EDITORIALS

FIFA RANKINGS: SG DROPS 12 PLACES TO RANK 161, 7TH OUT OF 10 IN ASEAN

THEREALSINGAPORE 23 October 2014 - 9:19pm

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. 


POLICE CLOSE THE CASE AND ISSUE 'STERN WARNING' TO CPF PROTESTORS FOR PUBLIC NUISANCE

ROY 23 October 2014 - 8:03pm

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. 


COMPLAINT FILED AGAINST SMC MEMBER WHO CHARGED $40K TO TESTIFY AGAINST DR SUSAN LIM

THEREALSINGAPORE 23 October 2014 - 7:04pm

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.


MAN WHO BEAT UP WOMAN AFTER REJECTION JAILED FOR 6 MONTH

ROY 23 October 2014 - 6:10pm

A man who beat up a woman and left her injured was sentence to six months in prison. He beat her up after she refused her advances and left her lying on the walkway along Orchard Road.


AT THE MADAME TUSSAUDS SINGAPORE: HOW (NOT) TO TAKE PHOTOS

ROY 23 October 2014 - 4:04pm

The Madame Tussauds Singapore wax museum just officially launched today at the Imbiah Lookout on Sentosa. Singapore is the seventh city in Asia to have a Madame Tussauds Singapore wax museum. The others are located in Bangkok, Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo and Wuhan.


NGO: POLICE ARE GIVEN TOO MUCH POWER UNDER PROPOSED ANTI-TRAFFICKING LAWS

ROY 23 October 2014 - 3:31pm

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.


M RAVI SENDS LEGAL LETTER TO NPARKS OVER HAN HUI HUI'S BAN FROM ORGANISING PROTESTS

ROY 23 October 2014 - 1:32pm

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.


33 SINGAPOREANS INVOLVED IN TOUR BUS CRASH IN HOKKAIDO JAPAN WHICH KILLED 2

THEREALSINGAPORE 23 October 2014 - 12:11pm

A bus carrying 33 Singaporean tourists and a Japanese tour guide was involved in a head-on crash with a truck in Hokkaido in Japan on Thursday morning. The driver of the bus and the truck were both killed in the accident and several of the Singaporean tourists were also injured. 


NUS, NTU EXECUTIVE MBA GRADUATES EARN UP TO 9 TIMES MORE THAN AVERAGE S'POREANS

ROY 23 October 2014 - 12:09pm

Singapore universities rank among the top 10 in the Financial Times’s Executive MBA (EMBA) Ranking this year (2014). MBA graduates saw salary increases of more than 70% and also get to earn up to 9 times higher than the average Singaporean.


Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Editorials