Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Sport: Singapore’s Loh Kean Yew stuns Chinese superstar Lin Dan in Thailand Masters final 2019

Local Penang-born shuttler Loh Kean Yew notched a sensational victory after he beat two-time Olympic singles champion Lin Dan 21-19,21-18 to win the Thailand Masters finals on Sunday (Jan 13), taking home the winner's cheque of US$11,250.

Ref: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/sport/loh-kean-yew-defeat-lin-dan-thailand-masters-11116908

Sport: Singapore striker Ikhsan Fandi signs contract with Norwegian side

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Singapore's national footballer Ikhsan Fandi has signed a two-year contract with Norwegian second tier side Raufoss IL, the club announced on its website on Sunday (Jan 13).

The 19-year-old striker, who is the second son of local legend Fandi Ahmad, had been on trial with Raufoss for a week, the club said.

Ikhsan is the 3rd Lion to join a European team after Sundram and his father, Fandi.

Read more @ https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/sport/football-singapore-striker-ikhsan-fandi-signs-contract-with-11115926

A lot of Singaporeans are wondering why Fandi's sons Irfan and Ikhsan can play professional football when they were supposed to serve NS. The answer is both of them had enlisted early NS at 16+. This solves the problem for serving NS in Singapore and being a professional when they are still young and at their peak of their game.

Scam warning: Singapore Airlines warns of phishing website offering free air tickets

Singapore Airlines (SIA) on Sunday (Jan 13) warned customers against falling victim to a website claiming to be from the airline and promising free air tickets.

In a Facebook post, SIA said that the website would ask users for their personal data.

“We have reported the site to be taken down and would like to advise customers to exercise discretion when revealing personal data to unverified sources,” the post said.

Read more @ https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singapore-airlines-phishing-free-tickets-11117156

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