SCDF EXERCISE AT ANG MO KIO HUB TOMORROW
THE Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) will conduct a ground deployment exercise at the Ang Mo Kio Hub tomorrow, from 2am to about 4am. The exercise is part of SCDF's efforts to validate and update operational plans and procedures.
About 150 personnel and 20 emergency and supporting vehicles will be involved in the exercise. The public is advised not to be alarmed.
NEW DIRECTOR FOR SINGAPORE ART MUSEUM
THE National Heritage Board has appointed Dr Susie Lingham as the director of the Singapore Art Museum with effect from early next month. Dr Lingham will take over from Mr Tan Boon Hui, who was appointed to a new role as group director for programmes.
Dr Lingham - who is a writer-artist, art theorist and art educator - was selected through an open recruitment process.
$10m GRANTS TO BOOST SMART GRID INNOVATION
THE Energy Market Authority yesterday said it has awarded about $10 million in research grants to six research teams for projects on "Smart Grid" technologies.
The projects focus on ensuring the reliability and resilience of the electricity grid, and spans areas such as energy analytics, storage, condition monitoring and control systems.