Daily Archives: 2019-01-22

Trio to be charged in court for insurance fraud

Two men and a woman, aged between 27 and 36, will be charged in court on 22 January 2019 for their suspected involvement in insurance fraud. The Singapore Police Force earlier announced in a press release on Monday (21 January) that its Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) commenced investigations against a male chiropractor and two insurance agents for abetment to cheat …

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Actor Aloysius Pang sustained serious injuries to his chest and abdominal areas during Exercise Thunder Warrior at New Zealand

A Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Operationally Ready National Serviceman, Corporal First Class (National Service) [CFC (NS)] Pang Wei Chong, Aloysius, 28, an Armament Technician from the 268th Battalion Singapore Artillery, sustained serious injuries to his chest and abdominal areas while carrying out repair works on a Singapore Self-Propelled Howitzer. The Ministry of Defence said in a press release that the incident happened …

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Train disruption along NSL due to train fault at Marsiling on Tuesday morning

Commuters taking train along the North South Line (NSL) on Tuesday (22 Jan) morning had to endure delays caused by a train fault at Marsiling. Reports from passengers posted on TATA SMRT Facebook started since nearly 8am: Edy Cheong wrote at 7:51am: “Train fault at Marsiling.” JX Li wrote at 7:56am: “Something not very correct… Yewtee heading towards woodland.” He …

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Academics stand by their comments about NUS & NTU made in the now-removed TODAY article

Several former National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) professors have spoken out about the fixation of universities, these two in particular, on KPIs and rankings which have led to the exodus of many qualified arts and humanities academics from tertiary institutions. In an article published by Today Online on 6th January and subsequently removed on 10th …

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Losing £billions in paper losses in StanChart, Temasek puts pressure on bank’s CEO

The UK-based Financial Times published an article yesterday reporting that Temasek Holdings is stepping up pressure on Standard Chartered’s CEO as losses continue to mount for Temasek in its investments in Standard Chartered (‘Temasek steps up pressure over Standard Chartered turnaround‘, 21 Jan). It reported that Temasek, which is currently the largest shareholder of Standard Chartered at about 16%, has …

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