Daily Archives: 2016-01-13

Basic safety tips for pedestrians and cyclists using the PCN

By Perry Tan An accident involving a bicycle and a child is being widely shared and discussed on social media. I won’t comment on the case, since we don’t have both sides of the story, but as a regular user of the Park Connector Network (PCN) as a cyclist (I commute and take leisure / fitness rides), pedestrian (jogger) and parent …

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Why Singaporeans should get an integrated shield plan

By Vinod Nair, MoneySmart.sg Every Singaporean is covered by MediShield Life and will need to pay annual premiums that are slightly higher that the old MediShield though for the next four years, the Singapore government will be subsidizing the cost of MediShield Life for most of us. The amount of subsidy you get is based on the value of your …

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Japan requests Singapore to review restriction of food imports from Fukushima

It has been reported by Japanese media, Jiji press that Mr Moriyama Hiroshi, Japanese Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister has requested a review on the restriction of food imports from Fukushima, Japan during the meet up with Minister of National Development, Lawrence Wong on 10 January. Mr Hiroshi was in Singapore over the weekend to officiate a series of events …

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PropertyGuru acquires “Asia Property Awards” And “Property Report”

PropertyGuru Group, the Asia’s leading online property portal group and Singapore start-up, announced on Wednesday that it has purchased the real estate media businesses of Ensign Media, a company headquartered in Singapore. The purchase of Ensign Media includes ‘Property Report’, a bi-monthly regional luxury property and lifestyle magazine and website that publishes news and insights on such investment destinations. Apart …

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Two new statutory boards to be formed under MOE and MOM

Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and Ministry of Education (MOE) have announced two new statutory boards to be formed under the two ministries to drive the national SkillsFuture initiative. A new statutory board under MOE, SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), will be formed to drive and coordinate the implementation of SkillsFuture. It will take over some of the functions currently performed by the …

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