Daily Archives: 2018-11-28

Man arrested for series of unauthorised credit card transactions using stolen credit cards

A 46-year-old man was arrested for his suspected involvement in a series of unauthorised transactions using stolen credit cards. Singapore Police Force (SPF) shared on Tuesday (27 November) that it received a report on 20 November from a victim who found her credit card missing at Toa Payoh Central. She later discovered several unauthorised transactions amounting to about $380/- were made on …

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28 arrested along Race Course Road for gambling activities

15 men and 13 women, aged between 37 and 85, were arrested for their suspected involvement in gambling activities following a two-day operation conducted by Central Police Division on 23 and 24 November 2018. This was revealed by the Singapore Police Force (SPF) in a statement on Tuesday (27 November). According to the police, five men and two women, aged …

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PM Lee Hsien Loong’s working visit to Argentina and participation in the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Buenos Aires

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will make a working visit to Buenos Aires, Argentina in conjunction with the 13th G20 Leaders’ Summit, at the invitation of His Excellency Mauricio Macri, President of the Argentine Republic from Wednesday (28 November) to Saturday (1 December), the Prime Minister Office (PMO) announced in a press release. The office stated that Prime Minister Lee …

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Is Singapore a police state?

by Teo Soh Lung “Willy Sum” not his real name, is under police investigation. He is alleged to have committed criminal defamation with just one letter to TOC that contained the word “corruption”. He uses this pen name because he does not wish to be mistaken for a foreigner. For that, the police had ruined his holiday in Taiwan. It …

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High time for tech firms to “take some responsibility” for the spread of “fake news”: Senior Minister Edwin Tong

In an age where fake news and disinformation appear to spread like wildfire on social media platforms such as Facebook, technology companies should be urged to “take some responsibility” for the spread of such content, said Senior Minister of State for Law and Health Edwin Tong. Speaking to Channel NewsAsia in London on Monday (26 Nov), Mr Tong added that while …

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ValueChampion student interview series: Joel Ng, MITB candidate, SMU

by ValueChampion At ValueChampion, we strive to provide useful information regarding personal financial decisions. Recently, we have been interviewing university and graduate students to share their stories with individuals that are considering pursuing degrees themselves. In this part of our series, we interviewed SMU MITB candidate Joel NG. Graduate school is a major investment in one’s professional future. Here at ValueChampion, …

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ESM Goh: Heng himself chose Chan to be his deputy

Speaking to Channel NewsAsia on Monday (26 Nov), Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong noted that Heng Swee Kiat “hasn’t quite been exposed to the mobilisation of people, working with the PAP, the NTUC, and working with the PA”. “Chan Chun Sing has that,” He added. He thought both would complement each other. Goh’s comments came days after Heng was …

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