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Daily Archives: 2018-08-04

Train breakdown along CCL on Saturday evening, massive confusion for passengers affected by service disruption

Train service was disrupted along the Circle Line (CCL)  on Saturday evening due to signaling fault, starting with trains being stuck between Tai Seng - Mac Pherson stations, and Paya Lebar - Dakota stations. About 6pm tweets from affected and worried passengers started to post questions about their stalled trains on the social media platform: @SMRT_Singapore train stuck between Tai …

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“Building ahead of demand” for airport, but “nothing” for healthcare?

The rhetoric – “building ahead of demand” for Changi airport, but “building nothing’ for healthcare (decrease in total hospital beds for 10 years) is “laughable”? I refer to the article “Building ahead of demand is key for Changi Airport’s success, says Khaw Boon Wan at T4’s opening” (Straits Times, Aug 3). Quoting the Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan who was …

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Doctors Without Borders kickstarts second film festival in Singapore

The international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) officially launched its second “Doctors Without Borders Film Festival” in Singapore on Friday (3 August), giving audiences a fascinating insight into aid workers in action and the dangers they face. The film festival takes place at the independent cinema The Projector from 3 – 5 August. Expected to draw …

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Which MBA in Singapore offers the best Return on Investment?

by ValuePenguin Getting a business school degree is one of the most substantial investments individuals can make in themselves. Therefore, it is important to clearly analyse the cost and potential career outcomes of attending various MBA programs. Pursuing a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) can be an expensive and time consuming endeavor. Programs can cost more than S$100,000 and require multiple …

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PropertyGuru Consumer Sentiment Survey reveals a lack of optimism in the housing market

PropertyGuru Group, Asia’s leading online property group, revealed earlier on Thursday that consumers are less optimistic about the real estate market in their biannual Consumer Sentiment Survey. Conducted in H1 2018, the Sentiment Index – a score calculated based on six parameters including satisfaction, housing prices, and consumers’ future expectations of the market – remained at 39 points, similar to H2 …

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