Health Singapore 

New medical centre at Changi General Hospital clusters different specialties to care for complex problems

SINGAPORE – Changi General Hospital’s new medical centre housing 14 specialist clinics and centres was officially opened on Friday (Nov 2). The centre will better serve its increasingly older patients, said Health Minister Gan Kim Yong at the opening ceremony. A key feature of the centre is that doctors are organised into teams of different specialties so as to treat patients with complex problems, he added. The new nine-storey building, which is linked to the main hospital, has a corridor running behind the clinics so the doctors can easily pop…

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Singapore 

Bike ride leads to death for Chef

A chef died last Friday after falling off his e-scooter about a week ago. Mr Lim Kian Yek, 23, a Malaysian chef working at Marina Bay Sands, was found unconscious at East Coast Park by a group of cyclists just past midnight on Sept 23. It is not known why or how he fell. A police spokesman said they were informed at about 1am of “an accident involving a personal mobility device (PMD) at East Coast Park”. “The rider, a 23-year-old man, was unconscious when conveyed to Changi General Hospital…

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Canning Singapore News Rape Singapore 

Repeat sex offender given stiffer sentence after molesting woman two months after release

SINGAPORE – A recalcitrant sex offender, who has a history of trespassing into women’s toilets to molest his victims, was just released from prison in May before going back to his old ways two months later. Stall assistant Razali Abdullah, 32, was sentenced to 10 years’ preventive detention with three strokes of the cane on Friday (Dec 15). On Nov 24, he pleaded guilty to criminal trespass and outraging a woman’s modesty. Before these current offences, Razali had been in and out jail four times since 2003. Three of these…

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Accident MOM News Pan-Island Expressway 

PIE work site accident: Investigation will focus on design, construction process, says MOM

SINGAPORE: The design and construction process of an uncompleted viaduct near the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) will be the focus of an investigation into why it collapsed in the early hours of Friday (Jul 14). One worker was killed and 10 others injured after the structure on which they were standing collapsed. “MOM officers from the Occupational Safety and Health Inspectorate have been onsite since this morning to conduct a thorough investigation which will focus on the design and construction process of the flyover,” Minister of State for Manpower Sam Tan said in…

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