Correspondent

MCCY: We got online guide and quiz to help new citizens deepen their understanding of S’pore

Replying on ST Forum today (‘SC Journey programme helps new citizens integrate‘, 18 Sep), Senior Director of Resilience and Engagement Division in the Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth, Mr Letchumanan Narayanan, assured the public that there are activities to help new citizens integrate with the locals. “New citizens would already have experienced our way of life and our norms, …

Read More »

Former BCA board member under CPIB corruption probe

It has been reported that the CEO of Tiong Seng Holdings, Mr Pek Lian Guan, and its project director, Mr Pay Teow Heng, are under CPIB investigations for corruption. Both men are currently out on bail. Tiong Seng is a construction company public listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX). The offences were said to be connected to “certain staff …

Read More »

StanChart’s head working in SG for 10 years caught drunk driving

It was reported in the media today (13 Sep) that a global head at Standard Chartered Bank, Cristian Alexander Jonsson, 48, was caught for drink driving after midnight last Thu (5 Sep). Apparently, he had downed about seven glasses of wine at a restaurant in Dempsey Road before driving off. The Swede, who is a Singapore permanent resident, was fined …

Read More »

Dr Vivian says Singapore a “natural partner” to India despite investment fiasco at Amaravati

At the India-Singapore Business and Innovation Summit held in Mariner Bay Sands on Monday (9 Sep), Singapore’s Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said Singapore can help India in areas such as infrastructure planning, water conservation and business expansion. Dr Vivian said India aims to invest about US$13.9 billion in urban infrastructure and solutions over the next five years, as it …

Read More »