HighlightsDeputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, delivered Singapore's Budget Statement on 21 February 2014.
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GPC-DFA VISITS THE UNMANNED AERIAL VEHICLE COMMAND
Members of the Government Parliamentary Committee for Defence and Foreign Affairs (GPC-DFA) and its Resource Panel visited the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF)’s Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Command at Murai Camp this morning. The visit was hosted by Minister of State for Defence Dr Mohamad Maliki Bin Osman, and is the first since the new Chairman and Deputy Chairman of GPC-DFA were appointed in May 2014.
NEA URGES HEIGHTENED VIGILANCE AS DENGUE CASES SPIKE
Singapore, 8 July 2014 – In the week ending 5 July 2014, there were 898 reported cases of dengue. This is a sharp rise from the previous week of 674 cases. The National Environment Agency’s (NEA) Gravitrap surveillance system, comprising some 3,000 deployed island-wide, has also shown that the population of adult Aedes aegypti mosquitoes has doubled since May 2014. We are currently at the peak dengue season and expect the cases to rise further.