Daily Archives: 2017-04-27

Malaysian motorcyclist hits SilverCab in hit-and-run

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 his motorcycle. The taxi stopped and the driver got down to check the rear of his car …

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PUB launches Request-for-Proposal to supply smart shower devices

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 indicated that households can save about 5 litres of water per person per day, when provided with …

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Changes to Cabinet and other appointments

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 members and other office changes. Promotion to Full Minister  Mrs Josephine Teo and Mr Desmond Lee will …

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Man hurt in a car explosion in multi storey car park at Bukit Batok

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 shared the incident to SG Road Vigilante’s Facebook account. In the five-minute video, the man who suffered from burns …

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Probability of getting in a car accident in Singapore

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 a look at official traffic accident statistics from Singapore and other countries around the world to answer …

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One-billion dollar innovation fund launched to drive enterprise growth for future economy

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 home-grown private equity firm, Makara Capital. Commercially-driven, MIF will target high-growth companies with strong intellectual property (IP) …

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