PUB distributes flood barriers to residents after Clementi landslide

PUB distributes flood barriers to residents after Clementi landslide

Flood protection devices have been distributed to residents staying near Sungei Ulu Pandan, after a landslide at a nearby construction site last week caused an obstruction in the canal. Inflatable floodbags and portable flood barriers were handed out today to…

Singapore's largest F&B trade show returns physically for first time since COVID-19 pandemic

Singapore’s largest F&B trade show returns physically for first time since COVID-19 pandemic

Singapore’s largest F&B trade show has returned physically for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, with a showcase of more than 2,000 exhibitors from 56 countries and regions. It’s expecting 47,000 visitors over four days — 40% of these…

Forward Singapore exercise: Singaporeans invited to share views on education, lifelong learning

Forward Singapore exercise: Singaporeans invited to share views on education, lifelong learning

The government is inviting Singaporeans to help shape education to be more diverse and inclusive. It’s part of the Equip pillar of the Forward Singapore exercise. They can pen their hopes and pledges on a new online portal launched by…

Singapore retail sales grow at slower pace of 13.7% in July

Singapore retail sales grow at slower pace of 13.7% in July

Retail sales in Singapore are up, driven by clothing and F&B. One analyst said this is due to a rise in shopping activity, after COVID-19 restrictions were eased. These segments helped push July sales up by 13.7%, a slight dip…

First-timers stand high chance of booking a flat in August BTO exercise: HDB

First-timers stand high chance of booking a flat in August BTO exercise: HDB

First-timers stand a good chance of getting their flats at nearly six of the seven BTO projects in the August 2022 exercise. The housing board said it’s because application rates are two or lower for at least one flat type.…

‘You can’t see any buildings here, only the birds’: Memories of Jurong Bird Park | CNA Lifestyle

‘You can’t see any buildings here, only the birds’: Memories of Jurong Bird Park | CNA Lifestyle

Singapore’s iconic Jurong Bird Park will be closing on Jan 3, 2023, with its feathered residents eventually moving to the new Bird Paradise at Mandai Wildlife Reserve. CNA Lifestyle asked some of its longtime staff to share their best memories.…

Giant pandas Kai Kai and Jia Jia to extend stay in Singapore until 2027

Giant pandas Kai Kai and Jia Jia to extend stay in Singapore until 2027

Two giant pandas on loan to Singapore from China will stay in the city-state for five more years. Conservation groups from both countries have inked a new pact to continue conservation and research work with pandas Kai Kai and Jia…

Career conversion: Nearly 1,000 made switch to early childhood education sector in 2021

Career conversion: Nearly 1,000 made switch to early childhood education sector in 2021

Early childhood education was one of the three most popular sectors among those in Singapore last year looking to make a mid-career switch. That’s according to Workforce Singapore, which helps with career transitions. While the majority of these applicants were…

Teachers in Singapore turn to social media to augment students' learning

Teachers in Singapore turn to social media to augment students’ learning

As Singapore celebrates Teachers’ Day, CNA finds out how some educators are getting creative by turning to social media to augment their students’ learning. Subscribe to our channel here: https://cna.asia/youtubesub Subscribe to our news service on Telegram: https://cna.asia/telegram Follow us:…

Assoc Prof Ravindran Kanesvaran on how new cancer drug list impacts treatment plans

Assoc Prof Ravindran Kanesvaran on how new cancer drug list impacts treatment plans

Measures are in place to continue supporting cancer patients, especially for those being treated with drugs not on a new cancer drug list. Associate Professor Ravindran Kanesvaran, chairperson of the Cancer Treatment Fund Committee, shared more on how the list impacts…

Managing Singapore's economy a fine balance of expenditure on needs, demands of society: Shanmugam

Managing Singapore’s economy a fine balance of expenditure on needs, demands of society: Shanmugam

Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam has outlined Singapore’s economic realities at an annual ministerial forum with over 300 students from Nanyang Technological University. He laid out Singapore’s financial position as a way to explore areas of keen interest…

Exercise Pitch Black: Behind the scenes of Singapore air force's operations

Exercise Pitch Black: Behind the scenes of Singapore air force’s operations

Fighter aircraft from over 17 nations — the most ever– have roared across the sky at this year’s Exercise Pitch Black in Darwin, Australia. While attention has been mostly on the fighter jets, there are other planes performing important tasks.…