MOTORCYCLIST DIES IN BRADDELL ROAD ACCIDENT
A MOTORCYCLIST died in Braddell Road, near Bishan Road, yesterday. Police said they received a call at about 7.50am and the 38-year-old motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.
The man had apparently lost control of his vehicle and hit his head on a lamp post, The Straits Times reported online.
ROLLS-ROYCE AND NTU IN $75m R&D LABORATORY TIE-UP
A RESEARCH and development laboratory was launched yesterday at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU).
The new lab has a joint investment of $75 million by Rolls-Royce, NTU and the National Research Foundation.
It will take on industrial research and development projects focused on overcoming challenges in large-scale manufacturing and repair. The tie-up will kickstart 32 new projects related to the aerospace and maritime sectors.
GABRIEL YAP DONATED ALL EARNINGS FROM COLUMN
MONDAY'S article "I believe in impactful donations" wrongly stated the amount Mr Gabriel Yap donated to the Charities Aid Foundation in Australia as A$100 million (S$116 million).
Mr Yap had instead donated all his earnings from a Reader's Digest column to the foundation, which has given over A$100 million to charity in the past decade.
SILAT EXPONENT FAILS IN APPEAL AGAINST 2-YEAR BAN
A TWO-YEAR suspension from the sport of silat on exponent Saiedah Said, 28, was upheld in an appeals hearing last Friday, the Singapore Sports Council and Anti-Doping Singapore said in a statement.
She had tested positive for banned substances at a competition in April.