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Daily Archives: 2018-06-07

Malaysia’s newly appointed AG says responsibility doubly onerous as Malaysian law in appalled state after sixty years of one-party rule

Speaking on his first day at the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC) on Wednesday (6 June), Malaysia's newly appointed Attorney-General (AG) Tommy Thomas said that he always promote genuine constitutionalism, separation of powers, rule of law and due process, values which the newly elected government supports. Thanking Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad for the trust and confidence placed in him, Mr Thomas said, "The …

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UN agency President at EAT Stockholm Food Forum: striking the right balance to feed the world

Ending poverty and hunger top the list of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, but achieving this shared ambition by 2030 will only happen if the world finds the right balance between meeting rising food demands while simultaneously preserving the environment and building community resilience, according to Gilbert F. Houngbo, the President of the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development. Already more …

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How to minimise your home loan costs?

by Singsaver.com.sg There’s more to home loans than interest rates – consider these factors to further lower your home loan payments The home loan is probably the biggest cost that most Singaporeans will face. Even if it’s paid via our CPF, there’s no denying it’s the biggest financial consideration for most of us – one of the greatest fears lies in being …

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There is an insurance plan for every type of traveler – adventure seekers

by Singsaver.com.sg Attention adventure seekers: Are you buying the right insurance plan? “Great things don’t come from comfort zones” – Roy Bennett As an adventure seeker, you’re always on the lookout for new experiences as a way to break out of your comfort zone, to get the adrenaline going. Such experiences may or may not come in the form of travel, …

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Gallup’s World Poll: Singaporeans feel safer than residents of any other country

Today, Gallup’s World Poll releases its 2018 installment of the Global Law and Order report, which finds that Singaporeans feel safer than residents of any other country in the world. Notably, 94% of Singapore adults say they feel safe walking alone at night. The 2018 Global Law and Order report presents the results from Gallup’s latest measurements of people’s sense of …

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Will you really go broke if you crash into a luxury car?

by ValuePenguin What will you actually pay for if you crash into a luxury car? Read on to find out. As if getting into a car accident isn't bad enough, imagine getting into a car accident with a luxury car that costs more than your entire flat—and it is entirely your fault. This is exactly what happened with a Toyota driver earlier in …

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Indian nursing institution recognised by SG Govt ranked 751st-800th by QS

It was reported that the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) had clinched top 11th and 12th position respectively in the annual Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Ranking. NUS had previously ranked 15th in the 2018 ranking and NTU, at 10th. Meanwhile, the Singapore government has gone ahead to officially recognize nursing degrees from 7 of …

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