29 Mar '11, 1pm

S'pore needs science and technology to enhance security: Shanmugam

SINGAPORE: Home Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam said Singapore will need to constantly leverage on science and technology to enhance operational capabilities in homeland security. One way is to work with youths and tertiary institutions to get them to take "a serious role" in helping to make Singapore safe against security threats. A group of polytechnic and university students have topped the Novel Automobile Barrier Challenge, which was first launched in September last year. They beat 26 other entries to emerge as the top three winners. The challenge requires participants to come up with a kind of barrier that will effectively stop a moving vehicle travelling at 60 kilometres per hour, from crashing into a building or a facility. It is understood that this is the first time that the Home Affairs Ministry has organised such a challenge with a tertiary institution and...

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