Home Briefs: Did you see this rogue taxi?

Did you see this rogue taxi?

The Traffic Police are appealing for more information about a taxi that was caught on camera travelling against the flow of traffic.

A video of the SMRT taxi driving into oncoming traffic on a one-way road was posted on the Facebook page of road safety community Beh Chia Lor - Singapore Road. Since it was first posted on Sept 12, the video has been shared more than 1,000 times.

According to the posting, the incident occurred in Sims Avenue East on Monday at around noon.

The Traffic Police said in a statement on Friday: "We would like to request anyone with more information on the incident to lodge a police report at any Neighbourhood Police Centre/Post or online."


12 new Zika cases over weekend

Twelve new Zika cases were reported in Singapore over the weekend and none reported yesterday as at 3pm, bringing the total number to 381 since the start of the outbreak on Aug 27.

Two cases were detected in a new cluster in Hougang Avenue 7 and three new cases were in the initial cluster in Aljunied, which has reported 286 cases so far. Another two cases were linked to the Elite Terrace area in Siglap, bringing the total there to 13.

There are now nine Zika clusters in Singapore, detailed on the National Environment Agency's website at www.nea.gov.sg/zika-clusters.


Dance activities galore next month

Got To Move, Singapore's nationwide dance movement, returns for its second edition next month. The event, organised by the National Arts Council, will be held from Oct 7 to 23. There will be more than 200 programmes and activities for the public across the island over three weeks.

In collaboration with over 50 programming partners, including *Scape and Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay, Got To Move is presenting a range of programmes geared for everyone, from children to seniors and photography enthusiasts to fitness buffs.

There will be a wide variety of activities, from open classes to educational talks about various aspects of dance as an art form.

On Oct 15, the Civic District will be bustling with three experiential dance activities, which includes one where participants can join an interactive dance trail.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 20, 2016, with the headline 'Home Briefs'. Print Edition | Subscribe