Neyla Zannia

Police calls for next-of-kin for 57 yr-old deceased to come forth

The Singapore Police Force has announced that it is appealing for the next-of-kin of Mr Teang Kam Chuen to come forward. The Police stated that Mr Teang, who was 57-year-old, had passed away at his residence at Block 665 Woodlands Ring Road on 25 August 2016. The next-of-kin or anyone with information is requested to call the Police Hotline at …

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MOH announces 12 new cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection

The Ministry of Health (MOH) announced that there were another 12 new cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection confirmed as of 12 pm on Friday (9 September), bringing the total number to 304 cases. Among these new cases, 10 of them are linked to the Aljunied Crescent/ Sims Drive/ Kallang Way/ Paya Lebar Way cluster and one case is …

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NSFs can choose from 33 vocations from November 2017

The Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) has announced in a press release that young men serving the National Service (NS) will be able to choose from 33 vocations across the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), Singapore Police Force (SPF), and Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) starting from November 2017. Earlier in March 2013, The Committee to Strengthen NS (CSNS) was set up to …

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Hairline cracks found on 11 LRT trains on Sengkang-Punggol Line in July

Hairline cracks were found on eleven first generation Light Rail Transit (LRT) trains from the Sengkang-Punggol Line during a fleet-wide inspection by SBS Transit in July. The Land Transport Authority (LTA) and SBS Transit announced this information during a joint press release on Friday (9 September) and said that the affected trains have been in service since the LRT line …

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Insect repellent for pregnant women at all CCs starting from Saturday

The People’s Association (PA) released an announcement that insect repellent will be available at all Community Clubs (CCs) island-wide starting from Saturday (10 September). Members of the public, particularly pregnant women, have complained lately that it was hard for them to find the insect repellent at any stores, as the demand for the item is raising high amid a Zika …

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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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