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Guidelines to protect human trafficking victims during investigations being considered

Guidelines to protect human trafficking victims during investigations being considered
SINGAPORE: A set of guidelines for victims of human trafficking while investigations are ongoing is being considered.Member of Parliament for Holland-Bukit Timah GRC Mr Christopher de Souza, who had proposed a Private Member's Bill on the Prevention ...

Singapore GP says deal with SIA is “win-win” solution

Singapore GP says deal with SIA is “win-win” solution
SINGAPORE: Previous partnerships between other carriers and Formula One were a catalyst for Singapore Grand Prix to initiate the deal making Singapore Airlines (SIA) title sponsor for the country's night race.Singapore Grand Prix said it presents a “...

High Court lays down sentencing benchmarks for tobacco smugglers

High Court lays down sentencing benchmarks for tobacco smugglers
SINGAPORE: The High Court on Tuesday laid down sentencing benchmarks for customs offences involving the smuggling of more than two kilogrammes of tobacco products.Chief Justice (CJ) Sundaresh Menon said hitherto there has not been any pronouncement s...

Indonesian Armed Forces chief expresses regret over naming of warship

Indonesian Armed Forces chief expresses regret over naming of warship
JAKARTA: The Commander-in-Chief of the Indonesian Armed Forces has expressed regret over the naming of an Indonesian warship after two marines who carried out the bombing of MacDonald House in Singapore in 1965.General Moeldoko told Channel NewsAsia ...

CET campuses in full operation by second half of 2014

CET campuses in full operation by second half of 2014
SINGAPORE: The two national Continuing Education and Training (CET) campuses will be fully operational by the second half of this year, where they will be able to train some 50,000 workers annually.S$300 million was set aside for the two campuses, wh...

Parliament takes mid-term break to take stock of work since GE 2011

Parliament takes mid-term break to take stock of work since GE 2011
SINGAPORE: Singapore's 12th Parliament has been prorogued.It is a customary mid-term break for it to take stock of its work and let the government map out a new legislative programme.When Parliament is prorogued, it means the end of a session of Parl...

AGC to take over case of Malaysian who allegedly breached checkpoint

AGC to take over case of Malaysian who allegedly breached checkpoint
SINGAPORE: A Malaysian driver who was charged on Monday with failing to stop his car for immigration clearance at the Woodlands Checkpoint will have his case handed over to the Attorney-General's Chambers (AGC).The court heard on Tuesday that the Imm...

New school-to-work transition programme to help special needs students

New school-to-work transition programme to help special needs students
SINGAPORE: A new school-to-work transition programme has been developed to provide more support for special needs children.It will be a multi-agency collaboration between the Social and Family Development Ministry and SG Enable, an agency that is ded...

First accused in Kaki Bukit dormitory rioting incident jailed two weeks

First accused in Kaki Bukit dormitory rioting incident jailed two weeks
SINGAPORE: The first of 17 men embroiled in the Kaki Bukit dormitory rioting incident in March has been sentenced to two weeks' imprisonment for using criminal force.25-year-old Dharmaraj Ramesh is convicted of using criminal force on Ahsan Habib Md ...

New private home sales fall 35% in March

New private home sales fall 35% in March
SINGAPORE: New private home sales fell 35 per cent in March from February, according to data released by the Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) on Tuesday.Year-on-year, the number of transactions in March fell 82.8 per cent.More prudent buyers, caut...

Verdict of Brompton bikes case to be delivered on May 29

Verdict of Brompton bikes case to be delivered on May 29
SINGAPORE: The verdict of the controversial Brompton bikes case is expected to be delivered on May 29. This was made known in court on Tuesday during the hearing of the case involving a former National Parks Board assistant director, who has chosen n...

Man fined S$1.95m for importing duty-unpaid liquor

Man fined S$1.95m for importing duty-unpaid liquor
SINGAPORE: A former company director was on Monday fined S$1.95 million for importing duty-unpaid liquor.Qi Shuai, 28, pleaded guilty to six charges of importing, possessing and dealing in duty-unpaid beer and rice wine.Qi, who was the director of wh...

SIA is new title sponsor of F1 Singapore GP

SIA is new title sponsor of F1 Singapore GP
SINGAPORE: Singapore Airlines (SIA) has signed a deal to become the official title sponsor for the Formula One (F1) Singapore Grand Prix (GP).Announced on Tuesday, the contract is for two years and comes with an option to extend the sponsorship.SIA t...

SIA set to be new sponsor of Singapore F1 race

SIA set to be new sponsor of Singapore F1 race
SINGAPORE: Singapore Airlines (SIA) looks set to take over as the title sponsor of Singapore's Formula One night race.SIA took two full-page advertisements in Tuesday's Straits Times -- the first stating that there will be a new name on the track thi...

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