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Arthur Lim, who played a key role in developing quality eye care, education and research in Singapore, died on Saturday at the age of 80. SINGAPORE: Prominent eye surgeon Arthur Lim died on Saturday at the age of 80. He played a key role in developing quality eye care, education and research in Singapore, with far-reaching contributions to the ... (more)
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Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has urged new citizens to engage in the community where they live and take part in community activities.
A 38-year-old man was sentenced to six months' jail on Friday, for his role in a conspiracy to cheat insurers of more than $40,000 in fraudulent claims.
One in three youth here think it is perfectly all right to go for cosmetic procedures at their age - with 14 out of the 1,400 surveyed admitting that they have already undergone such treatment.
TINY YET RICH, ruthlessly efficient but sterile. Singapore evokes plenty of stereotypes for travelers-many true, to an extent.
A recent survey shows that German firms find the present overall economic situation at least satisfactory or even good.
The country's new SLIX network will allow rapid transmission of data between researchers -- and let students in partner universities enjoy super-fast Internet speeds.
"The way prices have fallen in Sentosa, it's as if there is a global financial crisis," said Alan Cheong, head of Singapore research at property firm Savills.
File sharing and video streaming for 80,000 students and staff at the National University of Singapore and Nanyang Technological University will now be quicker than ever, thanks to yesterday's launch of a new fibre-optic network - the fastest in Asia.
MasterCard today announced that Deborah Heng has been appointed group head and general manager of Singapore, taking over from Julienne Loh who is now group head of Consumer Credit, Asia Pacific.
Authorities warn that should the Type 2 virus become more prevalent, the risk of an epidemic may increase as the immunity level for the Type 2 virus is lower.
The Ministry of Health confirms there has been one suspected case of Ebola in Singapore so far, but it turns out the person merely had tonsilitis.
The first fluorescent probe for measuring fat levels in milk is poised to enhance milk quality control processes, particularly in resource-limited regions.
IT MIGHT sound like something out of a science-fiction movie, but Singapore is looking into deploying driverless vehicles to make towns car-free, though the large-scale use of such autonomous vehicles is probably still a decade or so away.
The most vibrant, audacious companies in the world are in East Asia; Eastern Exposure takes a new look at what they're doing and why it makes a difference for decision-makers in the West.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 08:29 am
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