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Neyla Zannia

Singaporeans seniors will receive letters by end April 2019 informing their eligibility for the Merdeka Generation Package

The Ministry of Finance says that almost 500,000 Merdeka Generation seniors will receive their Welcome Folder and Card starting from late June 2019 and Singaporeans seniors who are eligible for the Merdeka Generation Package, will receive letters by end April 2019, informing them of their eligibility. Citizens can also check their eligibility for the Package online at www.merdekageneration.sg. The ministry …

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HSA recalls three brands of Losartan medicines from Hetero Labs Ltd

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has recalled Hyperten Tablet, Losagen Tablet, and Losartas Tablet from Hetero Labs Ltd as they were found to contain trace amounts of a nitrosamine impurity, N-nitroso-N-methyl-4-aminobutyric acid (NMBA), which are above internationally acceptable levels. In its press release, HSA advised patients not to stop treatment on their own as there is no immediate health risk …

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Longer train intervals at selected NSL stations in April 2019 and early closure of selected EWL stations in May and June 2019

Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) announced that it will be applying longer train intervals at selected North-South Line (NSL) stations in April 2019 and early closure of selected East-West Line stations in May and June 2019. In a press release on Monday (25 March), SMRT said that the adjustments have been made as part of the extended engineering hours in …

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Speed regulating strips to be implemented at Marina Parade roundabout

Land Transport Authority (LTA) will be implementing speed regulating strips at the Marine Parade roundabout in addition to the road warning signs at the side of the road following a fatal accident last week, which involved a car and an 82-year-old woman. This was announced by Member of Parliament for Mountbatten Lim Biow Chuan on his Facebook page on Saturday …

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Duty-free allowance for liquor revised to two litres from 1 April 2019

Arriving travellers and returning Singaporeans are reminded that the duty-free allowance for liquor will be revised to two litres, down from the current three litres, from 1 April 2019. The Singapore Customs reminded the public via a press release on Monday (25 March) that this revision was announced in the Budget 2019 Statement on 18 February 2019, as part of …

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25-year-old man arrested for impersonating as Police officer

A 25-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday (19 March) for his suspected involvement in a case of impersonating as a police officer. The police said in a press release on Thursday that it was earlier alerted to a case of a man identifying himself as a police officer from the Criminal Investigation Department. The man purportedly asked a male victim …

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Man fined $2,000 for breaching pet shop licensing conditions

An 81-year-old man has been fined $2,000 for breaching pet shop licensing conditions by failing to ensure that the bird cages were kept clean and dry. In a press release on Thursday (21 March), Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) said that its officers conducted an unannounced routine check on Lee Ah Leng Bird Shop for compliance on pet shop licensing …

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Two men fined under Prevention of Corruption Act for giving and receiving bribes to advance business interest

The director of a wholesale trade company and a sales executive of a department store at Dunlop Street were fined for giving and receiving gratification under the Prevention of Corruption Act. Mohamed Malik Seeni Syed, a director of wholesale trade company Via Star (S) Pte Ltd, and Arunachalam Arunraj, both Indian nationals, a sales executive of department store Appollo Sellappas …

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