1. Search and rescue operational update a. The search and rescue operation continues to be a multi-national effort, led by Malaysia. b. Malaysian officials are contacting countries along the northern and southern corridors about MH370. These countries include: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, China, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Australia and France.
- Local P3 teacher asks students to reflect on MH17, you'll be shocked by their responses
- 30 New Hidden Speed Cameras will come into effect from 15 July 2014
- SIA plane was in the same danger as MH17, reportedly a mere 25kms behind MH17
- Singapore Airlines caught lying on Facebook about not using Ukraine airspace
- Dear TRS, I got summoned for parking my car outside my mosque during prayers
- VEP for singapore cars? Are you really sure Mr Najib? Don't regret it
- Ng Eng Hen: IPPT will now only consist of 2.4km, Sit-ups and Push-ups
- We do have brainless & thick-skinned ministers!
- S'poreans cannot hang "Free Palestine" flag but Foreigners allowed to hang flag?
- The only S'porean Singer chosen for The Voice China is forced to pull out because of NS
Future biotechnology could be used to trick a prisoner's mind into thinking they have served a 1,000 year sentence, a group of scientists have claimed. Philosopher Rebecca Roache is in charge of a team of scholars focused upon the ways futuristic technologies might transform punishment. Dr Roache claims the prison sentence of serious criminals could be made worse by extending their lives.
The family of Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah, pilot of the vanished MH370, had moved out of their residence in Laman Seri even before the flight's disappearance last Saturday, according to The Malay Mail. According to their report, reporters had visited the family's house yesterday but discovered no one at home, except their 38-year-old maid.
My suspicions were raised yesterday by the news that Temasek has put up $2.1 billion dollars to buy out any remaining shares they do not already own in Singaporean commodities trading firm Olam International Limited (“Olam”). The offer was inexplicably generous. Though Temasek is only offering 12% above the stock’s last traded price, the offer is in fact a staggering 55% above where the shares had been trading on February 4th 2014.
The signs are all there, from official surveys to not giving up seats to the increasingly frequent public quarrels - Singaporeans are really unhappy. Foreigners like Charlotte Ashton often wonder why is there so much bitterness when we have cheap and good food, accessibility and relative wealth as compared to our neighbouring poverty-stricken Southeast Asian countries. Like the foreigners who do not live among Singaporeans, the PAP government is curious too.
This is the real truth, my 95yrs old mum was at TTSH last Saturday at noon A&E ward for chest pain. She had gone through a series of Blood Test, ECG, X-Ray that ended at 10pm and Doctor suspected phlegm choking, high blood pressure and maybe throat infection was asked to be warded for further observation. This waiting game goes on at the Observation ward (A&E) pending B2 bed availability till about 5am when my sister demanded that since no B2 ward bed is available then we want to discharge my mum and SUDDENLY, THERE IS BED AVAILABLE…..!
I refer to the article “Welfare needs soar, but not giving” (Straits Times, Mar 16). Welfare needs soar, real donations dropped 28%? It states that “Welfare needs have gone up nearly 70 per cent the last five years but donations have not kept up … donations from the community have not grown in pace with the rise of social needs over the last few years … “it received $42.6 million from companies, foundations and individuals in 2010, but expects to collect a total of $38.5 million for the current financial year ending this month"
A doctor found negligent in a fatal hit-and-run accident has been fined $20,000 and censured by the Singapore Medical Council (SMC)'s disciplinary tribunal. According to an article in The Straits Times Online, Teo Tiong Kiat, 66, also had to pay the expenses incurred in the tribunal's prooceedings, including costs of the lawyers to the SMC, the Council said in a statement on Friday.