Tweet The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration warns applicants for overseas jobs against falling prey to unscrupulous recruiters who drag the name of POEA officials in their illegal activities. Administrator Carlos S. Cao, Jr. said he discovered  the new illegal recruitment scheme when two job applicants filed their complaints against a certain Eduardo B. Monserate Jr. […]

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Barangay Singapore on August 4th, 2011

Tweet   The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has detained three Manila-based Chinese jewelers arrested by the police for swindling a Filipino businessman of P200,000. BI Commissioner Ricardo David Jr. issued the order committing the aliens to the immigration detention facility in Bicutan, Taguig City after the suspects were found to be using spurious immigration documents […]

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Tweet Philippines—An Indian couple suspected of being part of a syndicate that brings in illegal Indian nationals into the country, are now facing deportation proceedings. Immigration Commissioner Ricardo David Jr. identified the couple as Lakhvir Singh and Shinder Pal Kaur. They were arrested last June 7 at their house in Barangay Dalig, Antipolo City by […]

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Tweet A 55-year-old woman was convicted on Wednesday of stealing a purse from a luxury shop at Changi Airport, just a few hours before her flight. For making off with a wristlet worth S$155 from a "Coach" boutique, Regina Kek Yong Hua was fined S$500 after pleading guilty to one charge of theft. Kek, who […]

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Tweet Three Filipino men were sentenced on Friday to between 16 and 44 months’ jail for offences including theft. One of them is 53-year-old trader Felipe Marcos Pebenito, who had been permanently banned in 2003 from re-entering Singapore after he was convicted in 2002 of theft here. Pebenito was then sentenced to two years’ jail […]

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Barangay Singapore on June 22nd, 2011

Tweet TWO businessmen were charged in a district court on Friday with making false entries in their goods and services tax (GST) returns to evade tax. According to the 29 charges read out to Tan Kim Teck, 44, he is believed to have hoodwinked the Inland Revenue Authority (Iras) into undercharging him $219,596 in tax […]

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Tweet   A likely verdict of the immigration backlash by Singaporean voters is being felt by foreign workers half a world away — foreign hopefuls ranging from middle-aged professionals to fresh-faced graduates, from technicians and waitresses to construction workers, seeking to land a well-paying job here. After years of open immigration, tens of thousands are […]

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Tweet Police have arrested three members of an illegal betting syndicate at the Paiza Club in Marina Bay Sands (MBS) Casino.  Investigations by the Casino Crime Investigation Branch of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) revealed that the syndicate members, two Singaporean men and an Indonesian man aged 43 to 48, approached patrons at the Paiza […]

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Tweet   A polytechnic student has been convicted of attempting to bribe policemen who had taken down his and his girlfriend’s particulars after finding the couple together at a budget hotel. The 20-year-old student, Zheng Lin, was a student from China who came to Singapore last April to study in Temasek Polytechnic. He brought his […]

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Tweet A RETAIL assistant slid his hand under the skirt of a 26-year-old British tourist in the underpass opposite The Central along New Bridge Road at 1pm on Jan 15. Less than a month later in Feburary, Jorge Ngoo Chang Chong, 22, struck again. This time, he went up to a 31-year-old Canadian walking to […]

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