nea.gov.sg Archives - 17 August 2018, Friday

  • Dengue Cases

    nea.gov.sg 15 Jul '18, 1pm

    58 dengue cases were reported in the week ending 7 July 2018, 18 cases fewer than in the previous week. All of us need to stay vigilant in suppressing the mosquito population to keep dengue in check. NEA’s Gravitrap surveillance system has detected 22 per cent more Aedes aegypti mosqu...

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    1. Dengue Clusters nea.gov.sg 02 Jul '18, 11am
  • Dengue Clusters

    nea.gov.sg 02 Jul '18, 11am

    Operationally, a dengue cluster indicates a locality with active transmission where intervention is targeted. It is formed when two or more cases have onset within 14 days and are located within 150m of each other (based on residential and workplace addresses as well as movement histo...

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    1. Dengue Cases nea.gov.sg 15 Jul '18, 1pm
  • Facilities and Services

    nea.gov.sg 28 Jun '18, 3am

    The National Environment Agency (NEA) provides cremation, burial, and columbarium services at the following facilities: Choa Chu Kang Cemetery Choa Chu Kang Crematorium Choa Chu Kang Columbarium Mandai Crematorium and Columbarium Complex Yishun Columbarium Mount Vernon Columbarium To ...

  • Recycling Processes

    nea.gov.sg 04 Jun '18, 1am

    Plastics are sent to a recycling facility and sorted according to their plastic type. Each type of plastics is crushed into smaller pieces and blended to form a mixture of uniform homogenous quality. The blended mixture is melted and passed through a screen to form strands. This is kn...

  • [Update] Smoke Haze Situation Affecting Singapore

    nea.gov.sg 12 Apr '18, 1pm

    The National Environment Agency (NEA) has detected a hotspot with a smoke plume in the southeastern part of Johor this afternoon, in the same locality as yesterday. The prevailing winds are blowing from the east-northeast and smoke haze from the hotspot is currently being blown over s...

  • NEA Vox

    nea.gov.sg 04 Apr '18, 2pm

    A common misconception is that there is lightning only when there is rain. However, lightning can strike a distance away from a thunderstorm cloud where there is no rain or even where the skies appear to be clear. These so-called “bolts from the blue”, have been documented to strike e...

  • NEA To Implement E-waste Management System For Singapore By 2021

    NEA To Implement E-waste Management System For Singapore By 2021

    nea.gov.sg 06 Mar '18, 8am

    3 Under the EPR framework, producers of covered electrical and electronic equipment will be required to take on responsibility for the collection and proper treatment of e-waste. These producers are companies that manufacture or import covered electrical and electronic equipment for s...

  • Singapore food stalls incentive:

    Incubation Stall Programme

    nea.gov.sg 02 Mar '18, 3pm

    The Incubation Stall Programme (ISP) provides eligible aspiring hawkers an opportunity to take up an incubation stall to try out what it is like being a hawker. Successful applicants would be offered the stall at 50% of the assessed market rent for a six-month tenure. The stalls would...

  • Second field study, with changes, to be conducted. More at this @NEAsg press release @Mozziebites

    NEA To Commence Phase Two Wolbachia-Aedes Field Study At Three Sites In April 2018

    nea.gov.sg 26 Feb '18, 11am

    mosquitoes will be released at the same Phase 1 field study sites (at Tampines West and Nee Soon East) and their extended areas. About one to six male mosquitoes per person will be released per week, during any release periods. Mosquitoes will be released around the blocks and along c...

  • Tide Information

    nea.gov.sg 01 Feb '18, 3am

    (Times are given in Singapore Local Time) Heights of tide are measured from a reference called Chart Datum.

  • Waste Statistics and Overall Recycling

    nea.gov.sg 28 Jan '18, 8pm

    In tandem with Singapore's economic growth and increase in population, the amount of solid waste generated in 2016 increased to 7.81 million tonnes, up by 140,700 tonnes from 7.67 million tonnes in 2015. The amount of waste recycled in 2016 also increased by 119,300 tonnes, while the ...

  • TCM Premises With Ancillary Preparation Of Food And Drinks For Sale To Be Licensed

    nea.gov.sg 25 Jan '18, 10am

    2 Existing TCM shops that intend to continue with onsite food/drinks preparation have up to 1 March 2019 to apply for a licence for such food preparation areas within their premises. Based on our engagement with the Singapore Chinese Druggist Association (SCDA) and other major chain o...

  • Innovation Call for Pollution Monitoring Solutions

    nea.gov.sg 24 Jan '18, 4pm

    Industries are located closer to residential areas from land use intensification, and despite the best efforts of pollution control measures to comply with emission standards, residual or fugitive emissions of smell cannot be totally eliminated. When NEA receives feedback on smell inc...

  • Appeal Form (NTAC and Summons)

    nea.gov.sg 17 Jan '18, 8am

    The majority of appeals are rejected. Only submit an appeal if there is a compelling reason, supported with sufficient documentary evidence to substantiate your appeal.

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    Less Wet Weather Expect In The Next Forthnight

    nea.gov.sg 17 Jan '18, 1am

    6 A monsoon surge affected the South China Sea and the surrounding region over three days from 30 December 2017 to 1 January 2018. On 1 January 2018, as the surge weakened, the day was cloudy and occasionally windy, accompanied by periods of light to moderate rain. It was also cool wi...

  • Weather Update (14 January 2018)

    nea.gov.sg 14 Jan '18, 8am

    At around 5am this morning, Admiralty and Jurong West recorded a temperature of 21.2°C, the lowest temperature recorded so far this year and since 2016. The lowest temperatures recorded at other locations this morning ranged from 21.3°C to 22.2°C. Over these past few days of rainy wea...

  • Weather Update (12 January 2018)

    nea.gov.sg 12 Jan '18, 10am

    Singapore continues to experience cool and rainy weather from a monsoon surge. Yesterday (11 Jan), Jurong West recorded the lowest temperature of 21.6°C, and the daily minimum temperature at other locations ranged between 21.7°C and 23.1°C. The lowest temperature recorded as of 4pm to...

  • MSS Releases Review Of 2017’s Weather And Climate For Singapore https://t.co/h8qXsWO1bi

    MSS Releases Review Of 2017’s Weather And Climate For Singapore

    nea.gov.sg 11 Jan '18, 10am

    MSS Releases Review Of 2017’s Weather And Climate For Singapore 2017 is the warmest year on record not influenced by an El Niño event Singapore, 11 January 2018 – A review of the weather and climate in 2017 was released today by the Meteorological Service Singapore (MSS). It summarise...

  • Existing Funeral Parlours At Mount Vernon To Be Redeveloped

    Existing Funeral Parlours At Mount Vernon To Be Redeveloped

    nea.gov.sg 11 Jan '18, 12am

    2 This redevelopment is part of the Government’s efforts to meet the anticipated demand for after-death facilities and services as the population in Singapore ages. The new Funeral Parlour Complex will have 12 funeral wake halls, and it will be sensitively integrated with the topograp...

  • Update On Monsoon Surge (10 January 2018)

    nea.gov.sg 10 Jan '18, 7am

    A monsoon surge is currently affecting the South China Sea and the surrounding region, and is forecast to persist over the next few days. Overcast and windy conditions with periods of moderate to heavy rain, at times with thunder, are expected over Singapore for today and the next few...

  • @adharves We do have one a lot of lightning activity, more so than many other countries

    Lightning & Thunderstorms

    nea.gov.sg 24 Dec '17, 10am

    Singapore has one of the highest occurrences of lightning activity in the world. Situated close to the Equator, the warm and humid tropical conditions are highly favourable for the development of thunderstorms. Thunderstorms produce lightning, and in severe cases, are accompanied by h...

  • Where to Recycle E-Waste

    nea.gov.sg 24 Dec '17, 1am

    Panasonic's Heartland E-Waste Recycling Programme The Heartland E-Waste Recycling Programme is led by Panasonic Asia Pacific in partnership with South East Community Development Council, Cimelia Resource Recovery, Esun International, Vemac Services, and NEA. Where & When to Recycle: R...

  • New Vehicular Emissions Label From 1 January 2018

    New Vehicular Emissions Label From 1 January 2018

    nea.gov.sg 21 Dec '17, 5am

    4 To help potential vehicle buyers make informed decisions, the National Environment Agency and Land Transport Authority will introduce a new Vehicular Emissions Label to replace the Fuel Economy Label for cars. The new Vehicular Emissions Label will display the emissions bands of the...

  • Tropical Cyclone Warnings

    nea.gov.sg 19 Dec '17, 4am

    Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources PUB, the National Water Agency Haze Microsite Campaign Against Dengue Energy Efficient Singapore Clean and Green Singapore Clean Enviro Summit Singapore Meteorological Service Singapore National Climate Change Secretariat

  • Stronger Businesses And Better Jobs For The Environmental Services Industry

    nea.gov.sg 11 Dec '17, 9am

    6 The Skills Framework for Environmental Services was also launched today. It was jointly developed by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), Workforce Singapore (WSG) and NEA, employers, industry associations, unions, and education and training institutions, in support of the Jobs and Skills ...

  • Objectives Met For Phase 1 Of Wolbachia Field Studies

    nea.gov.sg 08 Dec '17, 11am

    9 As advised by the DEAP, NEA plans to conduct further field studies to strengthen our planning for the subsequent suppression trial. Improvements to the existing methods of production will also have to be explored, as very small releases of female Wolbachia-Aedes over time may eventu...

  • A Clean & Green Weekend Across Singapore

    nea.gov.sg 10 Nov '17, 10am

    3 The weekend’s festivities kick off at the North West District CGS carnival at Kampung Admiralty Community Plaza in Woodlands. A key initiative by North West District is ‘Green Living @ North West’, which is a 10-year Eco Plan launched in the District in 2009. It aims to build a gree...