Singapore morning news for May 21

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Secondary propagandize castaway becomes initial ITE connoisseur to be supposed by NUS medical school
Twenty 3 year aged Nicholas Chan has turn a initial Institute of Technical Education (ITE) connoisseur to be supposed into a rival medical programme during a National University of Singapore’s (NUS) Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine. A delegate propagandize dropout, Nicholas had to take an …
— The Independent

Singaporeans contingency learn to work alongside robots
AS a heading digital hub, Singapore has embraced faster than many a thought that automation increases efficiency, formula in fewer mistakes and a some-more optimised workforce, and helps a nation grasp a Smart Nation goals. Despite this, there is still some insurgency among those whose jobs could …
— The Business Times

S’poreans nearing in Britain can use e-gates during 15 airports
Singaporeans visiting Britain are now authorised to use programmed ePassport gates (e-gates) during 15 airports opposite a country.
— Straits Times (annoying popups)

Lazada patron who systematic dual IKEA trolleys is scammed and sent a rosary instead
Another Lazada patron has taken to amicable media to share his frustrations with a Alibaba-owned offered platform, after he was scammed and sent a rosary instead of a dual IKEA Roskog trolleys he had ordered. On Wednesday (May 8), Facebook user Hafizul Syakir Juraimi suggested that in early …
— The Independent

Swine heat promulgation pig prices higher
by Isabel MALSANG In a vicious irony in a Chinese Year of a Pig, outbreaks of African Swine Fever are forcing outrageous culls that could send pig prices to levels never seen before. According to a UN’s Food and Agricultural Organization, pig prices “have begun to soar”, rising by …
— The Independent

New Lippo Karawaci CEO to urge management, governance
NEWLY allocated CEO of Lippo Karawaci John Riady has, in a sense, been brought in to purify house, after news final year of an review into an purported temptation related to a conglomerate’s US$21 billion Meikarta growth project, that a association has continued to repudiate impasse in.
— The Business Times

The Big Read: With mid-year exams scrapped, students rediscover fun of training — nonetheless aged habits die hard
Some relatives contend a dismissal of mid-year exams has no temperament on their children’s training during home. Others, however, contend it creates a disproportion — they can space out a rider and set aside some-more time for family activities.
— Channel NewsAsia (very irritating popups)

Money FM conference to plead hurdles to jobs
MONEY FM 89.3 will be organising a conference on Jun 1, to plead a dire issues faced by a manpower zone in Singapore.
— The Business Times

Indonesian unicorn teams adult with Singapore logistics startup
INDONESIAN unicorn Bukalapak is partnering Singapore startup Janio for cross-border logistics as it prepares to go global. The e-commerce actor is also in talks with Singapore’s Economic Development Board to potentially open an bureau in a country, co-founder Fajrin Rasyid told The Business …
— The Business Times

SGX firms news tedious Q1 earnings; scarcely one in 3 posts losses
CORPORATE gain for a initial entertain were hit, to some extent, by supplies and trade fight impact.
— The Business Times

Fewer patients used Chas subsidies in past 2 years
The volume given out underneath a Community Health Assist Scheme fell from a arise of $169 million in 2016 to $152 million final year, with 55,000 fewer people regulating it.
— Straits Times (annoying popups)

Protecting Singapore’s vulnerable: People with disabilities ‘more during risk’
Several months ago, a male became proficient with a few special-needs adults from a Association for Persons with Special Needs (APSN).
— Straits Times (annoying popups)

Dynamic pricing a approach brazen for FB?
From prix fixe to marketplace cost and happy-hour promotions, pricing strategies in a food and libation (FB) attention have prolonged sought to maximize income by stuffing seats and interesting business to disencumber their purse strings.
— Straits Times (annoying popups)

Protecting Singapore’s vulnerable: Abuse of maids on a arise notwithstanding unbending penalties
There were 28 cases of lassie abuse cases charged final year, a top given 2014. This is an boost from 10 cases in 2016 and 20 cases in 2017.
— Straits Times (annoying popups)

BMW motorist with speeding offences hold on cam swapping permit plates
On May 18, a Facebook page SG Road Vigilante (SGRV) featured photos of a male who looked like he was changing a permit plates on his gold-coloured BMW during a Malaysian Petron petrol station, presumably for wanting to equivocate being identified for highway trade offences in Malaysia. In a …
— The Independent

S’poreans still dependant to shopping bottled H2O from M’sia sole during 1,000 times S’pore daub H2O price
Funny thing is, H2O bottled in Malaysia uses H2O treated in Singapore.
— Mothership

Singaporean warns open to be clever after receiving feign RM20 note in Johor Bahru
Singapore – On May 12, Singaporean Armanizam Dolah perceived a feign RM20 note during his revisit to Johor Bahru and customarily found out about it after perplexing to use a income in another shop.
— The Independent

DPM Heng Swee Keat tells Swiss journal there’s no nepotism in Temasek and GIC
Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat was interviewed by Swiss newspaper, Neue Zürcher Zeitung (NZZ), final Fri (17 May). During a interview, Heng who is also a financial minister, was asked many forked questions by a Swiss newspaper.
— The Online Citizen

First collection of flats in Tengah’s Garden District to be launched for sale in May
SINGAPORE: The initial housing plan in Tengah’s Garden District will be launched for sale in a Build-to-Order (BTO) use this month, pronounced a Housing and Development Board (HDB) on Monday (May 20).
— Channel NewsAsia (very irritating popups)

Duty Free Singapore to fortify staff after patron says sought-after blockade was sole by staff to colleagues
Duty Free Singapore (DFS) will be holding suitable disciplinary movement along with a full and consummate review after it found crude poise on a partial of a few employees and contractors operative for DFS in a sale of a product.
— Straits Times (annoying popups)

Marine Parade devious to get 3 new reserve measures months after deadly accident
The Land Transport Authority pronounced it had taken into care feedback from Mountbatten SMC MP Lim Biow Chuan and residents.
— Straits Times (annoying popups)

DENR, Singapore partner rigourously sign PHL Eagle charge deal
The supervision done story in a bid to forestall annihilation of a Philippine Eagle while assisting raise tactful family between a Philippines and Singapore by charge of a country’s autochthonous though critically involved inhabitant bird.
— Philippine News Agency

China’s CNPC breaks into Myanmar fuel retailing with Singapore brand
China National Petroleum Corp is formulation to open dozens of petrol stations in Myanmar, a initial vital unfamiliar financier to enter a fast-growing Southeast Asian fuel market, as a state hulk expands a sell oil business, association officials said.
— Reuters

Taekwondo: SNOC appoints halt cabinet to conduct preference of athletes
An halt cabinet has been allocated to conduct a preference of taekwondo athletes, following a cessation of Singapore Taekwondo Federation’s (STF) membership by World Taekwondo (WT) and a Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC).

What we get for S$1m: A HDB prosaic with perspective of Sentosa fireworks, Singapore Flyer and city skyline
Skyscraper flats, soaring above a belligerent during 40 storeys and higher, have been accessible on a resale marketplace for over a decade, though in new years it has turn increasingly common for buyers to flare out seven-figure sums for them.
— Today Online

NZ negotiates with Chile and Singapore on Digital Economy Partnership
New Zealand will join Chile and Singapore in talks to settle new trade manners and best use for a digital era.
— OpenGov

Singapore tackles low legaltech take adult among law firms
The Law Society of Singapore launches beginning to inspire internal authorised firms to adopt new record with customarily 12 per cent adopting record solutions.
— The Global Legal Post

Bukalapak launches BukaGlobal, outlines general expansion
BukaGlobal launches in Singapore, skeleton to bond a tellurian marketplace with over 4 million Indonesian sellers Indonesian unicorn e-commerce Bukalapak announces BukaGlobal, a underline that seeks to bond a tellurian marketplace with some-more than 4 million Indonesian sellers.
— e27

NUS graduate: Couples should work as a group and be reduction calculative
Is it a contingency for group to compensate for their girlfriends or wives when they’re on a date? Although this is not an requirement for many, women will customarily not reject a gentlemen’s uncover of generosity.
— The Independent

S’poreans are offered their Huawei P30 Pro phones on Carousell following Google blacklisting
Tech hulk Google recently dangling business services with China’s telecommunications association Huawei.
— Mothership

Best companies to work for in Singapore 2019: Best for salary
A good employer can change your life. Whether they offer extraordinary salaries, considerable benefits, a good work-life change or a beautiful operative environment, we spend half a lives during work so it’s value anticipating a purpose we’re happy in.
— Yahoo Finance

Fully cashless open ride complement might not be implemented by 2020
The change to a entirely cashless open ride complement might not flog in by 2020.
— Asia One

ST Podcast: Saving for pivotal life goals in your early 20s
In this podcast array each Monday, The Straits Times and The Business Times mangle down actionable financial tips.
— Straits Times (video)

Shanmugam defends video with Michelle Chong’s Ah Lian in response to ST commentary
The video was apparently noticed by some-more than one million people.
— Mothership

Canberra MRT hire to open on Nov 2
The new Canberra MRT hire on a North-South Line will open on Nov 2, Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan announced on Monday (May 20) during a revisit to a site.
— Channel NewsAsia (very irritating popups)

Nearly as many group as women wish flexi-work: Survey
Men have turn as penetrating as women on job for some-more stretchable work options, according to a new survey.
— Straits Times (annoying popups)

Singapore-bound Scoot moody diverted to Chennai after fume warning triggered
A Scoot moody firm for Singapore was diverted to Chennai International Airport on Monday (May 20) after a load fume warning was triggered.
— Channel NewsAsia (very irritating popups)

More reserve measures during Marine Parade devious after deadly accident
Several measures will be put in place to revoke vehicular speed and urge walking reserve during a devious in Marine Parade where a deadly collision took place in March.
— Channel NewsAsia (very irritating popups)

Portrait Mode: A demeanour during a Vesak Day rituals during S’pore’s largest Buddhist monastery
This week, we request how Buddhists commemorate Vesak Day during a Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery, a largest nunnery in Singapore.
— Mothership

Daily Briefing: Which Singapore bank pays a most?; Singapore dollar set to break further
DBS is by distant a many inexhaustible paymaster (on a company-wide basis), according to a banks’ financial results.
— Singapore Business Review

Taekwondo: SNOC appoints halt cabinet to conduct preference of athletes
An halt cabinet has been allocated to conduct a preference of taekwondo athletes, following a cessation of Singapore Taekwondo Federation’s (STF) membership by World Taekwondo (WT) and a Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC).
— Channel NewsAsia (very irritating popups)

Sage Northcutt face fractured after 29-second detriment in S’pore ONE Championship debut, had 9-hour surgery
He was hyped by ONE Championship as one of a star signings.
— Mothership

S’pore lady hold intemperate underwater-themed wedding, dons marriage dress with 6,000 Swarovski crystals
Channel 5 (not Singapore’s one) is a British Television Network.
— Mothership


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