Daily Archives: 2017-04-27

Malaysian motorcyclist hits SilverCab in hit-and-run
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

A reader contributed a video on Sure Boh Singapore Facebook page on 26 April at around 2:40pm, sharing an accident that happened on the highway. A motorist riding a Malaysia registered motorcycle hit the back of a SilverCab Taxi, causing him to fall off Read More

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PUB launches Request-for-Proposal to supply smart shower devices
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, is requesting for proposals (RFP) to supply smart shower devices that provide real time information on water usage during showers. An NUS-PUB behaviour study, conducted from July 2015 to March 2016, on the use of smart shower devices Read More

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Death of 13-year-old boy raises questions about sports equipment safety in Singapore
By Terry Xu Published on by Terry Xu 0

The sudden death of 13-year-old Muhammad Hambali Sumathi from Geylang Methodist School on Monday has raised many questions about safety issues observed by the school. The secondary one pupil lost his life after grabbing on to the top structure of the goal post to Read More

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Changes to Cabinet and other appointments
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

The Prime Minister will make the following changes to Cabinet and other political appointments. These changes are part of leadership renewal and are summarised below. All changes take effect from 1 May 2017 unless otherwise stated. Annex A gives the new portfolios of the Cabinet Read More

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Ms Tin Pei Ling goes back to work in private sector after six years as full-time MP
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Last updated on April 29th, 2017 at 11:31 amMember of Parliament from the People’s Action Party, Ms Tin Pei Ling, 33, has decided to go back to work again after contributing her time fully for nearly six years as a full-time MP in Read More

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Taiwanese trekker found alive after 47 days with girlfriend dead just days before rescue
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

A Taiwanese trekker who went missing on a mountain in Nepal for 47 days was rescued Wednesday (26 Apr), but his girlfriend died just three days before rescuers discovered them. Taiwan News reported that an official from Asian Trekking agency, Madhav Basnet, found Read More

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Man hurt in a car explosion in multi storey car park at Bukit Batok
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

A 32-year-old-man suffered injury after a nearby car exploded at Bukit Batok Street on Wednesday (26 Apr). Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) deployed an ambulance and a fire fighter and the man was taken to Singapore General Hospital in conscious condition. Jason Lim Read More

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Probability of getting in a car accident in Singapore
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Value Penguin Singapore is known for its law abiding citizens and high safety standards. But are Singaporeans also safe drivers? How safe is it to drive in Singapore, and how does driving in Singapore compare with other countries? The ValuePenguin team took Read More

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“Elites” need to leave the football scene and elect the right people to lead the sport
By The Online Citizen Published on by The Online Citizen 0

by Khan Osman Sulaiman We know that our country’s FIFA soccer ranking has been declining ever since the People’s Action Party (PAP) government started the appointment of its Member of Parliament to lead our soccer governing body, Football Association of Singapore (FAS). Despite having Read More

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One-billion dollar innovation fund launched to drive enterprise growth for future economy
By Martha Soezean Published on by Martha Soezean 0

Innovators and enterprises in Singapore will soon benefit from a range of new initiatives that helps them translate their ideas into assets. This includes the launch of a one-billion dollar Makara Innovation Fund (MIF) by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and Read More

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