AHTC trial: 'No room for doubt' that town councillors and officers of town councils are custodians of public monies
There is "simply no room for doubt" that town councillors and officers of town councils are custodians of residents' and public monies, said the lawyer for Pasir Ris-Punggol Town Council (PRPTC), Mr Davinder Singh.
Maids make up bulk of foreigners in Singapore who borrow from moneylenders, say voluntary groups
Foreign domestic workers make up the bulk of foreigners in Singapore who take loans from licensed and unlicensed moneylenders, voluntary welfare organisations (VWOs) said on Friday though they could not provide exact figures.
This year's theme for World Mental Health Day, which falls on Oct 10, is Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World. There are good reasons for focusing on this - if anything, the emerging statistics are bleak.
Powerful and moving images on show at World Press Photo exhibition
Dozens of shrouded bodies of Rohingya refugees are laid out after the boat in which they attempted to flee Myanmar capsized about 8km off Inani Beach, near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. Of the 100 people on board, 17 survived.
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