Daily Archives: 2016-03-28

Avenue of Heritage Trees along Connaught Drive to open in May: NParks

The National Parks Board (NParks) announced an Avenue of Heritage Trees, consisting of some 22 Heritage Rain Trees along Connaught Drive, as part of an upcoming Civic District Tree Trail, which will be opened to the public from 1 May 2016. NParks has aims for this trail to provide an opportunity for members of public to learn about these Rain …

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Senseless deaths of NSmen & Other PAP Govt Fiascos

By David L K See [  Below is original text of my recent 23 Mar 2016 letter emailed to Straits Times Forum Page editor Ms Liaw Wy-Cin — who stubbornly refused to publish the letter, despite its contents being of widespread public concern. ] Salma Khalik’s commentary (“Name those responsible for Hep C infections at SGH“; 19 Mar) had focused on the fundamental need for transparency and accountability in handling public …

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Weekly review (21- 25 March) & upcoming events

By Margaret Yang Last week, global equity markets closed lower as crude oil failed to stay above $40 and talks about an April rate hike returned after US core inflation hit 2.3%. The US dollar Index rose 5 consecutive days with a weekly gain of 1.6%. Gold fell sharply to $1,216, registering a weekly loss of 3%. USD/JPY retraced to …

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