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LIFE BEHIND BARS IN CHANGI PRISON (PART 4)

Special Needs Prisoners This are prisoners who have special needs. They are mostly suicidal or mentally disturb. They are placed in cells where the lights are on 24/7. They can be identified with the color shorts with stripes on it

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INSIDER: SMRT GETTING DIESEL-POWERED TRAINS BY YEAR END

SMRT insiders have informed ST that the public listed company have convened a board meeting late last night and approved plans to purchase 154 diesel-powered trains to replace the current fleet of aging trains and resolve electrical power lines issue that has plagued SMRT for years.

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LIFE BEHIND BARS IN CHANGI PRISON (PART 3)

All prisoners except for certain type of prisoners which I will elaborate on later in this thread. These prisoners are eligible for 1/3 off their sentrence for good behavior. This means that they only served 2/3 of the sentence imposed by the judge. This is also known as minus PH and weekends to some of you. This entitlement is for those who behaves themselves inside the prison while doing their time. Those who fight or misbehave will not be granted the above.

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LIFE BEHIND BARS IN CHANGI PRISON (PART 2)

Prisoners spend most of their time in their cells unless they are cookies (Cookies are prisoners who assist the Wardens to run errands like delivery of food, cleaninless, and even some basic adminstration duties, etc - they are selected only after serving 9-1yr of their sentence, they are usually LT prisoners). They are only allowed out for 1 hr yards on weekdays and 1.5 hrs on saturdays. There will be no yard time on PH and on Sundays.

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LIFE BEHIND BARS IN CHANGI PRISON (PART 1)

Once you are charged and convicted for an offence and is sentenced to a custodian sentence in prison, you will be put in the Court's lockup manned by SPF and Prison officers assisted by Certis Cisco Auxiliary officers. You will then be transported to Changi Prison in the evening in handcuffs and shackers.

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AMOS YEE: IN S’PORE YOU ARE GUILTY UNTIL PROVEN INNOCENT

So I was sharing the story of my charge with my fellow prison mates during the yard, expressing my perplexity that there would even be these things like remand or bail conditions, before you were found guilty by the judge. So then my prison mate said to me: ‘In America, you’re innocent until proven guilty. But in Singapore, you’re guilty until proven innocent.’

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FAMOUS STATIONMASTER CAT PASSES AWAY, ENSHRINED AS GODDESS

Tama the stationmaster was a well known sight to visitors at the Kishi railway station in Western Japan. Hired in 2007, she was appointed as stationmaster in 2007 and received her very own stationmaster's uniform - a cap and a jacket. Sitting quietly at the gates to Kishi railway station, she would greet and see off passengers to the station diligently everyday like most stationmasters would. But Tama was no ordinary stationmaster - she was a cat. Her "service" to Kishi railway station soon became world famous.

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PSLE TOP STUDENT INSPIRED TO BE CURRY PUFF SELLER & DRIVE A BMW

A 47-year old Singaporean man who breached the Tuas Checkpoint was arrested by police on Tuesday (23 June). His BMW 7-series vehicle was initially directed by immigration officers for further inspection at the checkpoint but he drove off instead. He was apprehended along Pioneer road North 2-hours later. It was believed that the man misunderstood the hand gestures of the immigration officers who suspected the luxury vehicle had under-declared the food products it was carrying. The vehicle was later found to carry 130 boxes of curry puffs and kuehs.

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HAND ANGELS OFFERING FREE HAND JOBS TO THE POOR & UNDER-PRIVILEGED

A Taiwanese group, Hand Angels, offers a unique service for the underprivileged and poor people. The group currently has 10 volunteers who offer a mobile hand relief service to the poor. One of the girls is rumored to be a Singaporean. First the Hand Angels assess their clients’ level of poverty, and bundle them to motels where they provide their services.

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