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Few classes to impart more knowledge

Few classes to impart more knowledgeSome of the many changes that have been included in the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) include the ones like fewer classes along with more overseas trips and also greater importance being given to broad-based learning.

Pay packets get heavier

Pay packets get heavierMr. Gary Tan a senior editor with ASA got a 6% hike in his four-figure salary. He acknowledged this increment as relatively generous because it has been only over a year that he has joined this firm.

This 31-year-old senior editor gave credit for his increased salary to the good business done by his firm after Asian economy has emerged as a winner from the financial debacle that hovered over the global economy.

Shoplifters target Mustafa

Shoplifters target MustafaMustafa at Little India is shopper’s paradise store with a huge variety of products. It is the only Shopping Center in little India, Singapore that is open 24 hours a day.

But of late this multi-specialty mall has caught the fancy of shoplifters. With a record number of 570 cases of shoplifting, it has outnumbered Giant Hypermart in Jurong East. Jurong has reported total 102 cases of shoplifting so far.

Teaching squad plan for 2015

Teaching squad plan for 2015 The total faculty of the nation is slated to rise to a target of 33,000 by the year 2015, from over the current 31,000 figure. The Ministry of Education (MOE) will be putting in efforts alongside the National Institute of Education (NIE) as well as the Singapore Centre for Chinese Language (SCCL) for offering training to Chinese Language teachers.

Female expatriates find Singapore safer

Female expatriates find Singapore saferFemale expatriates from all over the world are giving more preference to Singapore over other countries when it comes to relocating professionally and would also recommend others to do so.

Seafood supplier charged with giving $1m in bribes

tay-ee-tiongOn Tuesday a Seafood supplier was accused of unfairly giving bribes of near about $992,000 to 19 chefs. Owner of Wealthy Seafood Product and Enterprise, Tay Ee Tiong was the first person to be charged for such reason.

Similar case was investigated by the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau on more than 20 top chefs in the year 2007. In the investigation, it was found that the chefs had confessed their fault for taking bribes.

Youths get new trainer aircraft

Youths get new trainer aircraftSingapore Youth Flying Club is the only place where most of the local pilots have got their license to fly. And by flying the Piper Warrior aircraft, they have managed to receive the license. Now after over 20 years of service, a new generation trainer aircraft is taking to the skies.