Marina Bay Sands Casino Faces Money Laundering Probe By US Department Of Justice

Marina Bay Sands Casino Faces Money Laundering Probe By US Department Of Justice

Bloomberg reported that Singapore's Marina Bay Sands (MBS) is facing a money laundering probe by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) for alleged money-laundering. It was said that the MBS may be investigated over how it handled the accounts of its top gamblers.

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Covid19 Interviewee Accuses CNA Of Sensationalising His Story

Covid19 Interviewee Accuses CNA Of Sensationalising His Story

A netizen took to his Facebook (FB) to spread a cautionary tale about being approached for media interviews. His story involved an interview he did with state media Channel NewsAsia (CNA). This interviewee was diagnosed with Covid19 and had spent 68 days being isolated. When CNA initially approached him, the reporter told him that the news angle would be on "hygiene". To his disappointment, CNA "sensationalised" and made its headline into a "clickbait" by focusing on the source of his infection instead.

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Samaritan Stops To Help Delivery Rider In Pain

Samaritan Stops To Help Delivery Rider In Pain

A Facebook user shared about his encounter with a GrabFood rider who experienced stomach pain while making a delivery. The kind samaritan was on his way home after sending his child to school. Based on his photos, the samaritan was in a car waiting at a road junction when he say the rider collapse with his motorcycle. The driver went to check on the rider and realised the rider looked very pale and his body was cold. The rider repeatedly said his stomach was in pain.

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COVID19: Sheng Siong Supermarket "Spoils Market" for NTUC FairPrice

Sheng Siong supermarket is truly impressive. After announcing an additional one month salary for its employees, it went around neighbourhoods silently giving donations at wakes out of kindness. This is setting the bar way too high for competitor NTUC FairPrice supermarket which is already being accused of raising its prices during COVID-19.

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WP Yee Jenn Jong Counters Chan Chun Sing's Opinions On Construction Sector

WP Yee Jenn Jong Counters Chan Chun Sing's Opinions On Construction Sector

Minister of Trade and Industry (MTI) Chan Chun Sing recently responded to media questions about the over-reliance on foreign construction workers. To replace this 300,000 foreign workforce, he argued that Singapore will need 2,500 local babies per year over the next 40 years to become construction workers. His challenge was based on the assumption that 100,000 Singaporean workers will be three times as productive as these foreign labour. Just today, the Workers' Party Yee Jenn Jong wrote a blog post to counter Chan Chun Sing's opinion.

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YouTube Channel Teaches About SPass And EPass Employment

YouTube Channel Teaches About SPass And EPass Employment

A YouTube Channel to share everything about Singapore has caught the attention of many local netizens. The Channel aims to make Singapore "feel like a home" to its viewers by answering all queries about Singapore such as travel, work and things to do here. Netizens have voiced concerned about Singaporeans losing jobs and reducing income amid the pandemic. With this YouTuber encouraging more FTs to seek employment here and the supposed facilitation by CECA, Singaporeans worry that they will have to struggle for PMET jobs vacancies.

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Ironic That Fate Of Grand Prix Can Be Decided Sooner Than Announcement Of General Election Rules

Ironic That Fate Of Grand Prix Can Be Decided Sooner Than Announcement Of General Election Rules

Due to this "urgency" to call for an elections, the Workers' Party (WP) called for the government to "publish election campaign rules forthwidth" so that all political parties have a clear idea of how they can campaign safely despite the ongoing Covid19 pandemic. However, the same MTI minister Chan Chun Sing excused the Elections Department (ELD) saying that they have to explore various scenarios and rules due to the "evolving" Covid19 situation. When the ELD is ready, election candidates and parties will be given "sufficient time" to know the rules and regulations. If the GE is to be held on July 2020, does it seem ironic that the fate of the Grand Prix (which will be held later in September 2020) can be decided earlier than the announcement of GE campaign rules?

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Is it Fiduciary Suicide to Give Our Reserves to Profitable Firms such as Citibank?

It was reported that a sum of $35 million provided as wage subsidies to 32 commercial firms had been returned to the government. Apparently, these companies do not need money from our reserves. Another 29 companies also reported that they do not wish to receive further wage subsidies. No amount has been stated or how much they would receive had they not declined. Why are there no background checks carried out before large swaths of money are given away?

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