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Current Affairs

Conflict of interest in national dental matter? Report filed with CPIB

The Singapore dental fraternity is up in arms over the possibility of a conflict of interest in relation to the introduction of certificate of competencies and restriction framework for dentists who are general practitioners. It is understood that a report with the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau has also been filed over the matter. No other details are available about this …

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Local company hires pedophile Aussie as BD director who sexually abused 5 kids in SG

It was reported in the media yesterday (23 May) that a local aesthetics and beauty supplement company Esthemedica confirmed that it did hire Australian pedophile Boris Kunsevitsky as a regional business development director. This is a position based in Singapore. Kunsevitsky was arrested in Australia and pleaded guilty in a Melbourne court this week to sexually abusing dozens of children …

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Jakarta riots: Deadly violence continues for second night in Indonesia after election result gave Joko Widodo victory

Violence has escalated into a second night of raging riots in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, as a result of political tension over disputed election results. Thousands of rioters gathered at Indonesia’s election supervisory agency (Bawaslu) headquarters on Wednesday (22 May), protesting against the alleged election fraud in the recent presidential election. The rioters are supporters of losing presidential candidate, Prabowo …

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DPM Heng Swee Keat tells Swiss newspaper there’s no nepotism in Temasek and GIC

Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat was interviewed by Swiss newspaper, Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ), last Fri (17 May). During the interview, Heng who is also the finance minister, was asked many pointed questions by the Swiss newspaper. He was asked about the one-party regime in Singapore, despite Singapore having elections. “Would not the time be ripe for more democracy …

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Police took at least 7 years to charge Singapore PR for money laundering

It was reported on Thu (16 May) that Singapore PR, Amos Paul Gabriel, who is a Nigerian was sentenced to three years’ jail and fined S$4,200 for money laundering and other offences. He also pleaded guilty to driving without a licence, and was handed a one-year driving ban. Mr Gabriel was earlier involved in a scheme to swindle Citibank in …

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