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The committee, led by Professor Leo Yee Sin, on Tuesday said the panel found that there were breaches in infection prevention and control practices in the two affected wards - 64A and 67 - in SGH.
Resale prices of non-landed private homes rose 0.6 per cent in November over October, according to the latest flash estimates from SRX Property. This contrasts with a 0.6 per cent month-on-month drop in October.
Singapore's builders are entering 2016 with another wall of debt coming due, falling confidence and declining earnings.
The 20 IT stocks, which have a combined market capitalisation of S$7.5 billion, currently maintain an average dividend yield of 4.6 per cent.
HSBC Trade Confidence Index on Tuesday showed the latest score for Singapore fell sharply to just 109 points in the second half of 2015, as concerns over global economic growth weighed on the sentiment of domestic firms.
Pressure mounted on Mr Najib as his United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) gathered on Tuesday for its annual meeting, after UMNO's deputy leader called on members to remove a "cancer" from the long-ruling party that looks increasingly at risk of losing the next election in 2018.
The STI Today
The Straits Times Index on Tuesday slumped 24.89 points or 0.86 per cent to 2,876.03 in response to an overnight slide on Wall Street and large falls in Hong Kong, Japan and China.