Monday, 24 April 2017

Scam warning: Email from 'traffic police' about parking fine is fake

The Singapore Police has issued a warning about an email purportedly from the Traffic Police, informing the recipients to pay a parking fine.

In a statement on Monday, the police said the fake email includes a link to a website and a phone number to call where the recipients can pay their fine using a credit card.

Members of the public may call the anti-scam helpline at 1800 722 6688 or go to for scam-related advice.


Eggs sold at Ang Mo Kio coffee shop are real: AVA

The eggs sold in a coffee shop at Ang Mo Kio Avenue 6 are real, the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) said in a Facebook post on Sunday.

The notice was in response to a video uploaded by Facebook user 'Jerome Junior' on Friday alleging the eggs to be "man-made eggs from China".

"We are aware of a video showing allegedly fake eggs bought from a coffee shop in Ang Mo Kio," AVA said. "Our investigations have shown that the eggs sold there are real and were imported from an accredited farm in Malaysia."

The authority added: "There are no imports of eggs from China as China is not an approved source.


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Want to be happier? Go for a hike

We're constantly on the lookout for material things to make us happy.

But new research proves the answer could be much simpler than splashing out on a new car, clothes or watch.

Going for a hike in the countryside (parks and gardens in Singapore) is not only good for your health - it helps to keep a smile on your face, the study suggests.

Scientists across the world have long reported a substantial link between spending time outdoors and an improved mood.