Daily Archives: 2017-02-23

GES: Starting salary of three oldest Singapore universities hit new high in 2016
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Fresh graduates from three oldest Singapore universities reached a new high of $3,360 a month, according to the latest Graduate Employment Survey (GES) released on Wednesday (22 Feb). The joint survey carried out last November by the three universities involved 10,904 graduates from Read More

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Motorcyclist dies from injuries after crashing to car door that opened suddenly at traffic light
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

An accident happened on Wednesday (22 Feb) around 9pm at Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3 towards Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1, where a motorcyclist died after crashing into a car door that suddenly opened on the road, the police said. Shin Min Daily Read More

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Minister for Defence and US Congressional Delegation affirm bilateral defence relations
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen hosted a United States (US) congressional delegation led by US Congressional Singapore Caucus Co-Chairs Bradley Byrne (Republican-Alabama) and Denny Heck (Democrat-Washington) to breakfast this morning (23 Feb). The delegation also included Rick Larsen (Democrat-Washington), the Ministry Read More

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LTA and e2i signs MoU to develop local rail industry workforce, rail industry looking to increase engineers by 50%
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan said that rail companies are looking to increase its engineers from about the current strength of 10,000 to 15,000 by 2030 to meet the growing demands of the industry. “By 2030, we expect this number to grow further Read More

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Compassvale Bus Interchange to open on 12 March
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

Land Transport Authority (LTA) has announced that the new Compassvale Bus Interchange will be opened on Sunday (12 March), which will complement the existing Sengkang Integrated Transport Hub. It said that a sheltered pedestrian overhead bridge and an at-grade crossing will connect the new Read More

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Massive fire raged at Tuas View Circuit with SCDF deploying 200 responders to the scene
By Neyla Zannia Published on by Neyla Zannia 0

The premises at 23 Tuas View Circuit was engulfed in massive flames on Thursday (23 February) morning, resulting in thick columns of smoke billowing to the skies, alarming members of public around the area. According to the map, the company that located at Read More

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FIDH condemns conviction of three peaceful protestors
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

Yesterday’s unfair conviction of three peaceful protestors marks the latest setback for the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and the right to freedom of opinion and expression in Singapore, FIDH said on Wednesday (22 Feb 2017). The Singapore Supreme Court upheld the Read More

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Newcomer Singaporean students win two awards in Mandom’s 11th commercial video contest ‘Gatsby Creative Awards’
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Mandom Corp., Osaka City, held a ceremony in Tokyo on 28 January to announce winners of the 11th GATSBY CREATIVE AWARDS, including the Greatest GATSBY Award, as part of an event to promote the company’s flagship GATSBY brand. The Gatsby Creative Awards event, Read More

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Chan Chun Sing: 24 minorities out of 89 MPs is sufficient, shows that GRC works
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

During the debate on the Presidential Elections (Amendment) Bill which was read for the second time on 6 February 2017, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office, Chan Chun Sing, replied to Worker’s Party MP for Aljunied GRC, Pritam Singh’s question on whether a by-election Read More

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Parents speak out against allegations on childcare centre in River Valley
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

35 parents jointly signed a letter to speak out against the allegations made against Sam’s Early Learning Centre, a childcare centre in River Valley, following the completion of investigations launched by Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA). ECDA carried out investigations into allegations of Read More

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