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Daily Archives: 2017-04-12

AHPETC responds to MND’s statement to highlight its fifth consecutive year of qualified financial statements

The Aljunied-Hougang Town Council (AHTC) has issued a statement in response to the press release released by the Ministry of National Development (MND) on 12 April 2017. MND had highlighted that is the fifth consecutive year that AHTC’s financial statements have been qualified by the Town Council’s external auditor. MND: AHTC submitted its financial statements late and given disclaimers by its …

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ST slammed by readers for reproducing victim-shaming article on the man-handled United Airlines passenger

A footage of a bloodied male passenger who was being dragged off an overbooked United Airlines flight on Sunday (9 April) went viral on social media and various international news agencies. The male passenger was forcefully taken off United Express Flight 3411 at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago for refusing to disembark from the plane after he had been randomly chosen by …

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Unfolding United Airlines PR nightmare

A man was forcefully removed from a United Airlines Chicago-Louisville flight by aviation police officials at Chicago’s O’Hare international airport on Sunday (9 April). It has been revealed that the man removed from the plane was Dr David Dao, a Vietnamese-American doctor. He has five children, four of whom are doctors, and is married to paediatrician, Dr Teresa Dao. Due …

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Trial of new signalling system for NSL to be held every Sunday for two months

Land Transport Authority (LTA) and Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT) have announced that the trial of the new signalling system for the North-South Line (NSL) will be extended to a full day on Sundays from 16 April 2017. According to LTA and SMRT, this follows the successful weekday trials during the last hour of passenger service since 28 March 2017. …

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Top 5 reasons you should install an in-car camera

 By Value Penguin  You may have noticed in recent years that people have begun to install cameras inside their cars. At first blush, these gadgets, which can cost as little as S$30 and as much as around S$1,000 plus the price of installation, may seem like just another method of parting you from your hard-earned cash. However, our team at …

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Two initiatives introduced to meet the increasing demand for talent in Early Childhood Care and Education sector

Workforce Singapore (WSG) will be collaborating with the Association of Early Childhood and Training Service (ASSETS) and Association for Early Childhood Educators Singapore (AECES) to develop two initiatives to meet the increasing demand for talent in the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) sector, it said in a statement yesterday. The initiatives are the Progressive HR Practices Early Adopter Programme for …

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Success of Eco Action Day in Singapore sparks regional initiative in Asia Pacific

Ricoh Asia Pacific (Ricoh) kicked-off its annual Eco Action Day on 3 April last week in Singapore with an invitation to other organisations and individuals to pledge green actions for an ecofriendlier Singapore. The annual event is held in conjunction with the United Nations Environment Programme’s World Environment Day (WED), which is celebrated on June 5 every year. The theme …

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