Friday, 4 November 2016
Property developer CapitaLand has teamed up with the People's Association (PA) on a fund to help provide education, healthcare and shelter to children from low-income households, it announced on Thursday (Nov 3).
The S$800,000 CapitaLand-People's Association Community Development Fund aims to support 1,000 children - aged six to 13 - from low-income households in its first year.
Two scientists from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) are the first from Singapore to be awarded the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water (PSIPW), a prestigious international water research prize.
According to NTU's press release on Thursday (Nov 3), Professor Wang Rong and Professor Anthony Fane received the Alternative Water Resources Prize, one of five awards under PSIPW. The biennial award from Saudi Arabia recognises top innovative scientific research around the world that alleviates the global problem of water scarcity, it added.