Home Briefs: Bringing home Japan meat items gets easier

Bringing home Japan meat items gets easier

Travellers returning to Singapore from Japan can now bring home beef and pork products with less hassle, if they carry Japanese food safety accreditation labels.

The items had to be screened at Japan's airports previously, but travellers bound for Singapore can now bypass the checks if the products carry the labels, a spokesman for the Embassy of Japan here told Lianhe Zaobao.

Nestle centre to boost nutrition for the elderly

A new research centre headquartered in Singapore's Biopolis hub will focus on improving nutrition for Asia's ageing populations.

Nestle yesterday announced the establishment of the Nestle Research Centre Asia, with the Agency for Science, Technology and Research. The centre, along with China and Japan offices, will help develop nutritional products for the elderly.

Trial of S'porean charged with sedition adjourned

The trial of Yang Kaiheng, 27, the Singaporean charged with seven counts of sedition for anti-foreigner articles on the now-defunct sociopolitical website The Real Singapore, has been adjourned to Tuesday. It was expected to resume yesterday.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 02, 2016, with the headline 'HomeBriefs'. Print Edition | Subscribe