S'PORE TEAM MAKES HEART BREAKTHROUGH
A NATIONAL Heart Centre Singapore research team scored a world first by reversing the effects of a potentially fatal heart-rhythm disorder, called long QT syndrome 2, in heart cells.
The finding could accelerate the development of new cures for patients with the disorder.
FAMILY COUNCIL GETS NEW CHAIRMAN
THE National Family Council has begun its new two-year term - from Aug 1 to July 31, 2015 - with a new chairman and members. The new chairman is Mr Ching Wei Hong, the chief operating officer of OCBC Bank. He takes over from Mr Lim Soon Hock, managing director of corporate advisory firm Plan-B ICAG.
VISITING ESM GOH MEETS SENIOR CHINA OFFICIAL
EMERITUS Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong met Mr Zhang Gaoli, Politburo Standing Committee member and executive vice- premier, in Beijing on Monday.
They exchanged views on the global economic situation.