Neyla Zannia

Evacuation of shoppers at Wisma Atria due to fire outbreak

Tenants and shoppers were evacuated from shopping mall, Wisma Atria when a small fire broke out. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) was deployed to the scene and put down the fire that resulted in no injuries. Small fire broke out at an unit in the mall on Monday (17 October). SCDF said that it was alerted to the incident …

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MOM questioned online on how it manages the inflow of foreign manpower

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has recently posted a video of Mr Lim Swee Say’s most recent Parliamentary speech titled “How are we managing the inflow of foreign manpower?” and many Singaporeans have viewed the video through its sponsored social media campaign on Facebook. Mr Lim commented during his parliamentary speech that the policy on the foreign manpower must be well …

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92 drug offenders arrested in island-wide operation

The Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) conducted a sustained 11-day island-wide operation in which saw the arrest of 92 suspected drug offenders. The operation which was carried from 3 October to the morning of 14 October seized about 315 g of heroin, 136 g of ‘Ice’, 113 g of ketamine, 41 g of cannabis, 232 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets and 97 Erimin-5 tablets.. The operation was …

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SDP : Online gambling just another way for Government to collect revenue

The Singapore Democrats Party (SDP) issued a press release to express its opposition towards the Government’s decision on allowing two exempt operaters, Singapore Pools and Singapore Turf Club to carry out online gambling. It said that the Government should put moral and ethical considerations first before pursuing monies that the Government can collect from such businesses. SDP noted that it …

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12 gamblers arrested at common gaming house

12 men and 2 women aged between 21 and 63, were arrested by the Singapore Police Force (SPF) on 12 October for their suspected involvement in gambling activities. Officers from the Clementi Division arrested the suspects in a residential unit along Toh Guan Road. SPF said that the owner and occupiers of the unit were also arrested. Cash amounting to about …

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Singapore sends condolences to Thailand over the passing of King Bhumibol

The much revered Thai monarch, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, passed away yesterday afternoon at the age of 88. which is confirmed by “His Majesty has passed away at Siriraj Hospital peacefully,” the Thai royal palace announced and said that the King passed away at 3.52 pm Bangkok time (4.52 pm Singapore time). The Ministry of Home Affairs (MFA) has since issued a press release to …

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