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Daily Archives: 2018-10-04

A lot about ministerial salary formula said by DPM but nothing about how much exactly the ministers got for their salaries

The question of the Ministerial Salary was brought up again in Parliament yesterday by Member of Parliament for Marsiling-YewTee GRC, Alex Yam Ziming and Non-Constituency Member of Parliament, Leon Perera. Mr Alex had asked if the Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong whether he could list all the components of the salaries of the Ministers and state the amounts, in months of …

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MOM prosecutes employment agency and personnel for advertising foreign domestic workers on Carousell

SRC Recruitment LLP (SRC) and one of its Employment Agency (EA) personnel, 41-year-old Mdm Erleena Binte Mohd Ali were prosecuted on Thursday (4 October) for insensitive advertising of foreign domestic workers (FDWs). The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in a statement on Thursday, stated that the advertisements were placed between 1 September 2018 and 17 September 2018, on online marketplace, Carousell, …

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Rosmah Mansor, wife of former Prime Minister Najib Razak, to face 17 charges of money laundering involving approximately RM7mil

The wife of controversial former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, Rosmah Mansor, who was arrested by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) yesterday (3 Oct), was charged with 17 counts of money laundering involving the sum of around RM7mil at the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court today (4 Oct). She was charged under s4(1) Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds from …

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UN expert urges Malaysia to end child marriages

A UN human rights expert has urged Malaysian authorities to redouble their efforts to end child marriages, and to establish a robust non-discriminatory child protection system. The UN Special Rapporteur on the sale and sexual exploitation of children, Maud de Boer-Buquicchio, called on the Government to enter into a dialogue with religious communities and judges who continue to grant exceptions …

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Singapore and Malaysia reaffirm warm defence relations

Malaysian Deputy Minister for Defence Liew Chin Tong called on Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen at the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) this morning and both sides reaffirmed the bilateral defence relationship and exchanged views on the bilateral and multilateral defence cooperation between Singapore and Malaysia. MINDEF stated on Wednesday (3 October), that the ministers also discussed the ongoing …

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BlueSG Singapore opens 100th charging station in Singapore

Electric car-sharing firm BlueSG has opened its 100th charging station in Singapore as it has more than 17,000 members on its books, which is about nine times the 2,000 or so members recorded at its launch last December. The newest station is located at the [email protected] at 1 Cantonment Road. Its charging stations are in various parts of the island, including Ang Mo Kio, …

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MOE to review intake guideline for polytechnics through aptitude-based admission

The Ministry of Education (MOE) will review the intake allowance for polytechnics under the Early Admissions Exercise (EAE) as there is an increase in number of students set to enter polytechnics next year through aptitude-based admission. The scheme allows schools to admit students based on their skills and talents apart from grades and it currently has a 15 per cent intake …

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