Daily Archives: 2018-12-27

Dodgy construction causing flash floods in Singapore – is it worth it?

This year, 128 contractors have been prosecuted and fined by Public Ultilities Board (PUB) for 203 offences involving unauthorised alterations and interference to the public drainage system or flouting Earth Control Measures (ECM) regulations. In a statement, PUB said that some common offences include inadequate treatment capacity and lack of cut-off drainage to separate silty water from clean water. This …

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MINDEF promotes Army Chief BG Goh to rank of Major-General

MINDEF issued a statement yesterday (26 Dec) saying that its Chief of Army Brigadier-General (BG) Goh Si Hou will be promoted to the rank of Major-General as of 1 Jan next year. The smiling BG Goh received his promotion certificate from Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen, who was also seen smiling, in a simple ceremony at MINDEF yesterday. …

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Straits Times and Channel NewsAsia limit news circulation of Leong suing PM Lee by not posting their stories on Facebook

Following the news of veteran Singaporean blogger’s Leong Sze Hian defence and countersuit against Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Singapore’s most prominent mainstream news outlets appear to be limiting their circulation of the news as Channel NewsAsia (CNA) and The Straits Times (ST) did not share their articles regarding the issue on their Facebook pages where most of the readers would …

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Actress & artist Lucy Liu to feature in Singapore Contemporary Art Exhibition in 2019

The Ryan Foundation in collaboration with the National Museum of Singapore is kicking off 2019 with Singapore’s first major art exhibition featuring works by award-winning Hollywood actress Lucy Liu and Jurors’ Choice Award recipient Shubigi Rao of Singapore. The private, non-profit organisations founded by lawyer and art collector Ryan Su is opening the exhibition – called Unhomed Belongings – to …

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Train delay along the EWL on Thursday morning

The train service along the East West Line (EWL) experienced delay on Thursday (27 Dec) morning. There were no official information on the delay from SMRT and only one post from a commuter. Track fault apparantly was mentioned as the cause. Gerald Huang wrote that the West bound trains stopped between City Hall and Raffles Place for 4 minutes when …

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