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Daily Archives: 2018-09-28

US Deputy Secretary of State: Disputes surrounding the South China Sea ought to be resolved by international law and not “a unilateral decision by one country”

Deputy Secretary of State of the United States of America John J. Sullivan has stated that ASEAN countries and the U.S. jointly believe that international law ought to be followed in disputes surrounding the South China Sea instead of "a unilateral decision by one country". Speaking at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Ministerial Meeting at Lotte New York Palace …

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Substation presents “Singapore Girl, or Heritage Deployed”

From Saturday 6 October to Sunday 4 November, The Substation is presenting a programme titled Singapore Girl, or Heritage Deployed. It comprises an eclectic range of events: an interactive experience where visitors get to try our take on the famed Singapore Girl interview process, a runway show by drag queen Becca d’Bus, and a theatre variety show produced by well-known …

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Singapore Power CEO Wong Kim Yin appointed chairman of SkillsFuture Singapore

Singapore Power CEO Wong Kim Yin has been appointed chairman of SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) with effect from 1 October, replacing his predecessor Mr Tan Pheng Hock, who will retire on 30 September after having filled the role since October 2016. SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) shares that Mr Wong is currently the chairman of SP PowerAssets, Singapore District Cooling and SP Digital Holdings, …

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Is our government still working for us?

by Sol I am a Singaporean, born-in-Singapore citizen. I have loved this country all my life until recently. My dad's pro-PAP stance and his take on politics had a huge influence on my positive perception until I grew older and experienced the downside of life - sometimes wondering if it was a direct impact of our government policies. Many issues …

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HSA warns public of two fruit juice products, found to contain undeclared potent medicinal ingredients

Members of the public were alerted not to purchase or consume two fruit juice products, ‘Jus Al Sunnah Gold 1001 Khasiat Jus Alternatif’ and ‘Jus Al Sunnah 1001 Khasiat Jus Alternatif’ as both fruit juices were found to contain potent medicinal ingredients when tested. In a press release on Thursday (27 September), the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) stated that five patients, …

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Malaysian Cabinet has agreed to lower the voting age from 21 to 18

The Malaysian Cabinet has agreed to lower the voting age from 21 to 18. Youth & Sports Minister Syed Saddiq said at a post-Cabinet press conference last week that several amendments will have to be made to the Malaysian Federal Constitution for the move to take effect. This will require Pakatan Harapan to reach across the aisle to the opposition …

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