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2,926 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes in Sungei Tengah Rd and Soon Lee Street
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Singapore Customs has seized more than 2,900 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes, from a farm in Sungei Tengah Road and a commercial building in Soon Lee Street, during an earlier operation on 2 June. Officers from Singapore Customs were keeping a close watch on the Read More

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9,000 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes seized at Woodland Checkpoint
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A Malaysia-registered truck, driven by a lone 33-year-old Malaysian man, was directed for further checks after arriving at the Woodlands Checkpoint by an officer from the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) on 2 June 2017 at about 9.30pm. The ICA officer had noticed anomalies Read More

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2,250 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes seized at Woodlands Checkpoint, total evaded tax valued at S$187,540
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2,250 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes were seized by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) at Woodlands Checkpoint on 26 May 2017. At about 11pm on Friday last week, ICA officers directed an arriving Malaysia-registered empty tanker truck, driven by a lone 36-year-old Malaysian man, Read More

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ICA seized 5,000 cartons of cigarettes worth S$454,070 in evaded tax
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On 26 May 2017 at about 12am, 5,000 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes were found by the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers to be concealed within the shipment of an arriving Malaysia-registered truck . The truck which was driven by a lone 38-year-old Malaysian Read More

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Prosecutor appeals against Ahok’s blasphemy sentence
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JAKARTA – On Wednesday (24 May), North Jakarta District Court has sent an appeal against Basuki ‘Ahok’ Tjahaja Purnama’s blasphemy sentence, from the public prosecutor to Jakarta High Court. The appeal was filed against a verdict handed down by the judges in the Read More

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22 killed and 59 injured at Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena
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Video posted on You Tube by Eric Shaun Lynch Manchester, ENGALAND – An explosion made by a suicide bomber on Monday (22 May) night has killed at least 22 people including children and injured 59 at a packed concert hall, Manchester Arena in Read More

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Public shelter exercise at Little India MRT station
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Early on Tuesday (23 May), Operationally Ready National Servicemen (ORNSMen) from 12 Public Shelter and Resilience Unit of the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) participated in a shelter exercise at Little India MRT station as part of their annual In-Camp Training. The exercise Read More

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Ahok, Jakarta’s non-active Governor issues letter from prison
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Veronica Tan, the wife of Jakarta’s non-active governor Basuki Tjahaja Purnama (Ahok), read a handwritten letter from her husband, written in prison for his supporters after he was sentenced to two years imprisonment on 9 May. Huge crowds of Indonesian Muslims had earlier protested against Read More

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Bad weather in Changi on Sunday forces three planes bound for Singapore to land in Batam
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Three planes from two airlines cancelled their landing in Singapore late afternoon on Sunday (21 May), and were forced to divert to Hang Nadim International Airport in Batam due to bad weather in Changi Airport area. Indonesian news Antara reported that the general Read More

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IKEA customers in Singapore urged and encouraged improvement in food quality of its restaurants
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IKEA Singapore is stopping chicken wings sells starting on 23 May, to improve on the wings before bringing them back, IKEA said on Facebook on 19 May. “Thank you for all your feedback. We are aware that our chicken wings have not been Read More

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