Singapore 

Parliament: Bionix did not stop reversing in CFC Liu Kai incident despite repeated commands, says Ng Eng Hen, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The Bionix armoured vehicle which collided into the Land Rover that Corporal First Class Liu Kai was driving, leading to his death, did not stop reversing despite repeated commands for its driver to do so, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen revealed in Parliament on Monday (Feb 11). In the Nov 3 accident, the Bionix Infantry Fighting Vehicle stopped only after it mounted the driver’s side of the Land Rover – about eight seconds after it started reversing, said Dr Ng. An independent Committee of Inquiry (COI), as well…

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Teachers unable to connect to school Wi-Fi networks, MOE rules out cyber security incident, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Teachers at some schools across Singapore were unable to boot up or connect their computers to their schools’ Wi-Fi networks on Monday afternoon (Jan 21). The Ministry of Education (MOE) told The Straits Times on Tuesday that it was a “technical issue”. MOE chief information officer Tan Bee Teck said: “We have ascertained that it was not a cyber security incident.” He added that the issue was resolved as of 3pm on Monday. According to HardwareZone, a website for technology-related discussions and updates, the glitch started at around…

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Spize owners wanted to relinquish River Valley business soon after fatal food poisoning incident, Singapore, Health News

SINGAPORE – Spize’s owners had decided that they would end the business at the River Valley outlet soon after a fatal food poisoning incident last month (November). Mr Haresh Sabnani, co-founder of the restaurant that has four outlets across Singapore, told The Straits Times on Friday morning (Dec 7) that the company had decided to sell a part of their business. He spoke to ST before a press conference on Friday where the National Environment Agency (NEA) said it has terminated the operating licences of Spize restaurant in River Valley…

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Woman injured in Queenstown stabbing incident, male suspect arrested, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A woman was stabbed at the void deck of a Housing Board block in Queenstown, on Thursday (Oct 11) night. The attack, which took place at Block 146 Mei Ling Street, resulted in the woman being taken to hospital with multiple lacerations. A 29-year-old man was arrested by police about 10 hours later for voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapon. The Singapore Civil Defence Force was alerted to the incident at 10.48pm. The victim was conveyed to the National University Hospital. The Straits Times understands that she…

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