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Expect less wet days with afternoon thundery showers in second half of Nov

The Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS) under the National Environment Agency said that the second half of November 2018 is expected to be less wet than the first half of the month and there could be a few warm days during this period. According to the authority, inter-monsoon conditions with winds that are light and variable in direction have been prevailing …

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Two men convicted for using counterfeit S$50 notes

Two men were convicted in court for using counterfeit S$50 notes as payment for an online purchase, the Singapore Police Force (SPF) stated on Wednesday (14 November). In a press release, the police said that it received a report on the matter on 18 October 2017. The victim had received the counterfeit notes when she met up with a buyer who had …

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2018 PSLE results and Sec 1 posting exercise to be released on 22 November

The results of the 2018 Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) will be released on Thursday (22 November 2018) and the results may be obtained from their respective primary schools from 11.00 am on that day, the Ministry of Education announced in a press release on Thursday (15 November). The ministry said that eligible students will receive option forms to select …

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Man jailed five weeks and fined for importing 4,560 sachets of chewing tobacco

Kartigesy Seledory was prosecuted for bringing a total of 4,560 sachets of Hans Chaap khaini tobacco, which is a type of chewing tobacco, into Singapore, the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) stated on Thursday (15 November). In a press release, the authority said that the street value of 4,560 sachets of chewing tobacco is estimated to be worth between $4,560 and $9,120. The …

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Company fined $9,000 for fraudulent labelling of food product

Skytime HupKee Foodstuff Pte Ltd was fined $9,000 in court ton Wednesday (14 November) for selling cans of fried dace with salted black beans that were falsely labelled. In a press release, the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) stated that it received feedback in December 2017 that Skytime HupKee Foodstuff was suspected to have sold canned fried dace with salted black …

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Man fined $12,600 for possessing, and abetting the illegal import of food items

35-year-old Ong Fu Yong was fined $12,000 for the possession of illegally imported duck’s blood and dried beef slices and an additional $600 for abetting the illegal import of salted duck eggs from China, which were intended for sale. The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) said in a press release on Wednesday (14 November) that its officer posed as …

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Woman fined $2,000 for abandoning four cats in Ang Mo Kio lift lobby

28-year-old Kamelia Binte Mohd Amir was fined $2,000 in court on Wednesday (14 November) for pet abandonment. The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) said that it was alerted to a case of four cats found abandoned in a cardboard box at the lift lobby of Blk 626 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4 on 29 October 2017. Following its investigations, AVA …

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