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Charities must explain why board members are allowed to serve beyond 10 years

Posted from: http://www.todayonline.com/singapore/new-code-governance-charities-next-january

SINGAPORE – From next January, charities will have to disclose the reasons for letting members serve on their boards beyond 10 years. This is among several refinements to the Code of Governance for Charities and Institutions of a Public Character. 
The…

Two men arrested for trying to pawn fake gold bars

Posted from: http://www.todayonline.com/singapore/two-men-arrested-trying-pawn-fake-gold-bars

SINGAPORE – Two men, aged 17 and 25, have been arrested on Wednesday (April 5) for attempting to pawn two gold bars believed to be fake, the Singapore Police said in a media release on Thursday.
The police first received a report about their unsuccessful…

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Letter from the editor

Posted from: http://www.todayonline.com/singapore/letter-editor

Over the past year or so, TODAY has deployed a variety of analytical tools in an effort to get a deeper understanding of reader behaviour and thus serve you better. 
The results have validated our long-held beliefs about your desire for high quality,…

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Greater terrorism risk in Asia amid rise of ISIS presence: Report

Posted from: http://www.todayonline.com/singapore/greater-terrorism-risk-asia-amid-rise-isis-presence-report

SINGAPORE – For the first time in a decade since the project was started, a political violence and terrorism risk map developed by global consultancy Aon Hewit has raised Singapore’s risk level from “negligible” to “low” in light of the heightened terrorism…

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Free reading programme offered to needy children

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Singapore – Jolted by a news report about how children from low-income families lag behind their peers because they lack the means to take part in enrichment activities, a private education centre took the unusual step of offering classes to underprivileged…

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10 Tips to Refresh Your Laundry for Spring

This post is sponsored by Tide PODS plus Downy, available at Walmart. All opinions are my own.

Did you know that the average American throws away about 65 pounds of clothing per year? That’s a staggering number! Today, we’re sharing tips to help you refresh your wardrobe and make the most of your laundry pile by taking the very best care of your clothes that you can. The way you launder your clothes can make a big difference in protecting their fabrics and keeping your clothes in great con… Read more →

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TODAY's morning briefing for Thursday, April 6

Posted from: http://www.todayonline.com/singapore/todays-morning-briefing-thursday-april-6

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Adaptability key for young Singaporeans: Chan Chun Sing

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SINGAPORE – When asked by labour chief Chan Chun Sing how they would pitch the Republic to potential investors, a vast majority of students at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) students’ union ministerial forum yesterday cited “safety” and “security”…

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Review of Singapore trade pact unaffected by foreign manpower concerns: India

Posted from: http://www.todayonline.com/chinaindia/india/india-expresses-concerns-over-singapores-foreign-employment-policies

SINGAPORE – Singapore’s foreign employment policies are a concern to India because they contravene a bilateral free trade agreement, the Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry said on Wednesday (April 5), but a review of the pact is unaffected and is going…

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NTU ranked No 3 among world’s top young universities

Posted from: http://www.todayonline.com/singapore/ntu-ranked-no-3-among-worlds-top-young-universities

SINGAPORE – The Nanyang Technological University (NTU) was ranked third among the world’s elite young universities for 2017, dropping one position from last year, said the London-based data provider Times Higher Education on Wednesday (April 5).
It…

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