According to the latest FIFA World Rankings, Singapore has fallen 12 places to be ranked 161 in the world. This ranking puts Singapore 7th out of the 10 ASEAN countries on the FIFA Rankings. At the top of South-East Asian nations was the Philippines with a world rank of 129, Vietnam with a ranking of 136 followed by Myanmar with 137.
A few hours ago, the police started calling up the attendees of the #ReturnOurCPF protest who were being investigated for “unlawful assembly” to turn up at the police station. The Real Singapore understands that a female attendee had gone down to the police station at 5pm today and was given a warning letter. In the letter, the police said that investigations into the case have been completed” and the Police “have decided to administer a conditional warning of 24 months” for the offence of “public nuisance”, a charge which carries a fine of up to $1,000.
The case of the law firm Wong Partnership overcharging their client has been in the news lately but in the latest development, the husband of Dr Susan Lim is now filing a complaint against one of the “expert witnesses” called by the Singapore Medical Council during the trial. This new complaint is also about the expert witness, Dr Hong Ga Sze , overcharging his fees for being a witness.
A group of non-government organisations (NGOs) have launched a campaign, StopTraffickingSG, to advocate for the rights of trafficked victims. They believe that a proposed bill on the prevention of trafficking that will be presented in the Singapore parliament in November 2014 does not give enough protection for trafficked victims. and are advocating for a victim-centric law against trafficking so that trafficking can be effectively stemmed out in Singapore.
Han Hui Hui’s lawyer, M Ravi, has said that NParks is wrong to claim that they have a police “case’ against her and that there is “no rational basis for the ban on applying for a permit”. NParks has revoked the approval for Ms Han to hold the #ReturnOurCPF protest this coming Saturday, 25 October 2014. Mr Ravi has asked NParks to lift the ban or otherwise face legal action.