Daily Archives: 2014-07-30

App site tracks dengue cases in Singapore using Google Maps

By Terry Xu A new app site, outbreak.sgcharts.com has been created by a concerned member of public to present the dengue situation in Singapore with data published by the National Environment Agency. The website has a user-friendly map to show the physical location of dengue cases. It also has an interactive timeline slider for users to access information on past dengue clusters. …

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X-Men not axed

By Howard Lee Fans of the X-Men series of comics will be relieved to know that the Media Development Authority (MDA) has decided not to ban “Astonishing X-Men Issue 51” from local shelves, despite the depiction of homosexual content, as the authority deemed that it contained a “balanced treatment of the issue”. The cover of the issue featured an image of gay …

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New schemes to promote flexi-travel in firms

By Howard Lee Employers who wish to adopt flexi-travel initiatives for their workforce to travel during off-peak hours can tap on incentives as part of the Travel Smart Network launched by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) today. The three initiates, to be rolled out from tomorrow to November 2014, aims to encourage employees “to travel on public transport during off-peak periods, and …

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