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

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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

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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

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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

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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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TODAY's morning briefing for 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

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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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Shanmugam meets with Imam who made offensive remarks against Jews, Christians

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SINGAPORE – Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam met Imam Nalla Mohamed Abdul Jameel at breakfast on Wednesday (April 5), where he expressed appreciation for the imam’s sincerity in apologising for offensive remarks he had made against Jews and…

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