BOY FOUND DEAD AT TAMPINES HDB BLOCK
AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD boy was found dead at the foot of a block of Housing Board flats in Tampines yesterday.
Police said they received a call at 12.13am for assistance at Block 934 in Tampines Street 91. The Singapore Civil Defence Force said it sent an ambulance to the location. The boy was pronounced dead at the scene.
The police are investigating the case of unnatural death.
HIGH COMMISSIONER TO INDIA APPOINTED
THE Government has appointed Mr Lim Thuan Kuan as Singapore’s High Commissioner to India.
He will assume his post on Aug 12.
Mr Lim was the Singapore ambassador to Vietnam from 2005 to 2008. He became the first Singapore permanent representative to Asean in 2009.
RACE AGAINST CANCER EVENT RAISES $750,000
ABOUT $750,000 was raised in yesterday’s annual Singapore Cancer Society and SingTel Race Against Cancer event.
The race, into its fifth year, drew more than 9,000 participants. It was held at Angsana Green.
The money raised will be used to fund the Singapore Cancer Society’s programmes and services.