05 Apr '11, 10am

Free cab rides for Northlight School's needy students

Free cab rides for Northlight School's needy students

SINGAPORE: A free cab ride to needy students, when they need it most. A group of taxi drivers from a charity group called CabbyCare, is providing free rides for some students of NorthLight school. The cabbies are working with transport company ComfortDelGro, so that a free ride is only a call away. 15-year-old NorthLight student Salmah Rahiman gets to take a cab, to bring home groceries which have been donated to her family. It is a new luxury for the teenager. Before this, she could only afford to take the bus, which means she had to make three trips, just to bring home the donated items. The groceries are donated to students from low-income families by charitable organisations, members of the public and well-wishers. Like Salmah, the free cab rides will be provided for students whose families are on financial assistance. That is because CabbyCare will have 40 of its memb...

Full article: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/singaporelocalnews...

Tweets

StarHub to broadcast school sports: FOR the sec...

straitstimes.com 05 Apr '11, 6am

FOR the second year running, the Ministry of Education (MOE), the Singapore Sports Council (SSC) and StarHub are collabora...

Half of Yale-NUS liberal arts college could be ...

todayonline.com 06 Apr '11, 10pm

I'm a political science major and I find it tiring Asia has to constantly match up to Western standards of rights almost e...

Free PIC clinics for SMEs: The first of the wee...

straitstimes.com 05 Apr '11, 12pm

THE taxman and advisors from Singapore's five Enterprise Development Centres (EDC) will be holding free clinics for smalle...

Armed man opens fire in his former school in Brazil, kills 10 children & wounds 18 people before taking his own life.

Armed man opens fire in his former school in Br...

straitstimes.com 08 Apr '11, 1am

Authorities identified the shooter as 24-year-old Wellington Menezes de Oliveira, a former student at the public school, a...

Philippine gunmen kidnap teachers, students

Philippine gunmen kidnap teachers, students

channelnewsasia.com 02 Apr '11, 2am

BUTUAN, Philippines: Philippine tribal gunmen kidnapped 16 teachers and students, demanding the release of an arrested com...

Why must school make latecomers stand outside and make so much noise every morning?

Why must school make latecomers stand outside a...

singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg 03 Apr '11, 6am

Jerryboy said on 3 Apr, 2011 Report as offensive "All of us". That's very subjective. You mean just you or the entire neig...