CURRENT AFFAIRS

POLICE: PLEASE BE CAREFUL OF EMAIL SCAMMERS IMPERSONATING THE CAD

THEREALSINGAPORE 28 November 2014 - 11:38pm

The Singapore Police Force have put out an advisory warning the public about an email scam that is going around right now where the scammer is impersonation the Commercial Affairs Department (CAD). They said that users have reported receiving emails from SPF_CAD@cad.gov.sg which has been signed off by the name of an officer from the CAD.


SMU TO SPONSOR SCHOLARSHIPS FOR RETIRING SAF OFFICERS

THEREALSINGAPORE 28 November 2014 - 4:09pm

In January this year, the Singapore Management University (SMU) and the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) officiated a partnership whereby SMU will sponsor up to 20 postgraduate scholarships per year for retiring SAF personnel, for a period of three years, through the SMU Warriors Scholarship programme. The scholarships, which are multi-disciplinary and cover up to 18 postgraduate programmes at the University, are bond-free. 14 scholarships have been awarded to date.


16,900 NEW FLATS EXPECTED IN 2015

THEREALSINGAPORE 27 November 2014 - 10:07am

HDB plans to launch a total of 16,900 new flats next year, spread across four quarterly Build-To-Order (BTO) exercises. This will include 4,000 two-room flats to meet demand from singles and low-income families. The first sales launch for the new year will be in February, and 3,940 flats in Bukit Batok, Geylang and Hougang will be offered. In 2014, HDB launched 22,455 BTO flats for sale, surpassing its aim of 22,400 units. 


LOCAL PMET THINKING OF SUICIDE DUE TO $16,800 AMOUNT OWED FOR WSQ BOND DISRUPTION

THEREALSINGAPORE 26 November 2014 - 8:33pm

Dear Mr Teo Ser Luck, Good morning sir, I am sorry to disturb u at this hour. My name is Simon and I am one of your resident’s in the Pungool Central Constituency. I am currently staying in XXXX and I wanted to meet you today at the weekly Meet The People’s Session however, I came to my attention that its the 5th Monday of the month so you will not be coming down which is why i have decided to write to you in person as i am at a very desperate point in life and i really need your help as i do not know where to seek help or how to go about doing it. Here is my issue i am currently facing. 


SEWER PIPE AT NEW COMPASSVALE BTO BURSTS LEAVING SHIT ALL OVER THE WALL

THEREALSINGAPORE 26 November 2014 - 7:10pm

Residents of the new BTO HDB Compassvale project (they only started collecting keys earlier this year) were disgusted by what had happened. Remember when we talked about the echoes in the water pipes that causes the marble dropping sound? This is definitely not the case. According to the residents, the pipage started having some rumbling sound for a few days before… spraying.


OLD MEN CONNED INTO IMPORTING ILLEGAL SEX DRUGS BY FOREIGN WOMEN WHO GIVE THEM SEX

THEREALSINGAPORE 26 November 2014 - 10:40am

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has discovered that old, lonely men here are being roped in to help import illegal sex drugs in exchange for sex and cash. Foreign Women have been approaching older men and offering the cash and sexual services in order to use their homes for the delivery of illegal drugs such as Viagra, contraceptives and other sexual enhancement drugs.


DID MALAYSIA PM NAJIB PARAPHRASE CONTENT FROM LEE HSIEN LOONG?

THEREALSINGAPORE 26 November 2014 - 10:37am

“Content creators have to make sure their content does not lead members of society out of social and religious norms.” “Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak yesterday said there was no “perfect solution” to finding the right balance between ensuring total Internet freedom and protecting the public from possible harm by irresponsible users.”


M'SIAN MINISTER WANTS CLARIFICATION AFTER M'SIAN FOOTBALL FANS WERE REJECTED ENTRY TO S'PORE

THEREALSINGAPORE 26 November 2014 - 8:36am

Malaysia's Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin is upset with the Singapore authorities for allegedly barring Malaysian football fans from entering the country to watch Malaysia’s AFF Suzuki Cup 2014 match against Myanmar at the Jalan Besar Stadium on Sunday. Khairy also questioned the presence of a large number of Myanmar fans who had also brought along a huge flag of the country into the stadium. 


BEWARE OF THIS NEW CARJACKING SCHEME IN KL

THEREALSINGAPORE 25 November 2014 - 9:45am

We've learned from a police source that there has been a new carjacking scheme occurring in KL. Under this method, the culprits follow your car to a parking lot and wait for you to leave your car. They then remove your license plate and wait for you to return. Once you drive off, they'll follow you, and, when suitably timed, they'll overtake you, displaying your license plate. They present your license plate under the guise that it has fallen off your car.


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