Press Releases

Dec 21, 2011 09:41 SGT Land Transport Authority The Land Transport Authority (LTA) received 2,680 bids at the end of the December second open bidding exercise for Certificates of Entitlement (COEs). Of these, 1,745 were successful. Detailed results of the tender are as follows:

Dec 19, 2011 11:04 SGT Singapore Red Cross Singapore 19th Dec 2011 – The Singapore Red Cross (SRC) will be sending a six men team to the Philippines on Wednesday, 21 December to assist in the distribution of immediate relief items and food supplies to survivors of the Typhoon Washi which struck southern Mindanao on 17 December 2011.

Dec 19, 2011 10:06 SGT Ministry of Education Students collected their Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education Normal (Academic) and Normal (Technical) Level Examinations results from their respective secondary schools today1.

Dec 18, 2011 10:18 SGT Ministry of Home Affairs Good morning. I am happy to join you this morning at the Pasir Ris East Emergency Preparedness Day. While Singapore is fortunately spared from natural disasters such as earthquakes, tsunamis and typhoons, we are not immune to other threats such as fires and terrorist attacks.

Dec 18, 2011 09:28 SGT Land Transport Authority The North South East West (NSEW) Lines resumed service today at 11am with the southbound stretch from Ang Mo Kio to Marina Bay starting later at 12 noon. The overall resumption of service is later than the previously announced 10am to allow the team of engineers to complete its inspection of the track and trains and the necessary rectification works.

Dec 18, 2011 09:26 SGT Land Transport Authority The operation of the entire North South East West Line (NSEWL) has been launched except for southbound service between Ang Mo Kio and Marina Bay which will resume at about 12 noon today.

Dec 16, 2011 17:27 SGT Prime Minister's Office (Singapore) Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will be on leave from 16 to 27 December 2011. During his absence, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security and Minister for Home Affairs Teo Chee Hean will be the Acting Prime Minister.

Dec 16, 2011 15:17 SGT Ministry of Defence Senior Parliamentary Secretary for Defence and National Development Dr Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman reviewed the 9th Specialist Cadet Graduation Parade at Pasir Laba Camp this evening, where 1,287 Specialist Cadets (SCT) graduated as specialists of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) after completing the 22-week Specialist Cadet Course (SCC).

Dec 16, 2011 14:52 SGT Oxfam Australia Cows and buckets might be strange things to ask for at Christmas time, but they’re at the top of wish lists of Australian actors Mia Wasikowska (star of Alice in Wonderland, Jane Eyre and Restless) and Anna Torv (star of TV series Fringe).

Dec 16, 2011 10:13 SGT Ministry of Home Affairs Please refer to the Straits Times report on 10 December 2011 "Diarrhoea Outbreak - Trainees had raised issue of mess hall hygiene”.