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Cleaners who found abandoned baby given award, vouchers

Singapore, Jan. 25 -- The two cleaners who found an abandoned baby boy in Bedok North earlier this month have been recognised for their deeds. Mr Shamim Patwari, 24, and Mr Mostafa Kamal, 37, were e... Read More


Ways to reduce food waste this festive season

Singapore, Jan. 25 -- The theme of abundance is a favourite when the Chinese New Year rolls around, but there is one thing people could do with less of - food waste. A significant amount of food end... Read More


From real life to reel life

Singapore, Jan. 25 -- By the third day of his firefighting course at the Civil Defence Academy, trainee "Ah Yu" was already in trouble with his superiors. He argued with the sergeant, slacked off du... Read More


Red Cross giving $67k to help victims of Taal eruption

Singapore, Jan. 25 -- Singapore Red Cross Society (SRC) will be giving around $67,400 to support humanitarian relief efforts in the Philippines to help victims affected by the eruption of the Taal vol... Read More


Singapore's growing homeschool scene abuzz with activity

Singapore, Jan. 25 -- From sports meets to career talks to a "high school" prom, the homeschool scene here has grown and is abuzz with activity. It is holding its first prom in May, for homeschoolin... Read More


Half of Singaporean homeschoolers join mainstream schools

Singapore, Jan. 25 -- About half of the Singaporean children who are homeschooled make the switch to national schools, new figures show. The figures refer to children who join primary schools or ent... Read More


SNEC free screening finds half with eye problems

Singapore, Jan. 25 -- Slightly more than half the number of people who took advantage of community eye screening offered by the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) found out they had a problem with t... Read More


Share a slice of Singapore's past and win prizes

Singapore, Jan. 25 -- It is a snapshot from history where colourful boats, decorated and designed to look like sea creatures such as dragons and giant fishes, bob along the Singapore River. The phot... Read More


More turn to technology to donate unwanted items

Singapore, Jan. 25 -- Getting rid of second-hand items used to be a quick trip to unload bags at the nearest Salvation Army booth, but more people are now utilising technology to find a new home and o... Read More


Finding new homes for used items

Singapore, Jan. 25 -- CAROUSELL On online marketplace platform Carousell, a #Blessings section, which started in 2016 and gathers all listings by users looking to donate their items to others, has s... Read More