CURRENT AFFAIRS

5 SIA STAFF INVOLVED IN CAR ACCIDENT IN NEW ZEALAND, TWO SERIOUSLY INJURED

THEREALSINGAPORE 2 October 2014 - 8:51am

A car crash on Wednesday morning saw 5 crew members from Singapore Airlines (SIA) injured, with 2 of them seriously injured. All five of them were sent to Christchurch Public Hospital after their car crashed into a car towing a horse trailer. IT is understood that the horses were not hurt but two of the five crew members got stuck in their crumpled car and had to be cut out by the local fire department. 


SINGAPORE’S SAILING TEAM WINS THREE GOLD MEDALS AT ASIAN GAMES

THEREALSINGAPORE 1 October 2014 - 2:00pm

The Singapore sailing team did fantastically at the Asian Games in Incheon, bringing home a total of three gold medals. The female team won two gold medals in the Women’s Optimist and 420 two person dinghy events and the male team won Gold in the J80 match racing crew. With the three Golds, Singapore now has 5 Gold Medals. The Sailing team also achieved several other medals with a Silver and two bronzes. 


SINGAPORE SINGER ALIFF AZIZ FINED $2,000 FOR STEALING 2 MOBILE PHONES

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 September 2014 - 9:05pm

Singaporean singer Aliff Aziz, who made a name for himself locally and across the causeway, has been fined $2,000 last Friday for stealing two mobile phones. According to Berita Harian, 23-year-old Mohamad Aliff Aziz, had stolen a HTC One and a Samsung Note 1 belonging to a man Yong Kit Siong, both worth $800 each. The offence was committed on May 24 at 12.01pm at Block 36 of Tanglin Halt Road together with an accomplice, identified as Muhammad Nurazlee Roselee.


SINGAPORE CLINCHES A THIRD GOLD AT THE ASIAN GAMES IN WOMEN’S SAILING

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 September 2014 - 5:23pm

Singapore’s women’s sailing team won a third Gold for the country at Tuesday’s women’s sailing in the Women’s Optimist event. The team also won a silver in the 29er Women’s Two person dinghy competition. With the men’s team also achieving two bronze medals in the 420 and laser events. The Gold medallist was Jodie Lai Xuan Yi in the Optimist event with a total score of 26 and a net points tally of 22 after the 12 races. 


EU YAN SENG RESPONDS TO U.S. FDA THAT EXCESSIVE LEAD WAS FOUND IN THEIR PRODUCT

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 September 2014 - 4:44pm

In response to the statement issued by U.S. health authorities that excessive lead was found in “Bo Ying Compound of Eu Yan Sang Hong Kong", the Eu Yan Sang Group has appointed U.S. lawyers to liaise with the U.S. authorities in order to effectively protect consumers’ health as well as our Group’s reputation. The Group has never exported any "Hong Kong Bo Ying Compound" to the U.S. Bo Ying Compound of Eu Yan Sang in the U.S. is produced locally in Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) facilities to ensure that our product fully complies with the quality assurance standards.


SINGAPORE’S FEMALE BOWLING TEAM WINS GOLD AT ASIAN GAMES

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 September 2014 - 2:03pm

The womens’ bowling team won the second Gold for Singapore at the Asian Games, with a win in the Team of 5 event. The team, consisting of Cherie Tan, Daphne Tan, Shayna Ng, New Hui Fen and Jazreel Tan knocked over a total of 6119 pins, putting them 71 pins ahead of the second place South Koreans and 279 pins ahead of Indonesia which achieved third.


JOSEPH SCHOOLING ONE OF THE THREE SWIMMERS UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR RETURNING DRUNK

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 September 2014 - 11:35am

The three swimmers who are going to be under probe for returning to the Athletes village drunk on Saturday have been identified as Joseph Schooling, and team mates Teo Zhen Ren and Roanne Ho. The three are aged 19, 20 and 21 respectively. 


SG OLYMPIC COUNCIL TO INVESTIGATE THREE SWIMMERS WHO RETURNED TO ATHLETE’S VILLAGE DRUNK

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 September 2014 - 4:54am

The Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) said on Sunday that they are investigating three Singapore national swimmers after they returned heavily intoxicated to the athletes village in Incheon in the early hours of Saturday morning. The athletes had been so intoxicated that they needed assistance from village security in order to get back to the housing area for the Singapore athletes.


SEX BLOGGER VIVIAN LEE: THE LIFE OF A FUGITIVE IS NOT FOR ME

THEREALSINGAPORE 30 September 2014 - 4:37am

The former girlfriend of fugitive sex blogger Alvin Tan said her ex-partner had in the past entertained the idea of running away but never shared his plan with her. Vivian Lee, who is one half of “Alvivi”, the pseudonym the couple had used for their now-defunct sex blog, told The Star Online that she was not surprised that Tan had resorted to jumping bail and is seeking asylum in the United States. 


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