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express
MERKEL'S MASTER PLAN: German leader whipping up fear to ensure re-election, blast rivalsasylum policies. Mrs Merkel sparked concern in Germany this week when she put
MERKEL'S MASTER PLAN: German leader whipping up fear to ensure re-election, blast rivals
express / Posted 12 hours ago
asylum policies. Mrs Merkel sparked concern in Germany this week when she put forward a proposal for a new federal civil defence force, which would see mandatory national service reintroduced for school leavers. Her government has also... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Elderly man's body found at Jurong Lake ParkSINGAPORE: The body of a man in his seventies was found at Jurong Lake Park on
Elderly man's body found at Jurong Lake Park
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: The body of a man in his seventies was found at Jurong Lake Park on Tuesday (Aug 23). Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said they were alerted to the incident at 2.10pm, and sent an ambulance and a fire engine to the scene. Upon... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
NDP 2016 surpassed expectations: Dr Tony Tansociety," Dr Tan added. The parade involved about 3,000 participants, includin
NDP 2016 surpassed expectations: Dr Tony Tan
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
society," Dr Tan added. The parade involved about 3,000 participants, including representatives from the army, police and civil defence force, as well as TOUCH Community Services, the SOKA Association and the Hearware Network. The President... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
PM Lee emphasises need for leadership succession at NDR 2016help him out with the operational responsibilities at the Finance Ministry, Mr
PM Lee emphasises need for leadership succession at NDR 2016
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
help him out with the operational responsibilities at the Finance Ministry, Mr Lee said. Mr Lee also thanked the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) team that responded to the emergency call when Mr Heng collapsed. "I'm glad they're here (at the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong returns to finish speech at NDR 2016 after being taken illjust now,” said Mr Lee, referring to the Finance Minister who suffered a stroke
Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong returns to finish speech at NDR 2016 after being taken ill
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
just now,” said Mr Lee, referring to the Finance Minister who suffered a stroke recently. Mr Lee then lauded the Singapore Civil Defence Force team who attended to Mr Heng: “I invited them here as guests, and they came to treat me just now.” Mr... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
NDR 2016: Disruption the 'defining' challenge to the economy, says PM Leecited HOPE Technik, a home-grown engineering SME that produces Red Rhinos and h
NDR 2016: Disruption the 'defining' challenge to the economy, says PM Lee
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
cited HOPE Technik, a home-grown engineering SME that produces Red Rhinos and hazmat control vehicles for the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) as well as drones and specialised industrial and commercial equipment. He noted that four years... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Tap private sector to boost disaster management: Shanmugamthe Private Sector to Enhance Disaster Management in ASEAN. The event, which i
Tap private sector to boost disaster management: Shanmugam
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
the Private Sector to Enhance Disaster Management in ASEAN. The event, which is jointly planned by the ASEAN Secretariat, Civil Defence Force and Corporate Citizen Foundation, also acts as a platform for ASEAN member states to discuss issues on... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
CK Building blaze under control; largest industrial estate fire this year: SCDFin Tampines was brought under control, about five hours after it broke out on W
CK Building blaze under control; largest industrial estate fire this year: SCDF
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
in Tampines was brought under control, about five hours after it broke out on Wednesday (Aug 17) said the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF). Assistant Commissioner Ling Young Ern, Director of SCDF's Operations Department, told the media... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
CK Building in Tampines catches fire, SCDF on sceneSINGAPORE: Occupants of a building in Tampines were evacuated on Wednesday (Aug
CK Building in Tampines catches fire, SCDF on scene
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
SINGAPORE: Occupants of a building in Tampines were evacuated on Wednesday (Aug 17), with Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers fighting to quell the raging fire there. The incident started at around 1.30pm at CK Building. In a Facebook... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Building at Tampines St 92 catches fire, SCDF on sceneincident started at around 1.30pm at CK Building, Channel NewsAsia understands.
Building at Tampines St 92 catches fire, SCDF on scene
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
incident started at around 1.30pm at CK Building, Channel NewsAsia understands. In a Facebook post, the Singapore Civil Defence Force said they are responding to the incident at Tampines Street 92. (Video: Nina Chua)(Video: Jar... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Smoke at Tanjong Pagar station caused by freon gas leaking from train air-con: SMRTfrom the front of the train for the next few stops.” When Channel NewsAsia vis
Smoke at Tanjong Pagar station caused by freon gas leaking from train air-con: SMRT
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
from the front of the train for the next few stops.” When Channel NewsAsia visited the station at about 4pm, Singapore Civil Defence Force officers were at the scene. A door on the westbound platform was cordoned off and SMRT staff were seen... Read more
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EuroNews
Assaults and air strikes in northern Syriathe group moved fighters and weapons. Several air strikes have hit the city of
Assaults and air strikes in northern Syria
EuroNews / Posted 13 days ago
the group moved fighters and weapons. Several air strikes have hit the city of Idlib in the northwest of Syria. Syrian civil defence forces say at least two people have been killed and dozens injured. “Assad planes targeted Idlib with five... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Bloodied man found at Northpoint Shopping Centrethird level of the mall. They were alerted to the incident at about 1.15pm, and
Bloodied man found at Northpoint Shopping Centre
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
third level of the mall. They were alerted to the incident at about 1.15pm, and investigations are ongoing. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was informed of the incident at 1.22pm. It despatched an ambulance and conveyed a man in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Man injured after suspected stabbing at Northpoint Shopping CentreSINGAPORE: A suspected stabbing occurred at Northpoint Shopping Centre in Yishu
Man injured after suspected stabbing at Northpoint Shopping Centre
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
SINGAPORE: A suspected stabbing occurred at Northpoint Shopping Centre in Yishun on Friday (Aug 12). The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was informed of the incident at 1.22pm. It despatched an ambulance and conveyed a man in his 20s to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Woman found dead at Bank of Singapore buildingon the fourth-floor parapet of the Bank of Singapore Centre in Raffles Place on
Woman found dead at Bank of Singapore building
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
on the fourth-floor parapet of the Bank of Singapore Centre in Raffles Place on Wednesday morning (Aug 10). The Singapore Civil Defence Force said it was alerted to the incident at 9.43am and sent an ambulance and a fire engine. The woman was... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Singapore: Man searching for Pokémon finds dead body in waterfrontin the New Paper. “I was in the wrong place at the wrong time but… it won’t pu
Singapore: Man searching for Pokémon finds dead body in waterfront
Asian Correspondent / Posted 18 days ago
in the New Paper. “I was in the wrong place at the wrong time but… it won’t put me off playing the game.” The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said its paramedics had pronounced the woman dead at the scene after receiving alerts on the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Body found at Woodlands Waterfront Parkwas found in the waters off the Woodlands Waterfront jetty on Sunday morning (A
Body found at Woodlands Waterfront Park
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
was found in the waters off the Woodlands Waterfront jetty on Sunday morning (Aug 7) according to police and the Singapore Civil Defence Force. Police said they received a call for assistance at about 9.41am. Upon arrival, they found the body... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Elderly woman found dead at Ang Mo KioSINGAPORE: A woman was found dead in Ang Mo Kio on Thursday (Aug 4). The Singa
Elderly woman found dead at Ang Mo Kio
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
SINGAPORE: A woman was found dead in Ang Mo Kio on Thursday (Aug 4). The Singapore Civil Defence Force said it was alerted to the incident at 2.20pm and sent an ambulance. The deceased is a woman in her 60s and was pronounced dead at scene, it... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
203 members of public, volunteers, officers lauded for keeping Singapore safeincluding one where three people attempted to rescue a man who had fallen into
203 members of public, volunteers, officers lauded for keeping Singapore safe
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
including one where three people attempted to rescue a man who had fallen into the Singapore River before the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) arrived, as well as 92-year-old Ling Hie Ling who has been a volunteer with the Home Team for more... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
2 injured after Tuas Checkpoint canopies collapsed in bad weatherpost on Facebook by Suthen Shemu’el showed the motorcyclists milling around a f
2 injured after Tuas Checkpoint canopies collapsed in bad weather
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
post on Facebook by Suthen Shemu’el showed the motorcyclists milling around a fallen structure at A1 arrival gate at the Tuas Checkpoint. The Singapore Civil Defence Force said it sent a fire engine and an... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
2 injured after canopies collapse at Tuas Checkpointpost on Facebook by Suthen Shemu’el showed the motorcyclists milling around a f
2 injured after canopies collapse at Tuas Checkpoint
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
post on Facebook by Suthen Shemu’el showed the motorcyclists milling around a fallen structure at A1 arrival gate at the Tuas Checkpoint. The Singapore Civil Defence Force said it sent a fire engine and an... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fallen canopy at Tuas Checkpoint causes traffic snarlshowed the motorcyclists milling around the fallen structure at A1 arrival gate
Fallen canopy at Tuas Checkpoint causes traffic snarl
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
showed the motorcyclists milling around the fallen structure at A1 arrival gate at the Tuas Checkpoint. The Singapore Civil Defence Force sent one fire engine to the scene, but said there were no injuries or persons trapped under the fallen... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
4 injured after hawker stall at Old Airport Road catches fireburn injuries after a hawker stall at 51 Old Airport Road caught fire on Tuesda
4 injured after hawker stall at Old Airport Road catches fire
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
burn injuries after a hawker stall at 51 Old Airport Road caught fire on Tuesday (Aug 2). According to the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF), preliminary investigations revealed that the incident was caused by a flash fire arising from... Read more
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Christian Today
ISIS introduces new undetectable car bomb: 292 killed in Baghdad by 'unique, strange and terrible' weaponbut the chemicals in this bomb were used for the first time in Iraq," said Brig
ISIS introduces new undetectable car bomb: 292 killed in Baghdad by 'unique, strange and terrible' weapon
Christian Today / Posted 24 days ago
but the chemicals in this bomb were used for the first time in Iraq," said Brigadier General Kadhim Bashir Saleh of the Civil Defence Force. "It was unique, strange, and terrible." The terrorists parked the van on a narrow street and detonated... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Cargo barge at Tuas catches fireSINGAPORE: A cargo barge at berth at Tuas South Boulevard caught fire on Monday
Cargo barge at Tuas catches fire
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
SINGAPORE: A cargo barge at berth at Tuas South Boulevard caught fire on Monday (Aug 1), and the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) and the in-house Company Emergency Response Team at the premises are fighting the fire with six water jets. In a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
1 killed, 5 injured after car crashes into tree on Changi Coast Roadfive others injured after a car crashed into a tree along Changi Coast Road ear
1 killed, 5 injured after car crashes into tree on Changi Coast Road
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 28 days ago
five others injured after a car crashed into a tree along Changi Coast Road early Friday morning (Jul 29). The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the accident at 6.35am. It dispatched a fire engine, a Red Rhino, five... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fire breaks out at Penny Black bar in Boat Quaybar in Boat Quay on Thursday morning (Jul 28). No one was injured in the fire,
Fire breaks out at Penny Black bar in Boat Quay
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
bar in Boat Quay on Thursday morning (Jul 28). No one was injured in the fire, which was extinguished by the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) with one water jet. Photos posted on social media showed huge plumes of smoke rising from the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
SCDF not involved in sale of fire extinguishers, insurance policiesSINGAPORE: The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) on Monday (Jul 25) warned m
SCDF not involved in sale of fire extinguishers, insurance policies
Channel NewsAsia / Posted a month ago
SINGAPORE: The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) on Monday (Jul 25) warned members of the public of fraudulent companies who claim to be endorsed by SCDF to sell fire extinguishers or conduct fire safety talks. In a media release, SCDF said it is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
2 injured in collision near Holland Villagewhich took place at around 2am near the Esso petrol station along Holland Road,
2 injured in collision near Holland Village
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 1 months ago
which took place at around 2am near the Esso petrol station along Holland Road, involved a taxi and a car. The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the accident at about 2.15am, and dispatched three ambulances, a fire... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
HomeTeamNS offers free gym access to members affected by California Fitness closureHomeTeamNS Bukit Batok clubhouses. HomeTeamNS is a non-profit association for
HomeTeamNS offers free gym access to members affected by California Fitness closure
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 1 months ago
HomeTeamNS Bukit Batok clubhouses. HomeTeamNS is a non-profit association for the Singapore Police Force and the Singapore Civil Defence Force. The initiative is meant to ensure its members "will not have disrupted training, and encourage them to... Read more

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