Daily Archives: 2018-09-06

Over 800 patients from 104 clinics prescribed medicine with inaccurately printed dosages; More than double of estimated patients affected by GPConnect glitch

More than 800 patients from 104 clinics were affected by the software glitch concerning medicine dosage labels, said Integrated Health Information Systems (IHiS) last Saturday (1 Sep). Previously, it was estimated that 400 patients from 83 clinics were affected, which was half of the actual numbers discovered and recorded later on. Speaking to The Straits Times, IHiS, the government IT …

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Singaporeans advised to defer non-essential travel to Osaka

Singapore government advised Singaporeans to defer non-essential travel to Osaka during the period of Typhoon 21 “Jebi”. Jebi, Japan’s most powerful storm in 25 years, has caused a major international airport in western Japan to be closed with thousands of people evacuated. The incident has killed at least 10 people. All flights have been cancelled since 5 September and there is still no confirmation …

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Singapore Tourism Board appoints new chief executive from Ministry of Defence

The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) has announced on Wednesday (5 September) that Mr Keith Tan Kean Loong, currently the Deputy Secretary (Policy) of the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF), will be appointed as Chief Executive (CE) of STB with effect from 29 October 2018. As Deputy Secretary (Policy) of MINDEF, Mr Tan is responsible for defence policy, strategic communications, …

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Who is the one diverting attention? Not PJ, not Kirsten and not Jolovan I say!

The whole saga that has erupted over the meeting of Dr. Mahathir and a quartet of Singaporeans is really not as complicated as the Singaporean authorities are making it out to be. Essentially the facts are really simple. Four Singaporeans, in their personal capacities, met the Prime Minister of Malaysia. One of the four Singaporeans, historian PJ Thum called on …

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