Daily Archives: 2017-04-20

Google to train 1,000 business leaders from SME’s in Singapore

Google has announced its plan to work with leading global training providers to equip 1,000 business leaders in the small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) sector by 2019 in a collaboration with UK-based digital transformation and leadership training company AVADO, Spring Singapore and the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA). In its announcement on Wednesday (19 April), Google stated that the course, Squared Online, …

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SPF: Beware of impersonation of police officer scams involving fake SPF website

Singapore Police Force (SPF) alerts members of the public to a variant of the impersonation of police officer scams, involving a fake SPF website. The police stated that victims typically receive calls from scammers claiming that the victims have excessively large amounts of money in their bank accounts, and are suspected of being involved in criminal activities such as money …

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MOE to merge schools due to fall in live births

Ministry of Education (MOE) announced that it has merged some primary and secondary schools and built new primary schools in new estates. It noted that the fall in live births in Singapore over the past two decades has led to a corresponding decline in overall demand for school places at the national level. The ministry said that the geographical distribution …

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Single mother fighting stage four ovarian cancer appeals for help

A 46-year-old Singaporean mother is fighting stage four ovarian cancer called ‘Ovarian Clear Cell Carcinoma’, that occurs in only 5 percent of ovarian cancer sufferers. Tam Chek Ming is a single mother of a five-year-old son and the sole breadwinner. After years of suffering and as a last resort, she published her ordeal on a Generosity.com. Tam underwent major surgery …

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“Rain” within Raffles Place station due to fire sprinklers accidentally triggered

Videos of “rain” happening within Raffles Places station on Wednesday (19 April) afternoon made its rounds on social media. Puddles were also seen around the station. Nadhini Rad posted on her Twitter account directed to Singapore Mass Rapid Transit (SMRT). She wrote, “What is happening at Raffles Place? An announcement could be useful.” A video of the incident was attached to the …

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Car smashed by trailer along PIE, driver escaped with minor injuries

An accident occurred along the Pan-Island Expressway (towards Tuas) where a car was smashed by a trailer on Wednesday (19 April) at around 3 pm. It is known that the 45-year-old driver escaped with minor injuries and was taken to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. Pictures of the cars were posted by Taxiuncle Group Facebook account. According to The Straits Times, the trailer had …

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