Daily Archives: 2016-12-16

MCCY announces appointment of Dr Ang Hak Seng as new Commissioner of Charities

Ministry for Culture, Community and Youth (MCCY) has announced the change of Commissioner of Charities (COC). Dr Ang Hak Seng will assume his position as Commissioner of Charities-Designate with effect on 16 January 2017, taking over Mr Low Puk Yeong, who was appointed Commissioner of Charities (COC) since 2006. The Ministry said that Dr Ang, who is currently Chief Executive Director (CED) …

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Massive turn-out of Filipinos at Singapore Expo to meet President Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte was scheduled to meet Filipinos today (16 December) who lives in Singapore at the Singapore Expo at the end of his two-day state visit. Philippines Embassy, Singapore, had earlier written on its Facebook page that they were unable to accommodate any walk-ins to the venue for safety considerations at any time due to the directive of the Singapore …

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Singapore sends greeting to newly-sworn-in Malaysian king

President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong have written congratulatory letters to His Majesty Tuanku Muhammad V, the Fifteenth Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia. The Sultan of Kelantan, Sultan Muhammad V, took the oath of office as the 15th Yang di-Pertuan Agong in a ceremony steeped in tradition and customs at Istana Negara on Tuesday (13 …

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Workers’ Party moves out headquarters premises at Syed Alwi Road

Workers' Party is moving out today (16 December) from its headquarters premises at Syed Alwi Road. Members of the Party held their last meeting yesterday evening. It said that they held an Extraordinary Organising Members Conference to amend the party constitution to allow them to buy and own a property for a new permanent HQ. Just last year, WP held a fund-raising …

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Tan Kiat How appointed as CEO of IMDA starting from 1 January 2017

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has announced the appointing of Tan Kiat How to be the Chief Executive Officer starting from 1 January 2017. Mr Tan, 39, currently the deputy secretary (cyber and technology) at Ministry of Communication and Information, will succeed the current IMDA CEO, Gabriel Lim, 40, who will continue to serve as Second Permanent Secretary (Communications and …

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Government releases Land Sales Program for first half of 2017

The Ministry of National Development (MND) has announced the sites of the Land Sales Program in the upcoming first half of 2017 (1H2017) Confirmed List via a press release on Friday (16 Dec). For 1H2017, the units supplied by the confirmed sites increased 7.3 percent than the second half of 2016. Supply of Private Housing The sites are distributed across Rest …

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Changi Airport’s Terminal 4 issued with Temporary Occupancy Permit

Changi Airport Group (CAG) has announced today (16 December) that it has been awarded the Temporary Occupancy Permit for Terminal 4 (T4) this month. In its press release, CAG states that the next stage of development will be focused on its interior fittings, as well as preparing it for operations Construction work on the new terminal, located at the southern …

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