Daily Archives: 2016-08-11

Sports Hub heads must roll

By Kannan Raj The Singapore Sports Hub cemented its reputation as being a national embarrassment on National Day 2016. During the pledge taking towards the end of the parade, the projection of the Singapore national flag on the dome did not light up. In response to queries by the Straits Times, the organisers of the National Day Parade have stated …

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Parents seeking liver donor for daughter with biliary atresia

Nine-months old, Zarouhi Singla was diagnosed with biliary atresia since she was born. Biliary atresia is a life-threatening condition in infants in which the bile ducts inside or outside the liver do not have normal openings. Zarouhi is currently being treated at National University Hospital (NUH) paediatric intensive care unit. She has been in and out of the hospital for five …

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5 men arrested for rioting at Beo Crescent Food Centre

Five men were arrested by the Police on August 10 for their suspected involvement in a riot incident at Beo Crescent near Havelock Rd. Four of the suspects were arrested at Beo Crescent two hours after the report on the riot was made to the Police and the fifth suspect was arrested in Bukit Batok. According to the Police, five …

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“A Privilege Walk” in the spirit of the National Day

In the spirit of the National Day, UNSAID Singapore conducted a social experiment designed to visually represent privilege and create awareness and understanding among participants and viewers at the Gushcloud Headquarters. UNSAID Singapore is a team of a young and creative people committed to starting collaborative conversations via storytelling. “Privilege is something that people don’t really talk about, even with …

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Countering cross-border movement of terrorism held in Bali

The International meeting of Countering Cross-Border Movement of Terrorism was held in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia on 10 August 2016. Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Menko Wiranto stated in his speech that the countering of the terrorism acts required bilateral, regional and global cooperation which involves international organisation. He also said that “lone-wolves” phenomena is groups of …

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