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VIRUS ALERT: 201 SARS cases reported here so far.

LATEST: 23 + 1 deaths

The WEATHER on MONDAY (21 Apr 2003): Showers with thunder and gusty winds in the predawn hours and morning affecting many areas.  WEATHER OUTLOOK:  TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY: Showers expected in the late morning and early afternoon.     WATER TIDES (this month)  SUN Sunrise  6.59am    Sunset  7.08pm   MOON  Moonrise  11.46pm   Moonset  11.09am    PSI: 46 (good)   TEMPERATURE: 24-32 degrees Celsius (The weather is updated daily before 8am Singapore time) For more information, call Meteorological Service Singapore Tel: (65) 6542 7788.

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MOE & MCDS offer complimentary SDU memberships

More than 9,000 single graduates will receive a joint invitation from the Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Ministry of Community Development and Sports (MCDS) in May 2003 to join the Social Development Unit (SDU).

In support of MCDS' objective of encouraging marriage and family formation, and to promote the social well-being of Singaporeans, these National University of Singapore (NUS) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) graduates of 2002 will be offered the SDU complimentary membership for up to two years.

On the complimentary membership, Mrs Tan Hwee Seh, Coordinating Director, Family Development, MCDS said: "We encourage fresh graduates to continue their networking and relationship building even after they leave school and enter the workforce."

"There is a natural tendency for fresh graduates to focus on settling into their jobs at the expense of networking and socialising. The graduate's development and growth could be hampered in the process and this might affect his or her chances of finding a life partner," Mrs Tan said.

"MOE supports MCDS' objectives in encouraging marriage and family formation. Graduates can also enjoy the socialisation and networking opportunities offered by the SDU complimentary membership," said Mr Lim Chee Hwee, Director, Higher Education, and MOE.

MOE and MCDS will be sending out the joint invitation from 6 May 2003. Graduates have up to three weeks to decide if they wish to take up the offer. No action is required from those who wish to enjoy the SDU complimentary membership. Those who do not wish to accept the offer would just need to return the response slip.

After the closing of the membership drive, only the information of those who wish to be SDU members will be transferred to SDU for purpose of processing the memberships and future communication.

Fresh graduates from the Singapore Management University (SMU) will be invited from Graduation Year 2004 onwards.
For clarifications on the SDU Complimentary Membership scheme, those interested can email MCDS_SDU_Membership@mcds.gov.sg or call the Complimentary Membership Hotline at 1800-838-3988 during office hours.

Source: MOE & MCDS News Release 29 Apr 2003

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Health Minister LIM Hng Kiang yesterday estimated the total quarantine numbers for the Pasir Panjang Wholesale Market to be 2,400, based on the assumption that each of the 800 tenants might have hired two helpers. Three SARS victims, one of whom has died, all worked at separate buildings in the 26-block market. (H1)

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has announced that their lecturers can choose whether they want to focus on teaching or research. They will be allowed to spend up to 75 per cent of their time teaching or doing research instead of dividing the time equally between the two. (H6)

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Paris: French Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy drew boos and whistles at the annual Union of Islamic Organisations in France when he insisted that Muslim women must remove their veils for identity photographs. (5)

 

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