Daily Archives: 2018-08-07

    Fake accounts rise in support of MINDEF’s “decisive actions and thorough investigations” in CFC Dave Lee’s death
    By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

    Yesterday, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen presented the report from the Committee of Inquiry (COI) on the death of Corporal First Class Dave Lee in Parliament. The report noted that inadequate on-site casualty management and delayed evacuation to the medical centre were the likely reasons for CFC Read More

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    Third baby to be born in a GrabCar in Singapore
    By Kathleen.F Published on by Kathleen.F 0

    Another day, another baby born in a car – specifically, a GrabCar. Yes, you heard that right. Another baby was born in a GrabCar last month in Singapore, making this the third GrabBaby following the first which was born on 12 August 2017 and Read More

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    No valid grounds for Ben Davis’ NS deferment, plays for Fulham FC as “an English national, not a Singapore citizen”: Defence Minister
    By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

    Granting young Singaporean footballer Benjamin Davis, who has secured a deal with English Premier League club Fulham FC, a National Service (NS) deferment would result in grave unfairness to many other Singaporean sons who have carried out their obligations without also asking to Read More

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    COI on death of Dave Lee should look beyond just the commanders in charge that day
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    It would seem that the preliminary findings by a Committee of Inquiry (COI) looking into the untimely death of the late Corporal First Class (CFC) Dave Lee has concluded that there have been lapses in procedure which contributed to the tragedy.  Following the Parliamentary Read More

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    Hokkaido’s endangered Ussuri bears find a new home at Yorkshire Wildlife Park
    By Kathleen.F Published on by Kathleen.F 0

    Four of Hokkaido’s endangered Ussuri brown bears – Riku, Kai, Hanako and Amu – have safely migrated to their new home in the United Kingdom’s Yorkshire Wildlife Park, transported with utmost care during the 9,000km journey by DHL Global Forwarding. The endangered Ussuri brown bear, Read More

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    Starbuck and Alibaba partner up to create a virtual Starbucks experience in China
    By Kathleen.F Published on by Kathleen.F 0

    Marking a significant milestone for the two companies, Starbucks and Alibaba are coming together to create a ‘seamless Starbucks Experience’. In this partnership, Starbucks is aiming to collaborate across key businesses within the Alibaba ecosystem, including Ele.me, Hema, Tmall, Taobao, and Alipay, to Read More

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    Animal welfare groups seek assistance from MOM and AVA in hiring foreign workers for new shelter under their wing
    By Danisha Hakeem Published on by Danisha Hakeem 0

    Several animal rights groups have sought the assistance of authorities such as the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and Agri-food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) in hiring foreign manpower in an effort to manage the overcapacity at the new Tengah Animal Lodge. According to the Animal Read More

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    Head of SingHealth was in France when news of the SingHealth hack broke
    By Ghui Published on by Ghui 0

    According to the timeline announced during the press conference on 20 July about the now infamous SingHealth hack which saw the data of 1.5 million Singaporeans (including the Prime Minister of Singapore) stolen, “unusual activity” was already detected in SingHealth’s servers as early as 4 Read More

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    A year after the Presidential Election, how much does Halimah Yacob know about our national reserves?
    By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

    By: Simon Lim Exactly a year ago on 6th August 2017, Halimah Yacob decided to tender her resignation as both the Speaker of Parliament and a People’s Action Party Member of Parliament to stand for the Presidential Elections. As the President of the Read More

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    Meet Thailand’s self-proclaimed graffiti ‘terrorist’, Headache Stencil
    By Kathleen.F Published on by Kathleen.F 0

    Described as Thailand’s Banksy, the masked Headache Stencil has been making political street art for the past few years now. According to an interview he gave to Art Whore, Headache says “…I really do “art”on the day military made coup in Thailand. Really Read More

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