Firecrackers, 'bak kwa' seized at Singapore checkpoints - ASEAN/East Asia - News Summed Up

Firecrackers, 'bak kwa' seized at Singapore checkpoints - ASEAN/East Asia


SINGAPORE: Firecrackers and bak kwa (Chinese barbecued meat) were seized at Tuas and Woodlands Checkpoint here, the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said on its Facebook page on Tuesday (Feb 13). In the first case, ICA officers detected five boxes of "pop pop", a type of firecrackers, under the front passenger seat of a Singapore-registered car on Saturday. The firecrackers were seized by the Singapore Police Force. ICA said in its post that both "pop pop" and firecrackers are prohibited items under the Dangerous Fireworks Act. In another Facebook post on Tuesday, ICA said there were two cases of bak kwa being hidden in snack packages at Woodlands Checkpoint on Monday.


Source: The Star February 14, 2018 04:41 UTC


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