Day: 29 November 2016

AWARE highlights vulnerability of married women, especially foreign wives, living with HIV/AIDS

In view of World AIDS Day on 1 December, AWARE has released a study highlighting the experiences and vulnerabilities of…

Vivian Balakrishnan: Singapore will not allow any single issue to hijack relationship with China

Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan has stressed that Singapore will not allow any single issue to hijack its longstanding,…

South Korean President agrees to step down if transition of governing power can be planned to minimize chaos

South Korean President, Park Geun-hye said that she will follow the National Assembly’s decision about her course of resignation as the…

Service 857 to skip three bus stops along Bencoolen Street, Middle Road, and Bras Basah Road

Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) has announced that Service 857 will be amended to ply the reinstated stretch of Bencoolen…

Slab of plaster fell 12 storeys from the top of flat in Hougang

A slab of plaster fell 12 storeys from the top of Block 449 Hougang Avenue 10 at 11am on Sunday…

Dwindling talent pool, lack of will by employers and management to develop talent.

By Chris Kuan IMD’s latest report on talent ranking shows Singapore falling five places to 15th, out of top ten. Professor…

Singapore drops five places in World Talent Ranking and out of top ten

Asia risks losing its competitiveness on the world stage if it continues to neglect the development of its own business…

Chief of Army: Stopover at Xiamen, a purely commercial decision taken by APL

Chief of Army Major-General (MG) Melvyn Ong stated at a media briefing at Choa Chu Kang Camp on Tuesday (29…

Why are our defence ministers hiding behind the ministry and its spokepersons?

So the world is well-aware that nine Terrex armoured infantry carrier vehicles (ICVs) of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) were…

Bersih chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah released yesterday afternoon

Maria Chin Abdullah, Bersih chairperson, was released on 28 Nov from her arrest under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act…