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Neyla Zannia

Suspect of Holland Village bank robbery arrested in Bangkok

The suspect of the bank robbery in Holland Village was wandering around the streets of Bangkok in just 6 hours after the crime. The suspect, who is a Canadian, was believed to walk towards Chip Bee Garden estate with $30,000 in cash and managed to escape from Singapore and flew to Bangkok and made it through the Immigration and Checkpoint …

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Peace agreement in South Sudan threatened by renewed violence

The world's newest nation slides back into civil war when the former rebels accused the government of attacking their camps with helicopter gunships. Intense fighting erupted in South Sudan's capital, Juba, on July 10, 2016. The heavy fire arm spread out between forces loyal to the president, President Salva Kiir, and those of the vice president Riek Machar. The conflict …

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$25,000 scam attempt foiled by remittance company

Samlit Moneychanger, a remittance company foiled a scam attempt on July 8, 2016 by alerting the police department when a customer could not answer to questions about her intended remittance. This company has successfully detected two scam attempts within just two days, stated the police. A 69-year-old victim were called by a person who said that she had a parcel containing …

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LTA: The first batch of US-made trains also had cracks

LTA (Land Transport Authority) said that the entire first batch of US-made trains which arrived here in 1999 also had cracks due to "normal wear and tear", and 12 of them had been fixed here in Singapore. LTA had earlier confessed in its press release that 26 out of 35 China-made trains which has been delivered to the country had hairline cracks …

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Singapore reveals its latest plan to fight climate change

Singapore President, Tony Tan Keng Yam has revealed two documents at the opening ceremony of the World Cities Summit, the Singapore International Water Week and the CleanEnviro Summit Singapore to tackle effects of warmer weather due to the climate change on Sunday (July 10). The two documents are entitled "Take Action Today : For a carbon-efficient Singapore" and "A Climate-resilient …

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Police announced unusual death at Geylang Lorong 23 as murder

A 52 years old  former coffee shop worker, Mr Niu-ge, was found dead near the coffee shop at Geylang Lorong 23 on July 9, 2016. The police said that a man called for assistance at Geylang Lorong 23 at 8 am. When they arrived 10 minutes later, a man was found laying on the ground motionless. The paramedics announced the …

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Glass panels fall from fifth floor of condominium in Whampoa

Glass panels from the fifth floor of Cradels @ Whampoa, a condominium in Balestier Road crashed to the ground at 2.32 pm on July 8, fortunately no injuries were being reported. Ms. Shuli Sudderudin, 31, who lives in a condominium beside the affected condominium, said that she heard a loud crash when she was at home. She went out from her house about half …

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Robbery in Holland Ave, the first since 2008

An unarmed man robbed $30,000 from a bank branch of Standard Chartered Bank at Holland Village at 11.25am on July 7. Making it the first Singapore bank robbery in 8 years since the last incident in 2008. The robbery was reported to have happened only within the span of a few minutes. The lone individual walked toward the teller then handed her …

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MOH concludes screening of TB cluster at Ang Mo Kio Ave 3

July 4 - The Ministry of Health (MOH) announced that residents of the Tuberculosis (TB) cluster at Block 203 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3, have progressively received their results from the on-site TB screening exercise from June 16 to 19,  since June 30. MOH held the four-day precautionary screening after the discovery of the new cases at the foot of the blocks so …

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Public car park rates will be increased for the first time in 14 years

Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) and Housing and Development Board (HDB) has announced that public car park rates will be increased and made effective on 1 December at end of this year after it held a review on the rates. This increase of parking rates for public car park charges for both short-term and season parking will be the first increase in …

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