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Airbus fined US$128 million over Taiwan missile affair

Airbus said Saturday it had been fined 104 million euros for a dispute dating from 1992 over missile sales to Taiwan by the Matra group, which was later acquired by the aerospace giant.

Acres looking into suspected 'Viagra' hacking of website

The Animal Concerns Research and Education Society (Acres) is looking into a suspected hacking incident that saw its site description being changed to reflect advertisements for sex drugs. When The New Paper accessed the Acres site yesterday, the text descri
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Acres looking into suspected 'Viagra' hacking of website

The Animal Concerns Research and Education Society (Acres) is looking into a suspected hacking incident that saw its site description being changed to reflect advertisements for sex drugs. When The New Paper accessed the Acres site yesterday, the text description had been changed to ordering medication such as Viagra and Cialis. These are often used to treat erectile dysfunction. There was also a link to an online pharmacy website with listings for Viagra, Cialis and Levitra at low prices in euros.

Lawyer struck off rolls for forging degree results

A young lawyer hoping to improve her chances of getting a job in the Singapore Legal Service submitted a forged transcript that reflected better grades in 2013. The 25-year-old did not land the job. When Ms Jaya Anil Kumar applied a second time more than thr
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Lawyer struck off rolls for forging degree results

A young lawyer hoping to improve her chances of getting a job in the Singapore Legal Service submitted a forged transcript that reflected better grades in 2013. The 25-year-old did not land the job. When Ms Jaya Anil Kumar applied a second time more than three years later, she doctored her National University of Singapore (NUS) law degree certificate. Yesterday, Ms Jaya, now 30, was struck off the rolls. Called to the Bar in July 2012, she had not applied for a practising certificate since August 2014.

SIA moves up to 18th spot in Fortune's Top 50 rankings, from 32nd place in 2018

SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines (SIA) has moved up the Top 50 rankings of Fortune magazine's annual World's Most Admired Companies to 18th spot this year. The Singapore carrier is also the highest-ranked Asian company and the only company from South-east Asi
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SIA moves up to 18th spot in Fortune's Top 50 rankings, from 32nd place in 2018

SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines (SIA) has moved up the Top 50 rankings of Fortune magazine's annual World's Most Admired Companies to 18th spot this year. The Singapore carrier is also the highest-ranked Asian company and the only company from South-east Asia to make the list. SIA was ranked No. 32 last year and No. 33 in 2017. Toyota, Alibaba and Samsung are the other Asian companies to make the Top 50 this year.

Pervert caught on car cam taking upskirt shots of woman at Tai Seng carpark

A man was purportedly caught taking upskirt shots of a woman in a multi-storey carpark at 18 Tai Seng on Tuesday afternoon (Jan 22). Stomp contributor Kenneth Tan, who had been visiting clients in the area, witnessed the incident while he was in his car at a
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Pervert caught on car cam taking upskirt shots of woman at Tai Seng carpark

A man was purportedly caught taking upskirt shots of a woman in a multi-storey carpark at 18 Tai Seng on Tuesday afternoon (Jan 22). Stomp contributor Kenneth Tan, who had been visiting clients in the area, witnessed the incident while he was in his car at around 2.52pm. A video of the incident was also captured on Kenneth's dashboard camera.

Injured actor Aloysius Pang's condition worsens, now in ICU and needs artificial life support

[Update, Jan 23, 3.40pm]: In an update on Wednesday afternoon, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said in a Facebook post that Corporal First Class (NS) Aloysius Pang's condition «is very serious and presently he needs artificial life support of his lungs, k
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Injured actor Aloysius Pang's condition worsens, now in ICU and needs artificial life support

[Update, Jan 23, 3.40pm]: In an update on Wednesday afternoon, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said in a Facebook post that Corporal First Class (NS) Aloysius Pang's condition «is very serious and presently he needs artificial life support of his lungs, kidneys and heart». «Even as the doctors do all they can, our prayers go to CFC (NS) Pang to turn this difficult corner, as well as to his family members for strength,» Dr Ng added.

Body of 45-year-old man found floating at shoreline near Marina South Pier MRT station

The body of a 45-year-old man was found floating in the waters of the Singapore Strait, at the shoreline near Marina South Pier on Tuesday (Jan 22). Stomp contributor Asrina alerted Stomp to the incident and shared a video taken at the scene. The body wa
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Body of 45-year-old man found floating at shoreline near Marina South Pier MRT station

The body of a 45-year-old man was found floating in the waters of the Singapore Strait, at the shoreline near Marina South Pier on Tuesday (Jan 22). Stomp contributor Asrina alerted Stomp to the incident and shared a video taken at the scene. The body was seen floating face-down in the water near a water break situated close to Marina South Pier MRT Station.

Injured actor Aloysius Pang's condition has worsened, now in ICU: Mindef

Singaporean actor Aloysius Pang Wei Chong, who was seriously injured during an overseas military exercise in New Zealand last Saturday (Jan 19), required additional surgery after his condition worsened. In an update on Wednesday morning, the Ministry of Defe
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Injured actor Aloysius Pang's condition has worsened, now in ICU: Mindef

Singaporean actor Aloysius Pang Wei Chong, who was seriously injured during an overseas military exercise in New Zealand last Saturday (Jan 19), required additional surgery after his condition worsened. In an update on Wednesday morning, the Ministry of Defence (Mindef) said Corporal First Class (NS) Pang's condition is critical and he is in the intensive care unit. His surgery was completed on Tuesday at 11.54pm (Singapore time) and it was his third after he was taken to Waikato Hospital in Hamilton, south of Auckland.

Only one in five Singaporeans believes terror attack will happen here

Singaporeans say they are prepared for a terror attack, but only one in five believes it will happen here. But the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), which released its second Singapore Terrorism Threat Assessment Report yesterday, warned that the terrorism thr
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Only one in five Singaporeans believes terror attack will happen here

Singaporeans say they are prepared for a terror attack, but only one in five believes it will happen here. But the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), which released its second Singapore Terrorism Threat Assessment Report yesterday, warned that the terrorism threat remains high. As part of the report, a survey conducted last year by MHA of 2,010 citizens and permanent residents aged 15 and above found that only 20 per cent felt an attack might occur in Singapore in the next five years.

DBS, POSB customers targeted in new SMS phishing scams

In a press statement yesterday, the Singapore Police Force and DBS Bank said since September last year, the police have received more than 90 reports from victims who were deceived into providing their Internet banking details on fraudulent websites. This, a
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DBS, POSB customers targeted in new SMS phishing scams

In a press statement yesterday, the Singapore Police Force and DBS Bank said since September last year, the police have received more than 90 reports from victims who were deceived into providing their Internet banking details on fraudulent websites. This, after clicking on phishing website addresses in SMSes purportedly sent by DBS or POSB.

Golf - Tiger plans to make use of new flag rule

Tiger Woods plans to take advantage of a new rule that allows players to leave the flag in the hole while putting, the former world number one said ahead of his first start of the season at Torrey Pines this week.
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Golf - Tiger plans to make use of new flag rule

Tiger Woods plans to take advantage of a new rule that allows players to leave the flag in the hole while putting, the former world number one said ahead of his first start of the season at Torrey Pines this week.

Elliott urges eBay to restructure business to double market value

EBay Inc shareholder Elliott Management Corp on Tuesday urged the e-commerce platform to restructure its business and sell some businesses to double its market value in the next two years.
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Elliott urges eBay to restructure business to double market value

EBay Inc shareholder Elliott Management Corp on Tuesday urged the e-commerce platform to restructure its business and sell some businesses to double its market value in the next two years.

Paris in the spring for Ikea's new city store format

Swedish furniture giant Ikea said on Tuesday it will open its first store in the heart of Paris on May 6 as part of its global strategy to launch smaller city centre outlets to meet changing shopping habits.
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Paris in the spring for Ikea's new city store format

Swedish furniture giant Ikea said on Tuesday it will open its first store in the heart of Paris on May 6 as part of its global strategy to launch smaller city centre outlets to meet changing shopping habits.

Efforts to find Spanish toddler hit snag, tunnel to be widened

Efforts to reach a two-year-old boy who fell into a borehole in southern Spain on Jan. 13 hit a major snag on Tuesday when engineers said they would have to widen a parallel shaft before they could dig a horizontal passage to reach the toddler.
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Efforts to find Spanish toddler hit snag, tunnel to be widened

Efforts to reach a two-year-old boy who fell into a borehole in southern Spain on Jan. 13 hit a major snag on Tuesday when engineers said they would have to widen a parallel shaft before they could dig a horizontal passage to reach the toddler.

Huawei chairman says foreign officials welcome to see its labs

Huawei Chairman Liang Hua said on Tuesday the company would allow foreign officials to visit its labs, as the Chinese company faces suspicion from Western countries that its telecoms equipment could be used for espionage.
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Huawei chairman says foreign officials welcome to see its labs

Huawei Chairman Liang Hua said on Tuesday the company would allow foreign officials to visit its labs, as the Chinese company faces suspicion from Western countries that its telecoms equipment could be used for espionage.

Couple on motorcycle flung into air during crash on AYE

A motorcyclist and his wife were injured after they were flung in the air during a collision with a car on Sunday morning. The accident occurred as a car in front of the motorcycle was changing lanes on the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) towards the Marina Coas
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Couple on motorcycle flung into air during crash on AYE

A motorcyclist and his wife were injured after they were flung in the air during a collision with a car on Sunday morning. The accident occurred as a car in front of the motorcycle was changing lanes on the Ayer Rajah Expressway (AYE) towards the Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE) at around 11.30am. The motorcyclist, 35, was unable to brake in time and collided into the rear of the car, Chinese-language daily Lianhe Wanbao reported yesterday.

Chiropractor, 2 agents charged over insurance fraud involving more than $14,000

SINGAPORE - A chiropractor was taken to court on Tuesday (Jan 22) after he allegedly worked with two insurance agents to cheat Manulife Singapore of more than $14,000 by submitting bogus personal accident claims by 12 people who were covered by the insurer.
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Chiropractor, 2 agents charged over insurance fraud involving more than $14,000

SINGAPORE - A chiropractor was taken to court on Tuesday (Jan 22) after he allegedly worked with two insurance agents to cheat Manulife Singapore of more than $14,000 by submitting bogus personal accident claims by 12 people who were covered by the insurer. Shareholder of Chiropractic Focus Group Charles Loo Boon Ann, 29, is accused of committing the offences with Priscilla Tien Ling, 27, and Mike Chew Jun Yong, 36. Loo was charged with 17 counts of cheating while Tien faces 12 charges for similar offences. Chew was handed nine cheating charges.

Trump says students 'unfairly treated' over Native incident

Boys from a Catholic school in Kentucky were treated unfairly in a rush to judgment, President Donald Trump said on Monday after allegations the students had mocked a Native American elder.
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Trump says students 'unfairly treated' over Native incident

Boys from a Catholic school in Kentucky were treated unfairly in a rush to judgment, President Donald Trump said on Monday after allegations the students had mocked a Native American elder.

KPMG subject of second UK investigation over Carillion audit

Britain's Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has opened a second investigation into how accounting firm KPMG audited the books of collapsed UK construction company Carillion, the watchdog said on Tuesday.
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KPMG subject of second UK investigation over Carillion audit

Britain's Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has opened a second investigation into how accounting firm KPMG audited the books of collapsed UK construction company Carillion, the watchdog said on Tuesday.

Turkey planning international investigation into Khashoggi case: Minister

Turkey is planning to launch an international investigation into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and will take further steps in coming days, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was quoted as saying by state-owned media.
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Turkey planning international investigation into Khashoggi case: Minister

Turkey is planning to launch an international investigation into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and will take further steps in coming days, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was quoted as saying by state-owned media.

Wounded NSF who went AWOL and fled from police arrested in Woodlands

A full-time national serviceman (NSF) who is wanted by the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and fled from police while bleeding from his left thigh on Sunday (Jan 20) has been arrested. The police told Stomp that the 22-year-old man was arrested along Woodland
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Wounded NSF who went AWOL and fled from police arrested in Woodlands

A full-time national serviceman (NSF) who is wanted by the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) and fled from police while bleeding from his left thigh on Sunday (Jan 20) has been arrested. The police told Stomp that the 22-year-old man was arrested along Woodlands Circle on Monday (Jan 21).

Old video of Whitley secondary school teacher manhandling student surfaces

We've seen a teacher manhandle a student in Singapore before. Now, another video of a similar incident has surfaced. A September 2018 clip of a teacher manhandling a student at Whitley secondary school went viral after first appearing on Sunday (Jan 20). I
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Old video of Whitley secondary school teacher manhandling student surfaces

We've seen a teacher manhandle a student in Singapore before. Now, another video of a similar incident has surfaced. A September 2018 clip of a teacher manhandling a student at Whitley secondary school went viral after first appearing on Sunday (Jan 20). In it, a female teacher is seen grabbing the shirt of a male student and attempting to drag him out of his seat.

Scoot flight from Gold Coast to Singapore diverted to Sydney after unruly man punches fellow passenger

A Scoot flight from Gold Coast to Singapore was diverted to Sydney Airport on Monday (Jan 21) due to a disruption caused by an unruly passenger on board. Flight TR7 was scheduled to reach Singapore at 3.15pm on Monday, but it was diverted just 1h 20 min int
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Scoot flight from Gold Coast to Singapore diverted to Sydney after unruly man punches fellow passenger

A Scoot flight from Gold Coast to Singapore was diverted to Sydney Airport on Monday (Jan 21) due to a disruption caused by an unruly passenger on board. Flight TR7 was scheduled to reach Singapore at 3.15pm on Monday, but it was diverted just 1h 20 min into the eight-hour flight. In a statement on Monday, Scoot said that an Australian man on board punched another passenger. Crew members and other passengers stepped in to break up the fight.

Devotees cheer new rules that allow more music during Thaipusam procession

SINGAPORE - Striding steadily, civil servant Murali Raj Unbalagan stepped into the Sri Thendayuthapani Temple carrying a 40kg kavadi, feeling a sense of joy as he heads to the centre of the temple in Tank Road. The 32-year-old had completed his annual foot j
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Devotees cheer new rules that allow more music during Thaipusam procession

SINGAPORE - Striding steadily, civil servant Murali Raj Unbalagan stepped into the Sri Thendayuthapani Temple carrying a 40kg kavadi, feeling a sense of joy as he heads to the centre of the temple in Tank Road. The 32-year-old had completed his annual foot journey, fulfilling a thanksgiving vow he made 14 years ago.

Teachers unable to connect to school Wi-Fi networks, MOE rules out cyber security incident

SINGAPORE - Teachers at some schools across Singapore were unable to boot up or connect their computers to their schools' Wi-Fi networks on Monday afternoon (Jan 21). The Ministry of Education (MOE) told The Straits Times on Tuesday that it was a «tech
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Teachers unable to connect to school Wi-Fi networks, MOE rules out cyber security incident

SINGAPORE - Teachers at some schools across Singapore were unable to boot up or connect their computers to their schools' Wi-Fi networks on Monday afternoon (Jan 21). The Ministry of Education (MOE) told The Straits Times on Tuesday that it was a «technical issue». MOE chief information officer Tan Bee Teck said: «We have ascertained that it was not a cyber security incident.» He added that the issue was resolved as of 3pm on Monday.

US to formally seek extradition of Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou - Globe And Mail

The United States has informed the Canadian government that it plans to proceed with a formal request to extradite Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou on allegations violation of U.S. sanctions against Iran, the Globe and Mail reported https://tgam.ca
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US to formally seek extradition of Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou - Globe And Mail

The United States has informed the Canadian government that it plans to proceed with a formal request to extradite Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou on allegations violation of U.S. sanctions against Iran, the Globe and Mail reported https://tgam.ca/2CA6ejq on Monday.

Tokyo court denies latest bail request of Nissan's Ghosn

Carlos Ghosn's latest request for bail was rejected by a Tokyo court on Tuesday, despite the ousted Nissan chairman offering to wear an electronic ankle tag in an unusual bid to win release after two months of detention for alleged financial crimes.
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Tokyo court denies latest bail request of Nissan's Ghosn

Carlos Ghosn's latest request for bail was rejected by a Tokyo court on Tuesday, despite the ousted Nissan chairman offering to wear an electronic ankle tag in an unusual bid to win release after two months of detention for alleged financial crimes.

Six reasons to switch to this electricity provider

If one of your New Year's resolutions is to reduce your spending, here's where you can make significant savings: your electricity bill. The soft launch of the Open Electricity Market (OEM) on April 1, 2017, to residents in the Jurong area allowed households
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Six reasons to switch to this electricity provider

If one of your New Year's resolutions is to reduce your spending, here's where you can make significant savings: your electricity bill. The soft launch of the Open Electricity Market (OEM) on April 1, 2017, to residents in the Jurong area allowed households to choose from different electricity providers offering various price plans. The OEM, which is introduced in stages, will be available to all Singapore households by May.

Exclusive: Private equity firms circling Nestle's skin health business - sources

Private equity firms Cinven and Advent have teamed up to bid in an auction that could value Nestle's skin health business at about 7 billion Swiss francs (US$7 billion), three sources familiar with the matter said.
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Exclusive: Private equity firms circling Nestle's skin health business - sources

Private equity firms Cinven and Advent have teamed up to bid in an auction that could value Nestle's skin health business at about 7 billion Swiss francs (US$7 billion), three sources familiar with the matter said.

Soccer star Ronaldo to answer tax fraud charges in Spain

Cristiano Ronaldo is due in court in Spain on Tuesday to answer charges of evading taxes during his nine-year reign as Spanish side Real Madrid's all-time highest scorer.
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Soccer star Ronaldo to answer tax fraud charges in Spain

Cristiano Ronaldo is due in court in Spain on Tuesday to answer charges of evading taxes during his nine-year reign as Spanish side Real Madrid's all-time highest scorer.

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