Daily Archives: 2017-03-23

Two new standardisation initiatives launched to support active ageing for seniors in Singapore

Two new standardisation initiatives supported by SPRING Singapore and the Singapore Standards Council (SSC) were launched on Thursday (23 March) to support active ageing with Singapore facing a rapidly ageing population. The first initiative is the Silver Industry Standards Roadmap which charts the direction of standards development and implementation over the next three to five years to support the needs …

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What are your options when you can’t pay your medical bills?

By SingSaver.com.sg We explore 5 options Singaporeans can consider if you have no cash or Medisave funds for your medical bills. One of the great things about Singapore is that, regardless of your financial situation, you cannot be denied basic medical treatment. However, this does result in certain complications. Sometimes the cost of healthcare is just too much to bear, no …

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Singapore condemns vicious terrorist attack in Westminster, London

Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has stated that Singapore strongly condemns the vicious terrorist attack in Westminster, London on 22 March 2017 that led to the death and injury of innocent persons, including a police officer who was killed in the line of duty.  It also express Singapore’s deepest condolences to the bereaved It wrote in its statement, “We express our …

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Dutch island adopts connected street lighting that is friendly to migrating birds

Philips Lighting helps picturesque island of Ameland to save energy, increase public safety and help birdlife through innovative connected LED streetlights Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, today announced a connected LED street lighting project with a difference. The lighting company will equip the picturesque island of Ameland, in the Netherlands, …

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Company fined $17,500 for failing to pay salaries to employees

Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has announced that Raycom Engineering & Aerospace Pte. Ltd. was convicted and sentenced to a total fine of $17,500 for failing to pay salaries to employees, in the State Courts on Thursday (23 March). In total, the accused company, which manufactures metal precision components, faces 14 charges for failing to pay salaries to its employees. MOM noted …

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SGX-listed companies to embrace e-communication for annual reports and other documents to shareholders

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) has announced that listed companies will soon be able to use electronic communication (e-communication) to transmit annual reports and other documents to shareholders. This follows feedback from 18 respondents to SGX’s public consultation on the relevant amendments to the Mainboard and Catalist Listing Rules where a majority supported the proposal. Among supporters of e-communication, responses were …

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