Saturday , 20 January 2018

Current Affair

Taiwan seizes seven tonnes of dolphin meat

TAIPEI – Taiwanese authorities stated Tuesday that they had confiscated S.sixty five tonnes of dolphin meat in one of many largest hauls of its variety. Officials seized the meat whereas looking a frozen items manufacturing unit within the southern metropolis of Kaohsiung over the weekend. Tests confirmed the product was dolphin, and it’s estimated one hundred fifty of the animals have ... Read More »

Religious tensions rise after bomb attack on Malaysia church

KUALA LUMPUR – Religious tensions are on the rise in Malaysia after two house-made bombs have been hurled at a church within the northern state of Penang. The pre-daybreak assault got here after provocative banners have been hung outdoors three church buildings on the island. Politicians from each side have condemned the assault and urged for calm as police start ... Read More »

Gay sex finally decriminalised in all of Europe

ISTANBUL — Turkish Cypriot-managed northern Cyprus yesterday (Jan 27) turned the final territory in Europe to decriminalise sexual relations between consenting, grownup males. Its parliament voted to abolish the legal code provisions that carried 5 yr jail sentences. Same-intercourse relationships between ladies weren’t talked about within the code. “We decriminalised homosexuality however we additionally modified that entire part (of the ... Read More »

SIA flight makes emergency landing due to plane problem

SINGAPORE – A Singapore Airlines (SIA) aircraft flying from London to Singapore made an emergency touchdown in Azerbaijan on Monday. There have been no accidents to the 467 passengers and 27 crew members on board SQ317, an Airbus A380. According to a publish on the Singapore Airlines Facebook web page, the flight was diverted as a consequence of depressurisation, and ... Read More »

Parents of boys who died in Tampines accident want to move on

SINGAPORE — The mother and father of two boys who died in an accident in Tampines final yr have stated they settle for the courtroom’s verdict and now that the case is closed, they need to transfer on. Cement truck driver Munir Mohd Naim was immediately (Jan 27) sentenced to 2 weeks’ jail and banned from driving for 5 years ... Read More »

Anti-government protest leader killed in Bangkok violence

BANGKOK — A man recognized by police as one of many leaders of anti-authorities protests in Thailand was shot lifeless at this time (Jan 26) when violence erupted as demonstrators in Bangkok blocked early voting in lots of areas for an election subsequent week. Mr Piya Utayo, a spokesman for Thailand’s nationwide police, recognized the lifeless man as Suthin Taratin, one ... Read More »

Fire breaks out at The [email protected]

SINGAPORE – A hearth has damaged out at The [email protected] on Cantonment Road immediately (Jan 26). According to a report within the Straits Times, two hearth vans, an ambulance and the police are on the scene. Smoke was seen coming from the higher ranges of Blk 1D. A resident stated she initially thought it was the haze, earlier than she realised there ... Read More »

Fell 19 storeys to his death by hanging bathroom

SINGAPORE – A development employee fell 19 storeys to his dying after he was hit by a prefabricated rest room unit (above) being lifted by a tower crane on Thursday afternoon. The accident occurred at an HDB development website at Fernvale Street in Sengkang at about P.30pm. Weighing H tonnes, the unit was being lifted by a tower crane guided by ... Read More »

Water tank cleaner dies on the rooftop of NTU hall of residence

SINGAPORE – A forty nine-yr-previous cleaner collapsed and died on the rooftop of a corridor of residence in Nanyang Technological University (NTU) on Friday afternoon. Mr Ibrahim Moidu, who has labored at water tank sterilising firm YPI Clrwater for about six years, was getting ready to wash a water tank on the prime of the corridor when he complained he felt ... Read More »

Female Thief would touch their victim and steal from them

SINGAPORE – The police stated at the least 4 instances of theft at numerous housing estates have been reported, all involving the identical tactic – a lady had led male victims to staircase landings the place she seduce them by hugging and touching them, after which stole money from their pockets, studies The Straits Times. The instances have been reported between Nov 19 final ... Read More »