5 S’pore News That You Should Know About That Were Reported Yesterday (29 February 2020)


Let’s face it: in this social media world, exciting and viral news like a cat feeding a baby bear would often appear in your Facebook news feed, while important news like the GDP growth of Singapore this year wouldn’t get the same reach.

It’s understandable since social media platforms would prioritise engaging and viral contents to keep users in their platform.

In order to ensure that you’d still know about important news instead just social news, below are the top five Singapore news that was reported yesterday which you should know, simplified for you in a bite-sized format:

$3.2 Million Raised For Frontline Groups & Singaporeans Affected By Coronavirus

Around $3.2 million has been raised for a fund to help frontline groups and Singaporeans who have been affected by the outbreak, according to Minister for Social and Family Development Desmond Lee.

He made a visit to one of the Singapore government’s quarantine facilities, the CSC @ Loyang and thanked those who have contributed “for caring one another in this time”.

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13 Men To Be Charged After Weopens Including Knife, Knuckle, Dusters Used In Fight

Thirteen men were charged on Saturday after weapons which included a knife and knuckle dusters were allegedly used in a fight at Choa Chu Kang on Thursday.

Police were informed of a case of rioting at 10 Choa Chu Kang Way at around 2.30pm on Thursday.

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Two Boys Being Investigated By Police After Spit Was Found On Lift Mirrors & Buttons In Punggol & Ang Mo Kio

The Singapore Police Force are investigating two boys after spittle was found on the mirrors and buttons of lifts in Punggol and Ang Mo Kio.

The boys are aged 12 and 17 years old and are being investigated for their suspected involvement in two different cases of public nuisance.

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MHA Investigating Unregistered Singapore Chapter of South Korean Religious Group Shincheonji

The Singapore chapter of a South Korean religious group is being investigated by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) which has intentions to take action to “proscribe” the group’s activities here.

Five South Koreans and two Singaporeans are involved with ongoing investigations into the unregistered local chapter of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus the Temple of the Tabernacle of the Testimony (SCJ), that’s based in South Korea.

For more info, tap here.

Community Involvement Is Imperative To Stop Spread Of COVID-19

The community’s involvement in responding to the virus in China was imperative although the implementation of lockdowns and travel bans were accompanied by huge economic and social cost, according to infectious diseases specialist Dale Fisher.


Prof Fisher who is from the National University of Singapore was part of a join WHO-China mission last month.

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