Daily Archives: 2017-02-04

Tan Chuan-Jin: Grassroots activities play an important role in the prevention of suicides
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Answering questions concerning suicide in the 13th Parliamentary Session, the Minister for Social and Family Development Tan Chuan-Jin said that grassroots activities plays an important role to prevent suicide. In the session, Non-Constituency Member of Parliament from Workers’ Party Dennis Tan Lip Fong Read More

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EDB: Job creation forecast for 2017 fewer than last year
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

2016 investment commitments met or exceeded EDB’s forecasts and will create 20,100 jobs when the projects are fully implemented, the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) said in a press release on 2 Feb. The agency attracted S$9.4 billion in Fixed Asset Investments (FAI) Read More

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MEWR: Hawker Centre 3.0 Committee filed report on recommendations for sustainability of hawker trade
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

The Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) stated that it has received the report from the Hawker Centre 3.0 Committee (“the Committee”). MEWR stated that the Committee was formed in January 2016 to review and make recommendations to the Government on Read More

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Legal team formed to respond to Malaysia’s application on sovereignty of Pedra Branca
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Last updated on February 6th, 2017 at 12:41 pmMinistry of foreign Affairs (MFA) has announced that it has formed  a legal team to respond to Malaysia’s application to review a 2008 judgement by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over the award of Pedra Read More

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