Daily Archives: 2017-11-27

8 SMRT staff connected to pump maintenance which led to flooding, dismissed as internal investigation and disciplinary inquiry concludes

In a press release dated 27 Nov, SMRT announces that its internal investigation and disciplinary inquiry (DI) into the staff responsible for the pump maintenance at the Bishan-Braddell tunnel have been concluded. Based on the DI’s findings and recommendations, 13 staff have been found responsible. Of these, eight staff have been dismissed in accordance with SMRT’s disciplinary framework. The dismissed staff …

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Govt is to help achieve dreams not destroy them

by Jose Raymond When national table tennis player Clarence Chew was denied another deferment from his National Service (NS) commitments, it killed his medal dreams at next April’s Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games five months following that. What’s worse, the rejection of his deferment also meant that he was not able to complete his diploma course at the Republic …

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HIV & AIDS in Singapore: Getting onto the Fast Track to Stop AIDS and HIV

by Action for AIDS In 2014, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) announced its ambitious treatment target to end AIDS as a major public health epidemic by 2030[i]. To achieve this, countries were asked to work towards the goal of “90-90-90” by the year 2020. This means that 90% of people living with HIV should know their HIV …

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