Home Briefs: School launches app on Chai Chee history

School launches app on Chai Chee history

Ping Yi Secondary School launched an app yesterday which teaches users about the historical significance of landmarks in Chai Chee through a self-guided walking tour.

The Chai Chee Trail app was co-developed with Republic Polytechnic's School of Infocomm.

It provides an interactive experience through videos and games. The Android app can be downloaded at the Google Play Store.


New programme to study relief efforts

A new disaster relief programme launched yesterday will research how humanitarian efforts can be improved.

The Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief was launched by the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies.

It will focus on four areas: study future disaster relief landscape in Asia, map out vulnerable populations, evaluate humanitarian effectiveness and study humanitarian technology.


Four arrested, 900g of heroin seized

Four Singaporeans were arrested and more than 900g of heroin and cash totalling over $8,600 were seized in a Central Narcotics Bureau operation on Monday. The heroin's estimated street value is more than $64,000.

The suspected trafficker, a male Singaporean, 43, was picked up in Bendemeer.

Three other suspects, all Singaporeans - a man, 49, and two women, aged 40 and 33, were arrested in the Jalan Besar area.

Investigations are ongoing, CNB said.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 22, 2015, with the headline 'Home Briefs: School launches app on Chai Chee history'. Print Edition | Subscribe