Daily Archives: 2016-09-02

Another 38 cases of Zika virus infection confirmed, total confirmed cases now 189
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Ministry of Health (MOH) has just issued a press release which states that as of 12 pm of 2 September, another 38 new cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection found in Singapore, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 189. Among Read More

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Happy Teachers’ Day! But why are the teachers leaving their jobs?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Today is Teachers day where teachers have a day off to celebrate the importance of the country’s educators and to recognise their efforts to nurture the future generations. However, more and more teachers are turning to tuition centres as their choice of career. Read More

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Mobile network to be shut down at four stations for CCL testing
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Mobile networks for Circle Line (CCL) will be momentarily shut down for the investigation of the intermittent signalling issues that have plagued the line for the entire week. At around 6.45 pm, SMRT tweeted that it is holding tests. Therefore, commuters would not Read More

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“IKO Oats Cracker with Muesli” recalled due to small piece of plastic wire found
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) has announced a recall of “IKO Oats Cracker with Muesli” and advises consumers who have purchased the product not to consume it. AVA issued a press release on Friday, stating that it received a feedback from a Read More

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Drone pracel delivery service to be tested in NUS campus
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

It was earlier reported in last February, that the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and Airbus Helicopters, a division of Airbus, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to conduct Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) trials in Singapore. The agreement is a collaboration between the Read More

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Singapore Dance Theatre presents “The Nutcracker” for an enchanting Christmas
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Last updated on December 5th, 2016 at 09:51 amThe Dance Theatre will be celebrating this holiday season with the return of the quintessential Christmas classic, The Nutcracker, from 7 – 11 December at The Esplanade Theatre. First staged in 2011, The Nutcracker will Read More

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HOME issues statement on Zika virus and alarming number of construction site deaths in Singapore
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Humanitarian Organization for Migration Economics (HOME) issued a statement on Zika virus infection that is happening in Singapore and construction site deaths. Recent news about the outbreak of the Zika virus and the death of yet another construction worker in a work-related Read More

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Are local banks still well-capitalised?
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

By Chris Kuan Or corollary to this question, as a friend ask of DBS’s new Perpetual notes issued this week “Given that DBS has Tier 1 capital of 14%, why would it want to issue this?” The short answer to the first question Read More

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Governments state number of Zika-infected citizens in Singapore
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Ministry of Health (MOH) in its press release on Wednesday (31 August) had announced that another 33 people were diagnosed with Zika virus infection as of today (31 August) making the total number of cases to 115. Following MOH’s announcement, various governments Read More

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ICA arrested seven men for unlawful entry to Singapore
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Last updated on September 17th, 2016 at 10:04 pmSeven men were arrested for illegal entry into Singapore by the Police Coast Guard yesterday. The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) and Coast Guard took notice on five swimmers in the sea off Gedong, to Read More

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