First female CPR manikin vest

First female CPR manikin vest

The Singapore Heart Foundation has created the first female CPR manikin vest to help save women’s lives.   Leading up to National Life Saving Day (NLSD) 2021, Singapore Heart Foundation (SHF) has launched the female CPR manikin vest to increase awareness for...
Simple exercises to do at home

Simple exercises to do at home

It’s been raining a lot lately. The wet weather and slippery ground can make it more challenging for seniors to exercise and take their strolls outdoors. Yet it is important for them to stay active and get moving. Below are some simple that you can do at home:...
More vaccination centres planned

More vaccination centres planned

Seniors will be progressively receiving letters to book an appointment for their vaccination.   To support Singapore’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts, the Government is setting up four COVID-19 vaccination centre, starting with two – located at Changi Airport...
Rebuilding health from inside out, top to toe

Rebuilding health from inside out, top to toe

New chiropractic and holistic healthcare practice opens up to address migraines to lower back pain.   From migraines, stiff neck and cramped shoulders, to lower back pain, some may not even be aware that they might have misalignments of their spine, posture, as...
Rapid COVID-19 tests for Phase 3

Rapid COVID-19 tests for Phase 3

DTAP Clinic at Novena offers these tests for public events and travel requirements. DTAP Clinic has launched the Rapid COVID-19 Antigen and Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests at its Novena Clinic, equipped with a “BioSafety Cabinet”. In preparation for Singapore’s...
Increasing capacity in the libraries

Increasing capacity in the libraries

Come January 4, more restrictions will be eased in the public libraries and archives.   Restrictions will be further eased in the public libraries and archives as Singapore enters Phase 3 of its reopening. With effect from January 4, 2021, the National Library...
The ‘Promises’ jewellery collection

The ‘Promises’ jewellery collection

This 50-piece collection is a collaboration between Daughters Diamonds and Eye Care Without Borders initiative.   A 50-piece “Promises” jewellery collection, which is a representation of hope, love and community, is a collaboration between Sarah Tseng, founder...
Sleep well

Sleep well

Europe’s Emma Original Mattress comes to Singapore.   Bed-in-a-box European mattress company, Emma has entered the Singapore market with Europe’s most awarded mattress – the Emma Original Mattress. Designed by a team of neuroscientists and sleep experts in...
Two artists conferred Cultural Medallions

Two artists conferred Cultural Medallions

A pioneer of batik painting, Sarkasi Said, is one of the award winners.   The National Arts Council (NAC) has conferred Cultural Medallions to two established artists with distinctive art practices – Sarkasi Said and Dr Vincent Leow. The Cultural Medallion is...
The ‘silent thief of sight’

The ‘silent thief of sight’

Find out which eye condition is labelled this.   Did you know that of all cases of blindness in Singapore, a large proportion – around 40 percent – is the result of glaucoma. In fact, the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC) sees up to 40,000 glaucoma patients...
Maps of early Singapore on latest stamps

Maps of early Singapore on latest stamps

Four of these from the National Library’s rare materials collection are being featured on four stamps.   Four maps of early Singapore from the National Library’s rare materials collection will be featured on four stamps that SingPost has launched. They each come...
New local vodka addition

New local vodka addition

Singapore Distillery has expanded into the vodka category with Merlion Vodka.   Following the company’s launch with six unique gins, Singapore Distillery has expanded into the vodka category with its newest addition, Merlion Vodka. Distilled from soft European...
Celebrating a poet’s 80th birthday

Celebrating a poet’s 80th birthday

Respected figure in Singapore’s literary community, Robert Yeo gets tributes from friends, locally and abroad.   Robert Yeo, a poet, playwright and novelist, is a respected figure in Singapore’s literary community. For his 70th birthday, he was surrounded by 100...
Succession plan for veteran hawkers

Succession plan for veteran hawkers

NEA rolls out new scheme which will pair aspiring successors to retiring veteran hawkers.   The National Environmental Agency (NEA) has rolled out a new scheme where veteran hawker stallholders who would like to retire but are unable to find suitable successors...