An act of terror or a tragic mishap? The mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing that vanished between Malaysia and Vietnam with 239 people about an hour after taking off on 8 March.
On Thursday, the govt announced changes to the Kindergarten Fee Assistance Scheme (KiFAS), making fees more affordable to low-income families. From Jan 2015, KiFAS will be extended to families with a gross household income of up to S$6,000 per month, nearly double the current ceiling of S$3,500.
The Committee of Inquiry on the Little India riot will hear from some 70 witnesses over the next 4-6 weeks as it seeks to establish the circumstances that led to the riot. The COI will also consider whether current measures to manage such incidents, where foreign workers congregate, are adequate.