This, he said, would teach people to buy responsibly, and prevent people from hoarding first only to return items later on.
Deputy Health Minister, Iraj Harirchi, on Monday (Feb 24) denied covering up the scale of the outbreak. He appeared in physical discomfort as he spoke to reporters.
Another nurse who happened to be on the same bus tried to defend her but was also forced to alight.
The votes were overwhelmingly in favor of “YES” which garnered over 3,000 votes versus 282 “NO” votes.
The proposal is aimed at establishing the right of citizens to request information from public agencies and establishing requirements for public bodies to comply with those request.
The increase in tourist numbers from mainland China is reflective of the increase in China’s outbound tourist numbers of 45.6% between 2013 and 2017, to 143 million
The petition was started by Anatasha Abdullah on Jan. 26, the day when Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed the fourth case of Wuhan virus.
There is no need to use a sledgehammer to kill a fly. As the ICA has demonstrated this morning, there is no need to invoke POFMA when a simple press release, Facebook post or email would achieve the same result.
Singapore is classified by EIU as a ‘flawed democracy’, albeit barely; a score below 6 places a country in the ‘hybrid regime’ category.
PSP has also received high profile endorsements, the most prominent of which was from Lee Hsien Yang, brother of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
In Singapore, 54% agreed that “capitalism as it exists today does more harm than good in the world.”
The SDP conducted its annual Chinese New Year walkabout at several markets and hawker centers around Marsiling, Bukit Panjang, Yuhua, Bukit Timah and Bukit Batok.
On Dec 14, Dr Tan also said that during his walkabout: “I met many of my former constituents and I was asked if I was coming home. I never left”.
“Under the proposed legislation, only a 75% majority of Parliament can allow for the date mandated by statute to not be adhered to,” he added.
Catastrophic bushfires have turned swathes of Australia into smouldering, blackened hell scapes and destroyed an area roughly twice the size of Belgium, according to official figures.
President Trump has threatened Iraq with sanctions and a bill for billions of dollars if American troops are forced to withdraw from the nation
Surprisingly, the same-sex kiss survived China’s movie censors and was released for the Chinese market in its uncut form.
HPHP is a non-profit organisation co-founded by Mr Mohammad Nafiz Kamarudin, that focuses on meeting the needs of elderly cardboard collectors through monthly events and outings.
According to police statistics, cases of outrage of modesty have been steadily increasing with 837 reported cases in the first half of 2019 alone. The number of reported cases has also spiked 36 percent since 2016.
Given the tragic turn of events, the town council officials responsible, and Bukit Batok’s MP, Murali Pillai must do the honorable thing and resign from office.
The Courts want to help us, but are constrained by the current legislation. The inadequacies in our criminal justice system have been quite clearly exposed.
Other key regulations include a ban on multiple passengers on e-scooters with a possible fine of €35 (S$52) for transporting another passenger.
The 36-year-old Chinese national and Singapore permanent resident pleaded guilty for committing outrage of modesty. The victim’s identity is currently being protected under a court order.
The rider remained defiant and argued he was allowed to ride in the void deck. This is untrue as a ban on riding personal mobility devices (PMDs) at common areas in 15 HDB towns kicked in last month
The thought of having children, BTO and the affordability to take care of my parents when they grow older really stresses me out.
For verbally abusing the judge and the judiciary, Ashby could also be charged with Contempt of Court under the Administration of Justice (Protection) Act (AJPA).
Data taken from the Government’s records on annual crime reveal a troubling trend: the number of outrage of modesty cases have risen considerably over the past 7 years.
Since the accident made headlines earlier this week, the online petition calling for the prohibition of all PMDs in Singapore has received a significant boost in signatures.
Mr Lee has been a member of the SPP for close to a decade now. He has been a regular feature of the party’s ground efforts in Potong Pasir, Toa Payoh, and Mountbatten.
According to court documents, one of the drivers, Mr Chua Qwong Meng, was expected to work for seven days in a row before getting a day off.
In recent years, the Instagram sphere has seen a proliferation of “influencers”. They dominate your Instagram newsfeed with picture perfect…
SDC Chief executive Quek Swee Kuan maintained that the construction of the thoroughfare would speed up the flow of pedestrian traffic.
A screenshot from AirVisual Earth’s real time map of air quality shows a massive layer of smog enveloping the region. For comparison, the smog cloud is over half the size of India.
To the Hongkongers who wish to resettle in Singapore, here is reality check for what you can expect.
It is expected that by the 20th anniversary of 9/11, more people will have died from 9/11-related illnesses than the 2,977 people who died that fateful day.
Teo explained that the comment was “meant as a private joke”. However, she also acknowledged that “nothing is really private anymore” given the public scrutiny she receives as a minister.
There remains a lack of transparency in how the EBRC reviews and redraws electoral boundaries
This announcement is much welcomed news for the party, which has been subject to criticism of stagnant leadership from certain quarters in recent years.
The immigration officers found the men loitering in the designated female section of the holding area, instead of the male section.
Given its low elevation, flood control is a major issue in the Netherlands. The country relies on an extensive network of natural sand dunes and constructed dikes, dams, and floodgates to hold back storm surges from the sea.
Huang pleaded guilty to two counts of theft, with another charge taken into consideration for sentencing. She admitted that previous successes gave her the impression that it was “easy to steal from Gucci” and this compelled her to try again.
2018 was the fourth successive World Cup at which France has supplied more players than any other competing nation.
If convicted, Lin could be jailed up to 20 years and liable for a fine or caning if convicted for rape or sexual assault by penetration.
According to his lawyer, Davis later regretted his actions and profusely apologized to the SPF for his conduct.
Today, Singapore ranks 162 out of 211 Fifa member countries. Despite previously failing to achieve the 2010 World Cup qualification goal, Edwin Tong remained optimistic of Singapore’s chances for 2034, citing Fifa’s expanded 48-team format from 2026 onwards.
TAFEP said it takes a “serious view” of all forms of discriminatory employment practices that are not in line with existing regulations, and that it works closely with the Manpower Minister to take “appropriate action” against employers who flout the rules.
In any given day, over 350,000 people will cross the Causeway. This figure includes a sizeable proportion of workers commuting to Singapore to work. In peak seasons, daily human traffic may exceed 450,000.
The People’s Daily, the official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party published official videos of the convoy, describing the event as “preparations for a major drill”.
Launched in January 2019 by the central propaganda department, installation and use of the app is compulsory for Communist Party members, civil servants, teachers, employees of state-owned companies.
While democracy is by no means perfect, overwhelming empirical evidence shows that democratic states are by far the most successful.
‘it’s easier to dam a river than it is to silence the voice of the people’