Daily Archives: 2016-11-15

Residents forced to climb 30 floor at People’s Park Complex after all lifts broke down
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

People’s park Complex has just three lifts servicing the whole building, however, unfortunately they broke down at the same time on Monday (14 November), forcing some residents to climb as high as 30 floors to their homes . Shin Min Daily News reported Read More

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Open letter from AWARE to Sanggar Mustika about its “Bridal Bootcamp” video
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

AWARE wrote an open letter to Sanggar Mustika and Ustadzah Su’aidah regarding a “Bridal Bootcamp” video that addresses a group of women (presumably about to get married) about the “dos and don’ts” of being a wife. Sanggar Mustika is a wedding planning service Read More

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Trial for Pre-Implantation Genetic Screening to be held in three public hospitals from 2017
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The National University Hospital (NUH) will be leading the trial of Pre-Implantation Genetic Screening (PGS) to identify chromosomal abnormalities in embryos created through in-vitro fertilization (IVF) which will start next year. This was stated by Senior Minister of State for Health Amy Khor during the Parliament Read More

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Singaporean businesswoman found dead at hotel in Hong Kong
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

A Singaporean businesswoman, Ms Linda Koh (36), who was respected and well-liked among the community, was found unconscious in her hotel room in Hong Kong on Saturday (12 Nov) and later declared dead in the Queen Mary hospital. Shin Min Daily News reported Read More

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MOE: Various measures to better prepare SPED students for employment
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Ministry of Education (MOE) has put in place various measures to better prepare students in Special Education (SPED) schools for employment, said Mr Ng Chee Meng, the (then) Acting Minister for Education (Schools) in the Thirteenth Parliament session, in response to MP (Tampines Read More

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How do you survive a major pay cut in Singapore?
By theonlinecitizen Published on by theonlinecitizen 0

By SingSaver.com.sg If your salary takes a hit in 2016, follow these steps to survive a drastic pay cut in Singapore. First published on 30 March 2016. Updated on 10 November 2016. Everyone wants to get a raise, and there are some indicators that Read More

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Most ST readers feel that all the “potential” President candidates are PAP affiliated
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong had announced in Parliament that the next Presidential Election due in 2017 will be reserved for Malay candidates based on the hiatus-triggered mode. This was said on 8 November during the second day of the Parliamentary debate on the Read More

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Readers question ST on its report of fewer Singaporean men finding love with foreign wives
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Fewer Singaporean men are finding love with foreign wives this year, reported The Straits Times on Sunday (13 November). It wrote that 4,828 Singaporean men wed a non-resident bride last year – the lowest number of such pairings in the past decade. The Read More

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MOH: Full subsidies for Singaporean children for vaccines to prevent disease outbreaks
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Health Minister Mr Gan Kim Yong said that Ministry of Health (MOH) provides full subsidies at the polyclinics for children who are Singaporean citizens for vaccines that are recommended for preventing disease outbreaks in the community. In the 13th Parliamentary session Miss Cheng Read More

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No change in number of dengue infected cases for three weeks
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

National Environment Agency (NEA) has announced that there were a slightly hike in numbers on dengue cases this week which saw 86 patients diagnosed. This weekly figure is only a case higher than last week. As of 3 pm on 14 November, it Read More

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