Daily Archives: August 9, 2020
Rosmah Mansor granted six-week Singapore visit amid appeal against corruption conviction
Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, has been granted a temporary release of her passport by the Court of Appeal to visit Singapore for six weeks.
Seoul tells Tokyo it will ‘normalise’ military pact
South Korea moves to normalize a military intelligence-sharing pact with Japan, strengthening ties amid threats from North Korea. The decision follows a recent summit between South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol and Japanese PM Fumio Kishida.
Leong Mun Wai questions Minister’s use of the term, ‘absconded’ in case of Lee...
PSP's Leong Mun Wai criticized the government for publicly naming Lee Hsien Yang and Lee Suet Fern as under police investigation while withholding names in the Keppel bribery case. He disputed labelling the Lees as having "absconded" and questioned the government's handling of the matter.
15% of Singapore’s COVID-19 vccine stock worth S$140 million expired, Health Minister reveals
Singapore Health Minister Ong Ye Kung announced in Parliament on Tuesday (21 Mar) that approximately 15% of the country's COVID-19 vaccine doses, valued at S$140 million, have expired. He added that the percentage of expired vaccines is expected to rise to around 25% before stabilizing.
Hong Kong rights activist Albert Ho arrested by national security police
Albert Ho, One of Hong Kong's best-known rights activists was arrested by the city's national security police on Tuesday over alleged witness tampering.
‘Most expensive pasar malam stall?’ Kf Seetoh surprised by S$18,000 a month rental at...
Geylang Serai Ramadan bazaar sees high rental costs, with Makansutra founder Kf Seetoh calling it "the world's most expensive pasar malam stall." Nearly 200 units remain unoccupied as vendors face up to S$18,000 in rent for a single unit.
Tampines GreenVines red lift lobby controversy: Design of Build-to-Order (BTO) HDB projects finalized before...
Minister of National Development, Desmond Lee says that designs of Build-to-Order (BTO) projects by the Housing and Development Board (HDB) are finalized before launch, allowing prospective buyers to refer to the launch brochures for a general understanding of each development's design.