Daily Archives: 2017-04-17

Mr Othman bin Wok passed away at the age of 92
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Mr Othman Bin Wok, one of the signatories of the Separation Agreement and a founding father of Singapore passed away at Singapore General Hospital on 17 April at 12.21 pm. He was a key member of Mr Lee Kuan Yew’s Cabinet, during the Read More

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1.8 million Singaporeans to get subsidised health screening for $5 or less, starting from September
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Ministry of Health (MOH) has launched a health screening for $5 or less, under the Enhanced Screen for Life programme to 1.8 million entitled Singaporeans. The programme will commence in September. From August, invitation letters will be sent to all Singaporeans age 40 years and Read More

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Yusof Ishak Mosque is officially opened in Woodlands
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Singapore has a new mosque which was named Yusof Ishak Mosque – after Singapore’s first President Yusof Ishak. Located in Woodlands, the Yusof Ishak Mosque was officially opened by Ms Noor Aishah, the late Mr Ishak widow on 14 April, witnessed by Prime Read More

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Empathy and adaptability – Important future skills Singaporeans are lacking in
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by Robin Low With technology advancing rapidly, there are always people who are left behind. Most people take action out of fear or necessity.  And if your job is displaced by automation, it will already be too late. The top companies create great Read More

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CAG, SIA, and STB investing $33.75 million to promote Singapore
By Neyla Zannia Posted on by Neyla Zannia 0

Changi Airport Group (CAG), Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Singapore Tourism Board (STB) have announced that they will take an ongoing joint partnership, aimed at promoting inbound travel to new heights by jointly investing $33.75 million under a renewed three-year partnership. This is the highest-ever Read More

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SportSG called for a full explanation from Football Association of Singapore on usage of donation amount
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

The unclear distribution and usage of a huge donation that had been given to the Football Association of Singapore (FAS) have caught the attention of SportSG, who has called for a full explanation from the organisation. Today Online reported that SportSG, the governing Read More

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How much of my salary should I invest?
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By SingSaver  Many Singaporeans want to know how much of their salary should go to investments. There are many approaches to deciding this. In the end, what it comes down to are your individual financial goals. If you want to retire with five houses Read More

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Singapore-based photographer Juliana Tan launches her first travel zine
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In 2015, Singapore-based photographer Juliana Tan swapped her comfortable life here for one of uncertainty, travelling solo to the United States to hone her craft. Over the next 14 months, she visited 33 cities in nine countries. On one of these backpacking trips Read More

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Woodlands set to be ‘Star Destination of the North’
By Martha Soezean Posted on by Martha Soezean 0

Woodlands is being transformed into a ‘Star Destination of the North’ with almost 10,000 new dwelling units and three new MRT stations by 2019 to serve residents in the town. This will be joined to the future Johor Bahru – Singapore Rapid Transit Read More

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Singapore Eye Bank sets a new record in its 26 years of cornea donation
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 0

Singapore Eye Bank (SEB) has set yet another record in its 26 years of history in cornea donations. It achieved the highest number of local cornea donations in 2016 with a total number of 236 donations, an increase from the previous record set Read More

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