Tag: fines

PUB imposes S$56,500 fine on Feng Ming Construction for damaging water main

Singapore—The country’s national water agency, PUB, announced on Sunday (Sept 13) that it issued its highest ever fine on Feng Ming Construction for causing damage to a water main. The company was fined S$56,500 for a 2019 incident wherein it damaged a large water main...

Chinese basketball team gets hefty fine for Mao parody

A top-tier Chinese basketball team was hit with a one million yuan ($140,000) fine for a promotional image that swapped out Mao Zedong for the club's mascot. Zhejiang Guangsha Lions apologised for the picture which was posted on social media and showed a lion in...

Be a good tourist and avoid these five crazy fines while trotting across the globe

Travelling is pretty much synonymous with adventure (or in some cases, misadventure). It's an exciting time of visiting unfamiliar places and cultures, sampling exotic foods and generally trying new things. We each have our own styles and ways of getting around the globe, but...

S$8,000 fines for Vietnamese phone salesman carrying undeclared S$380,000 to Singapore

A Vietnamese was fined S$8,000 for carrying undeclared cash amounting to S$380,000 upon entering Singapore. The incident happened on Jan 30 last year when a baggage-screening officer at Changi Airport Terminal One found the amount of cash in the luggage of Nguyen Thanh Thuy, a...

One man illegally imported a tortoise and another man abandoned two cats, both received fines

On October 17, Wednesday, two men were given hefty fines by the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA), who mean business when it comes to the well-being of animals. In unrelated incidents, one man was charged $7,600 for illegally importing and possessing different kinds...

Parking warden who pretended to work issued more than S$1,000 worth of fake summonses was caught and jailed

Parking officer Noorasimah Jasman skipped work and fooled her bosses into thinking she was doing her job by issuing more than S$1,000 worth of fake parking summonses. She claimed she was taking care of her grandmother while she skipped her patrols. On Monday, after being outed...

Man who said he had a bomb in his carry-on fined $4,500

Hsu Chun Meng was on Scoot flight TR634 bound for Hat Yai, Thailand on April 5. Having been told that he had to check in his carry-on bag, he made a joke about having a bomb in that bag. As a result of his careless...

Terengganu has a Croatian like minded township on dress codes

The Malaysian state of Terengganu has a like minded friend which is Hvar, a majority Christian island in the country of Croatia. Remember, Croatia is a European country and Terengganu is of course a state which is located by the conflicting South China Sea. Both jurisdictions...