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Neyla Zannia

Trio to be charged in court for insurance fraud

Two men and a woman, aged between 27 and 36, will be charged in court on 22 January 2019 for their suspected involvement in insurance fraud. The Singapore Police Force earlier announced in a press release on Monday (21 January) that its Commercial Affairs Department (CAD) commenced investigations against a male chiropractor and two insurance agents for abetment to cheat …

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Actor Aloysius Pang sustained serious injuries to his chest and abdominal areas during Exercise Thunder Warrior at New Zealand

A Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Operationally Ready National Serviceman, Corporal First Class (National Service) [CFC (NS)] Pang Wei Chong, Aloysius, 28, an Armament Technician from the 268th Battalion Singapore Artillery, sustained serious injuries to his chest and abdominal areas while carrying out repair works on a Singapore Self-Propelled Howitzer. The Ministry of Defence said in a press release that the incident happened …

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RSAF and DSTA complete technical evaluation of F-16 replacement with F-35

The technical evaluation to select the next generation fighter to replace the F-16s has been completed by the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) and Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) and the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) has been identified as the most suitable replacement to maintain the RSAF's capabilities. In a press release on Friday (18 January), the Ministry of …

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Hawkers to receive same-day NETS sales proceeds

The same-day settlement for hawkers every day to enable hawkers to receive their sales proceeds in their bank account via NETS transactions on the same business day and give them faster access to their funds and improving cash flow has been launched on Thursday (17 January). NETS stated in its press release that no special arrangements are required to enjoy the …

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2 Singaporeans caught smuggling bak kwa from Malaysia into Singapore

Two Singaporeans attempting to smuggle in barbequed meat (‘bak kwa’) hidden in packets of durian-flavoured biscuits at the arrival bus hall on 12 January were foiled by the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) officers In a Facebook post, ICA said that its officers noticed packets of layered stacks resembling ‘bak kwa’ in the scanned images of the 39-year-old female and …

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Two Singaporeans placed on Restriction Order under Internal Security Act

Two Singaporeans, a freelance religious teacher and his student, was placed on Restriction Order (RO) under the Internal Security Act (ISA), announced the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday (16 January). The 46-year-old teacher, was placed on a RO on 5 December 2018 and his accreditation under the Asatizah Recognition Scheme (ARS) had been cancelled by MUIS in May 2018 for …

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84.8 per cent of students scored at least five passes at the GCE O-Level examinations 2018

Students who sat for the 2018 Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level (GCE O-Level) Examination have collected their results from their secondary schools on Monday (14 January), in a record-breaking result as 84.8 per cent of students scored at least five passes at the GCE O-Level examinations last year. The Ministry of Education (MOE) and Singapore Examinations and Assessment Board …

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MOE kindergarten registration to go online from this year

Parents who are planning to register their children to Ministry of Education (MOE) Kindergarten (MK) can do so online as the ministry will implement an online process for the Registration Exercise and make refinements to the MK Admissions Framework. Currently, parents interested in registering their child for an MK have to physically go to the MK of choice to complete …

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Ofo faces suspension by LTA for unable to reduce deployed bicycles and managing QR code parking system

Chinese bike-sharing operator Ofo has breached multiple regulatory requirements set by the government and has to meet them all by 13 February to avoid suspension, stated the Land Transport Authority (LTA) on Tuesday (15 January). It stated that Ofo has breached multiple regulatory requirements despite being given an ample preparation period for compliance. LTA claims that despite multiple warnings and regulatory action …

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