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Wednesday, July 13th, 2016


Pow Sing Restaurant at Serangoon Gardens suspended as 29 cases of gastric flu surface

SINGAPORE – Several cases of gastroenteritis reported at Pow Sing Restaurant are being investigated, the authorities said on Wednesday (July 13). Commonly known as gastric flu, the illness can cause diarrhoea, vomiting, fever and abdominal pain. The National Environment Agency (NEA) has also suspended the licence of the Serangoon Garden Way restaurant. Between July 4 and 11, 29 cases were reported at the restaurant, said a press release jointly issued by the Ministry of Health (MOH), the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) and NEA. “As of 12 July 2016,Read More

Singapore-registered car catches fire at Malaysia customs

JOHOR BARU – A Singapore-registered car with cartons of cigarettes in its engine compartment caught fire at the exit lane of the Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) Complex at Sultan Iskandar Building on Tuesday night (July 12), it was reported. The driver, a 24-year-old Singaporean man, was unhurt, the New Straits Times said on Wednesday. “The fire, which started from the engine, was put out in three minutes. The entire car and its engine were damaged. Initial investigations revealed no criminal elements,” Johor Baru Selatan district police chief Assistant CommissionerRead More