Tag Archives: Straits Times 25 Jun 2014

EXTRA $100 A MONTH FOR DISABLED PIONEER GENERATION MEMBERS

From September, disabled pioneer generation members will get an extra $100 a month to offset their care expenses. Those who are on existing assistance schemes, like the Interim Disability Assistance Program for Elderly or the Foreign Domestic Worker Grant, will qualify automatically. Current claimants under disability insurance scheme will also be eligible.

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JOBLESS MALAY DRUGGIE THREATHENED AND ROBBED 13-YEAR OLD BOY WITH KNIFE

Jobless Mohamed Faizal Manokhor Ali, 35, admitted robbing the 13-year-old of his mobile phone, wallet, ezLink card and coins in a lift at Jurong West Central 1 on April 1 this year. Five other charges were taken into consideration during sentencing - including robbing three other boys of their phones. A district court heard that Faizal was loitering near Block 689 Jurong West Central 1 on April 1 when he decided to rob the youngster as he returned home from school.

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