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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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Tech firm attempts to launch first Singaporean into space for the third time

Technology firm IN.Genius is keeping its fingers crossed for its third attempt to send the first Singaporean into the edge of space this month. The first mission in conjunction with Singapore’s 50th birthday in 2015 was cancelled due to an equipment issue. Meanwhile, the second attempt of the launch was called off in May last year due to safety concerns …

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Illegal sellers peddle cough syrup to addicts at Geylang coffee shops despite raids

Straits Times recently reported that the black market of cough syrup in around Lorongs 9 and 11, Geylang has been thriving every night in spite of raids by authorities over the years. Middle-aged men operated from a makeshift dispensary behind a coffee shop in Geylang Lorong 7. With no medical training or consultation whatsoever, these “doctors” provided these unlabelled plastic …

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SingPost to sell US e-commerce subsidiaries following strategic review, non-US units unaffected by divestment

Singapore Post (SingPost), which has been in the media spotlight a great deal lately, announced on Wednesday (3 April) that it will sell two of its US e-commerce subsidiaries following a strategic review. The businesses to be sold are Jagged Peak and TradeGlobal, without valuation for the units. Jagged Peak provides end-to-end e-commerce solutions with software and services that enhance …

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