Investigations & Inquiries

CCCS issues Proposed Infringement Decision against the exchange of commercially sensitive information between hotels

According to the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS), sales representatives of four hotels in the country are said to have exchanged commercially sensitive information. The watchdog has issued a Proposed Infringement Decision (PID) on Friday (3 August) against the owners/operators of Capri by Fraser Changi City Singapore, Village Hotel Changi and Village Hotel Katong (collectively referred to as the "Village …

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Soft air guns found at Changi Airfreight Centre by ICA

20 sets of soft air guns and parts were discovered at the Changi Airfreight Centre on Tuesday (24 July). According to Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA), an ICA officer was conducting checks on a shipment of imported cargo on 24 July when he noticed anomalies in the scanned image of the consignment that raised his suspicions. Further checks were then conducted which …

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Uber and Grab may face unwinding of merger and financial penalties, warns consumer watchdog

The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) is pushing for the unwinding of the merger between Grab and Uber here, after a three-month review. The Uber-Grab merger will potentially become the first merger to be ordered to unwind in Singapore, according to TODAY Online. Concerns over Grab’s anti-competition practices and monopoly of the ride-hailing market in Singapore were raised …

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What happened to the investigation on corruption at Ang Mo Kio town council?

More than a year has passed since the news broke on 30 Dec 2016 about the removal of the general manager and secretary of Ang Mo Kio Town Council (AMKTC), Mr Victor Wong Chee Meng from his duties and him being placed under investigation by the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB). Mr Wong had been acting as the General Manager/Secretary for the …

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26 women investigated in suspected involvement in vice-related activities in unlicensed massage establishments

Singapore Police Force (SPF) has announced that it has arrested a total of 26 women aged between 24 and 40 are being investigated by the Police for their suspected involvement in vice-related activities in unlicensed massage establishments following an operation on Friday (5 January) on outlets in Jalan Besar, Lavender and Little India. The police said in a media release on …

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Petition started calling for charges against Jolovan Wham to be dropped

A petition has been started on Change.org calling for the 7 charges brought against activist Jolovan Wham to be dropped. 7 charges were brought against Jolovan under the Public Order Act, Vandalism Act, and the Penal Code. "As an activist, Jolovan has spoken out against detention without trial and has been an untiring and staunch advocate of free speech, as …

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