MAN FINED $5,000 FOR CRUELTY TO PET DOG
A MAN was fined $5,000 for animal cruelty on Aug 20, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said yesterday.
Roy Ling Chung Yee had left his pet dog, a Border Collie, in the balcony of his condominium unit over six months for at least up to six hours a day, exposing the dog to rain, sun and strong wind.
$200m RAISED FOR EDUCATION EFFORTS
OVER $200 million was raised in philanthropic gifts by the National University of Singapore, and Singapore University of Technology and Design, to improve academic and learning excellence.
It will also help the universities' needy students.
The funds were raised to celebrate former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew's 90th birthday.
ONE IN 2 SAYS DESIGN VITAL TO IDENTITY
CLOSE to half - 48 per cent - of young people here consider design to be an important part of their national cultural identity.
This was revealed in a survey commissioned by 100% Design Singapore, a contemporary design interiors exhibition which will take place next week.
The survey had polled 1,000 people aged 18 to 29.