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MAS takes "supervisory actions" over StanChart bank statement theft

MAS takes "supervisory actions" over StanChart bank statement theft
MAS says it has taken "appropriate supervisory actions" against Standard Chartered Bank over the theft of some of its private banking clients' bank statements.

Death-row inmate's judicial review application dismissed

Death-row inmate's judicial review application dismissed
SINGAPORE: A Malaysian on death row for drug trafficking had his application for a judicial review dismissed in the High Court on Friday.Cheong Chun Yin had filed for the review, after he was earlier refused a Certificate of Substantive Assistance by...

S'pore companies urged to invest in Shandong province

S'pore companies urged to invest in Shandong province
QINGDAO, China: Singapore's Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong has urged Singapore companies to invest in the Chinese province of Shandong.Mr Goh is on an official visit to the cities of Jinan and Qingdao, marking his first visit to Shandong prov...

Calvin Klein holds party at Old Kallang Airport

Calvin Klein holds party at Old Kallang Airport
SINGAPORE: The Old Kallang Airport was brightened up on Friday night with a party to celebrate the Calvin Klein brand.Several international celebrities -- including Zhang Ziyi, Dakota Johnson and Louis Khoo -- were present at the big bash.On display ...

Security issues up for debate in Parliament

Security issues up for debate in Parliament
SINGAPORE: Members of Parliament have filed 90 questions for oral and written answer at the Parliament sitting on April 14.Among the questions for oral answer are those on checkpoints security.MPs want to know why it took police hours to track down M...

"10 for Keeps" showcase aims to capture S'porean memories

"10 for Keeps" showcase aims to capture S'porean memories
SINGAPORE: The National Library Board aims to make fleeting memories last a lifetime, through the Singapore Memory Project.It is a series of initiatives that captures and documents significant milestones, and the latest one includes many blasts from ...

How secure are fingerprint transactions?

How secure are fingerprint transactions?
SINGAPORE: Consumers can now use biometric technology to make payments for online purchases using their fingerprints, but is it secure?Smartphone users can now make payments with just their fingerprints, which means they can say goodbye to passwords....

Bigger, more glamorous yachts at Singapore Yacht Show

Bigger, more glamorous yachts at Singapore Yacht Show
SINGAPORE: Some of the bigger and more glamorous yachts are being exhibited at the Singapore Yacht Show for the first time, as the appetite for such super yachts increases in Asia.However, some industry watchers say the region needs bigger marinas to...

KL-S'pore rail link: Tender called for S'pore leg feasibility study

KL-S'pore rail link: Tender called for S'pore leg feasibility study
SINGAPORE: The Land Transport Authority (LTA) on Friday called a tender to study the engineering feasibility of developing the corridor for the Singapore leg of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail (HSR) link.LTA said the study will "develop op...

Chan Chun Sing visits SAF task group deployed in Gulf of Aden

Chan Chun Sing visits SAF task group deployed in Gulf of Aden
SINGAPORE: Second Minister for Defence Chan Chun Sing was in Oman from April 9 to 11 to visit the Singapore Armed Forces task group deployed in the Gulf of Aden in support of international counter-piracy operations.On board the Republic of Singapore ...

Teachers urged to innovate to bring out the best in students

Teachers urged to innovate to bring out the best in students
SINGAPORE: Education Minister Heng Swee Keat has said that whether innovation in education is successful depends on whether a child is able to learn better and reach his potential.At the Education Ministry's (MOE) annual ExCEL Fest awards ceremony on...

Manufacturer to pay S$170,000 in taxes and penalty for failing to register for GST

Manufacturer to pay S$170,000 in taxes and penalty for failing to register for GST
SINGAPORE: A manufacturer of metal doors and windows, Creative Engineering Works, has to pay about S$170,000 in taxes and penalty for failing to register for Goods and Services Tax (GST).The court also ordered the company to pay a fine of S$5,500.Cre...

Expect heavy traffic at checkpoints over Good Friday weekend

Expect heavy traffic at checkpoints over Good Friday weekend
SINGAPORE: Traffic is expected to be heavy at both the Tuas and Woodlands checkpoints over the Good Friday long weekend next week.The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said traffic volume at the two land checkpoints is expected to build up ...

8 employers, 2 employment agents charged with falsely declaring salaries

8 employers, 2 employment agents charged with falsely declaring salaries
SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has on Friday charged eight employers (five men and three women) with falsely declaring 41 foreign employees' salaries.The eight employers -- seven Singaporeans and one Singapore Permanent Resident -- are the...

Construction worker gets 9 months’ jail for molesting woman

Construction worker gets 9 months’ jail for molesting woman
SINGAPORE: A construction worker was on Friday given nine months' jail for molesting a woman after she showed him neighbourliness with a simple greeting.Vadla Kandappachari, 38, who was carrying out upgrading works at a Tampines HDB block, had squeez...

TCM physician suspended 15 months

TCM physician suspended 15 months
SINGAPORE: A traditional Chinese medicine physician has been suspended for 15 months for prescribing a herbal powder containing Clonazepam, a scheduled poison under the Poisons Act, to a patient.In March last year, Yong Lin Swee, a TCM physician and ...

Ang Mo Kio-Admiralty MRT services to end by 12.30am from Apr 15

Ang Mo Kio-Admiralty MRT services to end by 12.30am from Apr 15
SINGAPORE: Rail operator SMRT on Friday reminded the public that its train services between Ang Mo Kio and Admiralty MRT stations (on the North-South Line) will end by 12.30am, which is 30 minutes earlier, from Sunday to Thursday nights from April 15...

Amusement rides at private clubs, condos included in safety act

Amusement rides at private clubs, condos included in safety act
SINGAPORE: Amusement rides at private clubs and private residential estates are now included and regulated under the Amusement Rides Safety Act.This follows a recent Building and Construction Authority (BCA) review to further improve safety standards...

Fire at Circuit Road hawker centre

Fire at Circuit Road hawker centre
SINGAPORE: A fire broke out at a hawker centre at 79A Circuit Road on Friday morning.The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it received a call at 9.12am.One fire engine, one red rhino and two fire bikes were dispatched to the location.SCDF sai...

12,060 COEs for May to July, monthly quota up 32%

12,060 COEs for May to July, monthly quota up 32%
SINGAPORE: There will be 12,060 Certificates of Entitlement (COEs) for May to July 2014, said the Land Transport Authority (LTA).A monthly quota of 4,019 has been set aside -- a 32 per cent increase compared to the last three months of February to Ap...

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