IE Singapore Partners Chongqing Municipal Government To Drive Demonstrative CCI Multimodal Transport & Logistics Projects

1. To drive transport & logistics collaboration under the Chongqing Connectivity Initiative (CCI), International Enterprise (IE) Singapore will partner the Chongqing Municipal Government on a “1+1” Collaboration Framework to facilitate the implementation of two CCI projects, namely the Chongqing Logistics Development Platform (CLDP) and the Multi-Modal Distribution and Connectivity (DC) Centre. At the same time, 10 commercial agreements including those that cover the Transport and Logistics and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) pillars of the CCI were sealed today. Continue reading

Appointment To The Supreme Court Bench

The President of the Republic of Singapore, on the advice of the Prime Minister, has appointed Justice Steven Chong Horng Siong as a Judge of Appeal, and Mr Tan Siong Thye and Judicial Commissioner Kannan Ramesh as Judges of the High Court under Article 95(1) of the Constitution. The appointments will take effect on 1 April 2017. Continue reading

Improved Safe Riding Programme For All Active Mobility Users

Participants of February’s edition of Car-Free Sunday were given a preview of the upcoming Safe Riding Programme (SRP), which will be implemented by July 2017. The programme will educate participants on safe riding practices, and includes a practical component to teach participants how to manoeuvre their bicycles, personal mobility devices (PMDs) or power-assisted bicycles (PABs) safely and react to various situations when riding on public paths. Continue reading

Launch Of Practitioners’ Library Assessment Of Damages:personal Injuries And Fatal Accidents, 3rd Edition And The Electronic Motor Accident Guide On 22 February 2017

1. The Honourable the Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon officiated the launch of two publications by the State Courts on 22 February 2017. These publications will give lawyers and litigants indications of the factors that the Courts may consider when adjudicating their matters, thereby allowing them to evaluate their legal positions and the options available to them , enhancing their access to justice . Continue reading

Developing The Rail Workforce

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) and the Employment and Employability Institute (e2i) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the launch of the Singapore Rail Academy (SGRA) this morning. The MOU affirms the commitment of both parties to attract, retain, and develop the local rail industry workforce. Continue reading

Launch Of Singapore Rail Academy To Deepen Local Rail Engineering Capabilities

Rail engineering is the backbone of our railway industry. The opening of the Singapore Rail Academy (SGRA) is a major step to help us build on our solid foundations today, to continue to nurture a Singaporean talent pool with not only deep technical expertise, but also cross-functional capabilities. Continue reading