Daily Archives: 2017-01-16

Mandai Park Holdings initiates development work of wildlife parks in Mandai

Mandai Park Holdings (MPH) celebrated the start of development work on the hub of five wildlife parks in leafy Mandai during a ground-breaking ceremony on Monday (16 Jan), attended Mr S. Iswaran, Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry), as the guest of honor. Mandai Park Holdings (MPH) a subsidiary of Temasek Holdings, and now the parent company of Wildlife Reserves …

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Malaysian Transport Minister urges Singapore to reconsider its decision to match Malaysia’s RM20 road charge

Malaysian Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai urged Singapore to reconsider its decision to match the RM20 road charge that Malaysia imposed on 1 November last year. Minister Liow told reporters after an event at Johor Bahru Tiong Hua Association that the countries have good ties. Therefore, he hopes that they Singapore will reconsider the decision. He denied that Malaysia’s latest road charge discriminated against …

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Tsai’s official visit to Central America to firm-up relationships

President Tsai Ing-wen has been in Central America since last week, to sustain Taiwan’s relationships amid increasing pressure from China. President Tsai Ing-wen said she aims to improve Taiwan’s foreign relations based on ‘steadfast diplomacy’ and explore trade opportunities with allies. Including Vatican, Taiwan has diplomatic relations with only 20 nations, the largest cohort is in Latin America and the …

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Veteran journalist Seah Chiang Nee passed away at the age of 77

Veteran Singaporean journalist and former columnist of The Star, Seah Chiang Nee, has passed away yesterday (15 Jan) at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH) at age 77. Mr Seah’s wife, Patricia Wong (69), said he had been hospitalised at SGH since July 2016, “He was sent to the hospital for shingles and diarrhoea, and had remained there since,” she said. …

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