Singapore's first Premier League recruit must first do national service

Singapore's first Premier League recruit must first do national service

bbc.com 16 Jul '18, 10am

Image copyright JoseRaymond/SPIN Image caption Benjamin currently plays for Fulham's Under-18 team The first Singaporean footballer to sign a professional contract with an English Premier League club has been denied the chance to defer mandatory military service. Benjamin Davis, 17, who has a two-year deal with Fulham, had applied to defer from national service (NS). Authorities said that he did not "meet the criteria for deferment". But Davis's father said it was "unrealistic" that he would be expected to take two years out of football. All Singaporean men over 18 have to serve in either the armed forces, the police or the civil defence f...

Singapore June private home sales fall 20.2 percent on year

reuters.com 16 Jul '18, 7am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Sales of private homes by developers in Singapore fell 20.2 percent in June from a year earlier, government data showed...

China poised to climb artificial intelligence rankings Read more here:

straitstimes.com 16 Jul '18, 5am

BEIJING (CHINA DAILY/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - China may be ranked seventh globally when it comes to the number of professionals working in the cu...

Thai cave boys and coach dug holes daily in hope of escape

channelnewsasia.com 16 Jul '18, 7am

CHIANG RAI: Before they were found by two British cave divers, 12 schoolboys from the Wild Boar Academy football team and their coach dug a h...

Why buy a gaming phone if Huawei is giving their phones a free GPU Turbo upgrade?

alvinology.com 16 Jul '18, 8am

Aside from mobile gaming, GPU Turbo will deliver an optimized EMUI experience for Huawei devices. The performance boost will also benefit nas...

Eat & Drink

Fat Po – This Hidden Café Serves Amazing Western-Asian Fusion Food! https://t.co/oeRPlPGXyF

Fat Po – This Hidden Café Serves Amazing Western-Asian Fusion Food! https://t.co/oeRPlPGXyF

misstamchiak.com 15 Jul '18, 11pm

Each strand of al dente spaghetti is coated in a delectable mala-flavoured oil. Fat Po actually makes their own mala paste out of Szechuan pe...

Fratelli Trattoria revamps its menu with the help of celebrity chefs from Michelin-starred Da Vit...

coconuts.co 16 Jul '18, 8am

In a country teeming with celebrity chef restaurants, Fratelli Trattoria knows it has to keep things fresh to constantly lure diners through ...

Punggol Food Guide – 11 Places To Prove That Even Ulu Places Can Be Food Heaven https://t.co/rsSS...

ladyironchef.com 16 Jul '18, 7am

For those who have always had the notion that Punggol is nothing but an ‘ulu’ place, here is when you might be wrong. Alongside the multitudi...

Arts & Culture

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medium.com 16 Jul '18, 8am
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Startups, Entrepreneurs & Hackers

Robot Operations Engineer (Singaporean/PR) job at Savioke Singapore Pte Ltd Singapore

startupjobs.asia 16 Jul '18, 2am
Robot Operations Engineer (Singaporean/PR) job at Savioke Singapore Pte Ltd Singapore

As a Robot Operations Engineer at Savioke you’ll be part of a team that help us increase robot adoption by supporting the sales and installat...

Inside Amazon’s Singapore warehouse as it preps for Prime Day https://t.co/fb...

techinasia.com 16 Jul '18, 4am

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Maritime use of large-scale 3D printing seen in 3-5 years - The Business Times

businesstimes.com.sg 15 Jul '18, 9pm

ADVANCEMENT in 3D printing is making the application of the technology possible for some ship...

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