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Daily Archives: 2018-12-10

Malaysia’s Transport Ministry “prepared to release letters” regarding ILS, says Minister Anthony Loke

Singapore's Transport Ministry (MOT) has been criticised by its Malaysian counterpart for its allegedly "selective" disclosure of information regarding the Instrument Landing System (ILS) operated to and from Seletar Airport. Consequently, Malaysia's Transport Minister Anthony Loke has called upon Singapore's MOT to release the letters from the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) to the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore …

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Ho Ching asks Malaysian politician to ‘chill’ in response to “pain by a thousand cuts” quote

Politicians from both sides of the Johor Straits have been making themselves heard on these recent disputes. And even non-politicians (kind of). Wife of Singapore's PM, Ho Ching shared an article detailing the strong comments made by Malaysian Politician Dr Rais Hussin towards Singapore on the current maritime dispute with the caption, ‘Chill, man’. Dr Rais is a supreme council …

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Ex-ambassador tells Singapore that new-Malaysia means business

A former ambassador tells Singapore to get used to the new status quo in Malaysia, adding that the Pakatan Harapan (PH)-led Malaysian government will not simply let its southern neighbours go unchecked any longer. The former ambassador speaking to Malaysia media outlet FreeMalaysiaToday described Singapore’s recent actions as ‘needlessly provocative behaviour’ that is intended on destabilising the PH administration. According …

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Four realistic resolutions for a healthier, wealthier you in 2019

by ValueChampion Making resolutions are often a time of reflection and hopeful aspiration, but they are notoriously difficult to keep. Below, we've come up with 4 realistic and fairly easy resolutions that can keep your body, mind and finances healthy. With 2019 around the corner, it's time to reflect on what you accomplished this past year and start thinking about your …

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Speaker of Parliament Tan Chuan-Jin urges Singaporeans to psychologically prepare themselves amidst disputes with Malaysia

Speaker of Parliament, Tan Chuan-Jin has waded in to the discussion around the recent tensions with Singapore’s northern neighbour Malaysia. Mr Tan posted a 2.5 minute long video complete with symphonious music outlining the three major disputes that Malaysia and Singapore have had since the new Malaysia administration took office, capturing the ‘essence of what is happening around us’. Mr …

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“All Singaporeans should stand united against a real national threat, but this is a politized dispute that is being blown out of all proportion”

by Brad Bowyer Never before in 34 years have I seen a 1-week Island wide live firing exercise involving all our services. There is nothing “routine” about it and certainly has nothing to do with any “National Day Parade” rehearsal as claimed given its scope and timing. This is extremely dangerous posturing and leaves plenty of time and room for …

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Short service disruption along BPLRT on Sunday evening due to power fault

There was a short train breakdown along Bukit Panjang LRT (BPLRT) due to power failure on evening of Sunday (9 Dec). Transport operator SMRT informed there were no train services system-wide on the line at 8:44pm. SMRT informed about the breakdown on its Twitter platform, adding that free regular and free bridging bus services were available at all affected stations: …

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