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Neyla Zannia

Train left station with door wide open; station manager suspended

Passengers of a northbound train that had left Ang Mo Kio MRT station on Monday (11 March) at around 7.30 pm were startled as the train left the station with its door wide open. A passenger, Hady Matyyn, who happened to be inside the train and posted the video of the incident. “Was on the train and this happened, luckily …

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Two Singaporeans arrested for drug abuse in Malaysia

Two Singaporeans were arrested by the Malaysian police for drug abuse in a raid on a night club in Sun Complex, Bukit Bintang on Sunday (10 March) morning. Kuala Lumpur police chief Mazlan Lazim said that the police arrested 37 people, whom comprised of 28 men and nine women, who were among the 81 tested for drugs in the operation …

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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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136 suspected drug offenders arrested in latest island-wide operation

A total of 136 suspected drug offenders were arrested in the latest island-wide operation carried out by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) from the morning of 25 February to the morning of 8 March 2019, which saw the seizure of about 3.8kg of heroin, 96g of ‘Ice’, 88g of cannabis, 83g of new psychoactive substance (NPS), a gramme of cocaine, …

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Baey Yam Keng: Designated priority cabins for vulnerable commuters

The Government will pilot designated priority cabins for vulnerable commuters, which are meant for seniors, persons with disabilities and families with your children, on one of the rail lines, the Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Transport Baey Yam Keng announced during his Committee of Supply speech on Thursday (Mar 7). The minister said that other commuters are encouraged to give way …

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Edwin Tong: MediShield to cover inpatient treatment for serious pregnancy

Patients who need inpatient treatment for serious pregnancy and delivery-related complications may see the coverage under the national health insurance scheme MediShield Life with effect on 1 April. Speaking during the Committee of Supply speech on Wednesday (6 March), Senior Minister of State for Health Edwin Tong said that this is expected to benefit up to 4,000 patients a year. …

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Changes in Permanent Secretary Appointments

The Public Service Division (PSD) announced on Tuesday (5 March) that eight civil servants will be taking on a new position or seeing a change to their portfolio with effect from 1 April. The PSD also announced Ms Lai Wei Lin, 43, Deputy Secretary (Policy), Ministry of Education (MOE) to be appointed Second Permanent Secretary (Education). Ms Lai, 43, held …

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Subject-Based Banding to be expanded beyond PSLE subjects

Subject-Based Banding (Secondary) [SBB(Sec)] will be expanded beyond the four PSLE subjects in line with ongoing efforts to develop the full potential of students, the Ministry of Education (MOE) said in a press release on Tuesday (5 March). The ministry stated that these changes will provide students with more opportunities to study subjects at a level better suited to their …

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