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.
Khaw Boon Wan said on Monday in Parliament that Cash-over-valuation (COV) will no longer be part of the resale negotiation process starting today. The process previously involved sellers getting a valuation, then negotiating with potential buyers based around that valuation figure. However, Khaw Boon Wan said that negotiations should be based on recent transaction prices and not the cash premium or COV.
"God... The only thing I want is my father... Nothing, but my father. I want my father back."Maira Elizabeth Nari tweeted this on Saturday when MH370 went missing. Her father Andrew Nari is the chief steward on the Malaysia Airlines passenger jet that was bound for Beijing from Kuala Lumpur. Maira continued tweeting with hopes her father's plane will be found.
Here are key points from the just concluded press conference by Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein and Department of Civil Aviation director-general Azharuddin Abdul Rahman: 1) Search and rescue main continues to be the main focus. New Zealand is the latest country to join efforts, with a Lockheed P-3 Orion aircraft. In the West Coast, search and rescue operations have been extended and expanded.
The Media Development Authority is looking at giving consumers more rights to cancel their pay-TV subscriptions without penalties following unfair program price increases. A new rule is soon going to be implemented to stop one-sided contracts from being able to be enforced against customers. The new rule hopes to address the situation were providers try and impose higher fees or remove channels to the detriment of consumers while they are locked in contracts.