Daily Archives: 2017-02-04

Tan Chuan-Jin: Grassroots activities play an important role in the prevention of suicides

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 asked the Minister for Social and Family Development (MSF) about suicides: What is the number of people …

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EDB: Job creation forecast for 2017 fewer than last year

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) last year, which is at the upper end of the forecast S$8-10 billion, EDB said. Total Business …

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Legal team formed to respond to Malaysia’s application on sovereignty of Pedra Branca

Ministry 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 Branca to Singapore. The Ministry also said that it is studying Malaysia’s application and documentation closely. MFA announced that the team consists of Attorney-General Lucien Wong, …

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