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Daily Archives: 2018-08-06

COI finds inadequate on-site casualty management and delayed evacuation of CFC Dave Lee as factors to his death

Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen said in Parliament on Monday (6 Aug) that inadequate on-site casualty management and delayed evacuation to the medical centre were the likely reasons for CFC Dave Lee succumbing to this heat stroke injuries. The Minister was presenting the report from the Committee of Inquiry (COI). CFC Lee Han Xuan Dave was a Guardsman from the 1st Battalion Singapore …

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Singapore Dance Theatre presents Ballet under the Stars (31 Aug – 2 Sept, 7 – 9 Sept 2018 at Fort Canning Green)

Ballet Under the Stars is back for its 23rd edition! Established by Singapore Dance Theatre in 1995 as Singapore’s most loved and iconic outdoor dance event at the Fort Canning Green, we will be presenting a weekend of neo-classical works from 31 August – 2 September, and another weekend dedicated to masterpieces by Singapore Choreographer Choo-San Goh from 7 – …

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Disadvantaged schoolchildren get a boost from DHL Express

Singapore's iconic Padang is once again filled with over 1,000 red and yellow DHL Express employees across the region for AsiaCup -- the company's annual Asia Pacific employee football and cheerleading event. This year, the DHL has also organized an exclusive football clinic conducted by Singapore football legend Fandi Ahmad for 20 Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund beneficiaries aged 10 …

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SilkAir partners with Banyan Tree for exclusive holiday offers to Vietnam, Laos, Thailand & Maldives

SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, and Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts partners for exclusive flight and hotel experiences in Danang, Luang Prabang, Maldives and Phuket. SilkAir and Banyan Tree are hoping to offer a seamless holiday experience from your flights to your holiday experiences at selected Banyan Tree and Angsana properties. The offer includes SilkAir return flights and …

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The not-so-secret truth about how plastic is harming our oceans

At the recent British High Commission Awards Evening, Anthony Yee from the Royal Commonwealth Society of Singapore presented some interesting and disturbing facts about plastic pollution, particularly in oceans and seas. Mr Anthony spoke about the three inconvenient truths about plastic. The first is that a staggering 35% of all manufactured plastics end up in our oceans and seas. Consequently, …

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55 persons investigated by SPF for e-commerce and loan scams involving S$1.8mil

Following a five-day operation conducted by Bedok Police Division between 30 July and 3 Aug 2018, 30 men and 25 women between the ages of 18 and 71 are being investigated for their alleged involvement in various scams and other "commercial crime-related cases". "These cases include e-commerce scams, loan scams and commercial frauds reported in Pasir Ris, Tampines and Bedok …

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Lifting of pause on ICT systems seems too soon to be safe

According to reports, the pause on new information and communications technology (ICT) systems that had been put in place following  the SingHealth hacking has been lifted. While the Smart Nation and Digital Government Group (SNDGG) has stated that it has completed its review of cyber security policies and confirmed that additional measures for critical government systems to detect threats would be put in …

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