11 Aug '15, 11am

Ministers, MPs react with sadness to Lui Tuck Yew's decision to quit politics

SINGAPORE - The Singapore Red Cross (SRC) has started a month-long donation drive for victims of severe flooding in Myanmar. The SRC's appeal for funds on Tuesday comes a week after it donated US$100,000 (S$140,000) worth of relief items, including food, medicine, blankets and drinking water, to those affected by the floods. Last Friday, the Singapore Government also pledged US$100,000 to help victims. The flood disaster has killed at least 69 people and displaced tens of thousands. SRC secretary-general and chief executive officer Benjamin William said: "It is difficult to ascertain the exact number of people who are affected immediately, especially when many of the affected communities are in areas made inaccessible by the floods." "What we can expect from the worsening flash flood situation is that the number of people affected will increase exponentially," he added. Mr...

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