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SOTA Students Gain Valuable Experience in Oz

A group of theatre students from Singapore’s School of the Arts (SOTA) spent a week in March 2015 attending specialised workshops in Sydney, Australia to further their knowledge of the performing arts, directing, playwriting, stage management and production design. This trip, part of SOTA’s Arts Excellence Programme (AEP), which is funded by Temasek Education Foundation (TEF) via the David Marshall endowment, gave students a chance to attend classes at two of Australia’s most celebrated theatre companies – the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) and Belvoir Street Theatre...

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Inaugural Singapore Forum Launched

Over 250 business and political leaders and prominent thinkers across Asia participated in the inaugural Singapore Forum from 10-11 April 2015. The Forum, organised by the S Rajaratnam Endowment (SRE) discussed issues that impacted Asia’s next phase of growth, initiatives to strengthen regional economic cooperation and integration, and ways to optimise the potential of technology...

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Dementia on the Rise in Singapore

According to the latest Well-being of the Singapore Elderly (WiSE) study conducted by the Institute of Mental Health (IMH), one in 10 people aged 60 and above in Singapore has dementia. The results of this study, funded by the Ministry of Health and the Singapore Millennium Foundation, which involved 5,000 patients and caregivers over a period of three years, are cause for serious concern. In 2012, a total of 28,000 Singaporeans above the age of 60 had dementia...

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Enhancing Biosafety Standards in Singapore and Abroad

Recent outbreaks of infectious diseases such as H5N1 and Ebola have prompted the Singapore Workforce Development Agency, Temasek Life Sciences Laboratory (TLL) and other regulatory agencies and ministries to jointly launch the Biosafety Passport and Biosafety Training Structure on 5th February 2015. This programme aims to provide a benchmark for industry best practices so as to ensure that personnel at research institutes, hospitals and companies are better equipped with the necessary competencies when working with dangerous biological agents and materials...

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