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Daily Archives: 2019-04-02

Indranee Rajah: CPIB investigations did not reveal any connection with a government agency or contract where corruption by ST Marine occurred so the company is not debarred from govt contracts

Debarment from participating in government contracts is a separate and distinct exercise from the court proceedings and serve a different purpose, says Second Minister for Finance Indranee Rajah. Responding to questions posed by MP Pritam Singh on the debarment procedure, Ms Indranee said that the Court will deal with the adjudication of liability and implementation of penalties for breaches of …

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Man arrested for series of E-Commerce scams worth more than $10,000

A 24-year-old man was arrested for his suspected involvement in a series of e-commerce scams after the Police acted upon everal reports from victims who were purportedly cheated by an online seller who was selling game consoles and mobile phones on Carousell, and renting rooms and cars on “Rent in Singapore” and Roomgo between December 2018 and March 2019. According …

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Have we lost our fights against fake news before we even begin?

by Joseph Nathan The announcement by PM on the proposed “Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill” at the CNA’s gala dinner has not been well received by many netizens. Many of them have been going online to slam this bill as just another political engineering by the PAP while some questioned the basis of its recommendation. It is true …

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Public skeptical about REACH survey that says two-third of its respondents support decision to dissallow WATAIN performance

According to the government’s feedback unit REACH, 60% Singaporeans surveyed were aware of the government’s ban on Swedish metal band WATAIN last month and of those, two in three or 66.66% agreed with the decision. According to a poll conducted by REACH via computer-assisted random telephone interviews, of the 680 people surveyed – including those of different ages and religions …

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While Li Hongyi is praised for Parking.sg app, five TP students were actually the first to introduce such an app as their final year project, eParking

In his 2016 National Day Rally speech, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced the launch of a new mobile app that would change how people would pay for parking in Singapore. The app, called Parking.sg, introduced a novel way for motorists to make cashless payments for their parking sessions via a mobile app on their smartphone, a convenient alternative to …

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