Singapore 

Man arrested for drink driving, traffic offences after police car chase from PIE to Geylang Bahru, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A man was pursued by police officers and subsequently arrested for drink driving and traffic-related offences on Wednesday (June 19). A traffic police officer spotted a car driving dangerously along the Pan Island Expressway towards Tuas, before the Eunos exit, at 12.06am on Wednesday. The driver, a 38-year-old man, refused to comply with the officer’s instruction to stop his vehicle. The police gave chase and during their pursuit, an accident involving the man’s car occurred in Geylang Bahru towards Bendemeer Road. The man was conscious when taken to…

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Singapore 

Otters stop traffic in CBD, Acres monitoring situation, Singapore News

Traffic came to a standstill outside International Plaza in Anson Road yesterday morning when a family of six otters decided to go for a walk along the road. A video of their escapade was posted on Facebook page Singapore Taxi Driver, which had about 1,000 shares as of last night. A man in a neon vest can be seen directing traffic away from the otters. After a while, the otters run to the pavement and into the bushes while a crowd of onlookers film them with their mobile phones. Animal…

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Home 

Extended trade war may strangle growth of throughout traffic in the nation with six of the 10 busiest container ports on earth

The escalation and extension of the yearlong trade war between the two largest economies on earth will strangle the growth of China’s container shipping business over the next 12 to 18 months, according to a report by Moody’s Investors Service.Annual growth rate in container throughput may be knocked down to zero or a low single-digit percentage, from 4.7 per cent in 2018, and 8.3 per cent in 2017, Moody’s said.Port handling charges, measured by the average revenue per 20-foot equivalent unit … Source link

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Singapore 

Baby monkey lying on road saved by passers-by who helped divert traffic, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A baby monkey was found lying on a road in Bukit Panjang on Sunday (May 19), but it was saved by kind passers-by. One of the passers-by, who wanted to be identified only as Mrs Lo, told The Straits Times that she and her husband were driving along Petir Road at around 3pm on Sunday when they saw a woman dressed in black directing traffic along the two-lane road. The area is near the Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, where monkeys such as the long-tailed macaques are frequently sighted.…

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Vietnam 

Shopee, Tiki solidify positions as top e-commerce sites in traffic in Q1 2019 – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  The Vietnamese e-commerce market is forecast to grow much faster this year. VNA/VNS Photo HÀ NỘI — Shopee and Tiki maintained their positions as the two leading sites in terms of traffic in Việt Nam’s e-commerce sector in the first quarter of this year. According to the latest figures from the Map of E-Commerce released recently by iPrice Group – a meta-search website operating in seven countries across Southeast Asia, Shopee still held the dominant position in Q1 2019 with 40.7 million visits per month on average. Tiki followed with 35.6 million visits…

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Singapore 

Man hits car bonnet and challenges Grab driver to a fight after blocking traffic in Clarke Quay, Singapore News

A man obstructed traffic by standing within yellow box markings on the road, then repeatedly hit a car bonnet and challenged its driver to a fight. Facebook user Norman Lee, who is a friend of the driver, posted a video of the incident that occurred along Eu Tong Sen Street at around 3.40am on Wednesday (May 1). When contacted by Stomp, Mr Lee said that his friend, a Grab driver, had been preparing to make a left turn towards Clarke Quay to pick up a passenger. He shared: “Most people…

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Singapore 

Engineer who drove against traffic given mandatory treatment order after appealing against jail term, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – An engineer who drove against the flow of traffic on the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) for about 2km was given a two-year mandatory treatment order (MTO) on Friday (April 26) after the High Court allowed his appeal against his original sentence of four weeks’ jail. Brandon Ng Hai Chong, 31, is also banned from driving for five years. In allowing Ng’s appeal, Justice Aedit Abdullah said the district judge who imposed the jail term last year erred in finding that rehabilitation was not the dominant sentencing principle in…

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Singapore 

Taxi crashes into woman crossing Jalan Besar junction when traffic light is in her favour, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A taxi hit a woman while she was crossing the road at the junction of Kitchener Road and Jalan Besar on Sunday morning (April 14). Police said they were alerted to the accident at 9.42am, and that they are investigating the incident. The female pedestrian declined to be taken to hospital, police added. It is understood that her injuries, if she had any, were not serious. In a video provided to citizen journalism site Stomp, the Comfort taxi can be seen turning left at the junction even though…

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Singapore 

Biker voluntarily directs traffic under hot sun after traffic lights break down at Woodlands junction, Singapore News

Drivers and riders were stuck in a traffic jam after the traffic lights at the junction of Woodlands Avenue 6 and Avenue 7 stopped working on Saturday afternoon (Mar 23). Thankfully, one rider took it upon himself to step forward and direct traffic flow to ease the situation. Stomp contributor Emilia and her husband were heading to Thomson when they passed the junction. “It was about 2pm and the traffic was really heavy,” she told Stomp. “From afar, we saw a man directing traffic. “We thought he was a Traffic…

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Singapore 

Traffic police receiving more alerts from public about errant behaviour on the roads, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – More people are reporting bad behaviour on the roads to the Traffic Police, with the number of summonses related to public feedback having increased 1.5 times in five years. In response to queries from The Straits Times, TP revealed that it issued 2,500 summonses last year as a result of public feedback. In 2014, there were 1,700 such summonses. The total number of summonses issued by TP rose from 152,700 in 2015 to 181,000 last year. In all, TP received a total of 18,500 feedback letters in 2018…

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