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Martha Soezean

ChemSpill 2017: Singapore showcases response capabilities at multi-agency chemical spill exercise

To test and demonstrate readiness to tackle oil and chemical spills, Singapore conducted a multi-agency joint chemical spill exercise, ChemSpill 2017, on Friday (28 Apr). Organised by the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), the exercise took place at the conclusion of the 10th International Chemical and Oil Pollution Conference & Exhibition (ICOPCE), held in conjunction with the Singapore …

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New Funan Mall envisioned as Singapore’s creative intersection

Funan, an integrated development located right in the heart of Singapore’s Civic & Cultural District, has scored another first with a one-of-a-kind experiential showsuite that brings to life a brand new live-work-play paradigm with cutting edge immersive virtual reality simulation technology. Funan DigitaLife Mall which was closed in July 2016, is undergoing three years of redevelopment works at an estimated amount of …

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Malaysian motorcyclist hits SilverCab in hit-and-run

A reader contributed a video on Sure Boh Singapore Facebook page on 26 April at around 2:40pm, sharing an accident that happened on the highway. A motorist riding a Malaysia registered motorcycle hit the back of a SilverCab Taxi, causing him to fall off his motorcycle. The taxi stopped and the driver got down to check the rear of his car …

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PUB launches Request-for-Proposal to supply smart shower devices

PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, is requesting for proposals (RFP) to supply smart shower devices that provide real time information on water usage during showers. An NUS-PUB behaviour study, conducted from July 2015 to March 2016, on the use of smart shower devices indicated that households can save about 5 litres of water per person per day, when provided with …

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Man hurt in a car explosion in multi storey car park at Bukit Batok

A 32-year-old-man suffered injury after a nearby car exploded at Bukit Batok Street on Wednesday (26 Apr). Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) deployed an ambulance and a fire fighter and the man was taken to Singapore General Hospital in conscious condition. Jason Lim shared the incident to SG Road Vigilante’s Facebook account. In the five-minute video, the man who suffered from burns …

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One-billion dollar innovation fund launched to drive enterprise growth for future economy

Innovators and enterprises in Singapore will soon benefit from a range of new initiatives that helps them translate their ideas into assets. This includes the launch of a one-billion dollar Makara Innovation Fund (MIF) by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and home-grown private equity firm, Makara Capital. Commercially-driven, MIF will target high-growth companies with strong intellectual property (IP) …

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Travellers advised to plan journey when using land checkpoints on Labour Day holiday

Travellers going to Malaysia this upcoming Labour Day weekend are to expect heavy traffic flow at the Woodlands and Tuas checkpoints, particularly from Friday, 28 April to Monday. The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) informed on a news release that travellers using the land checkpoints during this period can expect delays and should take note of this advisory. ICA informed also that the …

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