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A series of lift accidents has led to a ramp-up in lift inspections across the island, said National Development Minister Lawrence Wong yesterday, adding that this may inconvenience residents.
On Monday, a maid was trapped in a lift in an HDB block in Ang Mo Kio after it suddenly shot up 17 floors.
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Mr Donald Trump's blistering critique of United States trade policy boils down to a simple equation: Foreigners are "killing us on trade" because Americans spend much more on imports than the rest of the world spends on US exports. He is set to become the first Republican nominee in nearly a century who has called for higher import taxes as a broad defence against low-cost imports.
Wuhan Iron and Steel, one of China's largest steelmakers, plans to axe up to 50,000 jobs, as the country tries to rein in overcapacity while growth slows. The firm is a stark illustration of the challenges facing Beijing as it seeks to retool the economy while avoiding social unrest - anathema to the leadership.
The mass expulsion of migrants from Greece to Turkey under a draft European Union-Ankara deal would be "illegal", the United Nations warned. While EU countries squabbled over how to cope with the continent's worst migration crisis since World War II, the UN said the proposed deal with Turkey raised "a number of very serious concerns".
Integrity, the importance of institutions, and Singapore's independence - these are three ideas of Mr Lee Kuan Yew that By Invitation columnist Kishore Mahbubani hopes will endure for Singapore.
Fewer home owners are selling their flats when they meet their five-year minimum occupation period. Six per cent of newly eligible flats were sold within a year of the period ending last year, down from about 11 per cent in 2014. Experts are blaming the sluggish public resale market.
Proposed changes to the laws to restrict how tobacco products are sold in stores will be debated when Parliament sits on Monday.
MPs have also filed 45 questions, including two about the mental health of school students.
Uncertain market conditions, and low trading volumes and retail interest compared with boom times before the 2013 penny stock crash, have forced some brokerages to keep a lid on costs. This has meant various cutbacks, from fewer calendars to reducing financial news terminal subscriptions.
The Japanese Super Rugby debutant team Sunwolves, with their pre-season troubles well documented, may seem easy meat for the Cheetahs. But the traditional slow starters from South Africa, who have lost their first two games of the season, are taking nothing for granted as their rivals are of an "unknown" quality.
The MANdolin & Beyond, a tribute concert honouring the late Indian music legend U. Srinivas, brings together some of India's finest classical musicians. It will be held at Esplanade Concert Hall tomorrow. Srinivas, who introduced the mandolin to classical Indian Carnatic music, died in 2014.
Game Of Thrones' English actor Isaac Hempstead Wright (above, left) will be meeting fans of the show at Ion Orchard on April 2. Wright, 17, plays Bran Stark in the globally successful fantasy series about an epic struggle for power. His character was not seen in Season 5 and fans are eagerly awaiting his return in Season 6.