The Government's spending needs will increase over time, but that should not drive the investment strategies of GIC and Temasek Holdings or lead them to take on higher risks, Senior Minister of State for Finance Mrs Josephine Teo said on Friday.
SINGAPORE - Daily water usage here has gone up even further during the current dry spell to five per cent above average, and Singapore may have to "re-evaluate the adequacy of our current plans" if this trend continues, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources Vivian Balakrishnan said in Parliament on Friday.
Think it's almost like autumn, and many leaves are brown and falling all round you? You are not quite wrong, you know, for Singapore's persistently dry weather has led to more dry, fallen leaves filling streets, pavements and drains, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said on Thursday.
Fire engulfed a coffeeshop at Block 59 Marine Terrace on Friday morning, but no injuries or deaths have been reported so far.
A new Progress Accountability Court as well as a State Courts Centre for Dispute Resolution will be set up, Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon announced at the annual workplan seminar of the newly-named State Courts on Friday.