Friday, 14 December 2018

Owners of electric scooters will be able to register their devices with the authorities from Jan 2.

The registration fee of S$20 will be waived for owners who register their e-scooters by Mar 31, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) said this in a media release on Wednesday (Dec 12).

Registration can be done via LTA's website at or at Singapore Post offices until Jun 30.

"Registrants must be at least 16 years old and will need to declare that their e-scooters are compliant with the device criteria specified under the Active Mobility Act," LTA said.

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Tuesday, 4 December 2018

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's family roots in Singapore at Fort Canning Park

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid respects to his great-great-great-great-grandmother, Esther Bernard at Fort Canning. Esther Bernard married Mr John Henry Moor, the first headmaster of Raffles Institution (RI).

Mr Trudeau's great-great-great-great-great-grandfather was Major-General William Farquhar, the first British Resident and Commandant of Singapore from 1819 to 1823.

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