KUALA LUMPUR, June 3 ― Loan sharks in Singapore have come up with a new way to harass their borrowers into paying up. By making a lot of orders via food delivery platforms and delivering it to...
AdBrilliant Car Cleaning Hacks Local Dealers Wish You Didn’t KnowReutersTennis-Kenin gains momentum as she reaches French Open third roundLast year's runner-up Sofia Kenin eased into the third round of the French Open with a 7-5 6-3 victory over fellow American Hailey Baptiste on Thursday as her claycourt form continued to improve. The fourth seed, who has been struggling this season, notably losing all of her three matches on clay before Roland Garros, will next face another American, 28th seed Jessica Pegula. Kenin made 18 unforced errors in an unconvincing first-set display but broke decisively in the 11th game as she bagged seven games in a row to open up a 4-0 lead in the second.
25m agoSri Lanka readies for oil spill from cargo shipSri Lanka on Thursday (June 3) readied for the possibility of an oil spill.It's after a cargo ship laden with chemicals sank off its western coast.The Singapore-registered MV X-Press Pearl was carrying nitric acid, as well as other chemicals and cosmetics.It was anchored off a port city when a fire erupted onboard on May 20th.The craft began to sink early on Wednesday (June 2).The ship's operators, said in a statement on Thursday there were still no signs of a fuel oil spill, and that much of the toxic cargo had been incinerated in the fire. But photos from the country's coast guard showed a layer of green film blanketing the ocean surrounding the vessel.Millions of plastic pellets have also reached surrounding beaches and fishing grounds, prompting the government to ban fishing along a 50-mile stretch.The government says it will seek redress for the incident, while Singapore authorities have started their own investigation.
26m agoSocial activist calls for independent inquiry over Sri Lanka ship fireSarath Iddamalgoda, a Sri Lankan priest and social activist, calls for an independent enquiry into how a Singapore-flagged container ship caught fire near Colombo's harbour, triggering the country's worst maritime environmental disaster. The MV X-Press Pearl burned for 13 days and is now sinking with nearly 350 tonnes of oil in its fuel tanks. headtopics.com
28m agoMalay MailKUALA LUMPUR, June 3 — Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah today shared that the Ministry of Health (MoH) recorded three deaths from Covid-19 cases involving children under the...28m agoUkraine parliament approves bill to jail officials for hiding wealth
Ukrainian lawmakers approved a law on Thursday to impose jail sentences on officials who make false asset declarations. The legislation was a requirement for the government to secure more loans from the International Monetary Fund under a $5 billion programme. The legislation stipulates that officials who do not submit their asset declarations or fail to declare assets worth more than 4.2 million hryvnias ($150,000) face two years in jail.Read more: Yahoo Singapore »
NDP to proceed but Mindef to review scale and safe management measures: Lawrence Wong
SINGAPORE — Even as Singapore moves back to Phase 2 (heightened alert) to curb a rise in community Covid-19 cases, the National Day Parade (NDP) will continue as planned with authorities reviewing how it will be conducted with safe management practices in place.
F&B Boss Says “Wrongful” Refund Requests For Food Orders Common Across Delivery Platforms👍👍 that shows how ppl are trying to play around the refund system in order to get free meal. 🤦🏻♀️ F&B shops need to take action. Whenever order received, after finished making the meal, must take picture with receipt as evidence.
Loan sharks strike again? Fake food orders totalling S$1,000 delivered to FernvaleSingapore—Illegal moneylenders have apparently been up to their usual tricks, sending fake food orders cash-on-delivery to harass debtors. Police confirmed e
Everest climbers struggle to return home amid Nepal COVID-19 travel curbsClimbers returning from Mount Everest and other Himalayan peaks are struggling to find a return flight back home after Nepal banned most air ...
U.S. meat giant Tyson Foods to launch plant-based food in Asia-PacificImpossible Foods Inc, Nestle SA, Beyond Meat Inc have already entered Asia with their plant-based meat products, expecting rising demand for the protein from consumers conscious about health, animal welfare and the environment. Retail sales of meat substitutes in Asia-Pacific reached $16.3 billion in 2020 and are expected to exceed $20 billion by 2025, according to data provided by Euromonitor to Tyson Foods.
Teen in Singapore admits to sending death threats to Premier League footballer Neal MaupaySINGAPORE: A Singaporean teen on Wednesday (Jun 2) admitted to harassing English Premier League footballer Neal Maupay by threatening to kill the ... It looks like the UK Premier League’s own online abuse team identified the man. When the Protection from Harassment Act was brought in, harrassment of my son & I was cited in parliament as one of the reasons for the new law. Yet SingaporePolice never caught the perp! Why?
Elon Musk’s ‘Baby Shark’ tweet sends shares soaringShares of Samsung Publishing, the second largest shareholder in the producer of the “Baby Shark” surged after Elon Musk tweeted about the song.