Drivers at the ComfortDelGro Centre will soon be able to opt for (EVs) for their Class 3A Licence Course.

Starting Jun 1, the centre will add five to its training fleet, ComfortDelGro said on Tuesday (May 24).

It aims to have 100 electric by 2030, accounting for more than half of its training fleet.

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Doctors from General Hospital (SGH) have pioneered a new way to treat pectus excavatum (sunken chest), by using a 3D printed implant seeded with the patient's bone marrow to correct the deficiency and improve physical appearances

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Not long after lunch today, happened to spot this couple of male water monitors battling it out in the Botanic Gardens, right next to a restaurant with several curious onlookers

Failed to capture the victor soon chasing the loser out into the nearby pool, with some passersby ducking out of the way

Still managed to record them on : inaturalist.org/observations/1

Today's at Cluny court in Botanical Gardens: pulled pork with fries and coleslaw, together with IPA craft 🍔🍺

Cold beer especially hits the spot in this blazing heat ☀️

’s Terminal 5 (T5) project will resume after being put on pause for two years due to “pandemic-fuelled uncertainties”, announced Minister S Iswaran on Tuesday (May 17).

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leaf fibres could hold the key to cheaper weight-loss supplements with the added benefit of being greener and more sustainable for the environment.

The National of (NUS) on Tuesday (May 17) said that its researchers have developed a method to use these cheap and abundant fibres to absorb fat.

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Those visiting the National Building from Wednesday (May 18) will be able to borrow more easily with the introduction of a new, four-step self-checkout system.

As part of the “Grab-n-Go” pilot, a gantry at the Study Lounge on the fifth floor will automatically detect and check out books as patrons exit the area.

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Three community cases with new subvariants have been detected in , said the Ministry of (MOH) on Sunday (May 15).

Two cases were infected with the BA.4 variant and one local case was infected with the BA.5 variant.

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Scientists from Nanyang Technological (NTU) have found a way to transform urine and industrial waste into a renewable type of .

Biocement has the potential to be used in construction projects such as reducing beach erosion or building freshwater reservoirs in a desert, NTU said in a statement on Friday (May 13).

It can also be used to seal cracks and repair monuments like rock carvings and statues.

straitstimes.com/singapore/ntu

Fourteen-year-old fencer Elle Koh upset defending champion and compatriot Kiria Tikanah in the final of the women's individual competition on Friday (May 13) to win ’s second gold of the 31st SEA Games.

Elle, who is the second youngest athlete in the Team Singapore contingent, beat Kiria 12-11 in sudden death.

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will host the 2029 edition of the Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), 14 years after the event was last held in the country.

In a joint media statement, the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC) and Sport Singapore (SportSG) said members of the SEA Games Federation accepted Singapore’s interest to host the biennial event at a meeting held in Hanoi on Thursday (May 12).

channelnewsasia.com/sport/sing

The first eco-solutions plant here was officially opened in Tuas on Thursday (May 12).

The Green Lab, a 200,000 sq ft facility, will provide sustainable solutions for businesses, such as customisable biodegradable plastic bags and compostable cutlery for food and beverage companies.

It also aims to supply clients further afield in the Asean region.

straitstimes.com/business/firs

Iqbal Abdul Rahman won gold in the artistic men's tunggal (singles), scoring 's first gold at the 31st SEA Games, and his first SEA Games gold:

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Fascinating piece on the Orang Seletar and the memories of the places they once knew in Singapore.

"A nomadic sea people, the Orang Seletar have for centuries called the Tebrau Strait (Johor Strait) their home as they roamed along the mangroves, shores and rivers in the northern part of Singapore and on the southern side of peninsular Malaysia."

biblioasia.nlb.gov.sg/vol-18/i

#Singapore #Malaysia #Cultures #SeaPeople #OrangSeletar

An overhaul of the involving the of in was passed in Parliament on Monday (May 9), paving the way for tighter eligibility criteria and additional safeguards such as the need for all prospective adopters to be assessed.

The Adoption of Children Bill, which repeals the Adoption of Children Act 1939 (ACA), also includes more regulatory measures to deter “undesirable practices” among adoption agencies.

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"From Sunday (May 15) onwards, the Ministry of Defence (Mindef) will cease the requirement for NSFs and regulars in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) to surrender their Ics for safekeeping for the duration of their service, it said on Monday (May 9).

For Home Team NSFs, this requirement will also cease, starting from the batch of NSFs enlisting this month."

straitstimes.com/singapore/nsf

The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority of will no longer issue physical birth or death certificates from May 29, as part of efforts to streamline and digitalise services

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CNA feature of 's six-time English Billiards world champion Peter Gilchrist, set to compete in the upcoming SEA games hoping for a 7th gold:

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