taunting the man and demanding to be paid only to eventually have S$10 thrown at him by the drunk passenger. This incident which took place in the early morning of …

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Singaporean-born Sashi Cheliah crowned Australia’s 10th MasterChef

Former elite STAR Team officer from the Singapore Police, Sashi Cheliah was recently crowned winner of the global-phenomenon that is MasterChef Australia! Sashi is the first Singaporean-born to ever win the title, which is a moment of pride for all Singaporeans. The 39-year old prison officer scored a history-making 93 out of 100 to beat Queensland builder Ben Borsht who …

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Unsolicited waivers by authorities when law is broken

by Sean On the evening of June 18, an uncle of mine was cycling from his condominium at The Estuary towards Khatib Central, on the way to have dinner. As he was cycling near Block 845, he was stopped by two town council officers and a policeman. He was questioned by them that cycling was prohibited in that area, and …

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Is the fear of terrorism a red herring?

Is the threat of terrorism in Singapore new? Are we more in danger this year than last year or the year before? Somehow, I really doubt so. As a country that has ties with the United States and Europe, it is my belief that Singapore has always been a target. In fact, the government has successfully foiled several terrorist plots …

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Malaysia-Singapore water deal: Singapore adamant on sticking to 1962 agreement

Singapore has expressed its reluctance to review the price of water originally stipulated under the 1962 Water Agreement, according to a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday on 31 July. In a meeting between Singapore’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan and Malaysia’s Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah in Singapore during the latter’s introductory visit on 30 July, …

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Johor-Singapore Rapid Transit System project given the green light by Cabinet “in principle”: Malaysian transport minister

An in-principle approval has been granted by the Malaysian Cabinet regarding the Johor-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) project, according to the country’s Transport Minister, Mr Anthony Loke. Mr Loke said yesterday on 30 July that a joint operating company between Malaysia and Singapore will be established once a full approval is granted, according to Malay Mail Online. Spanning 4 kilometres …

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