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Channel NewsAsia
Taiwan quake: All registered Singaporeans contacted and are safe, says trade officeSINGAPORE: All the registered Singaporeans in Kaohsiung and Tainan, which were
Taiwan quake: All registered Singaporeans contacted and are safe, says trade office
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 41 minutes ago
SINGAPORE: All the registered Singaporeans in Kaohsiung and Tainan, which were affected by the earthquake that struck Taiwan on Saturday morning (Feb 6), have been contacted and are safe, the Singapore Trade Office in Taipei said in a press... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Property measures averted potential financial crisis: ShanmugamSINGAPORE: The Republic’s property measures averted a potential financial crisi
Property measures averted potential financial crisis: Shanmugam
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Republic’s property measures averted a potential financial crisis, according to Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam. Speaking at a property agents’ conference on Wednesday (Feb 3), he said the Government had to step in after it... Read more
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The Hindu
Aircel-Maxis: Maran illegally generated Rs 742.58 cr, says ED'The accused had actively participated in receiving the proceeds of crime throu
Aircel-Maxis: Maran illegally generated Rs 742.58 cr, says ED
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
'The accused had actively participated in receiving the proceeds of crime through various Mauritius-based entities'.. Former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran had generated funds worth Rs 742.58 crore through illegal means and there was sufficient... Read more
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The Hindu
Aircel-Maxis case: ED names Dayanidhi Maran, Kalanithi Maran in charge sheetED, in its charge sheet, names the Maran brothers, Mr. Kalanithi Maran’s wife K
Aircel-Maxis case: ED names Dayanidhi Maran, Kalanithi Maran in charge sheet
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
ED, in its charge sheet, names the Maran brothers, Mr. Kalanithi Maran’s wife Kavery Maran and three others, including two companies as as accused. The Enforcement Directorate on Friday filed a complaint against the former Telecom Minister,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Aircel-Maxis: Dayanidhi Maran illegally generated Rs 742.58 cr, says EDThe matter has been put up for further arguments on February 6The matter has be
Aircel-Maxis: Dayanidhi Maran illegally generated Rs 742.58 cr, says ED
Business Standard India / Posted 4 days ago
The matter has been put up for further arguments on February 6The matter has been put up for further arguments on February 6 Former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran had generated... Read more
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The Hindu
Aircel-Maxis: Maran illegally generated Rs 742.58 cr, says ED'The accused had actively participated in receiving the proceeds of crime throu
Aircel-Maxis: Maran illegally generated Rs 742.58 cr, says ED
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
'The accused had actively participated in receiving the proceeds of crime through various Mauritius-based entities'.. Former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran had generated funds worth Rs 742.58 crore through illegal means and there was sufficient... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Be honest about intention behind filling NCMP seat, Shanmugam tells WPSINGAPORE: The Workers’ Party should be honest about its intention behind filli
Be honest about intention behind filling NCMP seat, Shanmugam tells WP
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Workers’ Party should be honest about its intention behind filling the third Non-Constituency Member of Parliament (NCMP) seat, Mr K Shanmugam said on Sunday (Jan 31). Weighing in on last Friday’s debate regarding the NCMP seat... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Highlights: Parliament debates the President's address, Jan 28SINGAPORE: Members of Parliament on Thursday (Jan 28) debated topics including
Highlights: Parliament debates the President's address, Jan 28
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
SINGAPORE: Members of Parliament on Thursday (Jan 28) debated topics including Singapore's role in the global anti-terror effort; family issues, including paternity leave; and the running of the two-year-old Sports Hub. This was part of a week-long... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Rising number of cannabis abusers an 'area of concern' : K ShanmugamSINGAPORE: While the drug situation in Singapore remains “under control”, the n
Rising number of cannabis abusers an 'area of concern' : K Shanmugam
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
SINGAPORE: While the drug situation in Singapore remains “under control”, the number of offenders arrested for cannabis abuse has been on the rise in the past three years, Minister for Home Affairs K Shanmugam said on Thursday (Jan 28). Between 2012... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sharp fall in reports of harassment by licensed moneylenders: K ShanmugamSINGAPORE: The number of reports against licensed moneylenders has fallen by al
Sharp fall in reports of harassment by licensed moneylenders: K Shanmugam
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
SINGAPORE: The number of reports against licensed moneylenders has fallen by almost two-thirds between 2013 and 2015, said Minister for Law K Shanmugam on Thursday (Jan 28). In 2015, there were 45 reports filed at the Registry of Moneylenders over... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Foreign preachers intolerant of other religious faiths will be barred: K ShanmugamSINGAPORE: Religious groups and foreign preachers expounding teachings that thr
Foreign preachers intolerant of other religious faiths will be barred: K Shanmugam
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
SINGAPORE: Religious groups and foreign preachers expounding teachings that threaten the social fabric have no place in Singapore, said Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam. "Freedom of religion is guaranteed under our Constitution. But any... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Religious terrorism is most serious threat today: K ShanmugamKUALA LUMPUR: The most serious threat which many countries face today is religi
Religious terrorism is most serious threat today: K Shanmugam
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
KUALA LUMPUR: The most serious threat which many countries face today is religious terrorism as it knows no borders, said Minister for Home Affairs and Law K Shanmugam on Monday (Jan 25). Terrorism done in the name of religion, or based on the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
In pictures: Music and devotion at this year's Thaipusam festival in SingaporeSINGAPORE: More than 20,000 Hindu devotees gathered at the Sri Srinivasa Peruma
In pictures: Music and devotion at this year's Thaipusam festival in Singapore
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
SINGAPORE: More than 20,000 Hindu devotees gathered at the Sri Srinivasa Perumal temple on Sunday (Jan 24) to give thanks and seek blessings as part of the annual Thaipusam festival. The procession began in the early hours under a large tent, with... Read more
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The Hindu
Hindus in Singapore celebrate Thai PoosamTamil Hindus were joined by a number of Chinese on a four-kilometre journey to
Hindus in Singapore celebrate Thai Poosam
The Hindu / Posted 12 days ago
Tamil Hindus were joined by a number of Chinese on a four-kilometre journey to Sri Thendayuthapani Temple. Over 20,000 Hindus in Singapore on Sunday celebrated the colourful Thai Poosam festival, thronging the streets for an annual religious... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
K Shanmugam to attend anti-extremism conference in MalaysiaSINGAPORE: Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam will be leading a delegati
K Shanmugam to attend anti-extremism conference in Malaysia
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
SINGAPORE: Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam will be leading a delegation to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to attend the International Conference on Deradicalisation and Countering Violent Extremism, from Monday (Jan 25) to Tuesday. In a press... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Live music returns to Thaipusam after 40 yearsSINGAPORE: More than 20,000 devotees are taking part in the annual Thaipusam ev
Live music returns to Thaipusam after 40 years
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
SINGAPORE: More than 20,000 devotees are taking part in the annual Thaipusam event on Sunday (Jan 24), where live music returned to the procession route for the first time in more than 40 years. Live music at Thaipusam processions had been banned... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Law-abiding workers will be left alone: Shanmugam to Bangladeshi communitySINGAPORE: Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam has sought to reassure Ban
Law-abiding workers will be left alone: Shanmugam to Bangladeshi community
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
SINGAPORE: Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam has sought to reassure Bangladeshi workers in Singapore in the wake of news that 27 of their countrymen here were arrested under the Internal Security Act. The Minister was speaking to the media... Read more
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The Hindu
Aircel case: ED summons ex-Maxis directorIt is learnt that the summons is being sent through the Union Home Ministry and
Aircel case: ED summons ex-Maxis director
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
It is learnt that the summons is being sent through the Union Home Ministry and the Indian High Commission in Malaysia. The Enforcement Directorate has issued summons to Ralph Marshall, former non-executive director of Maxis Communications Bhd in... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Law ministry is looking into reform of legal code and sector: K ShanmugamSINGAPORE: The Ministry of Law is looking into "substantive reforms" in civil a
Law ministry is looking into reform of legal code and sector: K Shanmugam
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Law is looking into "substantive reforms" in civil and criminal law, including helping the legal industry embrace innovation to remain forward-looking, and creating new channels for talent to enter the sector, Law Minister... Read more
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asianage
Singapore deports 26 Bangladeshis for terror linksSeveral in the group also contemplated joining ISIS Singapore said on Wednesda
Singapore deports 26 Bangladeshis for terror links
asianage / Posted 16 days ago
Several in the group also contemplated joining ISIS Singapore said on Wednesday it had arrested 27 Bangladeshi construction workers late in 2015 for supporting “the armed jihad ideology of terrorist groups” and deported 26 of them. The workers were... Read more
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Rappler
Singapore says it deported 26 Bangladeshis for terror linksSINGAPORE – Singapore said Wednesday, January 20, it had arrested 27 Bangladesh
Singapore says it deported 26 Bangladeshis for terror links
Rappler / Posted 16 days ago
SINGAPORE – Singapore said Wednesday, January 20, it had arrested 27 Bangladeshi construction workers late last year for supporting "the armed jihad ideology of terrorist groups" and deported 26 of them. The workers were being groomed to return to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Arrested extremists could have "easily changed minds, attacked Singapore": K ShanmugamSINGAPORE: The 27 Bangladeshi nationals arrested in Singapore with terror links
Arrested extremists could have "easily changed minds, attacked Singapore": K Shanmugam
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
SINGAPORE: The 27 Bangladeshi nationals arrested in Singapore with terror links "could easily have changed their minds and attacked Singapore," said Minister for Home Affairs K Shanmugam in a Facebook post on Wednesday (Jan 20). He noted that the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Terrorist behind Jakarta attack 'a good man': BrotherJAKARTA: When Indonesia welcomed the New Year, Desi welcomed her new neighbours
Terrorist behind Jakarta attack 'a good man': Brother
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
JAKARTA: When Indonesia welcomed the New Year, Desi welcomed her new neighbours, three quiet men whose faces she can barely remember. The young cashier is renting a tiny room in a rundown building on the outskirts of Jakarta, where she lives with... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Muslim community must work with Government to keep Singapore safe: Religious leaders, academicsSINGAPORE: The local Muslim community needs to work within itself, and hand-in-
Muslim community must work with Government to keep Singapore safe: Religious leaders, academics
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 days ago
SINGAPORE: The local Muslim community needs to work within itself, and hand-in-hand with the Government, to safeguard Singapore against the growing threat of religious extremism in the region, said religious leaders and academics on Tuesday (Jan... 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 17 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
Southeast Asia has become a 'fertile ground' for terrorism: K ShanmugamSINGAPORE: Past failures of leadership have led to conditions ripe for "an expl
Southeast Asia has become a 'fertile ground' for terrorism: K Shanmugam
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
SINGAPORE: Past failures of leadership have led to conditions ripe for "an explosion of terrorism, based on religion" in the region, said Mr K Shanmugam. These failures include what he called the "cynical exploitation" of race and religion by some... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore must do more to safeguard racial, religious harmony: ShanmugamSINGAPORE: As tendencies towards greater religious extremism grow in the region
Singapore must do more to safeguard racial, religious harmony: Shanmugam
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 18 days ago
SINGAPORE: As tendencies towards greater religious extremism grow in the region, Singapore must do more to safeguard its racial and religious harmony, Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam said on Tuesday (Jan 19). Speaking at the 2nd SRP... Read more
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New Kerala
Aircel-Maxis: Hearing on ED's charge sheets on February 1New Delhi, Jan 18 : A court here on Monday fixed February 1 to hear Enforcement
Aircel-Maxis: Hearing on ED's charge sheets on February 1
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
New Delhi, Jan 18 : A court here on Monday fixed February 1 to hear Enforcement Directorate's argument on its charge sheet filed against former communication minister Dayanidhi Maran and five others involved in a money laundering case related to the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
How can we keep Singapore safe and secure? Ministries unveil long-term plansSINGAPORE: While defence capabilities must be enhanced and operational readines
How can we keep Singapore safe and secure? Ministries unveil long-term plans
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
SINGAPORE: While defence capabilities must be enhanced and operational readiness improved, one of the keys to Singapore's continued security and sovereignty is the collective contribution by Singaporeans, four ministries said on Monday (Jan 18) in... 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
Alleged football match-fixing syndicate members freedSINGAPORE: Three alleged members of an illegal match-fixing syndicate have been
Alleged football match-fixing syndicate members freed
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
SINGAPORE: Three alleged members of an illegal match-fixing syndicate have been released from detention and placed on police supervision for three years, said the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Monday (Jan 18). The three are accused of being... Read more
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Business Standard India
Aircel-Maxis PMLA case: Court to consider ED's charge sheetAgency has informed court probe relating to FIPB approval in Aircel-Maxis deal
Aircel-Maxis PMLA case: Court to consider ED's charge sheet
Business Standard India / Posted 20 days ago
Agency has informed court probe relating to FIPB approval in Aircel-Maxis deal and related issues subject to further investigation under PMLAA special 2G court will tomorrow consider ED's... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Members of Parliament react to the President's addressSINGAPORE: In his opening address in Parliament on Friday (Jan 15), President o
Members of Parliament react to the President's address
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
SINGAPORE: In his opening address in Parliament on Friday (Jan 15), President of Singapore Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam outlined five key aims for Government to fulfil: Keeping Singapore safe and secure, renewing the economy, fostering a more caring society,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Singapore stands in solidarity with Indonesia: PM Lee Hsien Loong“MFA is deeply shocked to learn of the multiple explosions in Jakarta targeted
Singapore stands in solidarity with Indonesia: PM Lee Hsien Loong
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
“MFA is deeply shocked to learn of the multiple explosions in Jakarta targeted at innocent civilians. We condemn these attacks and express our condolences to the families of the victims. We support the Indonesian Government in its efforts to bring... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Yishun cat abuse suspect will stay in remand at IMH for another weekSINGAPORE: A suspected cat abuser will stay at the Institute of Mental Health (
Yishun cat abuse suspect will stay in remand at IMH for another week
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 25 days ago
SINGAPORE: A suspected cat abuser will stay at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) to be assessed for a further week, and is likely to request for bail, his lawyer said on Tuesday (Jan 12). Lee Wai Leong, 40, was placed in remand on Dec 29, 2015,... Read more
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asianage
Aircel-Maxis deal: Chargesheet filed against Marans by EDThe Enforcement Directorate on Friday filed a chargesheet against former commun
Aircel-Maxis deal: Chargesheet filed against Marans by ED
asianage / Posted 28 days ago
The Enforcement Directorate on Friday filed a chargesheet against former communications minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanithi Maran and four others in the Aircel-Maxis deal case. The Aircel-Maxis deal had taken place during Dayanidhi... Read more
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asianage
Aircel-Maxis deal Chargesheet filed against Marans by EDThe Enforcement Directorate on Friday filed a chargesheet against former commun
Aircel-Maxis deal Chargesheet filed against Marans by ED
asianage / Posted 28 days ago
The Enforcement Directorate on Friday filed a chargesheet against former communications minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother Kalanithi Maran and four others in the Aircel-Maxis deal case. The Aircel-Maxis deal had taken place during Dayanidhi... Read more
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New Kerala
Aircel-Maxis: ED charge sheets Dayanidhi Maran, othersNew Delhi, Jan 8 : Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday filed a charge sheet
Aircel-Maxis: ED charge sheets Dayanidhi Maran, others
New Kerala / Posted 28 days ago
New Delhi, Jan 8 : Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday filed a charge sheet against former communications minister Dayanidhi Maran and five others involved in a money laundering case related to the Aircel-Maxis deal. The charge sheet was filed... Read more
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