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Sam the Samoyed is desperately in need of a new home

Facebook user Shana Yap is looking for a forever home for her late grandfather’s dog, Sam. Sam the 11-year old Samoyed is maybe getting old, but he remains healthy, friendly, and sweet. Shana’s grandfather passed away two months ago and the family is trying to find a new home for Sam where he can be well cared for in his …

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Did the Standing Committee on Disbarment take action against ST Marine following corruption convictions?

According to the Standing Committee on Disbarment (SCOD), chaired by the Deputy Secretary of Finance (or his deputy), corruption offences are investigated by the Corrupt Practices Investigations Bureau (CPIB) and where appropriate, the CPIB will recommend for debarment of companies that have been convicted by the Court of corruption. The SCOD comprises of deputy secretaries from various ministries, Attorney General/deputy AG …

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Jose Raymond: Government can do more to support caregivers of the elderly

Jose Raymond of the Singapore People’s Party took to Facebook to suggest ways for the government to provide better support to Singaporeans in taking care of their elders. Mr Raymond talked about his own experience of caring for his father during the last few months of his life which he described as ‘the best decision’ he’s made in his adult …

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Former MOF civil servant turned journalist praises Minister Heng’s collaborative approach in building Singapore’s economy

Taking a look at Heng Swee Keat’s tenure as Finance Minister, Channel NewsAisa says his annual budgets have shifted to allow the business community more leverage for positioning the economy for the future which reflects the minister’s own collaborative approach in leading Singapore. With rumours abound that Mr Heng is in line to take over as leader of Singapore, people …

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NTU Students lead campaign to improve urinary health in local community

Private Matters is Singapore’s first health communications campaign on Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) that aims to raise awareness of the severity of UTI and its consequences, as well as encourage adoption of simple lifestyle behaviours to reduce the risk of contracting UTI. An initiative led by four undergraduates from Nanyang Technological University, Private Matters wants to change perceptions in Singapore …

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