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September 25, 2017 1:06 PM Calls for combat sports regulatory body in Singapore after Pradip’s death

SINGAPORE — The death of bodybuilder Pradip Subramanian after taking part in a celebrity fight last Saturday has led to calls for greater regulation of full-contact combat sports, in view of their growing popularity. In particular, celebrity matches - which are taking off in other countries such as the United States, raking in profits for organisers 4

September 25, 2017 1:06 PM Calls for MMA regulatory body in Singapore after Pradip’s death

SINGAPORE — The death of bodybuilder Pradip Subramanian after taking part in a celebrity fight last Saturday has led to calls for greater regulation of full-contact combat sports, in view of their growing popularity. In particular, celebrity matches - which are taking off in other countries such as the United States, raking in profits for organisers 4

September 24, 2017 9:00 PM Celebrity muay thai fight: 'Fight should never have been sanctioned'

Tragedy throws up questions over risk management; bout pilloried as 'reckless' Even as more experienced fight promoters in Singapore questioned the manner in which the Asia Fighting Championship (AFC) took place, the man behind the new muay thai event has maintained that it was run according to proper guidelines. AFC founder and chief executive officer 3

September 23, 2017 3:04 AM 7 businesses that have popped up to serve students and kiasu parents

For many Singaporeans, an easy way to make cash on the side is to profit from stressed out students and the anxiety of kiasu parents whose mission in life is to ensure Junior gets top scores in the PSLE, O levels and A levels, and gets into a great university. Uni students have an entire semester to write their end-of-semester essays, but obviously many will leave 3

September 23, 2017 1:55 AM US Senator McCain opposes Obamacare repeal bill, a possible fatal blow

WASHINGTON: U.S. Senator John McCain said on Friday he opposes the latest Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare, dealing the measure what could be a fatal blow given the party's slim Senate majority. With several other Republicans still undecided on the measure, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said earlier this week he intended to bring it to the Senate 3

September 22, 2017 3:25 PM Herbert Giess presented Lead Industry Award

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On 20th September, the chief scientist of NARADA - Herbert Giess was presented the top award, International Lead Award, of Lead-acid battery industries at the 17th Asian Battery Conference in Malaysia. International Lead Award was selected by the International Lead Association, presented to the scientist 3

September 22, 2017 10:38 AM Uber responds after TfL announces that it will not reissue private hire license

It looks like Uber may no longer be able to operate in London – as TfL have announced that they will not be reissuing the company’s private hire licence for the city. The taxi giant is said to have around 40,000 drivers in London, with over 3.5 million Londoners using the app. Their current licence is due to expire next Saturday on September 30. Today 3

September 22, 2017 5:02 AM PM opens YCH's high-tech logistics hub as Government launches skills framework to grow sector

SINGAPORE - A national skills framework that identifies jobs, career pathways and emerging skills required for the logistics sector was launched on Friday (Sept 22). The joint effort by the Economic Development Board, Spring Singapore, SkillsFuture SG and Workforce Singapore will support the Government's vision of adding 2,000 new PMET (professionals 3

September 20, 2017 11:51 AM 2,100 jobs in electronics sector to be created by 2020

SINGAPORE — Up to 2,100 new jobs are expected to be created for professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs) in Singapore’s electronics manufacturing sector by 2020, said Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S Iswaran on Wednesday (Sept 20). Speaking at the official launch of JTC nanoSpace @ Tampines, Mr Iswaran unveiled the Industry 4

September 20, 2017 1:21 AM Roadmap for electronics manufacturing aims to create 2,100 new jobs, $22b in value-add by 2020: Iswaran

SINGAPORE - Singapore's electronics manufacturing sector is getting a leg-up with the aim of growing it to have a manufacturing value-add of S$22.2 billion and create 2,100 new jobs for professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs) by 2020. Minister for Trade and Industry (Industry) S Iswaran on Wednesday (Sept 20) said this comes as the Republic 4