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Daily Archives: 2019-01-03

LTA to open licence applications for bicycle-sharing and motorised Personal Mobility Device (PMD)-sharing services on 4 January

Licence applications for bicycle-sharing and motorised Personal Mobility Device (PMD)-sharing services will be opened on 4 January 2019. The Land Transport Authority (LTA) stated that applications are to be submitted via LTA’s website by the closing date of 11 February 2019. In this application cycle, LTA stressed that it will accept applications for sandbox licences for motorised PMD-sharing services. Operators that …

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Jolovan Wham found guilty for illegally organising a public assembly that featured Hong Kong activist, Joshua Wong, without a police permit

Jolovan Wham, a well-known labour and human-rights activist, has found guilty for illegally organising a public assembly without a police permit and not signing a police statement. The verdict was read in court today at 2.30pm. The judge said that the case was proven to be beyond doubt by the prosecution. And that it is not disrupted that the event …

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Two construction companies fined S$77,000 for damaging water mains

Two construction companies - HSC Pipeline Engineering Pte Ltd (HSC) and SNK Engineering & Trading Pte Ltd (SNK) were fined S$47,000 and S$30,000 in August 2018 for causing serious damage to PUB’s potable water mains. According to Singapore’s national water agency PUB, the damage resulted in a combined water loss of more than 6,400 cubic metres, or nearly three Olympic-sized …

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Over 7,400 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes seized

A total of 7498 cartons and 16 packets of duty-unpaid cigarettes hidden among the consignment in a 20-footer container were seized last Thursday (27 December). Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said that its officers at Pasir Panjang Scanning Station conducted checks on a Singapore-registered truck. Officers noticed anomalies in the scanned images of the consignment declared as rockwool insulations and conducted …

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Family pet missing after AVA raided a pet boarding facility at Galistan Avenue

A dog owner is frantically searching for her pup that went missing from a pet boarding facility after the place was raided by the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA). Ms Mao shared her tale on Facebook, detailing the horrible experience and the search for her purebred Shetland sheepdog named Prince that has so far remained unsuccessful. Early in December, Ms …

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