Daily Archives: 2019-03-10

Drowning detection system to be installed in 11 public pools by Apr 2020

The government will install a drowning detection system, which alerted a lifeguard early after a man became unconscious while swimming, in 11 public pools in Singapore by April 2020. Speaking during Committee of Supply debate on Friday (8 March), the Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Grace Fu stated that  Sport Singapore (SportSG) will progressively implement the computer vision drowning …

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“Greater uncertainty” as to whether 4G leadership has “what it takes to be as competent and farsighted as their predecessors”: ST editor-at-large Han Fook Kwang

While the attribution to “a general slacking in the public service” is “too sweeping”, there will be “grave consequences” if the pattern of serious lapses in public service in the recent months is not rectified, opines Senior Fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies and Editor-At-Large with The Straits Times Han Fook Kwang. Chinese-language daily Lianhe Zaobao, in …

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