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PM Lee confounded by nuisance over Philippine Independence Day event

File photo: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. (AFP PHOTO/ADALBERTO ROQUE) SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong pronounced he is confounded to review about those who tormented a organisers of a Philippine Independence Day celebrations in Singapore. In a post on Facebook on Saturday, Mr Lee pronounced these people are a “disgrace to Singapore.” The Prime Minister posted a comments after new reports about Filipinos being targeted online for formulation to applaud their Independence Day in Singapore. Acting Minister for Manpower Tan Chuan-Jin had also posted on Facebook on Friday, job for Singaporeans to take a mount opposite bigotry. Mr Lee pronounced in his post that it was advantageous a nuisance seemed to be a work of a “few trolls”, and he was heartened to ... Read More »

Number of halal certificates released adult 12.5% in 2013

The Singapore Halal sign. SINGAPORE: The series of halal certificates released by Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (MUIS) increasing by 12.5 per cent final year compared to a prior year. Last year, a series of halal certificates released was 23,005. In 2012, 20,436 of such certificates were given out. Last year’s series is a top in a final 3 years. MUIS pronounced that one of a reasons is some-more food products have been approved halal. Applications for storage and credentials comforts also contributed to a rise. Read More »

Regulatory horizon for incomparable dormitories set to be prepared soon

SINGAPORE: A regulatory horizon for incomparable unfamiliar workman dormitories in Singapore is set to be prepared in a subsequent few months. Acting Minister for Manpower Tan Chuan-Jin pronounced this during a opening of a new workers dormitory in Mandai on Friday evening. Standing on a block of freehold land, a Westlite Mandai Dormitory has some 6,300 beds for unfamiliar workers. The initial proviso of a dormitory was non-stop in Apr final year and done 4,750 beds available. The second proviso was non-stop in Oct with another 1,550 beds. The land area of a dormitory is 11,265 block metres. The dormitory is already handling during tighten to full capacity. Mr Tan, who strictly non-stop a new dormitory, got a feel of a comforts himself. He also ... Read More »

SCDF officer looks behind during 2004 Nicoll Highway tragedy

SINGAPORE: They were operative turn a time for 4 days underneath conditions described as a many formidable and dangerous operation given a Hotel New World fall in 1986. The Nicoll Highway cave-in, that happened 10 years ago, left an memorable impress on Singapore’s chosen Disaster Assistance and Rescue Team (DART). Since then, a group has extended a capabilities for under-water hunt and rescue operations. Lieutenant-Colonel (LTC) Kadir Maideen, commander of 2nd Division during a Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), said: “This is a same helmet that we used, spotless adult a bit, though many of a scratches are still here, a knocks that we had on a tip of my control and all that.” LTC Kadir remembers vividly a day his group was activated on ... Read More »

Cabbie concerned in East Coast grill pile-up suspended

The cab that crashed into a grill during East Coast Road. (Photo: Nicholas Chew) SINGAPORE: A cabbie whose cab crashed into a grill along East Coast Road on Thursday night has been suspended. The cab had ploughed into a outside area of Georges Mad Bar Grill after being concerned in an collision with another car. Restaurant owners David Leong pronounced 5 business and dual workers were harmed and they perceived outpatient treatment. Mr Leong combined that one of his workers had given initial assist to an harmed customer. ComfortDelGro pronounced a evident regard is a contentment of those injured, and that it is assisting them as best as it can. The cab association is also assisting military with their investigations. Mr Leong pronounced a repairs ... Read More »