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BBC News
Temporary partial truce comes into effectout the attacks on rebel-held parts of the city after hostilities eased for a s
Temporary partial truce comes into effect
BBC News / Posted 2 days ago
out the attacks on rebel-held parts of the city after hostilities eased for a short time overnight on Thursday. The Syrian Civil Defence force, whose volunteer emergency response workers are known as the "white helmets", said that among the sites... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
9 sent to hospital after early-morning fire at Hillview Greenmorning (Apr 30), resulting in nine people sent to hospital for burns and smoke
9 sent to hospital after early-morning fire at Hillview Green
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
morning (Apr 30), resulting in nine people sent to hospital for burns and smoke inhalation. According to the Singapore Civil Defence Force, it was alerted to the fire around 5.35am at 69 Hume Avenue and it despatched two fire engines, a Red... Read more
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The Star
Man arrested after 2-hour standoff with police at Changi Airport Terminal 3work trip, but was in fact being sent back to Vietnam. He finally climbed down
Man arrested after 2-hour standoff with police at Changi Airport Terminal 3
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
work trip, but was in fact being sent back to Vietnam. He finally climbed down by himself, ending the standoff. Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it received a call at 10am in the morning about the incident at the airport. It sent a fire... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Motorcyclist hurt after accident with wild boar on SLEa wild boar on the Seletar Expressway (SLE) caused a massive traffic jam Thursd
Motorcyclist hurt after accident with wild boar on SLE
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
a wild boar on the Seletar Expressway (SLE) caused a massive traffic jam Thursday evening (Apr 21). The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the incident at 8.30pm. Its ambulance conveyed one person to Khoo Teck Puat... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Multi-vehicle accident along Woodlands Ave 12 on Thursday morninginvolved a bus, car and lorry. An accident along Woodlands Avenue 12, towards
Multi-vehicle accident along Woodlands Ave 12 on Thursday morning
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
involved a bus, car and lorry. An accident along Woodlands Avenue 12, towards Seletar Expressway, on Apr 21, 2016. (Photo: Moses Lima/Facebook) Channel NewsAsia has reached out to the Singapore Civil Defence Force and the police for more de... Read more
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The Star
Oil tank on fire at Jurong IslandSINGAPORE: An oil tank fire broke out at 23 Tembusu Road on Jurong Island at ab
Oil tank on fire at Jurong Island
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
SINGAPORE: An oil tank fire broke out at 23 Tembusu Road on Jurong Island at about 3pm on Wednesday. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said in a Facebook post that the fire involved a tank containing light crude oil measuring about 40m in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Oil tank catches fire on Jurong IslandSINGAPORE: An oil tank caught fire on Wednesday afternoon (Apr 20) on Jurong Is
Oil tank catches fire on Jurong Island
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
SINGAPORE: An oil tank caught fire on Wednesday afternoon (Apr 20) on Jurong Island. The Singapore Civil Defence Force said they were alerted to the incident at Tembusu Road at 3pm. They added that SCDF officials were at the scene. Channel NewsAsia... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Driver injured after car mounts centre divider on Braddell Road(Apr 19). He was conscious and in a stable condition when taken to Tan Tock Se
Driver injured after car mounts centre divider on Braddell Road
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
(Apr 19). He was conscious and in a stable condition when taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital in an ambulance, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said. The accident took place at about 6.50am, in the direction towards Bartley after Toa Payoh,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SLE reopens after temporary closure due to cement mixer accidentspilling cement on both sides of the expressway and trapping the driver in his
SLE reopens after temporary closure due to cement mixer accident
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
spilling cement on both sides of the expressway and trapping the driver in his vehicle. He was later rescued by Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers using hydraulic rescue tools, and taken conscious and in a stable condition to Khoo Teck... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SLE towards CTE closed after cement mixer overturnsexpressway affected. The driver of the truck was trapped in his vehicle after
SLE towards CTE closed after cement mixer overturns
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
expressway affected. The driver of the truck was trapped in his vehicle after the accident. He was rescued by Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers using hydraulic rescue tools and taken conscious and in a stable condition to Khoo Teck... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
17 injured in accident between 2 buses in Pasir Risbuses on Sunday (Apr 17). Authorities were alerted to the accident along Pasir
17 injured in accident between 2 buses in Pasir Ris
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
buses on Sunday (Apr 17). Authorities were alerted to the accident along Pasir Ris Drive 1 at 3.40pm, said the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF). SCDF added that it used two ambulance vans and a support vehicle to send the passengers to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Car catches fire on CTE; no one injuredfire on the Central Expressway (CTE) towards the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) on
Car catches fire on CTE; no one injured
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
fire on the Central Expressway (CTE) towards the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) on Sunday (Apr 17) afternoon. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the incident involving the engine compartment of the car at about... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fire breaks out in HDB flat at Jalan Bukit Merah; no one injuredSINGAPORE: Fire broke out at an HDB unit in Block 116 Jalan Bukit Merah on Sund
Fire breaks out in HDB flat at Jalan Bukit Merah; no one injured
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
SINGAPORE: Fire broke out at an HDB unit in Block 116 Jalan Bukit Merah on Sunday (Apr 17) afternoon. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the incident at 1.50pm. Authorities also said the fire involved the contents of a... Read more
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CBS News
Photos of the weekweight, caught near a construction site in Paya Terubong, Penang in this photo
Photos of the week
CBS News / Posted 16 days ago
weight, caught near a construction site in Paya Terubong, Penang in this photo released April 11, 2016. Credit: Malaysia Civil Defence Force/Handout via Reuters Lagos - Bring Back Our Girls France - Labor clashes People clash with riot police... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
In pictures: Kidzania opens at SentosaSingapore. (Photo: KidZania Singapore) At the park, children will be able to s
In pictures: Kidzania opens at Sentosa
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
Singapore. (Photo: KidZania Singapore) At the park, children will be able to save the day as a fireman with the Singapore Civil Defence Force, or protect the streets with the Singapore Police Force. (Photo: KidZania Singapore) The park worked... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
In pictures: Mini town opens for children at Sentosa's Palawan BeachSingapore. (Photo: KidZania Singapore) At the park, children will be able to s
In pictures: Mini town opens for children at Sentosa's Palawan Beach
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
Singapore. (Photo: KidZania Singapore) At the park, children will be able to save the day as a fireman with the Singapore Civil Defence Force, or protect the streets with the Singapore Police Force. (Photo: KidZania Singapore) The park worked... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Monster pythonhandout picture taken April 7, 2016, and released by the Malaysia Civil Defence
Monster python
Chicago Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
handout picture taken April 7, 2016, and released by the Malaysia Civil Defence Department shows members of the Malaysias Civil Defence Force posing for pictures with a python that was caught near a tree at a construction site in Penang, outside... Read more
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International Business Times
World's longest snake 'committed suicide' after laying an egg she committed suicide. Maybe she felt threatened so she killed herself," Shazre
World's longest snake 'committed suicide' after laying an egg
International Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
she committed suicide. Maybe she felt threatened so she killed herself," Shazree Mustapha, a spokesperson with Malaysia's Civil Defence Force, was cited as saying by the Guardian. He insisted that the python "died on her own". Another... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
25-feet, 250 kg python found on Malaysian building sitepicture taken on April 7, 2016 and released by the Malaysia Civil Defence Depar
25-feet, 250 kg python found on Malaysian building site
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 20 days ago
picture taken on April 7, 2016 and released by the Malaysia Civil Defence Department shows a member of the Malaysia’s Civil Defence Force handling a python that was caught near a tree at a construction site in Penang, outside Kuala Lumpur... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Giant python found on Malaysian building siteon a building site could be the longest ever captured in Malaysia, officials sa
Giant python found on Malaysian building site
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 days ago
on a building site could be the longest ever captured in Malaysia, officials said Tuesday. Members of the Malaysia Civil Defence Force pose with the 7.5-metre-long python that was caught at a construction site in Penang on April 7,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Smoking to be banned in reservoirs and parks from Junesmokers on the new implementation. Additionally, Singapore Armed Forces (SAF),
Smoking to be banned in reservoirs and parks from June
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
smokers on the new implementation. Additionally, Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), Singapore Police Force (SPF), Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), Prisons, Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) and Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) premises... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Giant python found on Malaysian building siteMembers of the Malaysia Civil Defence Force pose with the 7.5-metre-long python
Giant python found on Malaysian building site
The Borneo Post / Posted 20 days ago
Members of the Malaysia Civil Defence Force pose with the 7.5-metre-long python that was caught at a construction site in Penang on April 7, 2016. AFP Photo KUALA LUMPUR: A quarter-tonne snake that was found nestling on a building site could be the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Giant python found on Malaysian building siteA member of the Malaysia’s Civil Defence Force handling a python that was caugh
Giant python found on Malaysian building site
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
A member of the Malaysia’s Civil Defence Force handling a python that was caught near a tree at a construction site in Penang, outside Kuala Lumpur. (File, AFP) Kuala Lumpur - A quarter-ton snake that was found nestling on a building site could be... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Huge python may be world's longest snakepython, a species found in southeast Asia, is estimated to be eight metres long
Huge python may be world's longest snake
Sky News Australia / Posted 20 days ago
python, a species found in southeast Asia, is estimated to be eight metres long. Herme Herisyam, from Malaysia's civil defence force, told the BBC the snake died after laying eggs. It was spotted curled under a tree by workers building a... Read more
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PhysOrg
Giant python found on Malaysian building siteMembers of the Malaysia Civil Defence Force pose with the 7.5-metre-long python
Giant python found on Malaysian building site
PhysOrg / Posted 20 days ago
Members of the Malaysia Civil Defence Force pose with the 7.5-metre-long python that was caught at a construction site in Penang on April 7, 2016 A quarter-tonne snake that was found nestling on a building site could be the longest ever captured in... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Mystery over death of Malaysian python contending for title of world's longest snakeat 7.5 metres, just 17 centimetres short of first place. Shazree Mustapha, a p
Mystery over death of Malaysian python contending for title of world's longest snake
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 20 days ago
at 7.5 metres, just 17 centimetres short of first place. Shazree Mustapha, a public relations officer at Malaysia’s Civil Defence Force, said the python “died on her own.” “Maybe she committed suicide. Maybe she felt threatened so she... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Huge Malaysian python dies after laying eggMembers of Malaysia’s Civil Defence Force hold a python initially believed to b
Huge Malaysian python dies after laying egg
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 days ago
Members of Malaysia’s Civil Defence Force hold a python initially believed to be 8 metres long and found on Penang island. Photograph: Herme Herisyam, Malaysia’s Civil Defence Force Whether or not that python captured in Penang Thursday was the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Construction worker injured after taxi drives into Bugis+ unitspokesperson said. He added that the mall's management is assisting authorities
Construction worker injured after taxi drives into Bugis+ unit
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
spokesperson said. He added that the mall's management is assisting authorities with their investigations. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it received a call at about 10.55pm on Monday requesting for assistance at Queen Street,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Longest ever' captured snake lays egg before dyingcaptured python lays egg before dying in Malaysia Photo:A civil defence team w
'Longest ever' captured snake lays egg before dying
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 20 days ago
captured python lays egg before dying in Malaysia Photo:A civil defence team were called to capture the snake.(Malaysian Civil Defence Force: Herme Herisyam) A python that could be the longest ever captured has died three days after it was found... Read more
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Mashable
Lucky construction workers may have found world's longest snakeholding a massive snake they found hiding under a tree. It may be the world's l
Lucky construction workers may have found world's longest snake
Mashable / Posted 21 days ago
holding a massive snake they found hiding under a tree. It may be the world's longest. Image: HERME HERISYAM, MALAYSIA’S CIVIL DEFENCE FORCE, VIA THE GUARDIAN If its size is confirmed, the massive snake would take the cake as the world's... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
The longest snake you've ever seenThe world's longest snake caught on the Malaysian island of Penang. Photo / Her
The longest snake you've ever seen
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
The world's longest snake caught on the Malaysian island of Penang. Photo / Herme Herisyam, Malaysia Civil Defence Force A huge python caught in Malaysia is believed to be the longest snake ever captured, after initial estimates measured the reptile... Read more
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express
Is this the world's longest snake? Huge 26ft python found near flyover IS this the world's longest snake? Malaysia’s Civil Defence Force hold the m
Is this the world's longest snake? Huge 26ft python found near flyover
express / Posted 21 days ago
IS this the world's longest snake? Malaysia’s Civil Defence Force hold the massive python Civil servants discovered the gigantic python lurking near a flyover. The snake, who... Read more
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Daily Mail
Massive 26ft-long reticulated python found on Malaysian islandset a new record with only a handful of specimens previously caught known to ex
Massive 26ft-long reticulated python found on Malaysian island
Daily Mail / Posted 21 days ago
set a new record with only a handful of specimens previously caught known to exceed more than 20ft. Members of Malaysia's Civil Defence Force pose with the python it is claimed is 26ft long, which if correct would set a new world record The... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Python found in Malaysia could be longest ever caughtcould be the longest snake ever to be caught, according to reports. The reticu
Python found in Malaysia could be longest ever caught
Irish Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
could be the longest snake ever to be caught, according to reports. The reticulated python was caught by Malaysia’s civil defence force who estimate the snake at eight metres and weighing 250kg. Civil defence force worker Herme Herisyam... Read more
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SKY News
Captured Python Could Be World's Longest Snakethe Civil Defence Department, which then took about half an hour to capture the
Captured Python Could Be World's Longest Snake
SKY News / Posted 21 days ago
the Civil Defence Department, which then took about half an hour to capture the snake. Herme Herisyam, from Malaysia’s civil defence force, told the Guardian newspaper: "It is 8m in length and weighs about 250kg (551lbs)." The Guinness Book of... Read more
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Gulf News
Is this the longest snake ever?was being built in Paya Terubong, a district on the island and tourist haven of
Is this the longest snake ever?
Gulf News / Posted 21 days ago
was being built in Paya Terubong, a district on the island and tourist haven of Penang.Herme Herisyam from Malaysia’s civil defence force, the department that caught the snake, told the Guardian that workers from the construction site called... Read more
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thebee
Captured Python Could Be World's Longest Snakethe Civil Defence Department, which then took about half an hour to capture the
Captured Python Could Be World's Longest Snake
thebee / Posted 21 days ago
the Civil Defence Department, which then took about half an hour to capture the snake. Herme Herisyam, from Malaysia’s civil defence force, told the Guardian newspaper: "It is 8m in length and weighs about 250kg (551lbs)." The Guinness Book of... Read more
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International Business Times
World's largest snake: Eight-metre python discovered in Malaysian tourist resort reported to weigh 250kg was discovered on an uncompleted flyover on the Island'
World's largest snake: Eight-metre python discovered in Malaysian tourist resort
International Business Times / Posted 21 days ago
reported to weigh 250kg was discovered on an uncompleted flyover on the Island's Paya Terubong district. Malaysia's Civil Defence Force captured the reticulated python, the longest reptile species in the world after a 30 minute operation to... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Could this Malaysian python be the 'world's longest snake'?30 minutes to capture the snake - widely considered to be the longest reptile s
Could this Malaysian python be the 'world's longest snake'?
Daily Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
30 minutes to capture the snake - widely considered to be the longest reptile species - after workers called Malaysia’s civil defence force, according to the Guardian. Herme Herisyam from the Malaysia Civil Defence Department said: "It is eight... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
World's longest snake, a python estimated at 8m long, caught in Malaysiawas being built in Paya Terubong, a district on the island and tourist haven of
World's longest snake, a python estimated at 8m long, caught in Malaysia
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 21 days ago
was being built in Paya Terubong, a district on the island and tourist haven of Penang. Herme Herisyam from Malaysia’s civil defence force, the department that caught the snake, told the Guardian that workers from the construction site called... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Is the PAP government racist? « Opinion « TR EMERITUSnot stepped forward to serve in the army or are they being sidelined because of
Is the PAP government racist? « Opinion « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 22 days ago
not stepped forward to serve in the army or are they being sidelined because of their race? Many Malays also serve in the civil defence force during their 2-years mandatory army service and few ever serve in the air or navy force further... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Car overturns along ECP, two injuredtowards the Ayer Rajah expressway (AYE) on Friday morning (Apr 8), leaving two
Car overturns along ECP, two injured
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
towards the Ayer Rajah expressway (AYE) on Friday morning (Apr 8), leaving two injured. According to the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), an ambulance was dispatched to the scene at about 9.30am and it conveyed two people conscious to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Vouchers, gifts, insurance: More recognition for Singapore's NSmenaccident insurance coverage for NSmen from the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), Si
Vouchers, gifts, insurance: More recognition for Singapore's NSmen
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
accident insurance coverage for NSmen from the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), Singapore Police Force (SPF) and the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) will be enhanced in the later part of this year, he added. Each serviceman will be covered for... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fire breaks out at Eunos Crescent, no injuries reportedon the seventh floor of Block 18 Eunos Crescent on Thursday morning (Apr 7). No
Fire breaks out at Eunos Crescent, no injuries reported
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
on the seventh floor of Block 18 Eunos Crescent on Thursday morning (Apr 7). No injuries were reported, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said. According to a resident living on the eighth floor, two loud explosions were heard at about... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Better technology, enhanced Home Team needed to fight terror threat: MHA6), Mr Shanmugam highlighted that demands on Singapore’s Home Team - comprising
Better technology, enhanced Home Team needed to fight terror threat: MHA
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
6), Mr Shanmugam highlighted that demands on Singapore’s Home Team - comprising the Singapore Police Force (SPF), Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) and others - have grown significantly over recent years, due to factors like an aging population;... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Lorry catches fire on East Coast Parkwaycompartment of a lorry caught fire along the East Coast Parkway (ECP) expresswa
Lorry catches fire on East Coast Parkway
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
compartment of a lorry caught fire along the East Coast Parkway (ECP) expressway on Sunday (Apr 3), said the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF). No one was injured in the incident, which took place on the ECP towards the city, just before... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
No injuries following cement spill in Rochor RoadA cement spill occurred at the junction of Rochor Road and Beach Road on Saturd
No injuries following cement spill in Rochor Road
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 30 days ago
A cement spill occurred at the junction of Rochor Road and Beach Road on Saturday morning (Apr 2). The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it received a call at 11.25am informing them of the incident. They sent a fire engine to the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Standoff in Ang Mo Kio amid CNB operationto burn himself. He was also seen holding a chopper. CNB said that for safety r
Standoff in Ang Mo Kio amid CNB operation
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a month ago
to burn himself. He was also seen holding a chopper. CNB said that for safety reasons, the police and the Singapore Civil Defence Force were activated. Residents from neighbouring units were also evacuated. At about 10am on Friday, the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
S$57,000 worth of heroin, 'Ice' seized in CNB operationto burn himself. He was also seen holding a chopper. CNB said that for safety r
S$57,000 worth of heroin, 'Ice' seized in CNB operation
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a month ago
to burn himself. He was also seen holding a chopper. CNB said that for safety reasons, the police and the Singapore Civil Defence Force were activated. Residents from neighbouring units were also evacuated. At about 10am on Friday, the... Read more
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The Star
Man arrested in Singaporean flat after 13-hour standoff with policeloud quarrel last year," he added. It is believed that at least three knives w
Man arrested in Singaporean flat after 13-hour standoff with police
The Star / Posted a month ago
loud quarrel last year," he added. It is believed that at least three knives were retrieved from the flat. The Singapore Civil Defence Force said that they were alerted to the incident at 9.05 pm on Thursday. They set up a safety life air pack at... Read more
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