Tag: CDC

Bertha Henson points to the role of mayors and CDCs

Singapore—Former journalist turned professor Bertha Henson on Facebook questions the role of mayors and the Community Development Councils (CDC) they chair. Her comments came amid...

Singapore’s mayors: Who are they and what do they do?

Singapore had a mayor for a short period from 1957 to 1959. Ong Eng Guan, who was the City Council mayor, later became the...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for August 6, 2020

As of 8 am, August 6, 2020: World count: 18,635,877 cases, 11,206,409 recoveries, 702,903 deaths There are now a total of 18,635,877 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide....

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for August 3, 2020

As of 8 am, August 3, 2020: World count: 17,852,451 cases, 10,598,327 recoveries, 679,794 deaths  There are now a total of 17,852,451 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide. The...

Morning brief: Coronavirus update for June 27, 2020

As of 9 am, June 27, 2020: World count: 9,761,594 cases, 4,917,270 recoveries, 492,767 deaths There are now 9,761,594 confirmed cases of Covid-19 worldwide. The United States has the...

Vouchers worth S$20 million to be distributed to 400,000 households

SINGAPORE – According to Channel News Asia, the People’s Association said during a June 12 (Friday) press release that vouchers worth S$20 million will...

Super bug behind pneumonia death in Malaysia

Several news reports in Malaysian newspapers and online portals points to the possible existence of super bug 'Klebsiella pneumoniae' in the country. Kelantan health director...

School gangs DO exist

Ask a parent or teacher about gangs in primary and secondary schools, and responses vary. “There aren’t gangs in schools here in Singapore,” one Singaporean...
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