Daily Archives: 2019-04-10

Australia authorities seize 585kg of Ice found inside fridges that was shipped from Singapore

The Australian authorities have launched an investigation after intercepting 585kg of Ice, worth A$440 million (S$426 million), inside refrigerators coming from a Singapore consignment. The container, which was originally declared to have electric overs, were stopped by border officials in Sydney on 30 March. However, after being checked by police at Sydney’s Container Examination Facilities, 11 commercial refrigerators were found …

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First F-35 outside US crashed into the sea

Reuters reported today (10 Apr) that an F-35 stealth fighter belonging to Japan had crashed into the Pacific Ocean and its wreckage had been found. The pilot, however, remains missing. The aircraft, less than one-year-old, was only in the air for 28 minutes yesterday before it crashed. “We recovered the wreckage and determined it was from the F-35,” a spokesman …

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Netizens disagree with PM Lee’s opinion that proposed anti-fake news bill ‘works for Singapore’

On Tuesday (April 9), Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said that the newly proposed bill to counter online falsehoods “works for Singapore” despite receiving criticism from various parties. “I’m not surprised that Reporters Without Borders criticised it; they criticise many things about Singapore’s media management. But what we have done has worked for Singapore and it’s our objective to continue …

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Mahathir warns fake news laws may be abused by Government

by Khush Chopra Stunning. Take note my dear fellow Singaporean’s. Take careful heed. Speaking at a press conference to wrap up a series of annual Ministerial meetings during Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s visit to Malaysia on Tuesday (9 April), Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir tells Pinky quite literally to his face that the real problem with fake news laws is …

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SNOC addresses Soh Rui Yong’s allegations concerning Ashley Liew’s nomination for Fair Play Trophy

A media statement was released by Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) yesterday (9 April) on their website regarding the allegations made by marathoner Soh Rui Yong towards SNOC’s nomination of one of Singapore’s representatives in the SEA Games 2015 marathon event, Ashley Liew, for the Pierre de Coubertin World Fair Play Trophy. SNOC recounted the events that happened, leading up …

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