Daily Archives: 2016-09-04

SCDF deployed in response to gas leak at 3 Jalan Samulun
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Singapore Civil Defence Force(SCDF) had earlier announced on its Facebook page that it was called for assistance to a gas leak incident at 9.20 am today (4 September). It deployed 3 fire engines, 4 Hazardous Materials (HazMat) appliances, 3 ambulances, and 2 support Read More

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TWC2 : Foreign workers need better housing conditions
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Local Non-Government Organisation, Transient Workers Count Too (TWC2) has written an article to highlight the issue of poor housing conditions for the foreign workers in light of the numbers of workers mentioned as confirmed cases of Zika infection at Sims Drive. One of Read More

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NUS #11 among Asia’s most innovative universities
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

In its press release on 31 August, the National University of Singapore (NUS) announced that NUS had been placed 11th in the inaugural Reuters Top 75 – the Asia’s Most Innovative Universities ranking. Outside of Northeast Asia on the list, NUS is the Read More

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PAP Chairman rejects idea that PAP’s selection process for Prime Minister is opaque
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

Chairman of People’s Action Party (PAP), Khaw Boon Wan wrote that the next Prime Minister, if it is from the PAP, will be chosen by its next generation of leaders from among themselves. This was mentioned in a letter written in response to Read More

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EU Lawmakers is trying (again) to make Google Pay for Google News
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Last updated on September 16th, 2016 at 10:58 pmThe European Commission (EU) is proposing a law that would let news publishers across the EU charge companies like Google for reproducing parts of their articles. Fortune News reported on 31 August, that a similar Read More

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