A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people bound for Beijing has lost contact with air traffic control after leaving Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur, the carrier said Saturday. The airline said in a statement that Flight MH370 disappeared Saturday at 2:40 am local time (1840 GMT Friday). It was carrying 227 passengers, including two infants, and 12 crew members.
Since 17 Jan, it was already known that the barrier and alarm system at ICA was not effective. It is baffling, to say the least, that Teo Chee Hean would only now reinforce the findings which showed up the inadequacy. Does it mean that it was business as usual after the first intrusion by a Malaysian teacher?
I refer to the article “Expat job-seekers taking their chances in Singapore” (Straits Times, Mar 10). The whole world comes as tourists to look for jobs? It states that “A growing number are willing to come empty-handed and take their chances in this “gateway” to Asia. This trend is expected to continue for at least the next few years, said DBS economist Irvin Seah, who cited the lacklustre economy in many European countries.
This is an article written by AWARE Singapore on their website in response to a 'sexist gym advertisement that has been put up at several bus stops around Singapore. Dear SAFRA, Who is your gym for? You know the ad we mean. There’s been chatter about it on Facebook. We’ve read the debate, and since we keep getting asked, here’s our perspective as a gender equality advocacy group.
One of the two suspects, who travelled on the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 on stolen passports, has been identified, Malaysian police said on Monday. "I can confirm that he is not a Malaysian, but cannot divulge which country he is from yet," said Inspector General of Police, Khalid Abu Bakar. Khalid added that authorities are still trying to find out whether the suspects came in legally or not.
The haze which is drifting over the whole region right now has claimed 2 lives in Indonesia . One person to die was a cancer patient who's condition had suddenly deteriorated recently. Doctors tending to the patient believe that the poor quality air contributed to the rapid decline in the patient's health before he passed away.
Motorcycle rider may soon enjoy slight discounts when parking at HDB and URA carparks depending on how long they park. New motorcycle parking rules are being introduced in the second half of this year where riders will be charged per minute rather than the current 65c flatrate at all electronic parking rate carparks. This will bring the charges for motorcycles in line with cars at these carparks which are already charged by minute rather than by flat rate.
It isn’t every day that academic research comes along to tell you something you really wanted to hear and that you suspected was the truth all along. In this case it’s about the long running debate around top executive pay. A recent paper by J. Scott Armstrong of the Wharton School and Philippe Jacquart of France’s EMLYON, seem to have finally established that paying top dollar simply doesn’t get a better job done.