Art on 105 HDB blocks
For the first time, the exterior of 105 Housing Board blocks across the island will be dressed in large-format facade art, as part of the PAssionArts Festival organised by the People's Association.
The festival will run till the end of next month to celebrate National Day. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will launch the event today in Ang Mo Kio and Sengkang West.
George Yeo assumes Nalanda post
Former Singapore foreign minister George Yeo takes over as the chancellor of Nalanda University for a term of three years today. He succeeds Nobel laureate Amartya Sen, who continues as a board member of the university governing body.
Mr Yeo has been closely associated with the efforts to revive the ancient university and in getting support for the project.
Coach's goal: Score one for the fans
Singapore Selection coach V. Sundramoorthy wants his team to score against Stoke in the Barclays Asia Trophy third-place play-off today to make the National Stadium crowd erupt. His team earned the praises of Potters boss Mark Hughes and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, who called them "electric" for their good first-half showing against the Gunners on Wednesday before losing 0-4.