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  1. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore firm charged over arms smuggling to North Korea

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 03:51pm

    ... including two Soviet era MiG-21s, air defence systems, and missiles and command and control vehicles, buried under tonnes of sugar. A UN report released earlier this year on how North Korea ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - SINGAPORE

    Book review: The Leader, the Teacher and You, by Lim Siong Guan and Joanne Lim

    Posted Feb 23rd 2014, 03:49pm by Toh Han Shih

    ... the 1970s, the late Gok Keng Swee, then defence minister of the city state, decreed that its army camps should plant papaya trees to provide nutrition to the troops. Key performance indicators (KPIs) ... illustrated how honesty and integrity can so easily be undermined when people fear to tell the truth," writes Lim Siong Guan, a civil servant in the defence ministry under Goh. The papaya ...

  3. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Ex-Singapore official guilty in the case of non-existent 8,000 pineapple tarts

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 10:58pm by BLOOM

    ... anti-corruption agency after an official was charged in July in a separate case of misappropriation and the former civil defence chief was jailed in a sex-for-contracts case. The country pledged ...

  4. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Lee Hsien Loong orders inquiry after Singapore's first riot in four decades

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 02:21am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Violence leaves 39 police and civil defence staff injured after city's first street violence since 1969 Probe ordered into causeof foreign workers' riot ... in the riot on Sunday, and that 27 South Asian workers had been arrested on charges punishable by up to seven years in prison as well as caning. Lee said the rampage left 39 police and civil defence ...

  5. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore charges 24 Indian workers for rioting

    Posted Dec 10th 2013, 02:25pm by Agence France-Presse in Singapore

    ... as Little India. They were among an estimated 400 South Asian migrant workers involved in the rampage that left 39 police and civil defence staff injured and 25 vehicles – including 16 police cars ...

  6. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Singapore anti-graft official charged with fraud

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 03:24pm by AFP

    ... is understandably concerned about whether this reflects systemic issues in the public service.” One of the recent high-profile cases involved Peter Lim, former head of the country’s civil defence force, who is currently serving a six-month jail term for corruption. Lim was convicted on May 31 this year for receiving oral sex from a female executive of a defence supplier in return for business favours. ...

  7. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    US plans more military co-operation with Singapore

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... its strategy of putting a greater focus on dispute-ridden Asia. Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, kicking off a visit to Washington, spoke to Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel about resolving territorial issues in the South and East China Seas, the Pentagon said. Hagel "made clear the United States and the Department of Defence remain committed to the rebalance towards ...

  8. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Leaders pay tribute to Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew on his 90th birthday

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by DANNY LEE

    ... by leader of the house and Defence Minister Dr Ng Eng Hen was greeted with much armchair-thumping. MPs lined up to greet him and shake his hand shortly after the house adjourned. However Lee, who ...

  9. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Former Singaporean official denies sex-for-contract charge

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... trial Former official denies sex-for-contract charge Singapore's former civil defence chief, accused by prosecutors of trading contracts for sex, did not influence the awarding of business, ... "jeopardise" her company's "existing good relations" with the civil defence force "if she did not give in to his request for oral sex", they said in an opening statement given ...

  10. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    New sex-for-favours trial opens in Singapore

    Posted Feb 18th 2013, 06:55pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Singapore’s former civil defence chief went on trial for corruption on Monday for allegedly demanding oral sex from a businesswoman bidding for government ... to the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF). The trial opened three days after the former head of the narcotics police, Ng Boon Gay, was cleared of corruption when a judge rejected charges that he demanded ...




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