Singapore tables bill supporting HSR links with Kuala Lumpur

The report said the Cross-Border Railways Bill would provide for the licensing of operators to run train services and maintain railway assets; the appointment of independent safety auditors; and funding for the projects’ construction, among various clauses. ( read original story ...)

Singapore Morning News For October 3

Proposed laws to beef up protection of buildings that are iconic, highly frequented or that house essential services were passed yesterday, with Second Home Affairs Minister Josephine Teo saying the measures could cost 0.2 to 3 per cent of total ... ( read original story ...)

Bollywood star Aamir Khan visits Singapore for the first time

SINGAPORE: Indian superstar Aamir Khan is in Singapore for the very first time to promote his highly anticipated new movie - Secret Superstar. Singapore is the first promotional stop for Secret Superstar, the latest film from Khan’s own production ... ( read original story ...)

Taking stock of Singapore’s upskilling initiatives

Want to learn the latest talent acquisition techniques? Don't miss Recruitment Asia, the region's dedicated recruitment and talent acquisition strategy conference. Happening Oct/Nov 2017 in Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Philippines. In recent years, the ... ( read original story ...)

What Makes Singapore’s Health Care So Cheap?

Singapore’s health care system is distinctive, and not just because of the improbability that it’s admired by many on both the American left and the right. It spends less of its economy on health care than any country that was included in our recent ... ( read original story ...)