Monthly Archives: February 2017

SAF regular serviceman dies after losing consciousness while having own physical training in Nee Soon Camp

Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) has announced a death of Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) regular serviceman on Monday (20 February) evening. The Ministry said that the serviceman lost consciousness while having his own physical training in Nee Soon Camp on 20 Feb 2017 at 8.05am. “Resuscitative efforts were administered immediately,” it said. The serviceman was then evacuated to Nee Soon Camp …

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Another perspective on the naming of Syonan Gallery

Dr Ho Chi Tim, instructor at the Historical Department of National University of Singapore, tried to explain what has caused the use of the name ‘Syonan’ for the new exhibition at the Former Ford Factory. Dr Ho posted a letter on his Facebook page, narrating his view on the current issue of ‘Syonan’ term which has spurred strong reaction between …

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PM of State of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu to make official visit for 2 days

Minister of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has announced that Prime Minister of the State of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu will make an Official Visit to Singapore from 20 to 21 February 2017. The Ministry said that an official welcome ceremony will be held for Prime Minister Netanyahu at the Istana on 20 February 2017. PM Netanyahu will then call on President Tony …

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Koh Poh Koon: Culling free roaming chickens is only as a ‘last resort’

The free-ranging chickens and other animals will only be culled by the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) as a ‘last resort’, the Minister of State for National Development Koh Poh Koon said in Parliament on Monday (20 Feb). Member of Parliament Louis Ng Kok Kwang (Nee Soon GRC) and Non-Constituency Member of Parliament Daniel Goh Pei Siong on Monday, had asked …

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Trust is a scarce commodity in properties

By Property Soul In properties, market confidence determines the boom and doom of the industry. To property buyers and investors, trust can make or break a deal. In this digital world, trust is more valued than ever. Unfortunately, trust is increasingly rare to be found in industry stakeholders and the mass media. Have something up your sleeve? It is interesting …

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