Daily Archives: 2016-11-30

Singapore President on his nine-day State visit to Japan, commemorating 50 years of diplomatic relations

President Tony Tan Keng Yam has arrived at Japan for a nine-day State visit to commemorate 50 years of diplomatic relations between both countries. President Tony wrote on his Facebook page yesterday that the Singapore and Japan enjoy a close and enduring friendship from bilateral trade and investment to cultural and people-to-people exchanges. He also said that people of both countries are …

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Fatal car accident involving NTU exchange student in Slovakia

A Nanyang Technological University (NTU) student died in Slovakia last Friday (25 Nov), NTU said in a statement released on Tuesday. Justin Tan Honng Tze (23) was driving a rented car during a storm in Slovakia that day when a tree fell on his car and hit him on the head. He was found unconscious by rescuers and brought to …

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MOE: P4 and S2 students continue to perform well in Maths and Science by international standards

The Ministry of Education (MOE) has stated that Singapore’s Primary 4 (P4) and Secondary 2 (S2) students continue to perform well in Mathematics and Science by international standards, according to the latest results of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2015 by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA). The Ministry said that besides …

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RSAF to deploy military blimp to enhance its aerial and maritime surveillance capability

The Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) has announced that the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) plans to deploy an aerostat to complement the Singapore Armed Forces’ (SAF’s) suite of sensors to identify potential aerial and maritime threats early which will allow for timely and decisive response to safeguard Singapore’s peace and security. The Aerostat is a tethered helium-filled balloon that’s …

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