At the Sikh Welfare Council (SIWEC)’s 25th anniversary commemorative event, President Halimah Yacob, launched a book covering its major milestones and achievements. The SIWEC, which was established in 1995, with one staff manning a 24×7 hotline, today employs seven full time staff providing a range of services.
There is a silent group of servicemen who have been protecting our air services – both civilian and military aircrafts – as well as our airports, in the event of an emergency. Since its inception, four out of the seven chiefs of the Airport Emergency Service have been Singapore Indians. What are the qualities required to be an airport emergency responder? Read on.
Anxiety levels have been creeping up over the years and likely accelerated during the pandemic. The impact on our young is something we have to keep an eye on, especially. Dr Nigila Ravichandran from the Institute of Mental Health highlights the key causes of anxiety among youth and signs to watch out for before things take a drastic turn.