Law Minister K. Shanmugam on Thursday fended off allegations in foreign media reports that claimed Sunday's riot in Little India happened because foreign workers here were not satisfied with their work conditions.
In the wake of the violence that took place in Little India on Dec 8, the Singapore Government's decision to ban the sale and consumption of alcohol in the area the following weekend has to be respected, said India's High Commissioner to Singapore, Mrs Vijay Thakur Singh, on Thursday night.
Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean and MP Vikram Nair on Thursday visited Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers who had responded to the Little India riot on Sunday.
From the junction of Selegie Road and Short Street where the famous Rochor Original Beancurd stall is located, to the Sri Vadapathira Kaliamman Temple on Serangoon Road; and from Jalan Besar Road all the way to Dorset Road - this is the area which the blanket ban on the sale of consumption and alcohol will cover this weekend.
Four days before the final match day of the English Premier League (EPL) this year, 26,000 mioTV subscribers could not start up their set-top boxes due to a glitch. This was SingTel's third breakdown in two years.