SINGAPORE'S SECOND SATELLITE IN SPACE
SINGAPORE now has a second satellite orbiting in space. Built by Nanyang Technological University, which also designed the first one, the satellite lifted off on board Russia's RS-20B rocket at 3.10pm on Thursday.
All systems are functioning.
ACCOUNTABILITY IN SOCIAL SERVICES
A FOUR-MEMBER National University of Singapore research team will embark on a three-year study in July to understand the accountability of non-profit organisations in the social-services sector.
Recommendations will be made to policymakers and practitioners.
S'POREANS LIKELY TO BE GENEROUS THIS XMAS
SINGAPOREANS plan to give an average of 10 presents this holiday season, almost double the Asia-Pacific average of six.
They also plan to spend an average of $478 on such gifts, only behind the Aussies' average of $559, according to Groupon's Asia Pacific Holiday Shopping Survey.