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Electronic arrival card trial extended to more visitors to Singapore

Electronic arrival card trial extended to more visitors to Singapore

SINGAPORE — More visitors to Singapore will be able to submit electronic arrival cards as the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) launches the beta version of its SG Arrival Card e-service on Wednesday (Aug 14). The service, available on ICA’s website and as a mobile application, allows visitors travelling via selected transport operators to submit […]

Two Malaysians arrested for trying to smuggle Bangladeshi out of Singapore

Two Malaysians arrested for trying to smuggle Bangladeshi out of Singapore

THE Malaysia-registered car involved in the case. (Photo: ICA)   SINGAPORE – Two Malaysians were arrested for attempting to smuggle a Bangladeshi man out of Singapore, according to the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA). On its website, ICA said on Aug 5 around 8.20 pm, its officers stopped a departing Malaysia-registered car for checks at the […]

Singapore back in play as more Hongkongers consider migrating due to deepening political crisis

Singapore back in play as more Hongkongers consider migrating due to deepening political crisis

Hong Kong’s extradition bill turmoil has shaken confidence among some residents in the city. Photo: Felix Wong   AN INCREASING number of Hong Kong residents are looking to buy homes in Singapore and enrol their children in schools there, according to property agents and educators, amid the deepening political crisis over the city’s now-suspended extradition […]

Pulau Pisang: Do we want to repeat Batu Puteh debacles?

Pulau Pisang: Do we want to repeat Batu Puteh debacles?

Comment by DATUK REJAL ARBEE   THE New Straits Times recently carried an item by an Associate Professor at Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia, Mohd Hazmi Mohd  Rusli on the presence of a Singapore lighthouse on a Malaysian island Pulau Pisang, which is just off Pontian Kecil town some 100 Kilometers up the Straits of Malacca. […]