McDonald’s Malaysia placed a full-page advertisement in a local daily on August 7, 2014 to deny claims of its alleged links to Israel. — Reuters picKUALA LUMPUR, Aug 7 — Facing a nationwide boycott over alleged links to Israel, McDonald’s Malaysia today placed a full-page advertisement in a local daily to again deny the claims and to put a face to the “real victims” of the consumer activism: its mostly Malay Muslim employees. In the advertisement on page 11 of Malay language daily Sinar Harian, the local company was forced to repeat its previous insistence that the firm was not related to “any political activity, violence or oppression”, following accusations it was helping fund Israel’s attacks on Gaza.
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GIC manages about US$ 320 billion of CPF monies and our reserves. Temasek’s portfolio is currently valued at S$ 223 billion. Although these 2 SWFs manage a total of S$623,000,000,000 of public funds, none have been accountable to the public for more than 3 decades. The government has encouraged both investment companies not to disclose the remunerations/fees of directors/external fund managers.
Singapore will be a ‘super-aged’ society in just 15 years. Singapore’s rosy economic outlook is at risk from the country’s greying population. A report by Moody’s Investors Service today revealed that economic growth could come to a standstill in the near future thanks to the country’s rapidly aging population.
A senior sales and marketing executive who recorded upskirt videos of two women in a supermarket was jailed for four weeks on Wednesday. Leon Liang Yiwei, 25, who pleaded guilty to one of two charges, had placed his mobile phone in a shopping basket to record an unknown Caucasian woman followed by a 26-year-old woman at The Market Place in Paragon shopping centre on April 12 this year.
The Ministry of Health in Singapore has said that it will start to implement precautionary measures against Ebola starting today especially as the number of reported cases are rising globally. However MOH repeated that currently, Ebola poses a low public health risk to Singapore and its actions are purely preventative. The MOH explained that they have been watching the situation carefully and they are in touch with the World Health Organisation.
Serial Molester Teo Koon Tean, 57, was sentenced to eight months in jail on Thursday for molesting a 10 year old boy who lived near him. Teo was drinking beer at the void deck when he had seen the young boy playing with his mobile phone nearby. Teo sat next to the boy and complimented him telling the 10 year old that he was "cute and handsome". Teo then proceeded to touch the young boy's cheek but the boy ignored him.
Abdul Rahim Abubakar, 30, was sentenced to 10 months in jail today for getting a 14 year old girl to give him a blowjob. The offence occurred in February 2012 when he got a hold of the minor's phone number through a mutual acquaintance and offered to pay her $60 in return for sexual services. The girl agreed and went to meet him at Telok Blangah Drive where they met and went up to a Rahim's friends flat.
On 9 August 1965 we made a declaration, that as of that day, “Singapore shall be forever a sovereign democratic and independent nation, founded upon the principles of liberty and justice and ever seeking the welfare and happiness of her people in a more just and equal society”[i]. The spirit of that declaration is captured and enshrined in our National Pledge, “We the Citizens of Singapore”. And to us, the Citizens of Singapore, does Singapore belong to; just as we belong to her.
An Indian teenage girl thought to be either 17 or 18 got the ultimate revenge after her uncle tried to rape her for a second time: She chopped his penis off. After the unnamed girl became sick, her mother asked her sister’s husband, Mahendra Mehta, to cure her. Mehta, known in the community as a tantrik (a person who practices meditation and ancient rituals) believed his niece was influenced by a supernatural power.