Daily Archives: 2017-03-17

SIM University (UniSIM) to be renamed Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) from 17 March

SIM University (UniSIM) is renamed the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) with effect from Friday (17 March) as part of its restructuring into Singapore’s sixth Autonomous University (AU). Commenting on the renaming, Minister for Higher Education and Skills, Ong Ye Kung, said that the name was chosen to reflect the AU’s mission of driving lifelong learning anchored in disciplines …

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President Tony Tan assented to Supply Bill 2017 on Thursday morning

President Tony Tan wrote on his Facebook page that he has given his assent to the Supply Bill 2017 on Thursday morning (16 March), writing that he is heartened that Budget 2017 is a “future-oriented Budget” and confident that with this right spirit, “we can progress as a nation and move forward together as a people.” The President said that …

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Two men arrested for suspected involvement in two separate cases of theft at Public Entertainment outlets along River Valley Road

Singapore Police Force (SPF) has arrested two men aged 19 and 20 for their suspected involvement in two separate cases of theft reported at Public Entertainment (PE) outlets along River Valley Road. The Police said that in the first case, on 4 February 2017 at 4.35am, it received a report from a female victim, informing that her mobile phone was missing …

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Singapore ranked fourth in world for country with most travel freedom

Singapore has ranked the fourth country in the world with the most travel freedom by Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index in collaboration with the International Air Transport Association, up from its current position on the fifth place for three consecutive years. The rank was decided by according to the number of other countries or territories that their citizens can travel to without …

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