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Daily Archives: 2015-06-08

More ex-military men in Cabinet after next GE?

If a report by the Sunday Times (7 June 2015) is any indication, the Singapore Cabinet is set to imbibe more ex-military men into its fold. The current Lee Hsien Loong Cabinet has 19 ministers. Out of these, six are former military men, including the Prime Minister and one of the deputy prime ministers, Teo Chee Hean. They make up …

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Anguish in lack of help as Sabah quake confirms victims

Updates from the Ministry of Education at on 8 June, 12.20pm: A Tanjong Katong Primary School student, who was hospitalised in Kota Kinabalu, has returned to Singapore today, and has been conveyed to a hospital here for further medical treatment. Malaysian authorities have informed our government officials in Kota Kinabalu that the search continues for student Navdeep Singh Jaryal S/O …

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SIX-SIX.com: Singapore’s new “viewspaper”

Singapore saw a new addition to its online community over the weekend as “e-viewspaper” SIX-SIX.com launched on Saturday. “Be it business, politics, current affairs, sports or lifestyle issues, SIX-SIX.COM will bring together various views from people in the know. By offering a varied and balanced analysis, this e-viewspaper will challenge readers to think beyond what they glean from mainstream media, …

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8 June, a Day of National Remembrance for those who perished in Sabah quake

Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong declared last night that 8 June will be set as a day of National Remembrance. State flags on all Government buildings will be flown at half-mast and one minute of silence will be observed at the beginning of the day at all SEA Games venues. Ministry of Education (MOE) confirmed yesterday that bodies of …

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