Home Briefs: $9.5m donation for Ngee Ann Poly

$9.5m donation for Ngee Ann Poly

Ngee Ann Kongsi yesterday donated $9.53 million to Ngee Ann Polytechnic - the philanthropic organisation's largest contribution to the polytechnic since 2007.

The funds will be used for development programmes and financial aid for students.


818 patients screened for hepatitis C: SGH

The Singapore General Hospital has screened 818 patients for hepatitis C, it said in an update yesterday.

They had stayed in Wards 64A and 67 - affected by the outbreak - between January and September. Of the 818,

712 tested negative and three positive as announced earlier. Still pending are 103 results.

Of the 315 staff members screened, 314 results were negative and one is pending.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 05, 2015, with the headline 'HomeBriefs'. Print Edition | Subscribe