SINGAPORE: Chinas Foreign Affairs Minister Wang Yi called on Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat and met Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan on Monday (Sep 13), the first day of his working visit to Singapore.During their meeting, Mr Wang and Mr Heng noted the excellent relationship between Singapore and China, and the progress made
SINGAPORE: Contractorswho carry out work at construction sites near residential areas and hospitals on days they are not supposed tomay be required to set up camerasat their worksites.The measure comes asauthorities look to toughen enforcement of theno-work rule, which prohibits work at construction sites located within 150 metres of any hospital, home for the aged
SINGAPORE: Age-standardised death rates have remained stable over the past five years, said the Ministry of Health (MOH), responding toonline claimsthat there have been deaths linked toCOVID-19 vaccination.Singapore tracks the number and causes of all deaths every year, and month-to-month fluctuations in the number of deaths havebeen observed over the years, said MOH in response
SINGAPORE: The Peoples Association (PA) is committed to resolving and improving its governance and oversight processes, following lapses flagged by the Auditor-Generals Office (AGO) earlier this year, said Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Edwin Tong in Parliament on Monday (Sep 13).Mr Tong was responding to questions by Leader of the Opposition MP Pritam Singh
SINGAPORE: Immediate action was taken by the Housing and Development Board (HDB) to recover housing grants that were wrongly disbursed to 12 ineligible applicants, said National Development Minister Desmond Lee in Parliament on Monday (Sep 13).HDB is also working to verify the eligibility of the remaining 1,055 applicants flagged by the Auditor-Generals Office (AGO) in