Neyla Zannia

London Weight Management sued by 85-year-old woman to seek $450k compensation

Madam Gan Siew Hong was brought by her husband and son to visit a branch of London Weight Management on 23 July 2013 after watching its TV commercial which offered a weight-loss trial session for only $18. However, the son, who paid for her mother’s treatment, was persuaded to pay a nearly $400,000 package with the slimming centre. Madam Gan has diabetes, a heart …

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Han Shan Money Express Pte Ltd foiled a scam attempt involving $1,900

The Singapore Police Force (SPF) issued a press release which stated that Han Shan Money Express Pte Ltd had foiled a scam attempt involving $1,900, which was the second scam foiled by the company within a week. Ms Zhan Lei, a staff from Han Shan Money Express Pte Ltd, alerted the Police that she suspected a case of cheating on Tuesday (6 September) …

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Netizens outraged at the proposed amendments of Elected Presidency

The Constitutional Commission headed by Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon has released its report Elected Presidency review on Wednesday (7 September) after six months of deliberation based on feedback from four public hearings and more than 100 written submissions. The commission led by CJ Sundaresh was tasked by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to review three aspects of the Elected Presidency, which …

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Proposed amendments to ensure President from minority race and increase qualifying criteria for candidates

The Constitutional Commission headed by Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon has released its report Elected Presidency review on Wednesday (7 September) after six months of deliberation based on feedback from four public hearings and more than 100 written submissions. The commission led by CJ Sundaresh was tasked by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to review three aspects of the Elected Presidency, which …

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8 new cases of locally Zika transmitted virus infection

The Ministry of Health (MOH) and National Environment Agency (NEA) announced that as of 12 pm on 7 September, another eight cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection has been confirmed, making a total of 263 confirmed cases. Two of the cases were linked to the Aljunied Crescent/ Sims Drive/ Kallang Way/ Paya Lebar Way cluster, and one case is linked …

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LTA announces temporary closure of MCE Tunnel on 11 Sept midnight

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) announced on Wednesday (7 September) that the entire Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE) Tunnel in both directions and its slip roads will be temporarily closed to traffic to facilitate tunnel works on Sunday (11 September) from midnight to 6.00 am. Motorists are advised to drive carefully and follow the directional signs on display. Should motorists have any …

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First case of pregnant woman infected with Zika in Malaysia confirmed

Malaysian Health Minister Sathasivam Subramaniam said that the first case of a pregnant woman infected with the Zika virus in Malaysia was confirmed on Wednesday (7 September). The Malaysian woman reportedly had a fever, rashes, and body ache. The Minister said that the woman is 3 to 4 months pregnant, who lives in Taman Desa Harmoni, Johor Bahru. He also advised members of …

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WHO issues advice on the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued a press release which advised on the prevention of sexual transmission of Zika virus. WHO states that a total of 17 studies or reports have been published on sexual transmission of Zika virus. Based on the research findings, WHO advises members of the public to have protected sexual intercourse or abstinence for six months, …

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ICA : Heavy traffic expected for upcoming Hari Raya Haji when using Woodlands and Tuas Checkpoints

The Immigration and Checkpoint Authority (ICA) reminds travellers to expect heavy traffic flow through the land checkpoints at Woodlands and Tuas on the Hari Raya Haji which falls on Monday (12 September). Heavy departure traffic is expected on Friday (9 September), while heavy arrival traffic is expected on Monday (12 September). As security at the checkpoints remains top priority against any potential …

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