Daily Archives: 2014-01-10

Singapore Government Awarded $529,000 to Murdoch University

By Nix Some of Murdoch University’s top researchers will lead a project aimed at enhancing productivity and innovation in Singapore’s manufacturing industry. Work will begin early this year on a 12 month benchmarking study, with SGD$529,000 awarded to Murdoch by the Singapore Government through the Singapore Innovation and Productivity Institute. “Singapore is currently in a period of low productivity growth, …

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PAP MP clarifies remarks on bed crunch

By Andrew Loh People’s Action Party (PAP) Member of Parliament, Dr Chia Shi Lu, elaborated on Thursday his position on the hospital bed shortage problem. On Wednesday, the Straits Times reported Dr Chia, who is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon and a member of the Government Parliamentary Committee on Health, as saying that the problem “might be due to the holiday …

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Indian fans refused to leave cinema after movie cancellation

(Photo from Straits Times) The Straits Times reported today that “a crowd of more than 100 people, mostly foreign workers, refused to leave Rex Cinemas at Mackenzie Road, after the theatre cancelled the premiere of a movie on Thursday night” The paper added that a total of three police cars and about seven police officers were at the scene and …

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