Saturday , 20 January 2018

Current Affair

German electronics giant opens S$58m Asia HQ in S’pore

SINGAPORE – German electronics big Rohde and Schwarz has opened its new R$fifty eight million Asia headquarters in Singapore. Over the approaching two to 3 years, it plans to take a position an extra R$27 million on hardware to spice up analysis and improvement. More jobs for locals will even be created because the agency seeks to increase its presence ... Read More »

Obama warns China, backs Philippines

MANILA – US President Barack Obama ended an Asian tour on Tuesday with a warning to China towards utilizing pressure to resolve territorial disputes, and an “ironclad” promise of army help for the Philippines. Obama used an handle to US and Filipino troops in Manila to once more voice concern over the more and more tense maritime rows between China ... Read More »

Full-time NS-men had sex with 13-year-old at a Reservoir

SINGAPORE – A full-time nationwide serviceman with the Singapore Civil Defence Force was sentenced to 12 months’ jail on Tuesday for underage intercourse and desertion. Khairul Juperi, 24, who’s married with two younger youngsters, pleaded responsible to having intercourse with a thirteen-yr-previous woman together with her consent in a shelter close to Pandan Reservoir final November, based on The Straits Times. ... Read More »

S$63m drive to build core of 100 nuclear experts in Singapore

SINGAPORE — With nuclear know-how getting used pervasively in numerous industries and neighbouring nations contemplating the adoption of it, the National Research Foundation (NRF) is setting apart R$sixty three million to fund a brand new programme to coach extra scientists and engineers on this space. Under the ten-yr Nuclear Safety Research and Education Programme introduced yesterday, the NRF hopes to ... Read More »

Local Firm seeking secretaries to provide ‘extra service’

SINGAPORE – A firm named Dandrils Pte Ltd lately posted a recruitment advert on a job search web site with an uncommon description. In addition to secretarial duties, profitable candidates are anticipated to “present the director with bodily aid when referred to as upon, at a mean frequency of twice every week”. According to, there was no data of the ... Read More »

[VIDEO] Car Accident at Woodlands Cross Junction

SINGAPORE – A cyclist witness an Car Accident occurred at Woodlands Cross Junction and saw a group of people from different races helped in flipping the over-turned vehicle over to help the driver inside. Netizen Tony commented: “This is like in the old village ways… They call it ‘bergotong-royong’. if only all of us Singaporean have the same heart as ... Read More »

South Korea school vice principal hangs himself after ferry accident

JINDO, South Korea – The vice principal of a highschool whose pupils died or are lacking in a South Korean ferry accident has dedicated suicide by hanging himself outdoors a big health club the place households of the victims have been staying. Police stated that Kang Min-gyu, fifty two, had been lacking since Thursday and appeared to have hung himself ... Read More »

You need to pay for licensing to sell Tissue, says NEA

SINGAPORE — Mobile peddlers promoting packets of tissue paper on the streets are unlicensed hawkers, stated the National Environment Agency (NEA) in response to a letter posted on an internet site that these peddlers are charged a J$one hundred twenty licence charge. “Although technically in breach of the legal guidelines towards itinerant hawking, these peddlers who’re needy are referred to ... Read More »

Part of SMRT Night Rider services to cease operation

SINGAPORE – Public transport operator SMRT is scaling again its Night Rider providers on account of low ridership. From April 30, Night Rider providers heading in the direction of the town will stop to function. Night Rider providers NR1, NR2, NR3, NR5, NR6, NR7 and NR8 leaving metropolis in the direction of residential areas may also finish earlier — at ... Read More »

NEA doubled the fine up to $10,000 for littering offenders

SINGAPORE – Enforcement efforts towards littering have been stepped up. In the primary quarter of this yr, the National Environment Agency (NEA) has issued A,255 tickets to littering offenders. This is almost half the variety of tickets (N,346) issued final yr. On Saturday, NEA carried out its enforcement blitz at greater than 30 littering hotspots islandwide, as plainclothes officers stood ... Read More »