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No need for Public Order permit for Nas Daily celebrity meet-and-greet: Police, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The fan meet for vlogger Nuseir Yassin, popularly known by his Facebook moniker Nas Daily, does not require a permit under the Public Order Act (POA) as it does not involve a cause, but is a celebrity meet-and-greet, said the police late on Friday (April 19). A spokesman said the police was aware that some persons are “falsely claiming that there are double standards applied for the granting of permits”. “These allegations which suggest that the police have been biased and shown favouritism are untrue and baseless, and…

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Short detention order for e-bike rider who rode into jogger, causing brain injury, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A teenager who caused a brain injury to a jogger after riding into him on his power-assisted bicycle (PAB) was sentenced to a week’s short detention order on Tuesday (April 16). Joven Heng Gin How, now 20 and a full-time national serviceman, had been riding the vehicle for the first time and reached a speed of around 40kmh on a footpath near Marina Bay Sands. Under the order, offenders are put behind bars for a short time but will not have a criminal record after their release. Heng…

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YouTubers challenge themselves to order McDonalds in Mandarin – get flamed instead, Singapore News

YouTubers and their challenges — inane to some, but entertaining to others. In pursuit of interesting content for their channel, one young Singaporean couple decided to challenge themselves by speaking only Mandarin throughout the span of one day.  However, a short clip of them ordering McDonald’s through the phone has drawn flak from many online.  A Facebook video posted on April 7 by content creators Amos and Mingshuang went viral after netizens flamed them for wasting the time of service staff in McDonald’s. The video has since received 133,000 views and more than…

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Chinese aircraft lessor suspends order for Boeing 737 MAX, seeks assurance on jet’s safety

China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings (CALC) has put its order for 100 Boeing 737 MAX jets temporarily on hold, until it is assured of the aircraft’s safety.The Hong Kong-listed lessor, controlled by the state-owned conglomerate China Everbright Group, placed an order for 50 aircraft in June 2017. CALC then increased it by another 25 in December with an option for 25 more as part of its plan to grow its overall fleet from 133 in 2018 to 232 by 2023. According to the original schedule, the first… Source link

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Chinese contractors in talks to build two highways in Moldova, extending China’s infrastructure order book in eastern Europe

Two Chinese contractors are in final negotiations to build two highways in Moldova, marking the first time China is extending the nation’s engineering and construction prowess to the eastern European nation.China Hyway Group and China Railway Group Limited are in talks to build two highways with a combined length of 300 kilometres in Modolva, according to Vitalie Lurcu, the Modolvan State Secretary of the ministry of Economy and Infrastructure.The first highway will encircle the Moldovan… Source link

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Schizophrenic son leaves mother with two broken ribs and bruises, gets mandatory treatment order, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A man with schizophrenia who felt that his mother was nagging him flew into a rage and attacked the elderly woman, causing her to suffer two broken ribs and bruises. On Wednesday (March 20), a court imposed a mandatory treatment order (MTO) for one year and six months on Tan Hiang Kiam, 53, after he pleaded guilty last month to assaulting Madam Poh Swee Keow. Offenders given an MTO have to undergo treatment for their mental condition in lieu of jail time. The order can be revoked if…

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Ghana airline is close to an order for Comac’s ARJ21 regional jet, giving China’s aircraft maker a toehold in global aviation

Chinese planemaker Comac is nearing an order from an airline in Ghana, a rare advance overseas for the state-owned company as it attempts to become a real challenger to Boeing and Airbus.Africa World Airlines, partly owned by China’s HNA Group may agree this month to buy two Comac ARJ21 regional jets, the carrier’s chief executive officer, John Quan, said in an interview.Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (Comac) is part of China’s bid to build an aerospace industry from scratch — and… Source link

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GrabFood deliveryman praised for giving cancelled order to 76-year-old uncle at Serangoon Central, Singapore News

Why bin perfectly good food when you can donate it? One GrabFood deliveryman did exactly that, warming the tummy of a 76-year-old man, along with the hearts of many. Posting to the GrabFood Delivery Rider Singapore Facebook group in the wee hours of Saturday (March 16), Nur Mamat described the series of events after he was left with a bag of food from a wrong order.  “Customer keyed in (the) wrong address, her address is 15km away from my location. So (I) called up Grab and Grab told me to dispose (of) the…

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Worker injured after concrete beam falls 27 storeys at Queenstown BTO site; stop-work order issued, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A construction worker was taken to hospital after a large concrete beam at a construction site for Build-to-Order flats in Queenstown collapsed on Saturday afternoon (March 2). The Building Construction Authority (BCA) said that it would be issuing a stop-work order at the construction site at 132 Margaret Drive. The BCA, Ministry of Manpower and Housing Board are investigating the incident. The BCA spokesman said that a precast beam from the link bridge of the building had fallen from the 27th storey onto the roof of a seven-storey…

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US court grants MOH temporary restraining order against Brochez, American at centre of HIV data leak, Singapore News

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has been granted a temporary restraining order by a US court against the American who stole and leaked information from Singapore’s HIV database, The Straits Times has learnt. The order, given last Tuesday, temporarily prohibits Mikhy Brochez from disclosing any information from the ministry. It came ahead of last Friday’s arrest of the 34-year-old, who has been charged in a Kentucky court in the United States with the possession and unlawful transfer of stolen identification documents. US court documents obtained by The Straits Times shed…

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