Correspondent

Chan not ok with social enclaves forming in public housing but ok in private condos?

Speaking at Temasek Holding’s Ecosperity conference yesterday (5 Jun), Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing said that Singapore must avoid the formation of any social enclaves here. He added that the Government will “further refine” the design of precincts and HDB flats to “allow greater social mixing between people of different economic backgrounds”. “This is especially important as society …

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SG downplays recognition of Indian nursing degrees under enhanced CECA while India publicizes it

On 1 June, the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) released a public statement announcing that Singapore and India have “successfully” concluded the second review of the India-Singapore Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA). “Today, in the presence of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and India Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Mr Loh Khum Yean, Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Trade and …

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Enhanced CECA between S’pore and India officially recognizes Indian nursing degrees

The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) released a public statement yesterday (1 Jun) announcing that Singapore and India have “successfully” concluded the second review of the India-Singapore Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA). “Today, in the presence of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and India Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Mr Loh Khum Yean, Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Trade and …

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Indian PM, Modi visits Singapore at PM Lee’s invitation

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins his three-day official visit to Singapore today (31 May) at the invitation of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. Together with PM Lee, Mr Modi will start by attending a business event at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre today, featuring some of the fintech exhibits. Mr Modi’s three-year-old push to digitise India can open …

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PAP TCs to increase conservancy charges from 1 June as second-tier increment

It has been announced earlier that service and conservancy charges (S&CC) at all 15 People’s Action Party (PAP) town councils (TCs) will be increased from tomorrow (1 Jun) for the second time in two years. The 15 PAP Town Councils involved are: Ang Mo Kio Bishan-Toa Payoh Chua Chu Kang East Coast-Fengshan Holland-Bukit Panjang Jalan Besar Jurong-Clementi Marine Parade Marsiling-Yew …

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