Stories By Siau Ming En
129 Oct 2014 Wed
TODAY reports: There is “some distance to go in achieving a meaningful correction”, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam says.
227 Oct 2014 Mon
TODAY reports: Staff working with animals in the pet grooming sector, wildlife attractions and animal welfare groups will be required to hold qualifications or be trained in animal care and handling under proposed amendments to the Animals and Birds Act.
327 Oct 2014 Mon
TODAY reports: Farmers are lukewarm about the idea of daily door-to-door trash collection services, pointing to the additional cost.
427 Oct 2014 Mon
TODAY reports: HDB is on the search for solutions to slash energy costs as it explores constructing underground basements for public housing blocks.
517 Oct 2014 Fri
TODAY reports: The move will likely affect construction materials such as green concrete, recycled concrete aggregates and steel.
615 Oct 2014 Wed
TODAY reports: Trainee teachers at the new SEED Institute campus will be able to observe classroom practices at preschool The Caterpillar’s Cove next door.
703 Oct 2014 Fri
The idea has been welcomed by experts, preschool operators and parents of special needs children, even as they acknowledged the considerable potential challenges such a school could face.
824 Sep 2014 Wed
Lead teacher Yap Boon Chien was singled out by Education Minister Heng Swee Keat for helping to mentor new colleagues and starting a chain reaction of mentorship in his teaching fraternity.
922 Sep 2014 Mon
A 25-week scheme at four schools see youth workers reaching out to students to encourage them to talk about their personal aspirations.
1019 Sep 2014 Fri
Companies are stocking up on N95 masks and scheduling more frequent breaks for their staff in case of worsening air quality.