Author Archives: Neyla Zannia

    Singapore Airlines to transport some jets from SilkAir to Scoot
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Singapore Airlines has announced that it is expecting to transfer some jets from its regional wing SilkAir to low-cost carrier Scoot, allowing it to compete more effectively against low-cost rivals in the region, like the AirAsia Group. The plan comes after the carrier announced Read More

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    Carousell launches CarouPay for secure and secure transactions
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Carousell, one of the world’s largest and fastest growing classifieds marketplaces, launched CarouPay on this Wednesday (20 June). CarouPay is the company’s first integrated payment system for users to buy and sell more conveniently and with greater assurance. The feature is developed in Read More

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    Canada to become second country to legalise use of marijuana
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Canada will be the second country, and the first G7 nation, to legalise the recreational use of marijuana after the Canadian Senate passed a “historic” bill on Tuesday with a vote of 52-29. In the neighboring country of United States (US), nine states Read More

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    LTA: Many have not attended PDVL training or registered to take PDVL test over past year despite reminders
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Private Hire Car (PHC) drivers, who are currently providing chauffeured services on an Approval-to-Drive (ATD) concession and have yet to obtain their PHC Driver’s Vocational Licence (PDVLs) will not be able to provide chauffeured services after 30 June 2018. In a press release on Read More

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    6,800 sachets of chewing tobacco found hidden in modified compartments of van
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    A 35-year-old male Malaysian driver was caught smuggling 6,800 sachets of chewing tobacco hidden in modified compartments of a van. In a Facebook post on Wednesday (20 June), Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) wrote that a vigilant ICA officer noticed a man appearing nervous and avoiding eye Read More

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    Five South Korean women arrested under Public Order Act near St Regis where Kim Jong Un was staying
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Five South Korean women were arrested on Monday (11 June) night under the Public Order Act for allegedly causing trouble and failing to heed multiple warnings from the police to stop their activities in Orchard Road, a special zone demarcated for the Trump-Kim Summit. Singapore Police Read More

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    Mahathir calls for review of Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Newly elected Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has called for a review of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement. He told reporters in an interview with Japan’s Nikkei published on Saturday (9 June) that smaller economies like Malaysia were at a disadvantage under the Read More

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    $180 million of Medisave top-ups for Pioneers in 2018
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    Pioneers will receive letters informing them of their Pioneer Generation MediSave top-ups for 2018, which will be credited in July in the coming week. This is announced by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) on Monday (11 June), noting that this forms part of Read More

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    Elderly man decries high cost of living in Singapore, while Police professionally guides him away from scene
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    An elderly man was seen yelling to officers because he was asked to take detour since there is a road blockage due to the on-going summit meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday (12 June). In a video Read More

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    91 arrested in 5-day island-wide operation by Central Narcotics Bureau
    By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

    91 suspected drug offenders were arrested and about 48g of ‘Ice’, 12g of heroin, 32g of cannabis, 23 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets, 1g of ketamine, 1g of cocaine, 55 Erimin-5 tablets and three LSD stamps were seized. The latest island-wide operation carried out by the Read More

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