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Neyla Zannia

PM Lee Hsien Loong’s working visit to Argentina and participation in the G20 Leaders’ Summit in Buenos Aires

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will make a working visit to Buenos Aires, Argentina in conjunction with the 13th G20 Leaders’ Summit, at the invitation of His Excellency Mauricio Macri, President of the Argentine Republic from Wednesday (28 November) to Saturday (1 December), the Prime Minister Office (PMO) announced in a press release. The office stated that Prime Minister Lee …

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Singapore Customs and Customs Administration of the Netherlands signs memorandum of understanding to facilitate cargo clearance and improve supply chain security

Singapore Customs and the Customs Administration of the Netherlands signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on 22 November 2018 to establish a proof of concept (POC) to facilitate cargo clearance and improve supply chain security. The authority announced in a press release on Friday (23 November) that the MOU was signed in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, by Deputy Director-General, Singapore Customs, …

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7,500 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes seized at Tuas checkpoint

7,500 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes concealed amongst the consignment were seized at Tuas checkpoint on Friday (23 November) at about 5 am, the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said in a press release on Monday. The authority shared that its officer had directed an arriving Malaysia-registered lorry, driven by a 38-year-old Malaysian man, for further checks at Tuas checkpoint as he …

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2018 PSLE results: 98.4% of Pri 6 students proceed to secondary schools

39,041 out of 39,672 students who took the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) were assessed suitable to proceed to secondary school, the Ministry of Education (MOE) announced in a press release on last Thursday (22 November). The ministry said that 66.6% are eligible for the Express course, 20.6% for the Normal (Academic) course, and 11.2% for the Normal (Technical) course. It stated …

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New Moneylending Regulations to come into force on 30 November

The first phase of Moneylenders (Amendment) Act 2018 and Moneylenders (Amendment) Rules 2018, which was designed to provide better protection for borrowers and strengthen the regulation of licensed moneylenders, will be implemented starting from 30 November 2018. The Ministry of Law (MinLaw) stated on last Friday that the second phase of implementation will take effect in the first quarter of 2019. Together, …

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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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