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Exhibition on Bukit Brown Cemetery opens Saturday

Exhibition on Bukit Brown Cemetery opens Saturday
SINGAPORE: A diverse range of documents, photographs and objects about the Bukit Brown Cemetery will be displayed at a three-month long exhibition held at the National Library which opens from Saturday (July 19) to October 10.Visitors will get a glim...

Trading Atrium launched in Singapore

Trading Atrium launched in Singapore
SINGAPORE: A new trading platform has been launched in Singapore offering Asia's first multi-asset, broker-neutral trading facility to proprietary trading firms and hedge funds.Called the Trading Atrium, it is set up by Neo & Partners Global, a Singa...

Singapore's healthcare system lauded by World Bank President

Singapore's healthcare system lauded by World Bank President
SINGAPORE: Singapore's healthcare system has been lauded by World Bank President Jim Yong Kim. Dr Kim was in Singapore on Friday (July 18), following visits to Vietnam and the Philippines. He told Channel NewsAsia that he extended his trip to Singapo...

Three Singapore students missed MH17 flight due to booking issues

Three Singapore students missed MH17 flight due to booking issues
SINGAPORE: Three undergraduates from Singapore are relieved they were not on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 which crashed in eastern Ukraine after being allegedly shot down by militants.The Boeing 777 came down in cornfields in the separatist-he...

Singapore 'seriously disturbed' by deteriorating situation in Gaza

Singapore 'seriously disturbed' by deteriorating situation in Gaza
SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) says Singapore is "seriously disturbed" by the deteriorating situation in Gaza, after Israel launched a ground offensive there to stamp out rocket attacks."This will sharply exacerbate the humanitarian...

Aviation industry to get S$100m boost to raise productivity

Aviation industry to get S$100m boost to raise productivity
SINGAPORE: Singapore's aviation industry is getting a S$100 million boost to raise productivity. The Airport Productivity Package will see the money used to pay for two new programmes over four years.The Airport Productivity Steering Committee has se...

Singapore leaders send condolences to foreign counterparts over MH17

Singapore leaders send condolences to foreign counterparts over MH17
SINGAPORE: President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong have sent condolence messages to other world leaders on the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17.A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) on Friday (July 18) s...

MOM reviewing code of practice for workplace safety

MOM reviewing code of practice for workplace safety
SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) is reviewing the existing Code of Practice for Workplace Safety and Health (WSH). Industry consultation on the draft Code will begin this month and is expected to be finalised by the end of the year.Manpower ...

Easier for firms to recruit right talent with Jobs Bank: experts

Easier for firms to recruit right talent with Jobs Bank: experts
SINGAPORE: Human resources experts say the Jobs Bank will provide more opportunities for Singaporeans as well as make it easier for companies to recruit the right talent.The Jobs Bank, officially launched on July 14, offers a list of available jobs f...

Cycle Singapore 2015 limited to 10,000 participants

Cycle Singapore 2015 limited to 10,000 participants
SINGAPORE: Next year's Cycle Singapore race will be limited to about 10,000 participants, said its organiser Spectrum Worldwide.The move is to enhance safety, said Spectrum, who split with sponsor OCBC following the death of a rider in this year's ra...

New CFO, Chief Campus Officer for MediaCorp

New CFO, Chief Campus Officer for MediaCorp
SINGAPORE: MediaCorp on Friday (July 18) announced two strategic appointments aimed at accelerating its transformation while maintaining its strong financial management.Ms Jamie Ang will be appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO), overseeing the g...

Innovation key for S’pore to remain globally competitive: Minister Tan

Innovation key for S’pore to remain globally competitive: Minister Tan
SINGAPORE: Innovation is a key factor for Singapore to remain globally competitive, and the country's continued growth and prosperity depends on its ability to create innovative differentiated products and services that the world requires, said Manpo...

MediaCorp to broadcast Commonwealth Games on okto

MediaCorp to broadcast Commonwealth Games on okto
SINGAPORE: The World Cup is over, and the next sporting event is the Commonwealth Games.MediaCorp and SingTel mio TV will broadcast the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games from July 23 to August 3. MediaCorp will carry the Games, comprising 17 sports, fr...

NLB to create 'more transparent review processes'

NLB to create 'more transparent review processes'
SINGAPORE: The National Library Board (NLB) will move the children's titles that have been the subject of recent controversy to the adult's section, and plans to create "more transparent review processes" for its books, CEO Elaine Ng said on Friday (...

Global Innovation Index: Singapore tops Asian rankings

Global Innovation Index: Singapore tops Asian rankings
SINGAPORE: Switzerland, the United Kingdom and Sweden are the most innovative countries in the world - and Singapore is Asia's most innovative economy, according to the Global Innovation Index 2014 published on Friday (July 18).The Republic was seven...

Singapore 'stands in solidarity' with Malaysia: MFA statement on MH17

Singapore 'stands in solidarity' with Malaysia: MFA statement on MH17
SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs called for a "full and transparent" investigation into the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, and reaffirmed that Singapore "stands in solidarity" with its neighbouring country.The MFA statement issued ...

Singapore Airlines flights not using Ukraine airspace

Singapore Airlines flights not using Ukraine airspace
SINGAPORE: Following news of the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, Singapore Airlines (SIA) said on July 18 (Friday) that its aircraft have been rerouted away from Ukrainian airspace.“Customers may wish to note that Singapore Airlines flights a...

Robots invade classrooms: S$2.8m initiative rolled out to excite students about coding

Robots invade classrooms: S$2.8m initiative rolled out to excite students about coding
SINGAPORE: Up to 10,000 primary and secondary school students will soon get to try their hands at coding and robotics as part of a S$2.8 million Robotics and Maker Academy collaboration between the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) and Singapore P...

NLB to put two withdrawn books into adult section: Yaacob

NLB to put two withdrawn books into adult section: Yaacob
SINGAPORE: Two books pulled off the shelves of the library's children's section will not be pulped, Minister for Communications and Information Yaacob Ibrahim told the Straits Times. Instead, they will be moved to the adult section."I have also asked...

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