Daily Archives: May 20, 2020

Boku Officially Launches with Pearl Abyss to Extend Mobile Payments and eWallets Globally

SAN FRANCISCO, May 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Boku (AIM: BOKU), the world’s leading independent carrier commerce company, is pleased to announce a multi-country launch going live today of Direct Carrier Billing (DCB) and eWallet payment services for Pearl Abyss Corp (“Pearl Abyss”), the Korean game developer, best known for the open-world MMORPG (massively multiplayer

POLICE ADVISORY ON INTERNET LOVE SCAMS

The number of internet love scam cases reported between January and March 2020 is a concern. Internet love scam cases increased by 33.6% (44 cases) to 175 cases between January to March 2020, from 131 cases in the same period last year. The total amount cheated decreased to at least S$6.6 million between January to

MAN ARRESTED FOR LOANSHARK HARASSMENT

The Police have arrested a 53-year-old man for his suspected involvement in a case of loanshark harassment. On 13 May 2020, the Police were alerted to a case of loanshark harassment where a debtor’s note was pasted on the shoe rack outside a residential unit along Lorong 8 Toa Payoh. Through investigations and with the aid of images

FOUR ARRESTED IN ENFORCEMENT OPERATION AGAINST ILLEGAL GAMBLING ACTIVITIES

The Police have arrested three men and one woman, aged between 47 and 61, in an enforcement operation targeting illegal gambling activities conducted by Bedok Police Division along Lorong 19 Geylang on 19 May 2020. The four arrested were believed to be operating an illegal online casino in a residential unit. They were arrested for offences

APPEAL FOR NEXT-OF-KIN – MR NG AH BENG

The Police are appealing for the next-of-kin of 77-year-old Mr Ng Ah Beng to come forward. Mr Ng, a former resident of Methodist Welfare Services Nursing Home, had passed away at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital on 9 May 2020. Anyone with information is requested to call the Police Hotline at 1800-255-0000 or submit information online

Bruegel Podcast “The Sound of Economics: Singapore’s Experience in Dealing with COVID-19” with Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, 19 May 2020

Bruegel (Head of Governance and Outreach Giuseppe Porcaro): Minister, we are very grateful to have you with us, and for the possibility to learn more about how Singapore has been tackling the COVID-19 crisis, but also more broadly, to learn about the economic impact on Singapore and the regional and global economic consequences of the current