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    Default Culinary path for Assumption Pathway pupils

    by Wendy Wong
    04:47 AM Oct 27, 2011


    SINGAPORE - A training restaurant manned by teenage students has reached an agreement with the Singapore Airport Terminal Services (SATS) for experienced chefs to provide training.

    The ART or Assumption Restaurant for Training aims to prepare 15- and 16-year-olds from the Assumption Pathway School - which takes in students who did not pass the Primary Six Leaving Examinations - for jobs in the F&B sector.

    The third and fourth-year students undergo training in cooking, baking and serving customers.


    With the collaboration, seven chefs from SATS will help the students fine-tune the art of preparing and serving international cuisine.

    SATS executive sous chef Mark Laming said: "They'll benefit in the sense that they'll get real life experience ... We're not concentrating on one cuisine but giving a gamut of experiences in the different cuisines, so they can enter the industry with some training."

    The SATS is also providing consultancy and will help shape the curriculum. It will also give out awards to outstanding pupils.

    SATS acting CEO Tan Chuan Lye said: "We hope to provide opportunities and support that will help the beneficiaries realise their aspirations."

    After they complete the training, the students pick up an ITE Skills Certification that also allows them to pursue higher education or a career in their specialisation upon graduation.

    The restaurant located at Cashew Road in Bukit Panjang opens to the public on weekdays for lunch.




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    Default Defence Minister visits SAF troops in Afghanistan


    by Hetty Musfirah Abdul Khamid
    04:46 AM Oct 27, 2011


    SINGAPORE - The conditions in Afghanistan are tough and the risks are high but it is important that the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) contribute to multinational efforts in the beleaguered country.

    Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen made this point yesterday when he visited SAF troops deployed in Afghanistan.

    Said Dr Ng: "I am proud of our men as, through their gallant efforts, the SAF is playing its part in the global fight against terrorism, preventing terrorist organisations like Al Qaeda from using Afghanistan as a base to export terrorism to the rest of the world, including our region."

    Among the places Dr Ng visited was a field hospital where the SAF medical team provides emergency and primary healthcare to International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) personnel and Afghan locals.

    Dr Ng also met the SAF's team of 10 Military Institutional Trainers, deployed at an artillery school, at the Kabul Military Training Centre.

    The team contributes to the ISAF's efforts to train the Afghan National Army.

    Dr Ng was accompanied by Chief of Army Major-General (MG) Ravinder Singh and other senior SAF officers. SAF troops have been deployed in Afghanistan since 2007. Dr Ng said: "There is high regard for how professional our SAF are doing. I think they are doing very well; they have contributed significantly." Hetty Musfirah




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    Default PM Lee to attend Commonwealth meeting

    By Joanne Chan | Posted: 26 October 2011 1829 hrs
    SINGAPORE: Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will attend the three-day Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Perth, Australia.

    At the October 28-30 meeting, the leaders are expected to discuss global and regional issues of concern and review developments in the Commonwealth.

    Also high on this year's agenda is the revamping of the 62-year-old modern Commonwealth.

    The leaders meet once every two years, and this year's theme is "Building National Resilience, Building Global Resilience" - a pertinent subject in a time of global economic turmoil.

    Dr Tan Khee Giap, chair of the Singapore National Committee for Pacific Economic Cooperation, said: "It is most important that members of CHOGM understand the basic problems with the European and American economies.

    "Basically it's about fiscal sustainability, about the burden of the welfare state and about the lack of competitiveness."

    Another area that needs to be strengthened is the Commonwealth itself.

    Mr Doug Chester, Australian High Commissioner to Singapore, said: "Look at how the secretariat itself operates.....the areas that it is focusing on... how the Commonwealth can give voice to the smaller members of the Commonwealth that aren't represented in some of the big, global institutions."

    The Commonwealth will also be looking to revamp its structure to remain relevant to member states. Observers said that while its role as a regulator may have diminished over the years, the Commonwealth can still be a useful platform to network and share the best experiences.

    Dr Tan said: "For any grouping, you need to have an anchor of a few strong economies who are prepared to invest, and to use their resources to help smaller ones. But I cannot see how anyone can effectively play this role."

    Prime Minister Lee and his counterparts will consider the recommendations of the Eminent Persons Group.

    The group was tasked at the previous meeting to look into ways to re-invent the Commonwealth.

    Critics said the Commonwealth is in danger of becoming ineffective.

    They said for it to speak with an authoritative voice on issues such as the environment and democracy, it must be seen to uphold the values it said it stands for.

    The Commonwealth must "reform or diminish", as Sir Ronald Sanders, a member of the Eminent Persons Group, puts it.

    Sir Sanders noted that "in recent years, a few Commonwealth countries have strayed from the collective values of the association, and except for the unconstitutional overthrow of governments, the Commonwealth has not spoken out as a body or acted jointly to bring errant countries into compliance."

    "If the Commonwealth continues with its business as usual, it will lose its moral authority and international respect, providing little benefit to its member states, particularly the small ones," said Sir Sanders.

    He said the problem lies with an absence of reliable and verifiable information that allows the Commonwealth to engage a government before its violation of the Commonwealth's value becomes serious or persistent.

    The Eminent Persons Group has, among its 106 recommendations, suggested that a Commissioner for Democracy, the Rule of Law and Human Rights be appointed.

    The commissioner will report serious violations of the rule of law among member states to the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group, which can take action against errant members.

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    Default New DBSS project launched in Clementi

    By Sara Grosse | Posted: 26 October 2011 1922 hrs

    Artist's impression of Trivelis, a DBSS project in Clementi.

    SINGAPORE: Strong application rates are expected for Trivelis, a new Design, Build and Sell Scheme (DBSS) project in Clementi which was launched on Wednesday.

    Located at Clementi Avenue 4, Trivelis is the first DBSS development in the area.

    Trivelis is also situated right next to Clementi MRT station and Clementi Mall.

    E-application started on Wednesday and will last till October 31.

    As of 9pm, there were about 650 applications for 888 units.

    The project is one of those for which tenders were awarded before the government said it would put the DBSS on hold.

    The three 40-storey towers were launched shortly after two other DBSS projects in Bedok and Jurong Lake District.

    With an average indicative price of S$650 per square foot, the units at Trivelis are also priced about 10-15 per cent higher in comparison to the other DBSS projects
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    Built with first-timers in mind, more than 50 per cent of the units in Trivelis are 4-roomers.

    Since the launch on Wednesday morning, at least a thousand potential buyers have streamed through the show flat. While some were a little disappointed with the size of the units, most were drawn to the project because of its location.

    "Because of the amenities around the area, it is actually a good buy. So I'm a bit afraid that it will be overly subscribed," said one potential buyer.

    "(It is) near to my parents' place. I grew up here, so hopefully I will find a place that's near and convenient," said another potential buyer.

    Some analysts expect a strong demand because the area has not seen a new public housing project in years.

    Mr David Poh, regional director (China) at PropNex Realty, said: "There is a pent-up demand for home buyers dreaming to buy a house in Clementi without COV. Because if they turn to the resale market, COV is on the high side in Clementi."

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    Default Lee Kuan Yew memoirs, in French

    By Anustup Roy | Posted: 26 October 2011 1847 hrs

    The French version of "The Singapore Story: Memoirs of Lee Kuan Yew".

    PARIS: For the first time, the memoirs of Singapore's former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew are now available in French.

    "The Singapore Story: Memoirs of Lee Kuan Yew" was first released in English in 1998, and has already been translated into more than a dozen languages.

    Mr George Yeo, former Singapore Foreign Affairs Minister, said: "Some years ago, I had them translated into Spanish and Portuguese as well. I think (translating the memoirs into French) is important because there are many francophone countries in the world and there is considerable interest in Singapore's development experiences."

    Among the French masses, Mr Lee Kuan Yew is known only by a handful. The book is expected to reverse that trend.

    Mr Kishore Mahbubani, Dean of Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore (NUS), said: "As you know, one of the most important parts of the world is the French-speaking world. Two hundred million people who speak French know little about Singapore and the region, and one very quick way to understand why Singapore has been exceptionally successful over the last 40-50 years is to read the two memoirs."

    Endorsed and promoted by the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, "The Singapore Story" is set to hit public libraries and bookshops in the French capital this week.

    The book is not just an introduction on public policy but it's also an introduction to the history of Singapore.

    Despite the long time gap between the English and the French versions of the memoirs, the book remains relevant today.

    Mr Kishore Mahbubani said: "I would say (the book is) even more valid in today's context because there is now a real global struggle to achieve good governance in societies around the world."

    Mr Yeo said: "We were never ideological while many other countries took turnings away from the rational model. Now they scour around for models to study. And invariably, Singapore is one of the models they want to study, and who's better to explain Singapore's development experiences than Lee Kuan Yew himself, in his own words."

    The French version, named "l'Histoire de Singapore", is already in the hands of critics for book reviews. In a matter of days, it will be a part of university curriculum too.

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    Default Six Malaysian films given the go-ahead in S'pore

    By Teo Xuanwei | Posted: 26 October 2011 0651 hrs
    SINGAPORE: A political association, Singaporeans for Democracy (SFD), has been given the go-ahead by the Media Development Authority (MDA) to screen six films, all relating to rights, at what it described as its human rights event this Friday.

    The Malaysian films, ranging between 20 and 50 minutes, have been either classified as NC16 (No children under 16) or M18 (Mature 18), the MDA confirmed on Tuesday, in response to queries by Today.

    Titled Freedom Film Fest, the aim of the free screening is to "stimulate awareness of rights in the broader sense", said SFD executive director James Gomez.

    The line-up includes two films by Malaysian film-maker Norhayati Kaprawi which relate to the caning of part-time model Kartika Sari Dewi Shukarno for consuming alcohol in the Muslim-majority country and a documentary discussing the practice of wearing the hijab among some Muslim women.

    There will also be two discussion segments during the screening, which is expected to draw about 150 people, Dr Gomez added.

    Film-maker and socio-political activist Ho Choon Hiong is the festival director, while SFD executive secretary and film-maker Martyn See and socio-political activist Seelan Palay are the event coordinators.

    This will be the second year running that SFD has hosted the Singapore leg of the Freedom Film Fest, which was started by Malaysian non-government organisation Pusat KOMAS in 2003.

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    Default International public broadcasters meet in Singapore

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    Published on Oct 27, 2011



    By Stacey Chia

    Top international public broadcasters are in Singapore for a two-day conference, which started on Thursday, to discuss the evolving media landscape and digital revolution.

    Hosted by MediaCorp, this is the first time the Public Broadcasters International (PBI) conference is being held in Singapore since it was set up 20 years ago. Over 200 within the industry, representing 43 public broadcasters attended the event held at Resorts World Sentosa.

    In her speech, guest of honour, Senior Minister of State (Information, Communication and the Arts and Environment and Water Resources), Ms Grace Fu shared with the international delegates how Singapore plans on meeting the challenges facing the broadcasting industry.

    'Public broadcasters today face competition for eyeballs from multiple content delivery platforms, but we can ride on the opportunities that these platforms present to engage and retain our audiences,' she said.

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    Default Chinatown sets up own one-stop tourist information hub

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    Published on Oct 27, 2011



    It took about two years to lay the ground work, but Chinatown is finally getting its very own visitor centre. The one-stop information hub is the first such centre managed by stakeholders in Chinatown rather than by the Singapore Tourism Board. -- ST PHOTO: JOYCE FANG



    By Ng Kai Ling

    It took about two years to lay the ground work, but Chinatown is finally getting its very own visitor centre. The one-stop information hub is the first such centre managed by stakeholders in Chinatown rather than by the Singapore Tourism Board.

    It will be run by the Chinatown Business Association (CBA) and used primarily as a base to organise events and activities, and disseminate information about the historical area.
    Dr Lily Neo, an MP for Tanjong Pagar GRC, which Chinatown is a part of, said the idea took two years to come to fruition as the association was trying to secure the site, which used to be a trishaw park.

    'It is a very good location because it is directly opposite the carpark where coaches drop off tourists,' she said, adding that the centre, through its events and activities, will help rejuvenate the area.
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    Default France's #1 business school, Edhec, to hold open house

    Published on Oct 27, 2011




    Edhec Business School campus in France. Its Singapore branch will be holding an open house from Thursday, Oct 27. -- PHOTO: Edhec Business School



    Professionals looking to jumpstart their careers or break into the world of business now have an extra option with France's premier business school.

    Edhec Business School, an arm of Edhec-Risk Institute, is throwing open the doors to its plush office on George Street for an open house, starting from 7pm on Thursday (Oct 27).

    Visitors can find out more about its leading masters and PhD programmes at its Singapore campus, which began operations last October.

    Current and former students will share their experiences of education with Edhec. Faculty members, including some of the most celebrated names in finance, will also be in attendance.

    Study with the 'Dream Team' of finance

    Edhec offers a range of full-time and part-time masters and PhD programmes across its five campuses - Lille, Nice and Paris in France, London and its newest addition, Singapore.

    Popular courses include the three-year Masters in Business Management or the shorter one-year Masters in Science in Corporate Finance and Masters in Science in Risk & Investment Management programme, which are available in Singapore.

    Setting Edhec apart from other business schools is its close partnership with industry.

    Leading companies, such as Coca Cola and Morgan Stanley, are invited to sit on the school's advisory boards and craft course outlines.

    'The corporate world tells us what they need,' says Ms Sophie Simard, head of international marketing at Edhec. 'Which ensures our graduates are always relevant to the industry.'
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    SPH wins 11 awards at Digital Media of the Year Awards

    Published on Oct 28, 2011



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    Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) has won 11 awards in nine categories in the annual Digital Media of the Year Awards, a celebration of the best that Asia's digital marketing industry has to offer.

    Organised by Marketing Magazine, over 600 respondents comprising of advertisers and media owners participated in a survey to find out which is their preferred digital platforms. SPH earned accolades in News, Business and Finance, Tech, Specialist Car, Travel, Luxury, Recruitment, Women and Men categories.

    SPH's flagship publication, The Straits Times was third in the news category for digital media preferred by advertisers. Marketing Magazine said 'the daily English-language newspaper has adapted to changing times by beefing up its online component from a mere news website to an interactive portal'.

    AsiaOne, the one-stop information mall which offers news and infotainment from SPH's suite of newspapers, clinched the top spot as the digital news portal most preferred among advertisers.
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    Default Transformers Theme Park ride to roll out in Singapore on Dec 3

    Published on Oct 28, 2011




    The theme park ride Transformers will have its world premiere at the Universal Studios Singapore on Dec 3, 2011. -- PHOTO: UNIVERSAL STUDIOS SINGAPORE



    By Huang Lijie

    Universal Studios Singapore will be launching the world's first theme-park attraction based on popular sci-fi franchise Transformers on Dec 3, 2011.

    Transformers The Ride will celebrate its world premiere at an exclusive evening event on Dec 2 with Michael Bay - director of the hit movies - headlining the launch party.
    The ride will feature 12 scenes, blending sets, 3-D digital media and special effects together in what Resorts World Sentosa promised would be a 'game changer' for theme park attractions across the world.

    Bay said: 'I am very excited about the debut of this attraction at Universal Studios Singapore. Finally, Transformers fans will not only have the chance to watch the Autobots battle the Decepticons on screen; they'll actually be part of the action.'
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    Default S'pore to safeguard integrity, reputation as financial centre

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    04:47 AM Oct 28, 2011


    SINGAPORE - The Republic will consider a "tougher penalty regime" and boost enforcement against money laundering and terrorist financing, Monetary Authority of Singapore managing director Ravi Menon said yesterday.

    Mr Menon was speaking at an event organised by the Wealth Management Institute (WMI). He reiterated that Singapore is "fully committed to safeguarding the integrity and reputation of Singapore as a clean financial centre".

    Noting the "growing risks" to the industry, Mr Menon said: "Singapore's financial centre is built on a bedrock of trust and integrity. But there are risks - both real and reputational. Cross-border crimes have become increasingly sophisticated."

    Mr Menon said Singapore will also make laundering of proceeds from tax offences a crime and tighten laws on tax evasion.

    He added: "We will ensure that financial crime does not pay in Singapore and those who jeopardise Singapore's hard-earned reputation as a financial centre of integrity face severe consequences. Singapore is sending a clear message that it neither wants nor will tolerate these illicit inflows."

    In Singapore, assets under management have risen five-fold to US$1.2 trillion (S$1.5 trillion)since 2001.

    Earlier yesterday, the WMI announced it was setting up a high-powered advisory committee to review the standards and curriculum for training professionals in the industry.

    As wealth grows in Singapore and the Asia-Pacific, Singapore needs to train about another 5,000 wealth management professionals over the next five years to fill critical skill shortages, said WMI chairman Ng Kok Song, who is also the group chief investment officer of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC).

    The committee will be chaired by Mr Ng and comprise 18 people, including Citi Private Bank chairman Deepak Sharma and DBS Private Banking head Tan Su Shan.

    The committee will conduct a strategic review and update of the current and future training needs of the wealth management industry. It will also review and update the curriculum of all WMI training programmes, as well as provide strategic advice for the review of Financial Industry Competency Standards in relation to WMI programmes. The reviews are expected to be completed by next year.

    Across the Asia-Pacific, there were 3.3 million high net-worth individuals last year, up by almost 10 per cent compared to 2009, according to the Capegemini World Wealth Report. Total wealth of these high net-worth individuals also grew during this period by 12.1 per cent to US$10.8 million.

    Singapore currently has the highest concentration of millionaires in the world and this is expected to grow even more within the next few years, according to other recent global wealth reports. The WMI was set up in 2003, supported by Temasek Holdings and GIC. More than 3,000 participants have attended its programmes so far.

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    Default Lessons to learn from the Finnish education system: Minister of State

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    04:47 AM Oct 28, 2011


    HELSINKI - In Finland, a student may take many different paths before finally getting his university degree.

    Very often, an undergraduate in a Finnish university is not one who is straight out of high school. Instead, he could be a mid-career adult, or someone who has invested time in a couple of courses, before settling on his final discipline of interest.

    The varied pathways to getting a degree is made possible with Finland's unique dual higher education system, with 16 research universities and 25 polytechnics. Unlike Singapore, Finland's polytechnics, known as universities of applied sciences, also issue degrees. There are no tuition fees in Finland.

    As Singapore looks to diversify the number of university pathways, Minister of State for Education, Mr Lawrence Wong, visited Finland this week to glean some insights into its education system. Mr Wong heads the committee tasked with examining ways to expand the university sector in Singapore, whose population size is about the same as that of Finland's.

    At the end of his two-day study trip on Wednesday, Mr Wong said Singapore could draw inspiration from Finland's dual system, in particular the model of a vocational university issuing degrees.

    "The university of applied sciences is one model. We would certainly want to understand better how they do it ... " he said.

    Mr Wong had earlier visited institutes from both systems - the University of Helsinki, Finland's largest research university, and the Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, the largest university of applied sciences there.

    While Finland and Singapore have two very different systems, Mr Wong said there are some lessons that could be gleaned from the Finnish model.

    One would be a distinct track to be developed for "polytechnic upgraders" - the main target group that his committee is aiming to expand the university sector for. It should be practice-based, meet the needs of industry and have high employment outcomes.

    Mr Wong noted that the Finnish education model has its trade-offs. " ... Because of the generosity of the system, you can take a long time to complete your degree, and actual attainment rate is lower than participation rates."

    Those who leave without a degree in Finland form more than 50 per cent of each cohort currently.

    Mr Wong said it is important to ensure that quality of such future institutions is maintained, as more pathways can result in a fragmented system.

    As the pathways expand, Mr Wong aims to work towards a system of "no dead ends" for students. Tan Weizhen
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    Default Singapore takes international law obligations seriously, says Shanmugam

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    04:47 AM Oct 28, 2011


    PERTH - Law and Foreign Affairs Minister K Shanmugam reiterated yesterday that the Republic takes its international obligations seriously.

    Mr Shanmugam, who is attending the Commonwealth Foreign Ministers' Meeting in Perth, Australia, was commenting on the case involving four Singaporeans who have been accused by the United States of illegally exporting bomb parts to Iran.

    Reiterating that the authorities will commence proceedings against anyone who is believed to have violated international sanctions. Mr Shanmugam said: "These are allegations at this stage, but from our perspective, when we believe that people have acted in breach of international law, international sanctions, we take those allegations seriously."

    He added: "We will commence proceedings, and of course the matter is before the courts, the courts will make the ultimate decision. But we have always taken our international law obligations very seriously. And the fact that we've proceeded is an indication of what we believe has happened in this case."

    Wong Yuh Lan, 39, Lim Yong Nam, 37, Lim Kow Seng, 42, and Benson Hia Soon Gan, 44, have been arrested and remanded in custody without bail.

    Singapore's Attorney-General's Chambers had said on Wednesday that the extradition papers submitted by the US are in the process of being served on the four persons or their counsel.

    A hearing will be held to go through the evidence provided by the US in order for the court here to decide whether there are sufficient grounds to extradite them. The case will be mentioned at the Subordinate Courts of Singapore again on Nov 1.

    Asked if Singapore's relations with the US or Iran might be affected by this case, Mr Shanmugam reiterated that state-to-state relationships are good.

    Adding that Singapore will work within the framework of international sanctions, he said: "Every country that has relationships with us, whether it's the US, or Iran or any other country also knows that we work in accordance with international norms and international law," Mr Shanmugam said.
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    Default MediaCorp, Japan's TBS to co-produce drama

    by Channel NewsAsia
    04:47 AM Oct 28, 2011


    SINGAPORE - MediaCorp and Japan's TBS Television have signed a bilateral agreement to co-produce a television drama.

    It is the first collaboration of its kind between both countries.

    The single-episode one-hour drama called Mooncake is a love story between a Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) officer and a Japanese woman.

    TBS proposed the idea for the drama project after being inspired by the assistance rendered by the SCDF to Japan when the March earthquake and tsunami occurred.

    The drama has a strong underlying theme of friendship and will be shot entirely in Singapore.

    "MediaCorp is delighted to partner TBS on this inaugural project Mooncake. The collaboration offers a platform for our creative talents to exchange their expertise and introduce our MediaCorp artistes to the Japanese audience. We are confident that this first project will be the start of a wonderful working relationship for both companies," said MediaCorp deputy CEO Chang Long Jong.

    Mooncake is scheduled for broadcast on Channel U at the end of December.






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    Default Pinnacle@Duxton is Asia's only winner in global awards

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    NEWSFLASH: The Pinnacle@Duxton, the tallest public housing development in Singapore, has won the 2011 Urban Land Institute Global Awards for Excellence, the Housing & Development Board (HDB) said on Saturday.

    The awards 'recognise the full development process of a project, covering construction, economic viability, marketing and management, as well as design in an urban setting'. The HDB is the only Asian recipient for this year's award, with the remaining four from the UK and the United States.
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    Default Singapore PR's ovarian tissue transplant first in Asia

    Woman beats cervical cancer and now looks forward to having a baby


    Published on Oct 29, 2011



    By Salma Khalik , HEALTH CORRESPONDENT

    A Singapore-based woman who beat cancer has been given hope of starting a family after becoming the first patient in Asia to receive an ovarian tissue transplant.

    The 32-year-old had egg-producing follicles removed from her body when she was diagnosed in 2008.
    Doctors did this to avoid having the follicles damaged or destroyed by chemotherapy or radiation treatment, which would have made it hard for her to conceive.

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    This tricky procedure is still in its infancy, and only four medical institutes in the world provide it, said Dr Roland Chieng, one of two gynaecologists who carried out the transplant at Parkway East Hospital.



    Once the permanent resident had been given the all-clear from cervical cancer, the tissue was transplanted back into her ovary in the pioneering operation - which has been carried out on only 32 other women worldwide.
    Last edited by Loh; 10-29-2011 at 02:56 AM.

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