Press Releases

Jan 09, 2012 16:00 SGT Ministry of Home Affairs Assoc Prof Fatimah Lateef: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs (a) how do immigration officers handle a person with a suspected communicable disease at the point of entry into Singapore; and (b) whether there are specific protocols and assessments that are carried out.

Jan 05, 2012 15:31 SGT Land Transport Authority The Land Transport Authority (LTA) received 2,733 bids at the end of the January first open bidding exercise for Certificates of Entitlement (COEs). Of these, 1,876 were successful.

Jan 04, 2012 15:46 SGT Ministry of Finance Singapore, January 4, 2012 – What are the components that constitute the one-off ‘Grow & Share’ Package announced in Budget 2011? What was the objective of the Workfare Training Support (WTS) scheme introduced in Budget 2010?

Jan 04, 2012 15:21 SGT Land Transport Authority The Land Transport Authority (LTA) together with the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) and the Singapore Police Force (SPF) will be conducting an emergency exercise in the new road tunnel at Woodsville Interchange on Friday, 6 January 2012 from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm.

Jan 04, 2012 15:03 SGT Land Transport Authority Due to the upcoming Lunar New Year public holidays on 23 and 24 January 2012, the weekly bidding exercise for vehicle registration numbers will not be held for the period 21 to 24 January 2012.

Jan 04, 2012 14:45 SGT Prime Minister's Office (Singapore) Thank you for chairing the Committee to review the salaries of political appointment holders in Singapore. The Committee's report - 'Salaries for Capable and Committed Government' - provides a detailed account of the Committee's findings and recommendations.

Jan 03, 2012 15:50 SGT Ministry of Home Affairs The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has initiated the re-test of the DNA samples of 87 criminal cases as a precautionary measure in consultation with the Singapore Police Force (SPF), the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) and the Attorney-General’s Chambers (AGC).

Jan 03, 2012 15:16 SGT Ministry of Defence The Chief of Defence Force of the Malaysian Armed Forces, General (GEN) Tan Sri Dato' Sri Zulkifeli bin Mohd Zin, called on Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen at the Ministry of Defence this morning.

Jan 03, 2012 13:17 SGT Ministry of Trade and Industry Singapore The National Productivity and Continuing Education Council (NPCEC) has identified four new sectors of interest with the potential to boost the national productivity drive. The identified sectors are: financial services, accountancy, social services and process construction & maintenance.

Jan 03, 2012 13:16 SGT Ministry of Trade and Industry Singapore The pace of growth of the Singapore economy eased in the fourth quarter of 2011.