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18-year-old and 53-year-old arrested for sending threatening letters and hell notes to govt leaders

Two suspects have been arrested in relation to the threatening letters and hell notes sent to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam, and other government leaders. The two suspects are a 18-year-old female and a 53-year-old male. Police said in a statement today that several handwritten letters, mobile phones, laptop, envelopes and hell notes were seized following …

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PwC’s findings on WP Town Council payments may ‘warrant further investigations’ by authorities

Findings by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) regarding the appointment of FM Solutions and Services (FMSS) by the former managing agent of the Aljunied-Hougang-Punggol East Town Council (AHPETC) to manage Punggol-East SMC, has suggested that “it could not be said to be done in the best interest of the Town Council or in good faith”. Pasir Ris-Punggol Town Council (PRPTC) took back …

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NSP’s Secretary General Lim Tean calls on the govt to implement a minimum wage for a level playing field for Singaporeans

On 1 May 2017, the annual Labour Day event organised by Transitioning.org was braced with seven speakers. The theme for this year’s event was ‘Jobs for Singaporeans first’, with all the speeches revolving around the labour market and prioritising Singaporeans for jobs. Putting Singaporeans first In his speech, National Solidarity Party’s Secretary General, Mr Lim Tean, broached on the subject of the regular …

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Beeline – Singapore’s first crowdsourced bus services

Local bus sharing app, Beeline SG, has slowly been gaining momentum in Singapore since its launch in August 2015. The crowdsourced bus services app allows commuters to either suggest a route that other commuters can “hop” on if they’re going to places around the same destination, or alternatively suggest a route to see if there are enough people who want to reach …

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Man tackled down by police and auxiliary officers at Changi Airport

Police officers and auxiliary officers were forced to tackle down an individual at Changi Airport last night. An onlooker, Tan Ivy, shared videos of the incident that happened at around 12.45am. Initially, two police officers and two auxillary officers tried to get the individual to obey orders. The man became uncooperative and started to aggressively resist them. Soon after, there were …

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W!ld Rice cancels ‘La Cage Aux Folles’ Wednesday night opening performance

Production company W!ld Rice issued a statement on the cancellation of its play ‘La Cage Aux Folles’ on Wednesday night at the Victoria Theatre. Due to Mr Othman Wok’s Memorial Service being held at the theatre on the same day, W!ld Rice has informed its ticket purchasers about alternative ticketing arrangements. Although the service will at 6.30pm, the civic district as well …

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Unfolding United Airlines PR nightmare

A man was forcefully removed from a United Airlines Chicago-Louisville flight by aviation police officials at Chicago’s O’Hare international airport on Sunday (9 April). It has been revealed that the man removed from the plane was Dr David Dao, a Vietnamese-American doctor. He has five children, four of whom are doctors, and is married to paediatrician, Dr Teresa Dao. Due …

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