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A Chilling Glimpse into the “Average Singaporean” Life of Infant Care Centre Assistant who wanted to be a ISIS “Martyr’s Widow”

Chilling, because she seemed just like any other Singaporean on the street. Yet, it appears that Syaikhah Izzah Zahrah Al Ansari wanted to be a “martyr’s widow” for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The 22-year-old was detained under the Internal Security Act earlier this month for radicalism. She’s the first female to be detained in Singapore for …

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Police Arrest 13 For Gang Activities After Video Of Indian Funeral Goes Viral

The Singapore Police Force has arrest 13 people for gang-related activities after the Criminal Investigation Department and Jurong Police Division conducted a 7 day operation from 4 June to 10 June 2017. The police were first alerted to a gathering of secret society members after they received information about a wake and funeral procession at Block 483 Choa Chu Kang …

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NLB, Government learning from removal of controversial book series: Yaacob

Scrutinising every piece of reading material on public library shelves would be “impossible” given the volume of books involved, Minister for Communications and Information Yaacob Ibrahim said yesterday. But he said the National Library Board (NLB) and the Government would learn from the episode involving the removal of a controversial series of Malay language books that was available for loan …

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Student crowdfunds to study master’s abroad

To fund her year-long studies abroad, Miss Elizabethe Er, 26, has started a crowdfunding project to raise £12,000 (S$21,000). The freelance art history researcher took to UK crowdfunding platform, Crowdfunder, on Monday to launch her campaign, Let Lizzie Learn. While some said she deserves a shot at higher education, others have criticised her saying there are more worthy causes to …

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Tampines Rovers dispute former sponsor Komoco’s S$190k loan claim

Tampines Rovers have disputed Komoco Motors’ claims to a sum of S$190,000 that the motor company says the S.League club owes it. Last month, TODAY reported that Komoco had sent a letter of demand to Tampines, seeking the repayment for the money, which it made out to the Stags at the end of 2015. However, TODAY understands that Tampines have …

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Britney Spears concert facing poor showing

Pop princess Britney Spears is due to perform here in three weeks, but apparently not many want a piece of her. Tickets sales for the June 30 Britney Live in Singapore concert appear to be moving slowly. The cheapest ticket for the concert is $188 for a restricted view, and the most expensive tickets go for $568. A check by …

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