Daily Archives: 2018-09-05

Trump-Kim summit in Singapore “doomed to failure from the beginning”: Former US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta

Former United States Defense Secretary and CIA director under President Barack Obama's administration, Mr Leon Panetta, has expressed his lack of confidence in US President Donald Trump’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in Singapore in June regarding the looming nuclear threat, stating that it was “doomed to failure from the beginning”. “I’m very worried about the situation because frankly, I …

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Join RDA Singapore’s Inaugural Walk-a-Wheelathon Charity Carnival & Adoption Drive

Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) Singapore is holding their inaugural ‘Inclusion Walk-a-Wheelathon’ and World Animal Charity Carnival and Adoption Drive on 30th September. They’re inviting everyone to come together and discover their hidden oasis in the centre of Singapore. The event will kick off with the Walk-a-Wheelathon which they hope will foster a sense of inclusiveness among the able …

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Why not just create a more open and transparent CPF?

The Central Provident Fund (CPF) which was set up ostensibly as a safeguard for retirement has proven to be a minefield. Not only do its rules keep changing, but new schemes have been added and removed so frequently that it is beginning to resemble a Haribo pick and mix -  you won't know which flavour you are going to get …

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Singaporean Brandon Ng all set for Muay Thai showdown in Kuala Lumpur

Singaporean Muay Thai exponent Brandon Ng is set to keep the Singapore flag flying when he takes on Malaysian Mohd Amirul Ariffin at the second edition of the Asia Fighting Championship (AFC) scheduled for 21 September at Axiata Arena, KL Sports City (KLSC). Both fighters will be battling for the 66kg title on the night and Ng and Amirul are both the main draws …

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WWF-Singapore continues the fight for wildlife conservation with the help of African rangers

WWF-Singapore is moving forward with their fight against the ivory trade in Singapore with their latest event which sees a Kenyan wildlife ranger, Harrison and his ranger colleagues sharing their personal experiences as rangers and the importance of wildlife conservation. WWF says that Harrison is an 'unsung hero in conservation working in dangerous conditions to defend wildlife from poachers, putting …

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Beauty With a Purpose Charity Gala raises SGD$4 million in one night

In collaboration with Miss World Singapore 2018, Sian Chay Medical Institution – a charity organization founded in 1901 – organised the Inaugural Beauty With A Purpose Charity Gala 2018, held at Resorts World Sentosa West 2 Ballroom on 2 September 2018, to fulfil the charity mission of providing free TCM consultation and medication to the elderly and needy families in …

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How expensive is it to get divorced in Singapore?

by ValuePenguin When marriages end, it can be tragic for all parties involved. For that reason, many individuals would rather not think about divorce and its financial consequences. While this event can be extremely painful for families, it is important to be aware of the costs associated with divorce. While the vast majority of marriages are successful, about 7,000 relationships end …

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