Tuesday, 23 October 2018

Exceptional people: 6 young people received the Singapore Youth Award 2018

(From left) Singer-songwriter Inch Chua, Lien Foundation co-lead of early childhood development Jean Loo, state counsel Amanda Chong, SingHealth associate consultant orthopaedic surgeon Hamid Rahmatullah, para-athlete Jason Chee and social entrepreneur Daniel Teh. TNP PHOTO

6 young people received the Singapore Youth Award 2018 at the Istana from Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean yesterday.

The award is the nation's highest accolade for young people who have excelled in their fields of pursuit and demonstrated a strong passion to make a difference in the community.

They are: state counsel Amanda Chong, 28; SingHealth associate consultant orthopaedic surgeon Hamid Rahmatullah, 32; singer-songwriter Inch Chua, 29; para-athlete Jason Chee, 34; and Lien Foundation co-lead of early childhood development Jean Loo, 33 and Mr Daniel Teh, 29, runs Thai restaurant chain Pope Jai, a social enterprise.

They embody resilience, courage, service, leadership and inspiration, said chairman of the award panel Sudha Nair.

Ref: https://www.tnp.sg/news/singapore/young-singaporeans-hailed-giving-back

New SingPass Mobile app allows users to access government e-services with fingerprints


Singaporeans can now log into government e-services on their phones with just their fingerprints, faces or a six-digit passcode, removing the need for passwords.

This was made possible with the launch of the SingPass Mobile app on Monday (Oct 22).

“Every month, we receive about 150,000 requests from SingPass users to reset their passwords,” said Mr Kok Ping Soon, chief executive of Government Technology Agency (GovTech) in a media release. GovTech is responsible for developing digital solutions to support Singapore as a smart nation.

“The new SingPass Mobile app will offer a more convenient login option, as users no longer need to enter their passwords,” he added.

Read more @ https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/singpass-mobile-app-login-government-e-services-fingerprint-face-10851414

The art of ocean wave

Try these if you have eczema


Source: TNP, 22 October, 2018

Best workouts for every age


Our bodies and lifestyles change as we age, and so should our exercise routines. Here is a decade-by-decade guide on exercise regimens that will help keep you feeling healthy.

IN YOUR 20S

TRY: RESISTANCE TRAINING
TRY: YOGA
TRY: HIGH-INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING (HIIT)

IN YOUR 30S

TRY: CIRCUIT TRAINING
TRY: PILATES
TRY: WEIGHTLIFTING

IN YOUR 40S

TRY: WEIGHT-BEARING EXERCISES
TRY: LOW-INTENSITY CARDIOVASCULAR ACTIVITIES
TRY: PLANKING


Ref: https://www.tnp.sg/lifestyle/health/best-workouts-every-age