Stories By Vimita Mohandas
115 Nov 2014 Sat
Ivan Wijaya, who has Acute Myelogenous Leukaemia, met bone marrow donor Enning Yeo more than a year after his transplant operation.
205 Nov 2014 Wed
Mr Yeo, who chairs the Animal Welfare Legislation Review Committee, said there is a need to strengthen the legislation as society becomes increasingly aware and concerned about animal welfare issues.
305 Nov 2014 Wed
Six cases had a proportion of the bill reduced after taxation. In these cases, between 37 per cent and 78 per cent of the costs were recovered after taxation.
404 Nov 2014 Tue
A 78-year-old woman who lives at Woodlands Avenue 5 has died from dengue fever. The area is not in an active dengue cluster.
504 Nov 2014 Tue
Nominated MP Chia Yong Yong had requested to replace a line in the Bill which suggested that the Pioneer Generation Package is subjected to means testing, but MPs did not agree to the amendment.
603 Nov 2014 Mon
Total approved funding was close to S$30 million, Social and Family Development Minister Chan Chun Sing said. NCSS, which administers the VCF, is actively promoting the fund through various platforms and will continue its outreach efforts to boost applications for the fund.
703 Nov 2014 Mon
As at end 2013, there were about 4,800 female visitors on Long Term Visit Passes valid for a year, accompanying their children or grandchildren studying in Singapore on a Student's Pass, down from 6,500 "study mothers" at the end of 2004.
802 Nov 2014 Sun
Addressing youth at Our Singapore 2065 dialogue, Social and Family Development Minister Chan Chun Sing reminded them of the importance of giving back to society.
928 Oct 2014 Tue
While the incidence of stroke in Singapore over five years has dipped slightly for those aged 75 and above, the numbers have risen for those in younger age ranges.
1027 Oct 2014 Mon
Based on the amendments to the Private Member's Bill, individuals who fail to provide care for their animals may face a maximum penalty of S$20,000 and/or two years' jail, while animal-related businesses may face a maximum fine of S$100,000 and/or three years' jail.