Melioidosis, a soil-borne disease caused by the bacteria called burkholderia pseudomallei, can enter the human body through an open wound or can be inhaled when soil or water is aerosolised.
The Nobel laureate was hosted to breakfast by Minister Vivian Balakrishnan where she was treated to local favourites like carrot cake, putu mayam and chwee kueh.
Non-profit groups suggested having tax rebates and a Good Samaritan law to encourage more food establishments to donate unsold food.
The postal operator's response came after criticism on social media that completing the opt out process is not straightforward enough.
While SingPost offers a service allowing residents a choice to opt out of receiving advertising mail, few households have signed up for it.
IE Singapore is promoting Kendal Industrial Park as a stepping stone for companies looking to venture abroad.
"We spent five, six years negotiating the TPP. Finally we got this very elaborate, carefully balanced deal, several thousand pages of texts. It's not so easy to say 'We change the terms'," says Mr Lee.
"We think that the best way to do that is for our business people to get together and meet one another regularly," says Mr Lee.
At a joint press conference with President Joko Widodo during the leaders’ retreat, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the council will comprise business leaders from both countries and suggested that it could be co-chaired by EDB and Indonesia’s Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM).
The 2,700-hectare park, which is also known as Park by the Bay, is a joint development between Singapore’s Sembcorp Development and Indonesia’s industrial estate developer PT Jababeka,