Author Archives: Terry Wells

Employment rate among fresh poly grads dips, but wages rise: Survey

SINGAPORE– While the average regular monthly salary has increased for fresh polytechnic graduates, the employment rate for this group has dipped to an all-time low because data was first collected in 2005, based upon the most recent Graduate Work Study by the 5 polytechnics here. The study discovered that 86.4 per cent of those who […]

RSAF sends helicopter, aircraft to search for 2 missing persons in South China Sea

SINGAPORE– The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has released a search and rescue operation together with Indonesian and malaysian authorities, after a vessel sank in the South China Sea with 2 individuals unaccounted for. MPA said in a declaration on Saturday (Jan 13) that it was alerted to the accident, which happened within […]

Three more suspects in multi-million Shell fuel heist charged

SINGAPORE– Three more guys were charged in court on Saturday (Jan 13) in connection with a multi-million fuel heist from Shell’s Pulau Bukom plant. 2 Singaporeans – Alan Tan Cheng Chuan, 45, and Ng Hock Teck, 54 – were charged with one count of abetting the commission of an offense of criminal breach of trust […]

Thyroid disorders: Too much or too little, but highly treatable

SINGAPORE– After undergoing surgical treatment to eliminate an overactive thyroid in 2014, video games designer and publisher Xeo Lye had jokingly asked his medical professional for how long he could endure without thyroid hormonal agent replacement tablets “in the event of a zombie apocalypse”. He was offered one year. ” I was told that my […]