Singapore, Indonesia Newswire (Page 10)

Singapore, Indonesia Newswire (Page 10)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Singapore, Indonesia. (Page 10)

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  1. Pioneer heart surgeon N.C. Tan dies at age 84Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Straits Times

    Pioneer heart surgeon Tan Ngoh Chuan died on Tuesday, 11 days after he was warded at Tan Tock Seng Hospital for pneumonia. He was 84. Better known as Dr N.C. Tan, he made history when he led a team to perform Singapore's first heart valve operation successfully in 1971 at TTSH.

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  2. Service standards in Singapore have sunk, says hospitality chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: Service standards in the Republic have fallen sharply, said Mr Arthur Kiong, chief executive of Far East Hospitality, the largest hospitality chain here, leaving industry players and policymakers worried at a time when the sector is hit hard by a labour crunch and dwindling tourist arrivals. Expressing his dismay over the state of affairs, Mr Kiong told TODAY: "Is it that we don't get it or are business owners not really convinced that service is related to keeping customers and profitability? The disproportionate response to this major issue from business owners is shocking.

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  3. Aspiring Asia leader China takes no role in Rohingya crisisRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | ETaiwanNews.com

    Malaysia has begun searching for thousands of boat people believed stranded in the Andaman Sea. From a hemisphere away in Washington, the U.S. said it will send navy planes.

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  4. Agreement on AOA milestone for establishing of AIIBRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Xinhuanet

    The 5th Chief Negotiators' Meeting on establishing the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank concluded on Friday after three-day discussion with agreement on the Articles of Agreement and decision of signing AOA at the end of June in Beijing. Though representatives of founding members didn't reveal much details such as equity allocation, approval process and whether China has veto power after the close-door meeting, Shi Yaobin, Vice Minister of Chinese Ministry of Finance and Permanent Chair of the Chief Negotiators' Meeting, told Xinhua that the planned authorized capital of AIIB will be allocated upon data of GDP for Asian countries.

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  5. 50 design projects to improve everyday life on display at NUSRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Channelnewsasia.com

    A new exhibition by graduating students of the National University of Singapore will show more than 50 designs aimed at improving everyday life. SINGAPORE: Over 50 design projects are featured at the National University of Singapore Industrial Design Graduation Show, which officially opens on Saturday .

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  6. Singaporean dies in Bali trying to take a selfieRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: An attempt to take a selfie in Bali proved fatal for a 21-year-old Singaporean who was on holiday with eight friends. According to Indonesian media reports, Mohamed Aslam tried to take a selfie on a cliff at Sandi Bay Beach on Nusa Lembongan Island on Thursday .

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  7. Yolanda survivors to receive homes from SM Cares, ANCOPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Philipine Reporter

    ... started in Canada and is now also being held in other countries like in the Philippines, Australia, Singapore, Indonesia and even in Kuwait. The ANCOP WALK in the Philippines started with 50,000 participants in its first year, grown to 80,000 in its ...

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  8. Aspiring Asia leader China takes no role in Rohingya...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    In this Wednesday, May 20, 2015 file photo, migrants wait to be be rescued by Acehnese fishermen on their boat on the sea off East Aceh, Indonesia. Many of the thousands of migrants abandoned at sea in Southeast Asia this month are Rohingya Muslims who fled their home country of Myanmar.

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  9. SEA Games to open sponsors' doors to region's growing affluence: ExpertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: Firms that have become sponsors or partners of the upcoming Southeast Asian Games can potentially tap the growing spending power of the rising middle class in the region. Singapore is hosting the biennial event after 22 years, and it has presented an opportunity for local names like Singapore Airlines to gain more mindshare among the millions of people living in the region.

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  10. Goodies for 700,000 seniors to mark SG50Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Straits Times

    Seniors in Singapore will enjoy goodies from 50 cent hotel buffet lunches to $50 worth of transport vouchers for use on the MRT or buses. Announcing the SG50 Seniors package on Friday, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong, who is also the minister in charge of ageing, said these special offers are to thank seniors for making Singapore what it is today.

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  11. More than 700,000 to get SG50 Seniors Package goodiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Those aged 60 and above will get a S$50 public transport voucher, free admission to various attractions and a special Kopitiam iCard which entitles them to discounts. SINGAPORE: More than 700,000 senior Singaporeans will receive an SG50 Seniors Package, Health Minister and Minister-in-charge of Ageing Issues Gan Kim Yong announced on Friday .

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  12. Singaporean duo win award for show garden at Chelsea Flower ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Straits Times

    Singaporean landscape designers John Tan and Raymond Toh have won the Silver-Gilt award at the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show with their tropical show garden. Titled The Hidden Beauty Of Kranji, the 10m by 12m garden featured an orchid-lined pathway and three waterfalls of varying heights - a mix inspired by places such as the National Orchid Garden in the Singapore Botanic Gardens and the cool Cloud Forest at Gardens by the Bay.

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  13. A*STAR to work with biotech company Visterra on dengue treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: The Agency for Science, Technology and Research will be collaborating with biotechnology company Visterra to further development of an antibody to treat dengue fever, the agency announced on Friday . The antibody, VIS513, is designed to neutralise all four serotypes of the dengue virus.

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  14. Katong Square to be a food haunt when it opens early next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Straits Times

    It will be a foodie's paradise at the new Katong Square when the establishment along East Coast Road opens by the first quarter of 2016. Spread out over two storeys, there will be more than 20 food and beverage outlets, as well as food-themed businesses, which could include a gourmet grocer or cooking accessories store.

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  15. Man arrested for 'SEA Games' employment scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Straits Times

    A 38-year-old man has been arrested for his suspected involvement in a "SEA Games" employment scam that has duped more than 50 people. The victims had responded to advertisements posted on Facebook by the suspect, purporting to offer jobs for the upcoming 28th South-east Asia Games.

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  16. HDB to hold discussions with residents on revamping Toa Payoh, Woodlands and Pasir RisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | The Straits Times

    The Housing Board will be conducting focus group discussions with about 500 residents and stakeholders of Toa Payoh, Woodlands and Pasir Ris, ahead of the towns' revamps. The three towns are the third batch under HDB's Remaking Our Heartland programme, which aims to rejuvenate towns and estates here.

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  17. 10 activities for family bonding during June holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Straits Times

    Those aged four to eight can sign up for Jelly, Wobble!, where they will work with dramatic and visual-arts professionals. For those who would rather enjoy a performance on stage, The Smurfs are coming to town.

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  18. HDB invites residents for feedback on Toa Payoh, Woodlands and Pasir Ris revampRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Toa Payoh, Woodlands and Pasir Ris belong to the third batch of towns to be rejuvenated under the Remaking Our Heartland programme. SINGAPORE: The Housing & Development Board is inviting residents of Toa Payoh, Woodlands and Pasir Ris are invited to provide feedback for the Remaking Our Heartland programme.

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  19. NUS Business School, MAS appoint MAS Term ProfessorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Professor Andrew Rose was the founding director of the Haas Clausen Center for International Business and Policy, and the NUS Risk Management Institute. He was be the MAS Term Professor for a period of two months from May 25. SINGAPORE: The National University of Singapore and the Monetary Authority of Singapore have jointly appointed macroeconomist Professor Andrew Rose as the MAS Term Professor in Economics and Finance for a period of two months from May 25. Professor Rose, who is the BT Rocca Jr Professor of International Business at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, will be hosted by NUS Business School during the term of the Professorship, said MAS and NUS in a joint media release on Friday .

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  20. Five spots at Tampines Central to be developed into community spacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Channelnewsasia.com

    SINGAPORE: Five spots at Tampines Central will be developed into community spaces for uses such as gardening and display of art murals designed by residents. For instance, the void deck at Blk 839 will be converted into a "Learning Link", with a reading and "kopi" corner.

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