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Daily Archives: 2016-09-05

MOH announced 16 new cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection

The Ministry of Health (MOH) and the National Environment Agency (NEA) stated that they had found another 16 new cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection as of 12 pm on 5 September, bringing the number to 258 cases. 11 out of 16 cases were linked to the Aljunied Crescent/ Sims Drive/ Kallang Way/ Paya Lebar Way cluster. One case …

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DPM Tharman Shanmugaratnam raise awareness on conservation of mangrove forests

Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam raises awareness about the importance of the mangrove forests in Singapore to members of the public via his Facebook page. Mr Tharman noted that there are only eleven mangrove forest left in Singapore. Eight of which are located on the mainland, and another three on Semakau, Tekong and Ubin. He said that the Government is holding the …

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Another suspected terrorist involved in plot to attack Marina Bay arrested in Batam

Indonesia's counter-terrorism force, Densus 88, has been going on a search for another terrorist in Batam. The Head of Public Information Bureau  Agus Rianto confirmed through a text message to local news media that another suspect of a terrorist who plotted to attack Marina Bay Sands was arrested in at a shop, "Maxis computer rental" of Fanindo Housing Complex, Batu Aji, Batam, Kepulauan …

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Only silent majority agrees with PM Lee on due changes to elected presidency

Hardly anyone online seems to agree with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's view that there is a need to ensure a minority President is to be elected in the upcoming or future Presidential Election. PM Lee stated in a TV interview broadcast by MediaCorp on Sunday (4 September) night that the qualifying criteria for the candidates in the Presidential election needs to …

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MOE : School Terms and Holiday 2017

The Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced primary and secondary schools' next year term, which will be started on 3 January and end on 17 November 2017. School Calendar 2017 * The last day of the final school term for schools which will be used as venues for the GCE O Level written    examinations will be Friday 27 October 2017. …

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