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Loony on the loose

Postby JR8 » Mon, 20 Jan 2014 9:21 pm

A foreign woman this afternoon (intentionally vague), tail-gates a vehicle through security into a government ministry. Drives around the grounds like a nutter, incl in and around the underground car-park, and there's nothing to stop her. Apparently.


No mention in the media yet... surprise.

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Postby Steve1960 » Mon, 20 Jan 2014 9:53 pm

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Postby JR8 » Mon, 20 Jan 2014 9:56 pm

It'll be interesting to see how the media report it...

er, if they do.

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Postby JR8 » Mon, 20 Jan 2014 10:57 pm

http://www.straitstimes.com/

Nothing.

classic ... lol ...

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Postby zzm9980 » Tue, 21 Jan 2014 8:46 am

They're too busy looking for train or bus delays to turn into headlines:

Monday's MRT train service disruption is another in a series of recent incidents

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Postby PNGMK » Tue, 21 Jan 2014 8:52 am

JR8 wrote:A foreign woman this afternoon (intentionally vague), tail-gates a vehicle through security into a government ministry. Drives around the grounds like a nutter, incl in and around the underground car-park, and there's nothing to stop her. Apparently.


No mention in the media yet... surprise.


I understand how she feels. One day in a ministry I demolished a rubbish bin in a fit of rage at the sheer bloody mindedness of the gahmen. I was arrested and interrogated... they asked "why"? I said "don't you feel the same ways sometimes?" - they said "yes we do" and let me go. Maybe they understood her bloodymindedness and maybe she had just come back from the docs with bad news.... we never know the reason why really..... Singapore is a very stressful environ and I'm surprised there isn't more of this actually.
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 21 Jan 2014 8:53 am

Made it to the Today paper this morning.....

http://www.todayonline.com/singapore/un ... a-premises

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Postby Addadude » Tue, 21 Jan 2014 11:56 am

Maybe her complimentary parking ticket wouldn't work?
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Postby JR8 » Tue, 21 Jan 2014 12:27 pm

zzm9980 wrote:They're too busy looking for train or bus delays to turn into headlines:



Why address failings in national security, when we can focus on popular and petty grievances instead, eh? ;)

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Postby zzm9980 » Wed, 22 Jan 2014 5:40 pm

This was in Straits Times today, read it on a flight. This is actually a big deal now. Apparently that woman crossed over in Woodlands two days ago, but drove through the checkpoint and "evaded" ICA whatever that means. They just put out a bulletin for her car and didn't pursue. DPM Teo (I think it was?) apparently had harsh words for those running the checkpoint since she should never have made it to MFA.

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Postby Akimbo » Wed, 22 Jan 2014 6:35 pm

zzm....so the very same woman who tail-gated into the MFA premises is also the same woman who passed through the Woodlands checkpoint without checking?!

Holy crap, way to stick it to da man...any reasons for it?
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Postby x9200 » Wed, 22 Jan 2014 6:53 pm

PNGMK wrote:I understand how she feels. One day in a ministry I demolished a rubbish bin in a fit of rage at the sheer bloody mindedness of the gahmen. I was arrested and interrogated... they asked "why"? I said "don't you feel the same ways sometimes?" - they said "yes we do" and let me go. Maybe they understood her bloodymindedness and maybe she had just come back from the docs with bad news.... we never know the reason why really..... Singapore is a very stressful environ and I'm surprised there isn't more of this actually.

You seriously did this?

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Postby JR8 » Wed, 22 Jan 2014 7:07 pm

Well I wonder if the 'powers that be' might benefit from a little more 360-risk management. Whilst they are inspecting others for packets of chewing gum at Woodlands, I was told this foreign woman:
- tailgaited her way unchecked through the checkpoint. was noticed, but they did nothing
- tailgated a taxi downtown for several hours. Perhaps to evade number plate recognition cameras
- tailgated her way into MFA, driving around the grounds and basement car-park.

Meanwhile, let's not bother about any of that, front-page news (literally the whole page) is some expat making a snidey comment on Facebook.

- I wonder if they have a ready supply of hacked FB accounts, such that each time an embarrassing story arises they can out some likely FT figure to be hated...

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Postby PNGMK » Wed, 22 Jan 2014 7:43 pm

x9200 wrote:
PNGMK wrote:I understand how she feels. One day in a ministry I demolished a rubbish bin in a fit of rage at the sheer bloody mindedness of the gahmen. I was arrested and interrogated... they asked "why"? I said "don't you feel the same ways sometimes?" - they said "yes we do" and let me go. Maybe they understood her bloodymindedness and maybe she had just come back from the docs with bad news.... we never know the reason why really..... Singapore is a very stressful environ and I'm surprised there isn't more of this actually.

You seriously did this?


Yes :oops:

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Postby PNGMK » Wed, 22 Jan 2014 7:45 pm

JR8 wrote:Well I wonder if the 'powers that be' might benefit from a little more 360-risk management. Whilst they are inspecting others for packets of chewing gum at Woodlands, I was told this foreign woman:
- tailgaited her way unchecked through the checkpoint. was noticed, but they did nothing
- tailgated a taxi downtown for several hours. Perhaps to evade number plate recognition cameras
- tailgated her way into MFA, driving around the grounds and basement car-park.

Meanwhile, let's not bother about any of that, front-page news (literally the whole page) is some expat making a snidey comment on Facebook.

- I wonder if they have a ready supply of hacked FB accounts, such that each time an embarrassing story arises they can out some likely FT figure to be hated...



Trivial offense arrest are easy KPI...


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