Tag : Singapore

Space Shuttle Discovery Arrives In DC Area, To Be Permanently Housed At Smithsonian

Music.Art.STEM  2 December '16

Singapore Students Are Most STEM-Savvy In The World: What Does America Need To Improve On?

All over the world, students in Singapore are the best in both math and science in each tested grade level. How do they do it?

Estelle of Sweden Turns 3 Years Old

Family Life  22 September '16

Sweden Is The Best Country For Raising Children: Expat Families Have Better Quality Of Life, Health & Wellbeing

A new survey found that Sweden is the best country to raise children in. The European nation offers generous childcare benefits and flexible working arrangements and leave schemes to parents.

Zika Virus

Health/Nutrition  12 September '16

Zika Virus Update: Singapore Confirms Eight Pregnant Women Are Infected; WHO Concerned About Spread Of Disease In Southeast Asia

Zika Virus has now spread to Southeast Asia and eight pregnant women reportedly contracted the disease.

Zika Virus Spreads In Singapore And Neighbouring Countries

Body  6 September '16

Zika Virus In Singapore: More Than 250 Confirmed Cases; Virus Is ‘No Longer Contained’ In Cluster Areas

Singapore currently has 258 confirmed Zika cases. The majority of those infected in the city-state are living around the adjacent suburbs of Aljunied and Paya Lebar.

Health Workers Test And Spray For Mosquitos As Texas Prepares For Zika Virus

Body  1 September '16

Zika Virus Outbreak Reaches Asia: Singapore Will Provide Free Testing For Women With High Zika Risk

Aedes mosquitoes, the main culprit behind the Zika transmission, thrive in Singapore. The mosquito specimen also spreads dengue virus, which the country also struggled with.

State Visit for Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

Autism  9 August '16

Special Needs News: Bag Designed By Teenager With Autism Sold Out After Singaporean PM's Wife Brings It To The White House

The Singaporean Prime Minister's Wife used the bag in a recent visit to the White House.

Humanoid Receptionist Works At Japanese Department Store

Science  31 May '16

Artificial Intelligence News & Update: Care-Bots For Elderly Dangerous?

According to a professor, an AI robot for a companion is dangerous.

Berlin Hit By Measles Outbreak

Medicine  16 May '16

Researchers Developing A Single Molecule Said To Protect People Better From Viruses Than Vaccines

A single molecule treatment is being developed by researchers. The treatment can potentially be better than vaccines when it comes to protecting people from contagious diseases.

Special Valentines Day Naturalization Ceremony Held For Married Couples

Fertility  11 May '16

America's Birth Rate Plummets: How Fewer Babies Hurt The US Economy

The U.S. is seeing lower birth rates since the 2008 recession. Fewer babies have significant impacts on the country's economy.

Player Tries To Master The Newly Released Grand Theft Auto IV

Games  9 May '16

'Kingdom Hearts 3' Release Date, News & Update: Developer Confirms News Details At E3 2016; Will Square Enix Announce Its Release Date?

According to new reports, Square Enix will announce the release date of "Kingdom Hearts 3" soon.

Deadmau5 takes on Typical Gamer in Call of Duty: Black Ops 3

Dads  6 May '16

'Kingdom Hearts 3' Release Date, News & Update: Square Enix Will Reveal More Details At The KH Concert

According to reports, "Kingdom Hearts" will have a world tour concert to celebrate its 15th anniversary. Meanwhile, "Kingdom Hearts" is delayed and fans should not expect it this year.

Virgin Money London Marathon

TV/ Movie  5 May '16

May The 4th Be With You: Fans Around The Globe Celebrate 'Star Wars' Day

"Star Wars" fans once again celebrated May 4 with costumes, character shows and other activities to remember one of the most popular movie series of all times.

China To Give Residency Rights To Migrant Families

School  26 April '16

Going Beyond STEM: Schools Now Teaching Character Learning to Lead Kids Towards a More Successful Life

It's not just STEM that should be prioritized. Schools are now recognizing the importance of character learning and development in students.

Australian Holiday Makers Celebrate 'Schoolies' Week In Bali

Health/Nutrition  11 April '16

Teenage Boys Paying Prostitutes In Exchange For Sex Are On The Rise

More and more teenage boys are paying prostitutes in exchange for sex. Doctors are concerned that this could lead to the teenagers’ higher chances of acquiring sexually transmitted diseases and of infecting other people.

Government Plans Education Summit

SPED Kids  31 March '16

More And More Children Are Seeking Help To Battle Dyslexia

The Singapore government is doing their best to address the issue of dyslexia as more and more children are seeking help for it.

'Actuel Dogs' - Luxury Dogs Hotel Visit

Parenting  15 March '16

Best Pet-Friendly Hotels Around the World

Pet owners who love to travel with their dogs and cats love nothing but the best type of accommodation for their furry friends.

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