Home briefs: Nursing foundation holds photo showcase

Nursing foundation holds photo showcase

The Home Nursing Foundation celebrated its 40th anniversary yesterday by launching an exhibition of photographs of the people it cares for.

People whose portraits were featured yesterday turned up at the exhibition, which was launched by Senior Minister of State for Health Amy Khor.

Called Portraits of Love, the exhibition is being held at the Raffles City Atrium and will run until tomorrow.


Woman allegedly attempts suicide on PIE

A 37-year-old woman allegedly attempted suicide on a stretch of the Changi-bound Pan-Island Expressway.

She is believed to have jumped off an overhead bridge near the Eunos exit. Police said they received a call for help at about 12.40pm yesterday.

The woman was taken conscious to the Changi General Hospital, and police investigations are ongoing.


32 SMU student projects go on show

Singapore Management University's (SMU) School of Information Systems students showcased 32 of their final-year projects at the university yesterday.

Most were applications developed for clients ranging from voluntary welfare organisations (VWOs) to small and medium-sized enterprises.

One of the teams, NanBoWang, developed an app for Food From The Heart, a VWO which distributes unused food to the needy. Called Wheels4Food, the app allows other VWOs to browse and reserve food, saving them time.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 23, 2016, with the headline 'Home briefs: Nursing foundation holds photo showcase'. Print Edition | Subscribe