Neyla Zannia

Two suspected drug offenders arrested for firearms offences

Two male suspected drug offenders, aged 24 and 25, were arrested for being in possession of a firearm and consorting with a person carrying arms respectively in a joint operation mounted by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) and the Singapore Police Force (SPF) on 8 and 9 October 2019. In a press release on Wednesday (9 October), the bureau stated …

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Company fined $190,000 for fatal accident during tree cutting works

Sin Eng Cleaning Services Pte Ltd was fined $190,000 on Tuesday (24 September) under section 12(1) of the Workplace Safety and Health Act (WSHA) for failing to take adequate safety measures to ensure the safety of an employee who was performing tree cutting work. In a press release on Wednesday, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) stated that in early August …

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27 sets of electronic vaporisers seized by ICA at Changi Airfreight Centre

Officers of Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) at Changi Airfreight Centre intercepted a consignment of 31 parcels containing 27 sets of electronic vaporisers (e-vaporisers) and 400 pieces of related accessories, which are prohibited in Singapore, on 9 September 2019 at about 1 pm. In a joint press release on Wednesday (18 September), ICA and Health Sciences Authority (HSA) revealed that …

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Singapore Customs arrests four men in connection to 1,390 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes seized in operation at Tuas Bay Close

Four men were arrested and 1,390 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes were seized during an operation in an industrial building in Tuas Bay Close earlier on 27 August 2019. Singapore Customs revealed in a press release on Tuesday (3 September) that its officers had noticed a Malaysia-registered tipper truck parked in a warehouse unit during the operation, which was suspected to …

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About 6,000 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes found hidden in fibre sponge mattresses at Tuas Checkpoint

A total of 5,599 cartons and 9 packets of assorted duty-unpaid cigarettes were discovered hidden in boxes and concealed in the cargo of fibre sponge mattresses at Tuas Checkpoint on 29 August 2019 at about 5.45 am. Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) releasing details of the case, stated that its officers, in collaboration with Singapore Customs, had stopped an arriving …

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Hong Kong students to boycott new term as protests continue

Hong Kong student leaders on Thursday announced a two-week boycott of lectures from the upcoming start of term, as they seek to keep protesters on the streets and pressure on the government. The financial hub has been rocked by three months of unrest, with students making up a large number of the pro-democracy protesters taking to the streets almost daily. …

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