Aug 28, 2013

    Singapore update

    GROWTH IN PASSENGER MOVEMENTS AT CHANGI CHANGI Airport handled some 4.54 million passenger movements last month, an increase of 4 per cent compared to a year ago. This is due to strong demand for air travel to and from South-east Asia, North-east Asia, South-west Pacific and the Middle East.

    FUNDING TO DEVELOP BILINGUAL RESOURCES PROPOSALS from media production company Brainchild Pictures, Singapore Press Holdings and Ms Annie Lim will receive funding from the Lee Kuan Yew Fund for Bilingualism. The funding will go towards developing bilingual reading resources and songs based on local themes familiar to pre-school children.

    ROAD CLOSURES FOR RUNNING EVENT THE Safra Singapore Bay Run and Army Half Marathon will be held on Sunday from 5.15am to noon. Several roads will be closed fully or partially. For details, go to