Daily Archives: 2018-08-13

IMDA partners Clicknetwork to launch new public service web series

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Munkysuperstar Pictures, which owns popular YouTube channel Clicknetwork, have established a partnership to launch three new web series. In a press release on Monday (13 August), IMDA stated that this is part of IMDA’s initiative to bring public service content to more Singapore viewers anytime, anywhere. Clicknetwork was the first channel in Singapore …

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MTI maintains 2018 GDP growth forecast at 2.5 to 3.5 percent

The GDP growth forecast for 2018 is maintained at “2.5 to 3.5 per cent” on a year-on-year basis in the second quarter, easing from the 4.5 per cent growth in the previous quarter. In a press release on Monday (13 August), the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) reported that on a quarter-on-quarter seasonally-adjusted annualised basis, the economy expanded at a …

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Construction company fined $44,000 for damaging water main in Tampines

Construction company CCECC Singapore Pte Ltd (CCECC) was fined a total of $44,000 on 3 July 2018 for damaging PUB’s potable water main, at a worksite along the junction of Tampines Avenue 5 and Tampines Central 2. In a press release on Monday (13 August), PUB stated that the damage of a 300 mm diameter water main on 3 November …

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Home Team contingent departed for Laos

A 32-member Home Team contingent comprising 14 officers from the Singapore Police Force (SPF), 3 victim recovery dogs from the SPF K9 Unit, and 18 Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officers, departed for Laos on a Republic of Singapore Air Force C-130 transport aircraft from Paya Lebar Air Base on Monday (13 August). In a Facebook post on Monday, SCDF …

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10 key issues which define Lee Hsien Loong’s 14 years in power (Part 1 on Strategic Direction)

Sunday (12 Aug) marks the 14th Anniversary since Lee Hsien Loong took over as Prime Minister from Goh Chok Tong. Just 4 days ago (8 Aug), his National Day Speech talked about cautious optimism in an increasingly turbulent world, while his government has crafted policies to “come together for the residents in a tangible and holistic way”. Things such as CareShield and estate upgrading will …

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