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CNA Explains: When a lucrative job offer turns into a con – how do you avoid falling for such scams?

In other variants, victims who contact the number provided in the job advertisement would be instructed to complete tasks online, such as liking social media posts, or reviewing hotels and restaurants on a website, for a commission.  And in a Ponzi-like variant, victims would be asked to buy expensive memberships before taking part in lucrative …

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Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong and Indian PM Narendra Modi discuss new areas of cooperation

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister Lawrence Wong met India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday (Sep 19) and discussed new areas of cooperation between the two countries. Mr Wong is on a five-day trip to India, his first official visit to the country in his capacity as Deputy Prime Minister. Mr Wong said on social …

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Daily round-up, Sep 19: Queen Elizabeth’s state funeral begins; more layoffs at Shopee; woman who caused commotion with knife in Tampines arrested

Let’s get you up to speed with the day’s stories. King Charles and other senior British royals were joined by world leaders and monarchs in bidding farewell to Queen Elizabeth II at her state funeral at Westminster Abbey on Monday (Sep 19). This is Britain’s first state funeral since Winston Churchill’s in 1965.   After the …

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Police officer found with gunshot wound at Bayfront Avenue believed to have fired three shots, the third to his head: SPF

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Police Force (SPF) officer who was found with a gunshot wound at 1 Bayfront Avenue and later pronounced dead was believed to have fired three shots, said the police on Monday (Sep 19) evening. “The officer had reported for duty in the morning of Sep 19, 2022, and had drawn his service pistol …

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Police officer found with gunshot wound at Bayfront Avenue believed to have fired three shots, the third to his head: SPF

SINGAPORE: The Singapore Police Force (SPF) officer who was found with a gunshot wound at 1 Bayfront Avenue and later pronounced dead was believed to have fired three shots, said the police on Monday (Sep 19) evening. “The officer had reported for duty in the morning of Sep 19, 2022, and had drawn his service pistol …

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Elderly woman with knife causes commotion at Tampines St 82, later taken away in ambulance

SINGAPORE: An elderly woman with a knife caused a commotion outside St Hilda’s Secondary School at Tampines Street 82 on Monday (Sep 19) evening. When CNA arrived at the scene at around 7pm, an elderly woman could be seen screaming in pain. At least two police cars and about 10 policemen were spotted at the …

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Woman who caused commotion with knife at Tampines Street 82 arrested for possessing offensive weapon

SINGAPORE: A 53-year-old woman who was allegedly “brandishing” a knife outside St Hilda’s Secondary School in Tampines on Monday (Sep 19) evening was arrested for possession of an offensive weapon, said the police. Police told CNA that they had received a call for assistance at about 6.30pm regarding the woman who was near Block 840 …

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Singapore conducts first living donor liver transplant on stage 4 colorectal cancer patient

SINGAPORE: It started with a stomach ache and diarrhoea for Madam Lim Gek Meng. Before long, a colonoscopy showed she had stage four colorectal cancer, which had spread extensively to her liver. “It’s the fourth stage… so that means I will die soon. I was very frightened. Then, I asked the doctors how long I …

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Pre-schools look to hire more men as sector expands

Ms Leow added that as the early childhood sector continues to expand, there will be more opportunities for leadership as well as growing areas of specialisation such as the teaching of Mother Tongue languages, outdoor learning and socio-emotional development. However, Ms Leow said there are societal misperceptions that the early childhood sector is associated only …

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Views wanted on how Singapore can promote sustainable living and address climate change: MSE

SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment (MSE) is seeking views from members of the public on how Singapore can promote sustainable living and address climate change.  As part of the Forward Singapore exercise, public engagements for environmental sustainability were launched on Monday (Sep 19) by the Minister for Sustainability and the Environment Grace …

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