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Daily Archives: 2019-02-16

Parliamentary questions for 18 February 2019

The Singapore Parliament will sit at 1:30pm on Monday, 18 February 2019, for the 92nd session of the 13th Parliament. *18 oral questions and 6 written question have been scheduled to be asked. There will be a Ministerial Statement from Minister for Finance: BUDGET STATEMENT: That Parliament approves the financial policy of the Government for the financial year 1 April …

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92 drug offenders arrested in CNB’s 4-day island-wide operation

92 suspected drug offenders were arrested during an island-wide operation from the morning of 11 February to the morning of 15 February 2019 by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB). In a press release on Friday 15 February, CPIB stated that its officers seized about 116g of New Psychoactive Substances, 111g of cannabis, 58g of ‘Ice’, 54g of ketamine, 9g of heroin, …

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Forklift truck operator sentenced 4 months jail-term and fine of $10,863 for obtaining bribes from truck drivers

A Forklift Truck Operator employed by Cogent Container Depot Pte Ltd (“Cogent”) was sentenced to four months’ imprisonment and ordered to pay a penalty of $10,863 for the practice of obtaining bribes from truck drivers at Cogent on Friday (15 February) In a press release, the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) stated that Zhao Yucun was responsible for operating forklifts for the …

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Warm conditions to continue for the rest of February 2019

The dry and warm weather experienced over Singapore and the surrounding region in the first fortnight of the month are forecast to persist in the second half of February 2019 due to stable atmospheric conditions arising from the presence of a dry air mass over the Southeast Asia region. The Meteorological Service Singapore stated that the prevailing dry phase of the Northeast …

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