A parliamentary democracy with a constitutional monarch in southeast Asia, consisting of 11 states (West Malaysia) on the Malay Peninsula and two states (East Malaysia) on the island of BORNEO. It is also called the Federation of Malaysia. Its capital is Kuala Lumpur. Before 1963 it was the Union of Malaya. It reorganized in 1948 as the Federation of Malaya, becoming independent from British Malaya in 1957 and becoming Malaysia in 1963 as a federation of Malaya, Sabah, Sarawak, and Singapore (which seceded in 1965). The form Malay- probably derives from the Tamil malay, mountain, with reference to its geography. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p715 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p329)
Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the southeastern and eastern areas of the Asian continent.
A country spanning from central Asia to the Pacific Ocean.
A genus of IRIDOVIRIDAE comprising small iridescent insect viruses. The infected larvae and purified virus pellets exhibit a blue to purple iridescence.
A group of pyrido-indole compounds. Included are any points of fusion of pyridine with the five-membered ring of indole and any derivatives of these compounds. These are similar to CARBAZOLES which are benzo-indoles.
Organizations which provide an environment encouraging social interactions through group activities or individual relationships especially for the purpose of rehabilitating or supporting patients, individuals with common health problems, or the elderly. They include therapeutic social clubs.
A series of heterocyclic compounds that are variously substituted in nature and are known also as purine bases. They include ADENINE and GUANINE, constituents of nucleic acids, as well as many alkaloids such as CAFFEINE and THEOPHYLLINE. Uric acid is the metabolic end product of purine metabolism.
Systems where the input data enter the computer directly from the point of origin (usually a terminal or workstation) and/or in which output data are transmitted directly to that terminal point of origin. (Sippl, Computer Dictionary, 4th ed)
A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.
An independent sultanate on the northeast coast of Borneo. Its chief products are oil and natural gas. Its name is Hindi, coming from the Sanskrit bhumi, land or region. It gave its name Brunei to Borneo. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p183 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p82)
An island in the Malay Archipelago, east of Sumatra, north of Java, and west of Celebes. It is the third largest island in the world. Its name is a Portuguese alteration of BRUNEI, located on it. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p163; Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p73)
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
A method of comparing the cost of a program with its expected benefits in dollars (or other currency). The benefit-to-cost ratio is a measure of total return expected per unit of money spent. This analysis generally excludes consideration of factors that are not measured ultimately in economic terms. Cost effectiveness compares alternative ways to achieve a specific set of results.
Individuals whose ancestral origins are in the islands of the central and South Pacific, including Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and traditionally Australasia.
Health care provided to specific cultural or tribal peoples which incorporates local customs, beliefs, and taboos.
A family of halophilic bacteria in the order Oceanospirillales. Its principal carbon and energy sources are linear-chain ALKANES and their derivatives.
A plant genus of the family POLYGONACEAE that is used as an EDIBLE GRAIN. Although the seeds are used as cereal, the plant is not one of the cereal grasses (POACEAE).
Professional medical personnel who provide care to patients in an organized facility, institution or agency.
Behavioral response associated with the achieving of gratification.
Pathological conditions in which the BLOOD GLUCOSE cannot be maintained within the normal range, such as in HYPOGLYCEMIA and HYPERGLYCEMIA. Etiology of these disorders varies. Plasma glucose concentration is critical to survival for it is the predominant fuel for the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
Any substances taken in by the body that provide nourishment.
Drugs whose drug name is not protected by a trademark. They may be manufactured by several companies.
The relative equivalency in the efficacy of different modes of treatment of a disease, most often used to compare the efficacy of different pharmaceuticals to treat a given disease.
BIOLOGIC PRODUCTS that are imitations but not exact replicas of innovator products.
Treatments which are undergoing clinical trials or for which there is insufficient evidence to determine their effects on health outcomes; coverage for such treatments is often denied by health insurers.
The broad dissemination of new ideas, procedures, techniques, materials, and devices and the degree to which these are accepted and used.
The interactions between representatives of institutions, agencies, or organizations.
Mobilization of human, financial, capital, physical and or natural resources to generate goods and services.
Value of all final goods and services produced in a country in one year.
The science of utilization, distribution, and consumption of services and materials.
Increase, over a specific period of time, in the number of individuals living in a country or region.
The maintenance of certain aspects of the environment within a defined space to facilitate the function of that space; aspects controlled include air temperature and motion, radiant heat level, moisture, and concentration of pollutants such as dust, microorganisms, and gases. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
The use of a treatment material (tissue conditioner) to re-establish tone and health to irritated oral soft tissue, usually applied to the edentulous alveolar ridge.
Devices used for influencing tooth position. Orthodontic appliances may be classified as fixed or removable, active or retaining, and intraoral or extraoral. (Boucher's Clinical Dental Terminology, 4th ed, p19)
Dental devices such as RETAINERS, ORTHODONTIC used to improve gaps in teeth and structure of the jaws. These devices can be removed and reinserted at will.
The methyl esters of methacrylic acid that polymerize easily and are used as tissue cements, dental materials, and absorbent for biological substances.
The planning, calculation, and creation of an apparatus for the purpose of correcting the placement or straightening of teeth.
Animal reproductive bodies, or the contents thereof, used as food. The concept is differentiated from OVUM, the anatomic or physiologic entity.
Treatment of food with physical methods such as heat, high pressure, radiation, or electric current to destroy organisms that cause disease or food spoilage.
Organic chemistry methodology that mimics the modular nature of various biosynthetic processes. It uses highly reliable and selective reactions designed to "click" i.e., rapidly join small modular units together in high yield, without offensive byproducts. In combination with COMBINATORIAL CHEMISTRY TECHNIQUES, it is used for the synthesis of new compounds and combinatorial libraries.
The white of an egg, especially a chicken's egg, used in cooking. It contains albumin. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
The homogeneous mixtures formed by the mixing of a solid, liquid, or gaseous substance (solute) with a liquid (the solvent), from which the dissolved substances can be recovered by physical processes. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)
Sequential operating programs and data which instruct the functioning of a digital computer.
The relationships between symbols and their meanings.
The portion of an interactive computer program that issues messages to and receives commands from a user.
Text editing and storage functions using computer software.
Controlled operation of an apparatus, process, or system by mechanical or electronic devices that take the place of human organs of observation, effort, and decision. (From Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 1993)

Dietary intake and practices in the Hong Kong Chinese population. (1/1776)

OBJECTIVES: To examine dietary intake and practices of the adult Hong Kong Chinese population to provide a basis for future public health recommendations with regard to prevention of certain chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension, and osteoporosis. PARTICIPANTS: Age and sex stratified random sample of the Hong Kong Chinese population aged 25 to 74 years (500 men, 510 women). METHOD: A food frequency method over a one week period was used for nutrient quantification, and a separate questionnaire was used for assessment of dietary habits. Information was obtained by interview. RESULTS: Men had higher intakes of energy and higher nutrient density of vitamin D, monounsaturated fatty acids and cholesterol, but lower nutrient density of protein, many vitamins, calcium, iron, copper, and polyunsaturated fatty acids. There was an age related decrease in energy intake and other nutrients except for vitamin C, sodium, potassium, and percentage of total calorie from carbohydrate, which all increased with age. Approximately 50% of the population had a cholesterol intake of < or = 300 mg; 60% had a fat intake < or = 30% of total energy; and 85% had a percentage of energy from saturated fats < or = 10%; criteria considered desirable for cardiovascular health. Seventy eight per cent of the population had sodium intake values in the range shown to be associated with the age related rise in blood pressure with age. Mean calcium intake was lower than the FAO/WHO recommendations. The awareness of the value of wholemeal bread and polyunsaturated fat spreads was lower in this population compared with that in Australia. There was a marked difference in types of cooking oil compared with Singaporeans, the latter using more coconut/palm/mixed vegetable oils. CONCLUSION: Although the current intake pattern for cardiovascular health for fat, saturated fatty acid, and cholesterol fall within the recommended range for over 50% of the population, follow up surveys to monitor the pattern would be needed. Decreasing salt consumption, increasing calcium intake, and increasing the awareness of the health value of fibre may all be beneficial in the context of chronic disease prevention.  (+info)

Lead exposure in the lead-acid storage battery manufacturing and PVC compounding industries. (2/1776)

This study was conducted as part of the Human Exposure Assessment Location (HEAL) Project which comes under the United Nations Environment Programme/World Health Organisation (UNEP/WHO) Global environmental Monitoring System (GEMS). The objective of the study was to evaluate workers' exposure to lead in industries with the highest exposure. All subjects were interviewed about their occupational and smoking histories, the use of personal protective equipment and personal hygiene. The contribution of a dietary source of lead intake from specified foods known to contain lead locally and personal air sampling for lead were assessed. A total of 61 workers from two PVC compounding and 50 workers from two lead acid battery manufacturing plants were studied together with 111 matched controls. In the PVC compounding plants the mean lead-in-air level was 0.0357 mg/m3, with the highest levels occurring during the pouring and mixing operations. This was lower than the mean lead-in-air level of 0.0886 mg/m3 in the lead battery manufacturing plants where the highest exposure was in the loading of lead ingots into milling machines. Workers in lead battery manufacturing had significantly higher mean blood lead than the PVC workers (means, 32.51 and 23.91 mcg/100 ml respectively), but there was poor correlation with lead-in-air levels. Among the lead workers, the Malays had significantly higher blood lead levels than the Chinese (mean blood levels were 33.03 and 25.35 mcg/100 ml respectively) although there was no significant difference between the two ethnic groups in the control group. There were no significant differences between the exposed and control group in terms of dietary intake of specified local foods known to contain lead. However, Malays consumed significantly more fish than the Chinese did. There were no ethnic differences in the hours of overtime work, number of years of exposure, usage of gloves and respirators and smoking habits. Among the Malays, 94.3% eat with their hands compared with 9.2% of the Chinese. Workers who ate with bare hands at least once a week had higher blood lead levels after adjusting for lead-in-air levels (mean blood lead was 30.2 and 26.4 mcg/100 ml respectively). The study indicated that the higher blood lead levels observed in the Malay workers might have been due to their higher exposure and eating with bare hands.  (+info)

Incidence of eyelid cancers in Singapore from 1968 to 1995. (3/1776)

AIM: To describe the epidemiological characteristics of patients with eyelid malignancies seen in all hospitals in Singapore from 1968 to 1995. METHOD: The Singapore Cancer Registry has been collecting epidemiological data of all cancers seen in Singapore since 1968. The data of all cases of Singapore residents with eyelid cancers diagnosed from 1968 to 1995 (ICD-9, sites 172.1 and 173.1) were retrieved for analysis. RESULTS: There were 162 male patients (49.8%) and 163 females (50.2%). The median age at diagnosis was 63 years in males and 66 years in females. The average annual age standardised incidence rate among male Singapore residents was 6.5 per million and 5.5 per million among female Singapore residents. Between 1993 and 1995, the average annual rate for females was 6.8 per million, compared with 3.1 per million between 1968 and 1972. The most common cancer was basal cell carcinoma (84.0%), followed by sebaceous adenocarcinoma (10.2%) and squamous cell carcinoma (3.4%). CONCLUSION: The annual age standardised incidence for male residents has remained relatively stable. The incidence for female residents has shown a steady increase over the past 28 years. The incidence for males is generally higher than that for females. These expanded epidemiological characteristics may serve to provide a foundation to monitor future disease patterns and to promote further research into the aetiology of these cancers.  (+info)

Outbreak of Hendra-like virus--Malaysia and Singapore, 1998-1999. (4/1776)

During September 29, 1998-April 4, 1999, 229 cases of febrile encephalitis (111 [48%] fatal) were reported to the Malaysian Ministry of Health (MOH). During March 13-19, 1999, nine cases of similar encephalitic illnesses (one fatal) and two cases of respiratory illness occurred among abattoir workers in Singapore. Tissue culture isolation identified a previously unknown infectious agent from ill patients. This report summarizes the preliminary epidemiologic and laboratory investigations of these cases, which indicate that a previously unrecognized paramyxovirus related to, but distinct from, the Australian Hendra virus is associated with this outbreak.  (+info)

Prevalence of diabetes and ethnic differences in cardiovascular risk factors. The 1992 Singapore National Health Survey. (5/1776)

OBJECTIVE: The purpose of the 1992 Singapore National Health Survey was to determine the current distribution of major noncommunicable diseases and their risk factors, including the prevalence of diabetes and dyslipidemia, in Singapore. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: A combination of disproportionate stratified sampling and systematic sampling were used to select the sample for the survey. The final number of respondents was 3,568, giving a response rate of 72.6%. All subjects fasted for 10 h and were given a 75-g glucose load, except those known to have diabetes. Blood was taken before and 2 h after the glucose load. Diagnosis of diabetes was based on 2-h glucose alone. RESULTS: The age-standardized prevalence of diabetes in Singapore residents aged 18-69 years was 8.4%, with more than half (58.5%) previously undiagnosed. Prevalence of diabetes was high across all three ethnic groups. The prevalence of impaired glucose tolerance was 16.1%, that of hypertension was 6.5%, and 19.0% were regular smokers. The total cholesterol (mean +/- SD) of nondiabetic Singaporeans was 5.18 +/- 1.02 mmol/l; 47.9% had cholesterol > 5.2 mmol/l, while 15.4% had levels > 6.3 mmol/l. Mean LDL cholesterol was 3.31 +/- 0.89 mmol/l; HDL cholesterol was 1.30 +/- 0.32 mmol/l, and triglyceride was 1.23 +/- 0.82 mmol/l. CONCLUSIONS: Prevalence of diabetes was high across all three ethnic groups. Ethnic differences in prevalence of diabetes, insulin resistance, central obesity, hypertension, smoking, and lipid profile could explain the differential coronary heart disease rates in the three major ethnic groups in Singapore.  (+info)

Isolate resistance of Blastocystis hominis to metronidazole. (6/1776)

Isolates of Blastocystis hominis from infected immigrant workers from Indonesia, Bangladesh and infected individuals from Singapore and Malaysia were assessed for growth pattern and degree of resistance to different concentrations of metronidazole. Viability of the cells was assessed using eosin-brillian cresyl blue which stained viable cells green and nonviable cells red. The Bangladeshi and Singaporean isolates were nonviable even at the lowest concentration of 0.01 mg/ml, whereas 40% of the initial inoculum of parasites from the Indonesian isolate at day one were still viable in cultures with 1.0 mg/ml metronidazole. The study shows that isolates of B. hominis of different geographical origin have different levels of resistance to metronidazole. The search for more effective drugs to eliminate th parasite appears inevitable, especially since surviving parasites from metronidazole cultures show greater ability to multiply in subcultures than controls.  (+info)

Update: outbreak of Nipah virus--Malaysia and Singapore, 1999. (7/1776)

During March 1999, health officials in Malaysia and Singapore, in collaboration with Australian researchers and CDC, investigated reports of febrile encephalitic and respiratory illnesses among workers who had exposure to pigs. A previously unrecognized paramyxovirus (formerly known as Hendra-like virus), now called Nipah virus, was implicated by laboratory testing in many of these cases. Febrile encephalitis continues to be reported in Malaysia but has decreased coincident with mass culling of pigs in outbreak areas. No new cases of febrile illness associated with Nipah virus infection have been identified in Singapore since March 19, 1999, when abattoirs were closed. This report summarizes interim findings from ongoing epidemiologic and laboratory investigations in Malaysia and Singapore.  (+info)

Contribution of kasA analysis to detection of isoniazid-resistant Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Singapore. (8/1776)

Genotypic analysis of resistance to isoniazid (INH) in Mycobacterium tuberculosis is complex due to the various genes potentially involved. Mutations in ketoacyl acyl carrier protein synthase (encoded by kasA) were present in 16 of 160 (10%) INH-resistant isolates (R121K [n = 1], G269S [n = 3], G312S [n = 11], G387D [n = 1]). However, G312S was also present in 6 of 32 (19%) susceptible strains. kasA analysis contributed marginally to the performance of INH genotypic testing in Singapore. The significance of kasA polymorphisms in INH resistance should be carefully established.  (+info)

SINGAPORE, October 11, 2017: Konica Minolta, an integral value provider with customer-centric solutions, and Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), one of Singapores largest multi-disciplinary hospitals, have collaborated on the investigation of automatic wound (pressure ulcer) measurement and monitoring solution. The clinical study result of using a non-contact hand-held wound measurement device (HWMD) was updated at the recent Singapore Health & Biomedical Congress 2017.. Effective wound management is challenging. Variety of wounds can occur and are treated by multiple healthcare professionals across settings. Wound imaging along with objective and precise measurements are paramount to improve prognostic values of healing and treatment efficacy (Chang et al. 2011, Hammond 2011). Current practice may lack accuracy and consistency that are dependent on users, time consuming and requires direct contact with wound beds (Hammond 2014, Langemo et al 2015).. The HWMD allows clinicians to capture ...
In the 1820s, Singapore became established as a successful trading centre. Large numbers of immigrants came to the colony, hoping to make their fortune here. Many of these immigrants were poor and destitute, and malnutrition was common; it was estimated that about 100 immigrants died each year from starvation.[citation needed] The British government set up a paupers hospital in the 1820s but it closed in the 1830s because of insufficient funds. The government then suggested that the better-off members of each community take care of their own poor. Subsequently, some of the more benevolent members of the community responded. One such person was Tan Tock Seng, the acting Kapitan China of Singapore, a successful businessman and the citys first Asian Justice of Peace, who offered $5,000 for the construction of Singapores first privately funded hospital.[1] The foundation stone of the hospital, then called Chinese Pauper Hospital, was laid on 25 May 1844 on Pearls Hill.[1] The building was ...
Dr. Kumar graduated from University of Singapore in 1977 and worked in Singapore General Hospital (SGH), Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) and Kandang Kerbau Hospital (KKH) during his housemanship year. After completing National Service in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), he undertook his postgraduate training as a trainee in the University Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, KKH, and obtained his specialist degrees in 1984. He subsequently joined the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Singapore (later called National University of Singapore), as an academic staff member and continued his career as a Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor in the department from 1984 - 2003.. In 1987, he was awarded the Overseas Postgraduate Research Scholarship by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia to pursue his PhD degree at Monash University , Melbourne , Australia . His thesis involved the study of the effects of exogenous gonadotrophins on ...
Dr. Kumar graduated from University of Singapore in 1977 and worked in Singapore General Hospital (SGH), Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) and Kandang Kerbau Hospital (KKH) during his housemanship year. After completing National Service in the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), he undertook his postgraduate training as a trainee in the University Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, KKH, and obtained his specialist degrees in 1984. He subsequently joined the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Singapore (later called National University of Singapore), as an academic staff member and continued his career as a Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor in the department from 1984 - 2003.. In 1987, he was awarded the Overseas Postgraduate Research Scholarship by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) of Australia to pursue his PhD degree at Monash University , Melbourne , Australia . His thesis involved the study of the effects of exogenous gonadotrophins on ...
Background: Sugar-sweetened carbonated beverages (called soft drinks) and juices, which have a high glycemic load relative to other foods and beverages, have been hypothesized as pancreatic cancer risk factors. However, data thus far are scarce, especially from non-European descent populations. We investigated whether higher consumption of soft drinks and juice increases the risk of pancreatic cancer in Chinese men and women.. Methods: A prospective cohort analysis was done to examine the association between soft drink and juice consumption and the risk of pancreatic cancer in 60,524 participants of the Singapore Chinese Health Study with up to 14 years of follow-up. Information on consumption of soft drinks, juice, and other dietary items, as well as lifestyle and environmental exposures, was collected through in-person interviews at recruitment. Pancreatic cancer cases and deaths were ascertained by record linkage of the cohort database with records of population-based Singapore Cancer ...
Streetdirectory.com Singapore Images is a Singapore stock image library that archives one of the largest online images of Singapore. This Singapore images site provides Singapore travel images, Singapore historical images and pictures of Singapore. These includes Singapore pictures of Singapore scenery images, Singapore building images, Singapore road image, Singapore photos and Singapore nightlife images.
According to the Employment Situation First Quarter 2015 report - the number of unemployed Singaporeans (seasonally adjusted) in March was 50,200.. All-time low of only 53.3% Singaporeans in the workforce?. Since the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Singaporeans was 2.6% - does it mean that the number of Singaporeans in the workforce was about 1,930,769 (50,200 divided by 0.026)?. So, does it mean that the percentage of Singaporeans was 53.3% (1,930,769 Singaporeans divided by 3,624,200 total workforce)?. Is this an all-time low for the percentage of Singaporeans in the workforce?. With a total of 153,923 new citizens granted from 2007 to 2014 - what percentage of the 53.3% Singaporeans in the workforce are true-blue Singaporeans?. Why no breakdown into Singaporeans, PRs & foreigners?. Why is it that the report does not breakdown the workforce into Singaporeans, PRs and foreigners, when it can provide the unemployment rates for Singaporeans, residents and the total workforce (including ...
Streetdirectory.com Singapore Images is a Singapore stock image library that archives one of the largest online images of Singapore. This Singapore images site provides Singapore travel images, Singapore historical images and pictures of Singapore. These includes Singapore pictures of Singapore scenery images, Singapore building images, Singapore road image, Singapore photos and Singapore nightlife images.
Issuu is a digital publishing platform that makes it simple to publish magazines, catalogs, newspapers, books, and more online. Easily share your publications and get them in front of Issuus millions of monthly readers. Title: Singapore Health Sep/Oct 2012, Author: Singapore General Hospital, Name: Singapore Health Sep/Oct 2012, Length: 32 pages, Page: 1, Published: 2012-08-20
Click here to download Hold the date announcement. Theme: New Frontiers, Old Diseases: A Focus on Scleroderma and Myositis. Pre-Conference Workshops: Masterclass on Myositis and Scleroderma will be held at Tan Tock Seng Hospital and Singapore General hospitals from 17 to 18 August 2017 Main Conference will be held at Conrad Centennial Hotel, between 18 to 20 August 2017 ...
Title: HLA and Non-HLA Genes in Ankylosing Spondylitis and Seronegative Spondyloarthritis in Asia. VOLUME: 4 ISSUE: 2. Author(s):Hwee Siew Howe. Affiliation:Department of Rheumatology,Allergy and Immunology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433.. Abstract: Genetic susceptibility to ankylosing spondylitis, the prototype of the seronegative spondyloarthropathies is strongly associated with the major histocompatibility antigen HLA-B27. However besides HLA-B27, there are other genes, both MHC and non-MHC, that predispose to susceptibility and severity of disease. Studies on the genetic epidemiology of these diseases in Asia have shown similar findings to those elsewhere; with most showing strong association of HLA-B27 with ankylosing spondylitis, no difference in HLA B27 subtypes between patients and controls, some association of IL-1 gene cluster, TNF and LMP polymorphisms with ankylosing spondylitis, association of HLADR8 with acute anterior uveitis, and no association ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - Vapor, dust, and smoke exposure in relation to adult-onset asthma and chronic respiratory symptoms. T2 - The Singapore Chinese Health Study. AU - LeVan, Tricia D.. AU - Koh, Woon Puay. AU - Lee, Hin Peng. AU - Koh, David. AU - Yu, Mimi C.. AU - London, Stephanie J.. PY - 2006/6. Y1 - 2006/6. N2 - Occupational factors contribute to a significant fraction of respiratory disease and symptoms. The authors evaluated the role of occupational exposures in asthma, chronic bronchitis, and respiratory symptoms in the Singapore Chinese Health Study, a population-based cohort of adults aged 45-74 years at enrollment in 1993-1998. Information on occupations and occupational exposures was collected at enrollment for 52,325 subjects for whom respiratory outcomes were obtained via follow-up interviews in 1999-2004. Exposure to dusts from cotton, wood, metal, minerals, and/or asbestos was associated with nonchronic cough and/or phlegm (odds ratio (OR) = 1.19, 95% confidence interval (CI): 1.08, ...
Research outputs, collaborations and relationships for Singapore General Hospital (SGH) published between 1 June 2019 - 31 May 2020 as tracked by the Nature Index.
The Ministry of Health (MOH) and National Environment Agency (NEA) have been informed of a case of Zika virus infection. The patient is a 47-year-old female Malaysian who resides at Block 102 Aljunied Crescent and works in Singapore. As she had not travelled to Zika-affected areas recently, she was likely to have been infected in Singapore.. 2. The patient had developed fever, rash and conjunctivitis from 25 August. She visited a general practitioner (GP) on 26 August and was referred to the Communicable Diseases Centre (CDC) at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, where she was tested positive for Zika on 27 August. She has since been hospitalised for observation at the CDC. The patient is currently well and recovering.. 3. With the presence of Zika in our region and the volume of travel by Singaporeans as well as tourists, it is inevitable that there will be imported cases of Zika into Singapore. There is also risk of subsequent local transmission, as the Aedes mosquito vector is present here. While MOH ...
Aims: To describe the prevalence and causes of decreased visual acuity (VA) in Singaporean Chinese children. Methods: A population-based survey of Singaporean Chinese children aged 6 to 72 months was conducted. Participants underwent an orthoptic evaluation, cycloplegic refraction and biometric measurements. A sub-group of children aged 30 to 72 months with presenting logMAR VA were included in this analysis. Retesting was performed on the same day or another day by predefined criteria with best refractive correction. Decreased VA was defined as worse than 20/50 (0.4 logMAR) for ages 30 to 47 months and worse than 20/40 (0.3 logMAR) for ages 48 to 72 months. Results: The study examined 3009 children (participation rate 72.3%) of which 2017 children aged 30 to 72 months were eligible for VA testing and completed in 1684 (83.5%). In children aged 30-47 months, the prevalence of decreased presenting VA was 2.1%, and in children 48-72 months, it was 2.05%, with no significant difference between boys ...
Singapore News - Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) continues to use multi-dose vials as there is no better alternative, its chairman of medical board Thomas Lew... Read more at www.tnp.sg
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Does a Flu Vaccine Protect The Elderly for Long Enough? The flu vaccine is less protective for elderly patients, and just how long the protection lasts is unclear. Does it last beyond a typical seasonal epidemic? Thats important to know for patients in climates where the virus activity is frequent, even year-round, say researchers from Tan Tock Seng Hospital (Singapore), National University of Singapore, and Nagasaki University.
Shen, S.Y., Wong, T.Y., Loo, J.-L., Rosman, M., Aung, T., Wong, W.L., Saw, S.-M., Foster, P.J., Loon, S.-C. (2008). The prevalence and types of glaucoma in Malay people: The Singapore Malay eye study. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 49 (9) : 3846-3851. [email protected] Repository. https://doi.org/10.1167/iovs.08- ...
SINGAPORE: A more precise surgery method is now available to those suffering from stomach cancer. Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) has become the first in Southeast Asia to perform the robotic gastrectomy procedure. Stomach cancer is the fifth most common cancer in Singapore, and doctors say that stomach cancer is largely triggered by poor lifestyle choices, such as overeating or eating too much barbequed food. Only a small percentage is caused by genetic factors. 75-year-old Loh Ah Mye was diagnosed with stage one stomach cancer last month. But due to her age, doctors found it risky for her to go through the usual key hole surgery to remove cancer cells. She opted to undergo the robotic gastrectomy procedure, and became the first person in Southeast Asia to do so. The procedure is commonly performed in Korea and Japan, where the incidence of stomach cancer is high. Madam Loh... Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews... ...
A severe bed crunch at Singapores public hospitals has forced several of them into taking some extraordinary measures.. Changi General Hospital (CGH), which has 800 beds, started housing patients waiting for beds in a large air-conditioned tent this week.. The 1,200-bed Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH), meanwhile, has been forced to set up 49 beds along the corridors of its wards to cope with the demand.. Together with Khoo Teck Puat Hospital (KTPH), they have also resorted to sending patients to Alexandra Hospital, one of the few public hospitals here with spare beds.. Having taken in more than 900 patients from other hospitals between last September and December, it continues to admit around 11 such patients each day.. Dr Lee Chien Earn, CGHs chief executive officer, told The Straits Times: Our bed occupancy rate has crossed 100 per cent for certain periods over the past month and some patients have waited more than 24 hours for an inpatient bed.. This is despite CGH already renting a ward ...
We work closely with our colleagues in the Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology and Radiology departments to provide holistic multi-disciplinary care for our cancer patients. These include regular multi-disciplinary tumour board and uro-radiology case discussions for our patients.. In addition, we offer both open and minimally-invasive surgical options for all urological cancers. We were the first to perform radical perineal prostatectomy in Singapore in 1996 and also performed the first laparoscopic radical nephrectomy in the country in 2002 and the first laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in 2003. We launched our robotic surgery programme in 2010 and had completed 100 successful robotic surgeries by 2012. Today, our robotic radical prostatectomy and partial nephrectomy programmes are well established. We are also a referral centre for retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for men with testicular cancer. Finally, we regularly collaborate with our General Surgery colleagues and gynaecologists ...
This proportion appears to be very big, and it is, but its not clear how much virus is needed to actually spread flu, so the lower number is more reliable, he said.. Dr. David C. Lye reported on 70 patients treated at Tan Tock Seng Hospital in Singapore. Using a very sensitive test to detect virus in the nose or throat, he found that 80 percent had it five days after symptoms began, and 40 percent seven days after. Some still harbored virus as long as 16 days later. How soon they started on antiviral medicines such as Tamiflu made a difference in how much virus was found, but not whether virus was present at all.. A third report came from Dr. Guillermo Ruiz-Palacios of the National Institutes of Medical Science and Nutrition in Mexico, where the first cases of swine flu were detected.. Infected people shed the virus for a very, very long time, often for more than a week after the start of symptoms, he told the conference. This was especially true of obese people, and patients who started on ...
Presentation:Thoracic Outlet Syndrome & Advanced Surgical Techniques in Thoracic Surgery (TOS & ASTTS) Course, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore ...
Singapore General Hospital (SGH) is the first and largest hospital in Singapore. Singapore kidney transplant program performed its first deceased donor renal transplant in South-East Asia on 8th July 1970. Subsequently in 1976, the first living kidney donor transplant in Singapore was also performed at the Singapore General Hospital. Singapore General Hospital has a rich heritage in providing an extensive array of services, ranging from research to transplant training of fellows, post-graduate transplant residency, nurses and allied health. The program runs solid organ transplant courses for nurses on a regular basis. With over 1000 kidney transplant recipients and living donors under its follow-up, the renal transplant program is equipped with the state of the art facilities and multidisciplinary staff to provide advanced and team-based care, putting patients at the hearts of all we do. The renal transplant program also provides comprehensive post-graduate transplant training to healthcare ...
Only a minority of probable SARS cases caused transmission. We assess if any epidemiological or clinical factors in SARS index patients were associated with increased probability of transmission. We used epidemiological and clinical data on probable SARS patients admitted to Tan Tock Seng Hospital. Using a case-control approach, index patients who had probable SARS who subsequently transmitted the disease to at least one other patient were analysed as cases against patients with no transmission as controls, using multivariate logistic regression analysis. 98 index patients were available for analysis (22 with transmission, 76 with no transmission). Covariates positively associated with transmission in univariate analysis at p | 0.05 included delay to isolation (Day 7 of illness or later), admission to a non-isolation facility, pre-existing chronic respiratory disease and immunosuppressive disease, need for oxygen, shortness of breath, vomiting, and higher lactate dehydrogenase levels and higher
Affiliation: Head and Senior Consultant, Glaucoma Service, Singapore National Eye Centre. Head and Senior Consultant, Glaucoma Service, Singapore National Eye Centre Eye Associates, Gleneagles Hospital. Adjunct Associate Professor, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School. Country: Singapore. Areas of Interest: Glaucoma therapeutics, pediatric glaucoma, angle-closure glaucoma, glaucoma surgery techniques and devices, tube shunts, lasers in glaucoma, optic nerve head and angle imaging.. Leadership Position: Head and Senior Consultant, Glaucoma Service, Singapore National Eye Centre and Singapore National Eye Centre Eye Associates, Gleneagles Hospital. Board member, Asia Pacific Glaucoma Society; Chairman, Board of Directors, Lions SaveSight Centre. Director, Strategic Development and Philanthropy, Eye ACP, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School. ...
With our established repute in the field of Intra-Ocular Lens (IOL) implant surgeries (ie. Cataract Surgeries), EEC was handpicked by Alcon - the worlds largest eye care company - to conduct a Phase 4 Clinical Trial outside of the US to evaluate the efficacy and performance of the latest designed multifocal lens implant - the ReSTOR +3.00 Add Multifocal Intraocular Lens.. EEC has recently presented the results of the clinical trials both locally, at the Continuing Medical Education at the Tan Tock Seng Hospital, and internationally at the World Ophthalmology Congress 2008, to medical professionals. Read more about our Phase 4 Clinical Trials. ...
By the time patients are referred to Dr Ho, they are usually su ering from hearing loss that is bad enough to cause disability.. This is why it is important for everyone, especially seniors aged 60 and above, to go for regular health screenings. Project Silver Screen, which is a collaboration between Ministry of Health and Temasek Foundation, is a screening programme that targets this group. These screenings are held at residents committee centres, and community centres and clubs around the island to ensure the seniors eyes, ears and mouth are in good health.. While most types of hearing loss are not reversible, they can be managed by using hearing aids. Dr Ho explains that hearing is a sophisticated function of the body. The hearing process involves many parts of the ear working together to convert sound waves into electrical signals the brain understands and interprets as sounds.. Patients should give themselves time to get used to the hearing aids, and allow the brain to relearn what sounds ...
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Between 1845 and 1939, Singapore used the Straits dollar.[3] This was replaced by the Malayan dollar,[3] and, from 1953, the Malaya and British Borneo dollar, which were issued by the Board of Commissioners of Currency, Malaya and British Borneo.[3]. Singapore continued to use the common currency upon joining Malaysia in 1963,[3] but only two years after Singapores expulsion and independence from Malaysia in 1965, the monetary union between Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei broke down.[3] Singapore established the Board of Commissioners of Currency, Singapore, on 7 April 1967[4] and issued its first coins and notes.[3] Nevertheless, the Singapore dollar was exchangeable at par with the Malaysian ringgit until 1973,[3] and interchangeability with the Brunei dollar is still maintained.[3]. Initially, the Singaporean dollar was pegged to the British pound sterling at a rate of S$60 = £7. This peg lasted until the demise of the Sterling Area due to the Nixon Shock in the early 1970s, after which the ...
In 1946, Singapore became a British Crown Colony. However, the communist insurgency in Malaya of 1948 put Singapore in a state of emergency for 12 years. There was a rise of nationalism during the 1950s as the merchant classes wanted to have a say in government and in 1959 Singapore was granted self-government under the leadership of Lee Kuan Yew. In 1963 Singapore merged with Federated Malaya and the Borneo states of Sarawak and North Borneo (Sabah) to create Malaysia. The third Borneo state of Brunei opted for independence. This merger was actively opposed by the neighboring states of Indonesia and the Philippines. Singapore was particularly hard hit by the loss of its Indonesian barter trade. Indonesian commandos conducted armed raids into Sabah and Sarawak, and Singaporean fishing boats were seized by Indonesian gunboats. Indonesian terrorists bombed the Ambassador Hotel on September 24, beginning a year of terrorism and propaganda aimed at creating communal unrest in Singapore. Singapore as ...
Mahadeva, S.; Chan, W-Kheong.; Mohazmi, M.; Sujarita, R.; Goh, K-Lee., 2012: Validation study of the Leeds Dyspepsia Questionnaire in a multi-ethnic Asian population
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Purpose: To describe the prevalence of retinal vein occlusion (RVO) and its risk factors in Asian Indians - comparative study between Singapore and India. Methods: The Singapore Indian Eye (SINDI) Study is a population-based survey of 3,400 Indians aged between 40 to 80 years staying in urban Singapore. A comprehensive ophthalmic examination, standardized interviews and laboratory blood tests were performed. Digital retinal fundus photographs were assessed for the presence of RVO following the definitions used in the Blue Mountains Eye Study. The results were compared to the Central Indian Eye and Medical Study (CIEMS), a population-based study performed in rural Central India comprising 3424 Indians aged 30 years and above.. Results: A total of 3,173 persons [mean age 57.8 ± (SD) 10.1 years and 50.2% male] provided data in this study. The overall prevalence of retinal vein occlusion was 0.82% (n = 26) (95% confidence interval [CI] 0.71- 0.89%) - 23 branch and 4 central RVO. Older age (odds ...
Statistics have shown that the tuition industry in Singapore is reported to be worth $820 million today, up from $470 million in 1998. This shows that the demand for tuition in Singapore is rapidly growing. What could have caused home tuition to become so widely popular in recent years? This is probably due to the competitive education system in Singapore. Furthermore many Singaporeans are what we call kiasu, which is a Singapore slang fear of losing. Many parents are concerned with their childrens academic results and usually like to compare and boast about their children having good grades. Therefore if you want your child to excel in studies, you need to help him find the right private tutor for him. ...
1043 views. SINGAPORE. Singapore has condemned the attack at the Reina Club in the Ortakoy district of Istanbul, Turkey, on New Years Eve that resulted in nearly 40 people dead and close to 70 others injured.. We extend our deepest condolences to the bereaved families and wish those injured a speedy recovery, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said in a statement on Sunday (Jan 1).. So far, 15 or 16 of the 39 people killed when a gunman attacked the Istanbul nightclub were foreigners, but only 21 of the bodies have so far been identified, Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said.. The MFA said that it has reached out to Singaporeans who are e-registered in Istanbul. The Singapore Embassy in Ankara is also in close contact with the local Turkish authorities on this incident. Thus far, there are no reports of any Singaporeans directly affected or injured by the incident, the ministry added.. The ministry also advised Singaporeans in Turkey to exercise vigilance. They should also ...
James Chen Yong Kah,1 Tzu Hao Chow,2 Beng Koon Ng,2 Sirajudeen Gulam Razul,2 Malini Olivo,3,4,5 and Colin James Richard Sheppard1,* 1Division of Bioengineering, National University of Singapore, 7 Engineering Drive 1, Singapore 117574 2School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, 50 Nanyang Avenue, Singapore 639798 3Division of Medical Sciences, National Cancer Centre Singapore, 11 Hospital Drive, Singapore 169610 4Singapore Bioimaging Consortium, Biomedical Sciences Institutes, 11 Biopolis Way, #02-02 Helios, Singapore 138667 5Department of Pharmacy, National University of Singapore, Blk S4, 18 Science Drive 4, Singapore 117543 *Corresponding author: [email protected] ...
CHAPEL HILL, NC - Eleven middle school and high school educators from North Carolina will travel to Singapore July 15-24 to learn about the best practices of teaching mathematics and science from their counterparts in one of the worlds most-acclaimed education systems.. The trip is sponsored by the Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) Scholars Program, in partnership with the University of North Carolina system and four UNC campuses-North Carolina Central University, North Carolina State University, UNC Asheville, and UNC-Chapel Hill. The programs goal is to better prepare new mathematics and science teachers for North Carolinas public school classrooms. Go Global NC and Education NC will lead the trip.. This is the second cohort of BWF Scholars to travel to Singapore, following an earlier delegation in 2012. This marks the fifth trip to Singapore that Go Global NC has organized for North Carolina teachers.. Though a relatively young nation, having established its independence in 1965, Singapore has ...
AK: Well, when it was first announced that Indonesia would be embarking on the tax amnesty, even before the amnesty was implemented, there were some news express that this would create unhappiness with Singapore that the Singapore economic would collapse. And that Singapore will go all out to ensure the tax amnesty failed in Indonesia. One can speculate, why such negative views has been expressed for example we can speculate that maybe one reason for such statement and such view is that some people in Indonesia may view that they dont want tax amnesty to succeed. Or they may view that perhaps it may failed therefore its better to blame somebody else for it right from the start and find excuse. We can speculate about this things. But I dont think that its particularly helpful to Indonesia or to Singapore. Lets look at this issue totality. I think its entirely within Indonesias right to come up with its own tax reforms. And I think Presiden Jokowi and his official has made it very clear ...
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Researchers from the NUS Environmental Research Institute (NERI) and the Singapore Centre for Environmental Life Sciences Engineering (SCELSE) at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have discovered that the untapped natural ability of microbial communities could be harnessed to treat raw water even before undergoing treatment. This process is known as bioremediation, a treatment that uses naturally occurring organisms to break down organic pollutants. The study, which was published in the scientific journal Environmental Science & Technology, was conducted around the Ulu Pandan catchment area in collaboration with the Singapores national water agency, PUB.. Microbes - Natures garbage cleaners. The increased demand for water in urban centres, coupled with the elevated pressures placed on the environment by high-density living, has created a demand for efficient, environmentally sustainable solutions to manage urban watersheds. Harnessing the cleansing power of microbes provides a ...
Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, edited by A Nather & JCH Goh, pp. 263-265. Singapore: National University of Singapore, 3 December 1997. (Paper presented at 9th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, 3-6 December 1997, Mandarin Hotel, Singapore). Subject: ...
The SNEC/SERI Cornea Fellowship programme is a subspecialty fellowship programme which encompasses clinical teaching and research in areas of corneal, external eye disease, laser refractive surgery and medical contact lens disciplines. It involves 12 - 18 months of SNEC/SERI clinical fellowship with research sessions. On completion of the fellowship programme, fellows are expected to attain competency in basic corneal transplantation techniques and other forms of corneal and anterior segment surgery, as well as competency in the management of refractive surgery patients. The fellowship programme also includes experience in administrative roles in various anterior segment committees such as eye banking and Excimer laser committees, clinical research techniques, and active participation in research projects of an international standard ...
subject:2393496 title:Septochoanal Polyp with Metaplastic Ossification Mimicking Sinonasal Tumor: A Case Report author:Cho، Il-Young نويسنده Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Biomedical Research Institute, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Pusan National University Hospital, Busan, Republic of Korea , , Kim، Jae-Wook نويسنده Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Biomedical Research Institute, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Pusan National University Hospital, Busan, Republic of Korea , , Kim، Hak-Jin نويسنده Department of Radiology, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Pusan National University Hospital, Busan, Republic of Korea , , Cho، Kyu-Sup نويسنده Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Biomedical Research Institute, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Pusan National University Hospital, Busan, Republic of Korea ,
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Lee Kwan Yew in 2013. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images). But Singapores appeal to foreign investors and migrants is easy to understand. The city has developed arguably the worlds best urban infrastructure, and its streets are rarely congested. Subways and buses, though crowded, are clean and generally well-functioning. The PAP regimes intelligent planning also extended to housing. Before the PAP came to power, Singapores housing stock was dominated by run-down slums. By establishing the Housing Development Board, the state created decent, if small, residences for its citizens. This helped keep housing prices well below those in other Asian cities. Wendell Cox estimates that the citys housing costs relative to income are roughly one-third to one-half those in Hong Kong, Shenzen, Beijing, and Shanghai. Its home ownership rates are well above those in the United States.. Singapore also offers a stable legal and business climate. Like Hong Kong, the city-state benefits from a tradition of ...
At about 7AM, the alarm went off and away we went to Sentosa Golf Club. After about 6 cups of coffee, I had the chance to get up and talk about a problem that is near and dear to the hearts of many in the region…Algae. Although this was our first stop on the tour, I quickly was schooled in the variation in the weather around the region and the unique weather patterns typical in Singapore. My initial thought was that weather within all of southeast Asia was similar, but I quickly realized that each region had its unique qualities and Singapores was numerous days of cloud cover and shade which has a big influence on the warm-season grasses grown there. Check out Micahs take on the climates impact on various warm-season grasses in his last post.. After less than 24 hours in Singapore, we were off to Bangkok where we would spend 2 days and 2 nights. After a long first night in Bangkok, I finally was hit hard with the jetlag and fortunately was able to sleep much of the morning to recover. In ...
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Since 1 July 2003, the Life Insurance Association of Singapore and the General Insurance Association of Singapore has standardized the definitions of 37 critical illnesses covered under the critical illness benefit of all life and general insurers operating in Singapore. Do note it only applies to personal life insurance policies issued on or after 1 July 2003 and group policies issued or renewed on or after 1 July 2003. ...
This marks a significant milestone in building one of the worlds largest inland floating solar PV systems. This system will not only help to reduce dependency on fossil fuels and thus carbon emissions but also build Singapores climate resilience for a more sustainable future.. This large-scale floating solar PV system at Tengeh Reservoir - the first of its kind in the region - will enable Singapore to be one of the few countries in the world to integrate green technology with water treatment. When the project begins full commercial operations next year, the amount of clean energy generated will be sufficient to power PUBs local water treatment plants, offsetting 7% of PUBs annual energy needs.. The project will also incorporate new innovations in floating solar PV design and construction. Every component of the system was carefully designed and selected based on Singapores climate conditions in order to maximize energy generation, minimize environmental and water quality impact, and be ...
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If you do not have a great deal of loan to give to charities, there are still means for you in order to help out in your neighborhood. You could become a member as well as devote a little section of you time to them. Then you can play a much more energetic function in making your location a location that you are honored to call your own. Maybe something as simple as preparing and supplying a dish to a family members in demand or grabbing a few of the garbage that litters the side of the roadway.. By participating in among the charities in Singapore, you are taking the ideal steps to earn things excellent. It is an integral part of just what makes Singapore such a fantastic location to live. Without individuals that care and also people that want to provide their love easily to their next-door neighbors, Singapore would be much less of an area that individuals intend to call residence.. Youngsters today face problems that they struggle to deal with. We live in a world where violence is around ...
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Changes of outer retinal microstructures after photodynamic therapy for chronic central serous chorioretinopathy Kimiko Shimizu,1 Yohei Hashimoto,1 Keiko Azuma,1 Yoko Nomura,1 Ryo Obata,1 Hidenori Takahashi,1,2 Yasuo Yanagi3,4 1Department of Ophthalmology, Graduate School of Medicine and Faculty of Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, 2Department of Ophthalmology, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan; 3Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Center, 4Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Program, Duke-NUS Medical School, National University of Singapore, Singapore Purpose: To evaluate the morphological changes in retinal microstructures following modified photodynamic therapy (PDT) for chronic central serous chorioretinopathy. Subjects and methods: Retrospective study of 21 consecutive eyes (age, 59±8.0 years [mean ± SD]) of 21 patients with chronic central serous chorioretinopathy. Inner foveal thickness (the distance between the internal limiting membrane and external
4. Eat only organic food , if you can afford it. Or grow your own vegetables and lettuce in your vegetable garden, if you can. Because of what I said under point 2 above, I stay away from regular vegetables and lettuce that are sold in super markets as they contain residues of round-up (herbicides) and insecticides on them. Organic food nowadays is affordable as enough of us demand it. Even Wal-Mart has some organic foods! Keep an eye on your body weight and aim for a body mass index between 21.5 and 23.0. Several long-term studies have shown that the BMI is worth observing in order to reduce mortality.. The Singapore Chinese Health Study: http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0014000. The Buffalo Health Study: http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/content/146/11/919.full.pdf+html. 5. Exercise regularly 5 to 7 times per week. Perhaps one of the most important points is regular exercise. If you engage in ½ hour of vigorous exercise three times per week you will reduce your ...
There are few differences in the presentation of breast cancer between Malaysia and Singapore in terms of pattern, knowledge and awareness of symptoms and causes, and reported barriers in seeking medical care. Our findings have implications, particularly for Singapore, a country that boasts of having the most efficient healthcare,17and ranked 6th of WHOs best health systems in the world.18. Similar to previous evidence,7 ,8 we also found that Malaysian patients presented at later stages compared to Singaporean patients, and Malay ethnicity had the highest incidence of advanced stage cancer and delayed presentation compared to being Chinese and Indian in both countries.. Poor knowledge and awareness of breast cancer (symptoms, causes and treatment) was the underlying cause of the reported barriers to early presentation.13 In the present study, three participants reported not having heard of breast cancer and, of the participants who knew about breast cancer, not all were aware of the different ...
Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a complex inflammatory disease that is a leading cause of death in developed countries. The serum amyloid A (SAA) protein family, which has been found to play multiple roles in lipid metabolism and immune regulation, is thought to contribute to CAD development. Previous work in this laboratory has shown that an exonic non-synonymous single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) in the human SAA1 gene increases CAD risk in a Singaporean Chinese population. Promoter and intronic SNPs could also affect the development of CAD by modulating basal SAA levels. Hence, in this study, a case-control analysis of the association between three non-exonic SNPs of human SAA1 (-2G,A, -250G,A and IVS3+28A,G) and the occurrence of CAD was performed for a Singaporean Chinese population. For each SNP, approximately 350 each of cases and controls were genotyped using allele-specific PCR. The 95% confidence intervals for the allelic odds ratios were 0.68-1.95 (-2G,A), 0.35-1.73 (-250G,A) and ...
The finding of narrow arteriolar caliber among females who watched ,1 hour of TV per day differed from that of the MESA and the AusDiab studies, which showed higher levels of TV viewing time to be associated with wider venular caliber in the overall population and in males, respectively. 25,27 Greater time spent in sedentary behaviors such as TV viewing could have potent deleterious effects on biological attributes such as lipoproteins and C-reactive protein. 24,42 However, the reasons for the association of CRAE with TV viewing among females in our study remain speculative. Sex differences have been noted in the associations of TV viewing time with cardiometabolic biomarkers, in which relationships were stronger in females than those in males. 18,43,44 In the ARIC study and subsequent meta-analysis, 5,45 the relationship between retinal vascular caliber and incident coronary heart disease was stronger in females than that in males, and may reflect the greater contribution of small vessel ...
aDepartment of Urology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine bDepartment of Urology, Yonsei University College of Medicine cDepartment of Urology, Seoul National University Bundang Hospital dDepartment of Urology, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea eProstate Center and Division of Urology, Chiba Cancer Center, Chiba fDepartment of Urology, Cancer Institute Hospital of Japanese Foundation for Cancer Research gDepartment of Urology, Showa University Koto Toyosu Hospital, Tokyo, Japan hDepartment of Urology, National University Health System iUrology Centre, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore jMedical Affairs, Medivation, Inc., San Francisco, CA [Medivation was acquired by Pfizer Inc in September 2016] kBiostatistics, Astellas Pharma Europe B.V., Leiden, The Netherlands lDivision of Urology, Cliniques universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium mOHSU Knight Cancer Institute, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR nDepartment of Urology, Nippon Medical ...
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  • Some 28 percent of Singapore businesses believe digital innovation is critical to their survival, with 60 percent urging the country's 2018 budget to support for digital transformation, reveals study. (zdnet.com)
  • The joint France-Singapore Year of Innovation 2018, announced during the presidential visit to Singapore in March 2016 in a joint declaration by President Hollande and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, aims to enhance scientific and technological partnerships and the cooperation between startup networks and administrations responsible for digital transformation in the two countries. (gouv.fr)
  • The Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, Frédérique Vidal, visited Singapore from 21 to 23 January 2018 during the Global Young Scientists Summit for the launch for the Singapore Year of Innovation . (gouv.fr)
  • Trade with Singapore has increased in 2017 by 7.5% on 2016 to €8.9 billion. (gouv.fr)
  • Singapore is therefore France's second-largest bilateral trade surplus in 2017 with €4.6 billion (up 15.4%), after Hong Kong (€5.6 billion) but ahead of the United Kingdom (€4.1 billion). (gouv.fr)
  • Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen, right, of Finland collides with teammate Sebastian Vettel of Germany at the start of the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit Singapore, Sunday, September 17, 2017. (smh.com.au)
  • Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen of Finland and Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands leave their cars after colliding at the start of the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit Singapore, Sunday, Septemeber 17, 2017. (smh.com.au)
  • Max Verstappen picks up a piece of debris from his car after he crashed at the start of the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit Singapore, Sunday, September 17, 2017. (smh.com.au)
  • A rescue vehicle removes Max Verstappen's car after a crash at the start of the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit Singapore, Sunday, September 17, 2017. (smh.com.au)
  • Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia prepares for the second practice session at the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit Singapore on Friday, September 15, 2017. (smh.com.au)
  • Haas driver Kevin Magnussen of Denmark speaks to race technicians at his team garage at the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit Singapore, Friday, September 15, 2017. (smh.com.au)
  • Williams driver Lance Stroll of Canada waits in his team garage during the first practice session at the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit Singapore, Friday, September 15, 2017. (smh.com.au)
  • Renault driver Nico Hulkenberg of Germany walks down the F1 paddock prior to the start of the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit Singapore, Sunday, September 17, 2017. (smh.com.au)
  • Red Bull driver Daniel Ricciardo of Australia is greeted by waiting fans as he arrives for the third practice session at the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit Singapore, Saturday, September 16, 2017. (smh.com.au)
  • Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain sits in a vintage car during the drivers parade at the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit Singapore, Sunday, September 17, 2017. (smh.com.au)
  • Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel of Germany is interviewed as the drivers parade starts ahead of the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit Singapore, Sunday, September 17, 2017. (smh.com.au)
  • Models wait for the start of the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit Singapore, Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. (smh.com.au)
  • Former Formula 1 driver's Jackie Stewart, right, and Mark Webber, chat in the F1 paddock prior to the start of the Singapore Formula One Grand Prix on the Marina Bay City Circuit Singapore, Sunday, September 17, 2017. (smh.com.au)
  • Singapore continued to use the common currency upon joining Malaysia in 1963, [3] but only two years after Singapore's expulsion and independence from Malaysia in 1965, the monetary union between Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei broke down. (wikipedia.org)
  • As Singapore's economy grew and its trade links diversified to many other countries and regions, Singapore moved towards pegging its currency against a fixed and undisclosed trade-weighted basket of currencies from 1973 to 1985. (wikipedia.org)
  • From 1985 onwards, Singapore adopted a more market-oriented exchange regime, classified as a Monitoring Band, in which the Singapore dollar is allowed to float (within an undisclosed bandwidth of a central parity) but closely monitored by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) against a concealed basket of currencies of Singapore's major trading partners and competitors. (wikipedia.org)
  • Please visit Singapore's Animal & Veterinary Service website for more information on importing reptiles and miscellaneous pets to Singapore . (usda.gov)
  • Keynote speech by Ms Jacqueline Loh, Deputy Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at The Association of Banks in Singapore's Roundtable Session on SGD Interest Rate Landscape Changes, Singapore, 9 September 2020. (bis.org)
  • Singapore remains the top dog when it comes to ship refueling, but being the biggest is not always easy lobal shipping has relied on the convenience and efficiency of Singapore's bunkering industry for many years, taking advantage of the port's regionally competitive bunker prices and swiftness in operations. (yudu.com)
  • The MPA has ensured the availability of necessary facilities to make Singapore a cost- effective and efficient bunkering port, and we are supported by a strong fleet of bunker tankers, modern oil storage terminals and refineries," says Lim Teck Cheng, chief executive of Hong Lam Marine, Singapore's largest bunker tanker owner and operator. (yudu.com)
  • Fairmont Singapore is ideally situated at the crossroads of Singapore's business, cultural, entertainment and shopping districts, with the City Hall train station at its doorstep. (accorhotels.com)
  • Parttimejobs.sg is Singapore's Most Remarkable online job portal dedicated to the part time jobs sector in Singapore. (amazonaws.com)
  • Singapore's currency is the Singapore Dollar (SGD), which is divided into 100 cents. (klm.com)
  • One of the reasons why Singapore has been successful is because it encouraged immigration and nearly everyone in Singapore is an immigrant or family of an immigrant," he says, before adding that "Lee Kuan Yew [Singapore's founding Prime Minister] is a second-generation immigrant. (forbes.com)
  • Besides Jim Rogers, Singapore's new residents include Chinese celebrities Jet Li and Gong Li, as well as several members of Forbes Asia 's Singapore rich list: New Zealand-born investor Richard Chandler (No. 5), Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin (No. 8), and property tycoons Raj Kumar & Kishin RK (No. 11), among others. (forbes.com)
  • Rogers, however, argues that limiting immigration will only worsen Singapore's problems, "if Singapore cannot get enough labor, it will have to raise wages. (forbes.com)
  • SINGAPORE-Singapore's central bank raised its 2011 inflation forecast due to an unexpected rise in home rentals and car prices, but said current monetary policy remains appropriate. (wsj.com)
  • 108-£125 - Singapore: 5-Star Getaway nr Attractions w/Breakfast Travelzoo members exclusively save up to 36% on stays near Singapore's CBD where 'rooftop bars jostle with old-school temples, all set against the financial heart that funds Singapore. (travelzoo.com)
  • The Monetary Authority of Singapore issues the banknotes and coins of the Singapore dollar. (wikipedia.org)
  • [1] Apart from its use in Singapore, the Singapore dollar is also accepted as customary tender in Brunei according to the Currency Interchangeability Agreement between the Monetary Authority of Singapore and the Autoriti Monetari Brunei Darussalam (Monetary Authority of Brunei Darussalam). (wikipedia.org)
  • Therefore, the Parliament of Singapore passed the Monetary Authority of Singapore Act in 1970, leading to the formation of MAS on 1 January 1971. (wikipedia.org)
  • On 31 March 2003, the Board of Commissioners of Currency Singapore (BCCS) merged with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), which took over the responsibility of banknote issuance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Keynote speech (via video conference from Singapore) by Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at Caixin Summer Summit 2020, 22 June 2020. (bis.org)
  • Remarks by Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at MAS' Annual Report 2019/20 Virtual Media Conference, Singapore, 26 July 2020. (bis.org)
  • Panel remarks (via video conference from Singapore) by Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at Lujiazui Forum 2020, 18 June 2020. (bis.org)
  • Keynote speech by Ms Jacqueline Loh, Deputy Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) Virtual Conference 2020, 8 June 2020. (bis.org)
  • Edited transcript of fireside chat by Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at ACI Live Aid: Financial Markets Give Back, 29 May 2020. (bis.org)
  • Keynote address by Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the Singapore-China (Chongqing) Financial Summit, via Video Conference from Singapore, 23 November 2020. (bis.org)
  • Keynote speech by Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the Financial Times Investing for Good Asia Digital Conference, 13 October 2020. (bis.org)
  • Opening remarks by Mr Ong Chong Tee, Deputy Managing Director (Financial Supervision) of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the SIAS Corporate Governance Digital Symposium, 12 October 2020. (bis.org)
  • Keynote speech by Mr Ravi Menon, Managing Director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore, at the Singapore Maritime Lecture, Singapore, 2 September 2020. (bis.org)
  • The Monetary Authority of Singapore now expects consumer prices to rise 4%-5%, up from its earlier forecast of 3%-4%, MAS Managing Director Ravi Menon told a news conference releasing the central bank's annual report. (wsj.com)
  • Cruise halfway around the world Join Columbus in the mesmerising island city-state of Singapore for the homeward leg of her epic 2020 World Cruise. (telegraph.co.uk)
  • During the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, when many Singapore citizens and Permanent Residents lost their jobs due to the closure of businesses, Workforce Singapore played a vital part in career-coaching the people of Singapore into transitioning into essential industries. (wikipedia.org)
  • As of 2016, the Singapore dollar is the twelfth most traded currency in the world by value. (wikipedia.org)
  • August 1st 2016 I've been in Singapore for almost. (washington.edu)
  • The Republic of Singapore, independent since 1965, makes an interesting case study for various issues in sociolinguistics, not least because it is an ethnically and linguistically diverse society with a strong history of attempts at social engineering by the state. (jhu.edu)
  • The Republic of Singapore is an island country and the smallest country in Southeast Asia. (wikimedia.org)
  • Singapore - Just as the United States Department of Education was closing its Office for Gifted and Talented Children last July, the Republic of Singapore was putting the finishing touches on a program of its own for gifted students. (csmonitor.com)
  • Singapore (/ˈsɪŋ(ɡ)əpɔːr/ (listen)), officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign island city-state in maritime Southeast Asia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Singapore is projected to experience one of the largest percentage point increases in the elderly share of the population at 21% between 2019 and 2050, according to the UN. (cia.gov)
  • SANS Institute, the most trusted source for information security training and certification, returns to Singapore for the final major training event of the year - SANS November Singapore 2019. (sans.org)
  • Featuring five outstanding hands-on, immersion-style security training courses taught by real-world practitioners, SANS November Singapore 2019 is your chance to learn beyond the essential security skills and techniques to protect your organisation. (sans.org)
  • The Singapore National Archives has several newspaper collections available online digitally through NewspaperSG and on microfilm in the Southeast Asia Collection at the Lee Kong Chian Reference Library. (familysearch.org)
  • A truly modern metropolis, the city state of Singapore is a jewel of Southeast Asia. (cnn.com)
  • YouTube Singapore is the company's second localized site in Southeast Asia, following last week's launch of its Philippine local site. (zdnet.com)
  • Singapore is the largest port in Southeast Asia and one of the busiest in the world. (britannica.com)
  • Singapore is in the equatorial monsoon region of Southeast Asia, and its climate is characterized by uniformly high temperatures and nearly constant precipitation throughout the year. (britannica.com)
  • SINGAPORE, an island city-state that lies south of Malaysia and north of Indonesia in Southeast Asia, became independent in 1965 after more than a century under British rule and a few years as part of Malaysia. (latimes.com)
  • Once a British colony and now a member of the Commonwealth , Singapore first joined the Federation of Malaysia on its formation in 1963 but seceded to become an independent state on August 9, 1965. (britannica.com)
  • Singapore Flyer menawarkan pemandangan 3 negara sekaligus, Singapura , Malaysia ( Johor ) dan Indonesia ( Batam ). (wikimedia.org)
  • Singapore gained self-governance in 1959, and in 1963 became part of the new federation of Malaysia, alongside Malaya, North Borneo, and Sarawak. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Singapore Strait is a 105-kilometer-long (65 mi), 16-kilometer-wide (9.9 mi) strait between the Strait of Malacca in the west and the Karimata Strait in the east. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Indonesia-Singapore border lies along the length of the strait. (wikipedia.org)
  • The strait provides the deepwater passage to the Port of Singapore , which makes it very busy. (wikipedia.org)
  • [2] The depth of the Singapore Strait limits the maximum draft of vessels going through the Straits of Malacca, and the Malaccamax ship class. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some have interpreted Sea of Salahit as referring to Singapore, [3] although others generally considered it the Malacca Strait , a point of contact between the Arabs and the Zābaj (likely Sumatra). (wikipedia.org)
  • [4] Among early Europeans travellers to South East Asia, the Strait of Singapore may refer to the whole or the southern portion of the Strait of Malacca as well as other stretches of water. (wikipedia.org)
  • [5] Historians also used the term in plural, "Singapore Straits", to refer to three or four different straits found in recorded in old texts and maps - the Old Strait of Singapore between Sentosa and Telok Blangah , the New Strait of Singapore southwest of Sentosa, the "Governor's Strait" or "Strait of John de Silva" which corresponds to Phillip Channel, and the Tebrau Strait . (wikipedia.org)
  • [6] Today the Singapore Strait refers to the main channel of waterway south of Singapore where the international border between Singapore and Indonesia is located. (wikipedia.org)
  • The southern limits of the state run through Singapore Strait , where outliers of the Riau-Lingga Archipelago-which forms a part of Indonesia-extend to within 10 miles of the main island. (britannica.com)
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  • Elevate your home dining experience with W Singapore - Sentosa Cove. (marriott.com)
  • Singapore - FROM inside the gaping mouth of the Merlion, nine stories above ground, I surveyed the island of Sentosa and, across the harbor, the skyline of Singapore. (latimes.com)
  • Sentosa, just 15 minutes from the heart of the city of Singapore, once was called Pulau Blakang Mati, which translates loosely as "island of those who die behind," possibly a reference to a malaria epidemic that decimated its population in the 1840s. (latimes.com)
  • Today, Sentosa has one foot in fantasy land and one foot in a future in which Singapore embraces, well, Southern California, with a gated community of luxury homes and a yacht marina. (latimes.com)
  • Sentosa hosts the Singapore Open. (latimes.com)
  • A JetBlue customer, for example, would be able to book a single ticket from JetBlue to fly from New York to San Francisco on JetBlue and then connect to an onward Singapore Airlines flight to Hong Kong. (usatoday.com)
  • Arya Samaj Singapore is located at 113 Syed Alwi Road, in front of Mustafa Centre in Little India, Singapore , Phone +65-6294 1358. (wikipedia.org)
  • JetBlue continues to fill out its roster of international codeshare partners, announcing on Thursday that it is seeking regulatory approval for a codeshare passenger-sharing pact with Singapore Airlines. (usatoday.com)
  • Under the proposed codeshare, JetBlue customers would gain access to five of Singapore Airlines' destinations in Europe and Asia. (usatoday.com)
  • Singapore Airlines customers would gain access to 16 of JetBlue's U.S. destinations. (usatoday.com)
  • Singapore Airlines is a world-class airline renowned for its superior customer service and product offering," JetBlue President Robin Hayes says in a statement . (usatoday.com)
  • A crowd gathers at the Boeing Delivery Center to watch the arrival of Singapore Airlines' Boeing 777-300ER on Sept. 19, 2013. (usatoday.com)
  • The jet is Singapore Airlines' first to be configured with its all-new interior. (usatoday.com)
  • Singapore Airlines - already regarded as one of the world's most luxurious airlines - is set to overhaul its aircraft cabins in a move that it says will set the new industry standard for top-end air travel. (usatoday.com)
  • Singapore Flyer) ialah sebuah roda pemerhatian di Singapura . (wikimedia.org)
  • In 1942 till 1945, during the Second World War the activities of the Arya Samaj was interrupted by the Japanese occupation of Singapore . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Syonan Chureito was destroyed by the Japanese before the return of the Allied Forces to Singapore in 1945. (angelfire.com)
  • Haxworth had been a member of the Singapore Police Force until he was a POW from 1942-1945. (angelfire.com)
  • During the Second World War, Singapore was occupied by Japan in 1942, but returned to British control as a separate crown colony following Japan's surrender in 1945. (wikipedia.org)
  • Singapore attracted a record high of US$229.1 million in fintech funding last year, fuelled by two major deals in the fourth quarter and the government's efforts to establish the country as a fintech hub. (zdnet.com)
  • NTU Singapore is recognised globally for excellence in research and education with strengths in many areas shaping the 4th Industrial Revolution. (ntu.edu.sg)
  • Between June and September, Singapore may suffer from air pollution due to forest fires in Indonesia. (klm.com)
  • With the exception of the Tamil Murasu , all were published by Singapore Press Holdings Ltd, a group that comprised Singapore News and Publications Ltd, the Straits Times Press Ltd, and the Times Publishing Company. (familysearch.org)
  • There are four official languages of Singapore: English, Malay, Chinese and Tamil. (wikipedia.org)
  • By Craig Buchanan, Foster Undergraduate who participated in an exchange with the National University of Singapore. (washington.edu)
  • By: Jo Yee Yap, Foster Undergraduate and GBC Study Abroad Scholarship Recipient who participated in an exchange with the National University of Singapore When in. (washington.edu)
  • By: Jo Yee Yap, Foster Undergraduate and GBC Study Abroad Scholarship Recipient who participated in an exchange with the National University of Singapore To avoid. (washington.edu)
  • Written by Lander Lee, Foster School undergraduate student, studying at the National University of Singapore. (washington.edu)
  • The Southern shore of Singapore Island , Johore Shoal and the Southeastern coast of the Malay Peninsula . (wikipedia.org)
  • A Malay trading port known as Temasek existed on the island of Singapore by the 14th century. (cia.gov)
  • Singapore , city-state located at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula , about 85 miles (137 kilometres) north of the Equator . (britannica.com)
  • Users can access the video-sharing site either by selecting "Singapore" as the location setting at the bottom of YouTube's homepage or go directly to YouTube.com.sg . (zdnet.com)
  • Through localizing YouTube in Singapore, the site will deliver more of the content Singaporeans want to see, and we hope the world will continue to discover the amazing culture and talent that exists in Singapore today," said Adam Smith, the company's Asia-Pacific director of product management, at the launch event here Thursday. (zdnet.com)
  • The company said it inked partnership agreements with various Singapore-based media companies which, by leveraging their presence on YouTube, can distribute their content and grow their reach and audience within Singapore and abroad. (zdnet.com)
  • Previously unavailable in Singapore, the program lets local content creators become content partners with YouTube and monetize their original videos through advertising placements. (zdnet.com)
  • Asked why Singapore needs a localized site when most of the population here is English-speaking and can tap the global version, Zameczkowski explained that the primary objective behind introducing localized sites is to push and sell local content and advertisements. (zdnet.com)
  • For instance, international content providers such as Korean pop music groups may want to push promotional videos to target local consumers in Singapore. (zdnet.com)
  • They will develop a digital model to distribute content between China and Singapore, with the support of the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore. (variety.com)
  • English in Singapore provides an up-to-date, detailed and comprehensive investigation into the various issues surrounding the sociolinguistics of English in Singapore. (jhu.edu)
  • This book is thus essential reading for scholars and students concerned with how the dynamics of the English language are played out and managed in a modern society such as Singapore. (jhu.edu)
  • Rather than simply consider these as distinct factors in the scenario, however, I represent them as components of an integrated ecological model for understanding the dynamics of the evolution of English in Singapore. (jhu.edu)
  • At the time, our preference for a local (or 'endonormative') standard for Singapore English was seen as revolutionary, because the policy then was that the English taught in Singapore should be British Standard English with an RP accent. (jhu.edu)
  • English in Singapore has been described as serving both as a global language of trade, commerce, science and technology, as well as a local language for interethnic communication. (jhu.edu)
  • In 1927, Arya Samaj was established in Singapore in a shophouse in Rowell Road. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2014, on 1 and 2 November, Arya Samaj Singapore celebrated International Arya Conference (Hindi: अंतर्राष्ट्रीय आर्य महा सम्मलेन) to mark the 101 years of Arya Samaj movement. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stop by Red Hat booth at AWS Summit Singapore to speak with Red hat experts and learn more about Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. (redhat.com)
  • Talk to the open source experts at AWS Global Summit Singapore to learn about the latest Red Hat ® technologies. (redhat.com)
  • Although Singapore is ranked the third-richest country in the world , not all its citizens have benefited from its economic successes. (forbes.com)
  • Although Singapore tourism exceeded its goal in 2006 -- 9.7 million visitors generated $8.1 billion -- it faces growing competition in Asia for tourist dollars. (latimes.com)
  • On February 8, 1942 they crossed the causeway and entered into the British colony of Singapore. (angelfire.com)
  • Singapore subsequently became one of the world's most prosperous countries with strong international trading links (its port is one of the world's busiest in terms of tonnage handled) and with per capita GDP equal to that of the leading nations of Western Europe. (cia.gov)
  • The iconic Singapore skyline can be found here, along with major attractions like Gardens by the Bay and Marina Bay Sands. (singaporeair.com)
  • Maxwell Food Centre, "one of the most iconic hawker centres in the city" (MICHELIN Guide Singapore) is also just 10-mins away by foot. (travelzoo.com)
  • The Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH), with assistance from the World Health Organization (WHO), has been investigating an outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). (cdc.gov)
  • Workforce Singapore, formerly known as Singapore Workforce Development Agency, (Abbreviation: WSG) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Manpower of the Singapore Government. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ministry of Manpower Singapore. (wikipedia.org)
  • Part time jobs Singapore is proudly supported by a team of temp and part time job spotters - scans Singapore shopping centers and companies for the latest job advertisements for students, uploading immediate job opportunities and openings right onto this site and our Facebook page. (amazonaws.com)
  • The port authority has positioned itself to develop the macro-economy of the market in order to elevate and reinforce Singapore as a global maritime hub, he says. (yudu.com)
  • The MAS has guided the Singapore dollar higher against a basket of currencies since April 2010 to curb inflation. (wsj.com)
  • The British founded modern Singapore as a trading colony on the site in 1819. (cia.gov)
  • Modern Singapore was founded in 1819 by Sir Stamford Raffles as a trading post of the British Empire. (wikipedia.org)
  • Language ideological debates' (Blommaert 1999) are a common feature of Singapore politicking, and are centrally implicated in much of the social, economic, and political constructedness of the nation. (jhu.edu)
  • The French institutions located in Singapore (ESSEC Asia-Pacific located on the integrated research hub at Nepal Hill since 2015, INSEAD, EDHEC, Grenoble School of Business, Université Panthéon-Assas, etc.) are the main drivers of attractiveness. (gouv.fr)
  • Inflation will rise and Singapore might price itself out of the market over the next few years. (forbes.com)
  • The central bank's strong-Singapore-dollar policy has helped cap inflation, although the central bank isn't "satisfied" with inflation levels, Mr. Menon said. (wsj.com)
  • He added that both the Philippines and Singapore were "straightforward" choices to launch localized sites because they had "huge potential", thanks to a strong community on the Internet, not just on YouTube. (zdnet.com)
  • Y ou see," says Mohammed Muslim Pathan, almost genial as he walks around with me, "you see Dilip-bhai, they want to make a Singapore of Mumbai. (rediff.com)
  • I want to look around: to find out if I can see, or imagine, this Mumbai-as-Singapore of some future date. (rediff.com)
  • Singapore is also a member of the United Nations, World Trade Organization, East Asia Summit, Non-Aligned Movement and the Commonwealth of Nations. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1867, the colonies in East Asia were reorganised and Singapore came under the direct control of Britain as part of the Straits Settlements. (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite the "Switzerland of the East" label often used in Singapore government propaganda, the city-state does not fall far short of China when it comes to suppressing media freedom. (rsf.org)
  • When Rogers uprooted his family from New York and moved to Singapore in 2007, he famously declared, "If you were smart in 1807 you moved to London, if you were smart in 1907 you moved to New York City, and if you are smart in 2007 you move to Asia. (forbes.com)
  • Welcome to the Garden City of Singapore - not only well known for its world-class airport and sparkling clean streets but also for its multi-cultural experiences at every turn of a street corner. (mit.edu)
  • Set in Singapore, 'the meeting place of a hundred peoples' (Maugham 1927/2001: 116), this scene from one of Maugham's Malayan stories has a curiously modern ring despite the colonial trappings that would be hard to spot in today's city-state. (jhu.edu)
  • The Merlion -- half fish (as in mermaid) and half lion (as in the Lion City) -- is the mythological guardian of Singapore. (latimes.com)
  • The Prevention of Human Trafficking Act (PHTA) criminalizes all forms of human trafficking and prescribes penalties of up to 10 years imprisonment and fines up to 100,000 Singapore dollars ($69,200), which are sufficiently stringent and commensurate with those prescribed for other serious crimes. (state.gov)
  • Six years later, he says he remains very happy about this decision and his daughters enjoy going to Chinese schools in Singapore. (forbes.com)
  • Rogers warns that if Singapore tightens its immigration policy too much, it will become "an old age home in 10 to 20 years. (forbes.com)
  • Singapore became a POW camp for the next three years, containing thousands of POWs, many of whom were Australian soldiers fighting for Singapore. (angelfire.com)
  • Aspinall was only 17 years old when he came to fight in Singapore (making use of his cousin's birth certificate to join the military). (angelfire.com)
  • The Singapore Grand Prix celebrates 10 years of night races in dramatic scenes at the Marina Bay Street Circuit. (smh.com.au)
  • A one-time British colony, Singapore has been an independent nation for less than 20 years. (csmonitor.com)
  • Over the years, Lockheed Martin has forged a dynamic relationship with government and industry in Singapore, serving both defense and civilian customers. (lockheedmartin.com)
  • For more than 20 years, Singapore has been an F-16 customer, receiving both production Block 52 F-16C/D and F-16C/D. (lockheedmartin.com)
  • Ideological differences led to Singapore being expelled from the federation two years later, becoming an independent country. (wikipedia.org)
  • In order to seed key solar-related capabilities and lead demand projects in Singapore, 3 programmes which aim to support the partial cost of solar systems purchased and installed by the public sector (CERT), Solar Capability Building Programme (SCBP) and the private sector (SCS) have been launched and are in effect. (iea.org)
  • Singapore Tourism Board has inked a three-year agreement with ride-hailing operator Grab to offer the latter's mobile wallet service at tourist hotspots and analyse visitors' behavioural and transport patterns. (zdnet.com)
  • Numerous events are planned in Paris and Singapore as part of this year. (gouv.fr)
  • Singapore has a tropical climate, meaning that it is hot and humid all year round with hardly any variation in temperature between seasons and plenty of rain, which is possible all year round, usually falling in heavy downpours. (klm.com)
  • When I went to Filter, the first members-only nightspot in Singapore last year, I noticed one table at the center of the small club remained empty for the night. (forbes.com)
  • NatSteel Electronics rose 65 Singapore cents to 8.55 Singapore dollars. (wsj.com)
  • France and Singapore maintain dense and diverse defence and security relations. (gouv.fr)
  • Numerous manufacturers have founded research and development centres in Singapore including Engie, Airbus, Thales and CMA-CGM. (gouv.fr)
  • An island state of gleaming skyscrapers and a robust economy, Singapore is the place to go for endless shopping, thrilling theme parks, vibrant nightlife and an outstanding selection of local and world cuisines. (airasia.com)
  • Singapore is the only country in Asia with a AAA sovereign rating from all major rating agencies. (wikipedia.org)
  • Information about the EV program for Singapore and a list of BEV approved establishments can be obtained from AMS' Web site . (usda.gov)
  • Mostly, Singapore is an easy place for finding veg food, but there are occasional deserts, and we're not talking about ice kacang (i.e., desserts). (yahoo.com)
  • Simultaneously futuristic and traditional, the Singapore spirit 新 (xin, mandarin word for "new") serves as a key metaphor for Design Act's entry, which envisions Singapore as a progressive, re-inventive and innovative place. (inhabitat.com)