16 Jun '11, 3am

Finger scans: Call in JB to exempt Singaporeans.

Finger scans: Call in JB to exempt Singaporeans.

A long queue of vehicles waiting to clear Malaysian immigration last Sunday. The country's new biometric system requires scanning of a traveller's two index fingers, adding to the time to clear immigration. -- PHOTO: THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK KUALA LUMPUR - TWO associations representing businesses in Johor have urged the Malaysian government to exempt Singaporeans from the biometric screening system, after suffering losses from the recent congestion. The two organisations, representing Chinese and Indian businesses, plan to send a memorandum soon to Johor Menteri Besar Ghani Othman and the Home Ministry to plead their case. According to the president of Johor Baru Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mr Loh Liam Hiang, the jams caused at the entry points by the fingerprinting of every visitor had begun to deter Singaporeans from visiting the state. 'They just turn ba...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/SEAsia/Story/STI...

Tweets

‘Many Singaporeans lack zinc’ #Singapore

‘Many Singaporeans lack zinc’ #Singapore

sg.news.yahoo.com 16 Jun '11, 9am

Oysters are a natural source of zinc. (AFP) Because of the way food is grown in today's world, and the poor food choices t...

Visit JB? Not worth getting stuck in a jam to v...

straitstimes.com 16 Jun '11, 9am

THE citizens of both Malaysia and Singapore greeted news of the opening of the new Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CI...

Are Singaporeans the most ‘disgusting’ people? ...

sg.news.yahoo.com 17 Jun '11, 9am

Probably it is out of jealousy or she must have been jilted by her Singaporean b/f :-) I have been working in many countri...

[TR] Singaporeans are most ‘disgusting’ and ‘irritating’

[TR] Singaporeans are most ‘disgusting’ and ‘ir...

temasekreview.com 16 Jun '11, 4am

Singaporeans are the most ‘disgusting’ and ‘irritating’ lot of people if the result of an online poll is to be taken at fa...

Singaporeans are the most disgusting ppl in asi...

forums.asiaone.com 16 Jun '11, 12pm

48.15%. That is most certainly an enlightening figure. If the poll results speaks the truth for all the PRCs than more rea...