Daily Archives: 2019-01-28

Health Minister says sorry for data-leak of 14,200 HIV-positive individuals

Health Minister Gan Kim Yong apologised for the leaking of confidential information belonging to 14,200 HIV-positive people on Monday after the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced in a press conference that confidential information regarding 14,200 individuals diagnosed with HIV up to January 2013, and 2,400 of their contacts, is in the possession of an unauthorised person and has been illegally …

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Netizen says Howitzer design is faulty but former operator disagrees

Following the death of local actor Aloysius Pang on Wednesday (23 January) in New Zealand after sustaining serious injuries while carrying out repair works inside the Singapore Self-Propelled Howitzer (SSPH), a netizen questioned the design of the machine and said that the design is faulty. Posting his view on his Facebook page, Raymond Ng, whose current job concerns the design …

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Lifts in PAP-run HDB estates to get a revamp with new safety features

After a series of lift accidents between 2015 to 2016, over 17,000 lifts in public housing estates run by People’s Action Party (PAP) town councils will receive new safety features. Work will begin on 1,6000 lifts across PAP-run housing estates in the next 15 months, said 15 PAP town councils in a statement on Monday. These new safety features will …

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3 PAP MPs oppose automatic CPF payouts at age 65

In an interview with Channel NewsAsia, which was published last Fri (25 Jan), 3 Members of Parliament from the People’s Action Party said that they are not in favour of CPF members getting their monthly CPF payouts automatically at 65, the official legal age which CPF members are supposed to get their payouts. They still want the members to officially …

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