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Channel NewsAsia
Ground-floor unit in Bedok Reservoir catches fire; no injuries reportedSINGAPORE: A unit on the ground floor of a Bedok Reservoir HDB block caught fir
Ground-floor unit in Bedok Reservoir catches fire; no injuries reported
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 hours ago
SINGAPORE: A unit on the ground floor of a Bedok Reservoir HDB block caught fire on Saturday afternoon (Feb 6). Nobody was injured, said the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF). SCDF said that they were alerted to the fire at Block 624 Bedok... Read more
21h
The Borneo Post
Lorry attendant killed on way homeFamily members mourn over the victim’s body at the scene. KUCHING: A lorry att
Lorry attendant killed on way home
The Borneo Post / Posted 21 hours ago
Family members mourn over the victim’s body at the scene. KUCHING: A lorry attendant was killed on his way home from work after colliding with an oncoming car along Jalan Batu Kitang on Thursday night. The deceased has been identified as Mohd... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Severe oil spill incidents in 2016 so far nearly 50% of those in 2015: LTASINGAPORE: Within a week, three separate major oil spills on the roads took pla
Severe oil spill incidents in 2016 so far nearly 50% of those in 2015: LTA
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: Within a week, three separate major oil spills on the roads took place - all severe enough for authorities to have to resurface the roads. Last Friday, an oil spill on the Bukit Timah Expressway occurred following an accident between an... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Teen who left newborn son on parents’ doorstep gets probationSINGAPORE: A teen father left his newborn son outside his parents’ Ang Mo Kio f
Teen who left newborn son on parents’ doorstep gets probation
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: A teen father left his newborn son outside his parents’ Ang Mo Kio flat hours after the premature baby was born, in the hopes that his parents would raise the child as their own. His girlfriend was only 14 years old at the time, and the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Lanes along PIE reopen following oil spillSINGAPORE: Two lanes along the Pan Island Expressway (PIE) towards Changi after
Lanes along PIE reopen following oil spill
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
SINGAPORE: Two lanes along the Pan Island Expressway (PIE) towards Changi after the Jurong Town Hall exit have reopened following an oil spill caused by a traffic accident on Monday afternoon (Feb 1). The Land Transport Authority (LTA) sent out a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Man falls through barrier at Boat Quay, injuring selfSINGAPORE: A man in his 40s was sent to a hospital on Sunday afternoon (Jan 31)
Man falls through barrier at Boat Quay, injuring self
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
SINGAPORE: A man in his 40s was sent to a hospital on Sunday afternoon (Jan 31) after falling backwards in front of a restaurant at Boat Quay. According to Mr Subhasish Dey, restaurant manager of Riverwalk Tandoor, the man was a staff member. He was... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Five youths arrested over Punggol Waterway fireSINGAPORE: Five boys aged between 14 and 20 have been arrested for allegedly ca
Five youths arrested over Punggol Waterway fire
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
SINGAPORE: Five boys aged between 14 and 20 have been arrested for allegedly causing a fire at the Punggol Waterway Park on Saturday night (Jan 30). The fire, which spread to an area about the size of two basketball courts, caused damage to the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Worker rescued after falling into worksite pit in YishunSINGAPORE: A 28-year-old man was sent to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital on Saturday (J
Worker rescued after falling into worksite pit in Yishun
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
SINGAPORE: A 28-year-old man was sent to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital on Saturday (Jan 30) after he had fallen into a 3m-deep pit at a worksite located at the junction of Yishun Ave 1 and Yishun Ave 4. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said they... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Ambulances reached 83% of emergency cases within 11 minutes: MHASINGAPORE: Despite the high volume of emergency ambulance calls made in 2014, t
Ambulances reached 83% of emergency cases within 11 minutes: MHA
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
SINGAPORE: Despite the high volume of emergency ambulance calls made in 2014, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) responded to 83 per cent of cases within 11 minutes, said Parliamentary Secretary for Home Affairs Amrin Amin on Friday (Jan... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
10 arrested in 17-hour joint enforcement blitzSINGAPORE: Ten people were arrested following a 17-hour joint operation conduct
10 arrested in 17-hour joint enforcement blitz
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
SINGAPORE: Ten people were arrested following a 17-hour joint operation conducted on Tuesday (Jan 26), the Singapore Police Force said in a news release on Thursday. The operation was led by the police and the Central Narcotics Bureau, and supported... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Off-duty firefighters put out Causeway Point fireSINGAPORE: Eight quick-thinking firefighters averted a potential catastrophe af
Off-duty firefighters put out Causeway Point fire
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
SINGAPORE: Eight quick-thinking firefighters averted a potential catastrophe after a fire broke out at the food court in Causeway Point on Tuesday morning (Jan 26). The eight firefighters, who were off-duty after a 24-hour shift, were having... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
109 SAF servicemen honoured for overseas anti-terror, haze-fighting effortsSINGAPORE: A total of 109 servicemen who contributed to haze-fighting and anti-
109 SAF servicemen honoured for overseas anti-terror, haze-fighting efforts
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
SINGAPORE: A total of 109 servicemen who contributed to haze-fighting and anti-terrorism efforts were honoured on Monday (Jan 25) with the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Overseas Service Medal. Of these, 76 were deployed to the Middle East in 2015.... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fire breaks out at Kent ValeSINGAPORE: A fire involving contents from a bedroom broke out at the Kent Vale
Fire breaks out at Kent Vale
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
SINGAPORE: A fire involving contents from a bedroom broke out at the Kent Vale serviced apartments on Monday morning (Jan 25), the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said. No injuries were reported, it added. In a Facebook post, the National... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Two killed as car plunges into Singapore RiverSINGAPORE: Two people were killed on Sunday evening (Jan 24) after a car plunge
Two killed as car plunges into Singapore River
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
SINGAPORE: Two people were killed on Sunday evening (Jan 24) after a car plunged into Singapore River, said the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF). The incident took place near Valley Point Shopping Centre, added SCDF. A Channel NewsAsia reporter... Read more
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Daily News
68th Independence Day celebrations at Galle FaceThe government has taken measures to celebrate the 68th Independence Day celebr
68th Independence Day celebrations at Galle Face
Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
The government has taken measures to celebrate the 68th Independence Day celebrations in a dignified manner on February 4 at the Galle Face grounds.. The Independence Day Celebrations will commence at 8.30 a.m. under the patronage of President... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
More than 1,800 police, SCDF officers participate in islandwide exerciseSINGAPORE: Amid a call for continued vigilance against terror threats, more tha
More than 1,800 police, SCDF officers participate in islandwide exercise
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
SINGAPORE: Amid a call for continued vigilance against terror threats, more than 1,800 Singapore Police Force (SPF) and Singapore Civil Defence Force officers took part in an islandwide exercise spanning Monday (Jan 18) and Tuesday. The exercise,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Recruitment drive, better tech needed to boost Home Team advantage: MHASINGAPORE: While local security agencies will need to embrace technological adv
Recruitment drive, better tech needed to boost Home Team advantage: MHA
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
SINGAPORE: While local security agencies will need to embrace technological advances in the face of evolving challenges, Home Team officers remain the cornerstone of Singapore's internal defence apparatus, said Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam. "We... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Pulau Ubin visitors to get safety, security tipsSINGAPORE: With Pulau Ubin drawing about 2,000 visitors each weekend and more p
Pulau Ubin visitors to get safety, security tips
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
SINGAPORE: With Pulau Ubin drawing about 2,000 visitors each weekend and more people making trips there in recent times, tips on crime prevention, fire safety and safe cycling will be given to islanders and visitors as part of a new safety and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Two injured after accident involving SMRT bus, lorrySINGAPORE: An accident involving an SMRT bendy bus and a lorry took place at th
Two injured after accident involving SMRT bus, lorry
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
SINGAPORE: An accident involving an SMRT bendy bus and a lorry took place at the junction of Yishun Ave 1 on Sunday afternoon (Jan 17). Two were hurt in the accident and were conveyed in a conscious state to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, said the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Addressing complex urban challenges by dynamically and continuously matching supply with demandThe next time you find yourself in a heavy downpour, jostling with the crowd fo
Addressing complex urban challenges by dynamically and continuously matching supply with demand
PhysOrg / Posted 23 days ago
The next time you find yourself in a heavy downpour, jostling with the crowd for taxis that seem to have gone into hiding, you might consider it a lesson in economics. The basic problem of limited supply versus unpredictable demand lies at the heart... Read more
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express
Now Islamic State 'burn OWN FIGHTERS alive' in chilling warning to the world Islamic State jihadis have burnt their own fighters in a terrifying message t
Now Islamic State 'burn OWN FIGHTERS alive' in chilling warning to the world
express / Posted 24 days ago
Islamic State jihadis have burnt their own fighters in a terrifying message to the West after they lost a town to Iraqi forces, it has been reported. ISIS is fracturing... Read more
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Daily Mail
ISIS burns alive its own fighters for losing Ramadi to Iraqi troopsISIS burns its own fighters alive for losing Ramadi to Iraqi troops in terrifyi
ISIS burns alive its own fighters for losing Ramadi to Iraqi troops
Daily Mail / Posted 25 days ago
ISIS burns its own fighters alive for losing Ramadi to Iraqi troops in terrifying warning to other militants after they fled to group's stronghold of Mosul Jihadi leaders rounded up fighters and them set them alight in town square Fanatics sent... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Cleaner found in waste compactor at Bedok Reservoir Road diesSINGAPORE: A cleaner from Bangladesh died on Monday (Jan 11) while on duty at a
Cleaner found in waste compactor at Bedok Reservoir Road dies
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
SINGAPORE: A cleaner from Bangladesh died on Monday (Jan 11) while on duty at a bin centre near Block 620, Bedok Reservoir Road, said MP for Aljunied GRC and Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) chairman Pritam Singh. Speaking to Channel NewsAsia,... Read more
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Zawya
Bombs laid by Islamic State hamper Iraqi troops in Ramadi after victoryCORRECTED-UPDATE 1- (Corrects official's title in paragraph 14) * Military co
Bombs laid by Islamic State hamper Iraqi troops in Ramadi after victory
Zawya / Posted 25 days ago
CORRECTED-UPDATE 1- (Corrects official's title in paragraph 14) * Military controls city centre * Security forces securing main streets * Bomb disposal teams to begin work... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fire breaks out at Tampines St 43, no injuries reportedSINGAPORE: A fire broke out at Block 438 Tampines St 43 on Sunday night (Jan 10
Fire breaks out at Tampines St 43, no injuries reported
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 26 days ago
SINGAPORE: A fire broke out at Block 438 Tampines St 43 on Sunday night (Jan 10). No injuries were reported, according to the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF). SCDF said they despatched two fire engines, a Red Rhino, as well as a support vehicle... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Bombs laid by Isis hamper Iraqi troops in Ramadi after victory Published: 10 January 2016 10:11 PM Isis militants left Ramadi's streets and
Bombs laid by Isis hamper Iraqi troops in Ramadi after victory
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 27 days ago
Published: 10 January 2016 10:11 PM Isis militants left Ramadi's streets and buildings boobytrapped with bombs, hampering efforts to rebuild the city two weeks after Iraq's elite... Read more
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Swissinfo
Bombs laid by Islamic State hamper Iraqi troops in Ramadi after victoryBy Stephen Kalin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants left Ramadi's str
Bombs laid by Islamic State hamper Iraqi troops in Ramadi after victory
Swissinfo / Posted 27 days ago
By Stephen Kalin BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants left Ramadi's streets and buildings boobytrapped with bombs, hampering efforts to rebuild the city two weeks after Iraq's elite counter-terrorism forces claimed victory against the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fire breaks out at basement of Jem shopping mall, no injuries reportedSINGAPORE: Fire broke out at the basement of Jurong East shopping mall JEM on S
Fire breaks out at basement of Jem shopping mall, no injuries reported
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 27 days ago
SINGAPORE: Fire broke out at the basement of Jurong East shopping mall JEM on Saturday evening (Jan 9), said the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF). There were no injuries reported, it added. According to SCDF, two fire engines, two red Rhinos, an... Read more

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