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  • Wednesday, September 10
  • Singapore invited to exhibit best of contemporary arts, culture and heritage in France 
    Called the Singapore Festival in France, the event features the best of Singapore’s arts and culture. Held in prestigious institutions in key French cities, the festival marks the 50th anniversary of the start of diplomatic ties between Singapore and France. It is also held in conjunction with Singapore’s 50th birthday. The 3-month long event takes place between 26 March to 30 June 2015.
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  • Wednesday, September 10
  • Advisory Panel formed to improve CPF system 
    The panel aims to find ways to make the CPF system work better for retirement. Headed by NUS President Professor Tan Chorh Chuan, the 13-member panel starts work this month, with initial recommendations expected by early next year.
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  • Wednesday, September 10
  • Increase in workplace injuries and fatalities 
    30 workers died at their workplace in the first half of this year, up from 25 over the same period last year. The number injured also rose to 279 from 273. Most of the deaths and injuries were at construction sites. This was revealed in the latest Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Statistics Report.
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  • Tuesday, September 09
  • Moderate air quality for 10 Sep; expect thundery morning showers 
    As at 6pm today, the 24-hr PSI is 60-63 (Moderate). The number of hotspots detected in Sumatra today increased to 83 from 8 yesterday. Most of the hotspots were in southern Sumatra. Localised smoke plumes and haze were visible in the vicinity of some of the hotspots. For 10 September, the prevailing winds are forecast to blow from the south-east or south-west. Thundery morning showers and Moderate air quality expected for the next 24 hours.
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  • Tuesday, September 09
  • Ministry of National Development appoints Second Permanent Secretary; will oversee new Municipal Services Office 
    Mr Chew Hock Yong, Chief Executive, Land Transport Authority will be appointed 2PS of MND come 1 October 2014. He will oversee the Municipal Services Office and be involved in strategic and land planning, and housing portfolios.
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