Two recent incidents involving unauthorised drones flying within the vicinity of Changi Airport in the past one week had affected about 60 flights, with some delayed and others diverted. This has raised serious questions over the vulnerability of Changi Airport itself. While CAAS is still investigating the incidents, analysts, the industry and even the drone community itself has concerns on the potential implications of the incidents.
Walton, on his Singapore book, wrote that he wondered whether Singapore’s success will endure or will It suffer the fate of Genoa. Prof Koh did not write his feelings on the book, but by posting this, one wonders if he was inferring that Singapore is heading in the same direction.
Changi Airport was hit with another round of flight delays, as unauthorised drone activities once again was the major culprit of the delays on Monday. This was the second incident in less than a week of unauthorised drone flying within the vicinity of Changi Airport, and both incidents have caused flights to be delayed in landing and taking off from Changi.
A fire broke out late on Wednesday night at Geylang, engulfing two shophouses in the process. The fire first broke out at the building at Geylang Lorong 14, at about 8:35pm, and the fire was so huge that twelve emergency vehicles and 70 firefighters were deployed to the scene, The area was also cordoned off by the police to facilitate the firefighting.
Pritam Singh, of course responded in a class manner, just wishing the Assoc Prof a Happy Fathers Day and best wishes for him and his team. And, to further show proof what a class man he is, Pritam's own Facebook post chose to highlight how a father's sacrifice is all it takes sometimes for someone to make it big.
Associate Professor Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim was on his once every two (or four) years walkabout at his Nee Soon GRC ward when he chanced upon WP MP Mr Pritam Singh at the very same location also doing his walkabout.
Now, Pritam is an MP for the Aljunied ward, but seeing as he is the WP leader, it was not a surprise to see him grace a WP walkbaout at Nee Soon.
A Chinese man, who was caught scrawling graffiti on walls and pillars around the Geylang area has been sentenced to 13 months jail and 9 strokes of the cane. Among the graffiti he scrawled were also racist words like "Malay Mati" at the Geylang area, which is predominantly an area where most Malays congregate for shopping and marketing.
A 28 year old man, who was a a Sergeant with the Singapore Police Force, died on Sunday night of gunshot wounds to his head, the Police have confirmed on Monday. The 28 year old police sergeant was found with gunshot wounds to his head at Yishun North Neighbourhood Police Centre (NPC).
The visitor of the Canopy Park, who went by the name June Neo, posted on Facebook on 15 June to share her painful experience at the Manulife Sky Nets located at the topmost level of Jewel Changi Airport. She apparently cut her hand badly at the attraction, die to the tough ropes at the Sky Net.
Police have conformed that four women had been arrested after a police report were made against them fighting a group of two men and a woman at a bak kut teh in Balestier. A video of the women creating a public nuisance there have been circulating online, although no explanation as tho what made the women attack the group have been made public.