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Meet chef Clement Ronald Ng, the Singaporean ‘floral chef’ at Bangkok’s the 51 tasty moments, Lifestyle, Singapore News

It’s not every day that you see a chef cooking with flowers. And we don’t just mean the occasional orchid on top of your noodles. “Floral cuisine is not new. In China, they ate flowers more than 500 years ago,” explains Singaporean-born Chef Clement Ronald Ng, who first experimented with “floral cooking” during his early days in the kitchen. “It’s just troublesome and not commercial viable so people stopped doing that. Many places have flowers but it’s just a salad, so I’m trying to introduce it again.” Clement’s first restaurant…

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Wharf Holdings chairman Stephen Ng hopes for a turnaround on improving Hong Kong property market

Hong Kong conglomerate Wharf Holdings is pinning its hopes on a rejuvenated property market in Hong Kong and China to drive growth this year, following a disappointing 12 months.“We are hoping to have a stronger year,” said Stephen Ng Tin-hoi, chairman and managing director of Wharf Holdings. “The market is seeing more transactions and price are stabilising.”The Japanese investment bank Nomura and S&P Global Rating expect Hong Kong property’s market to starting rising again after dropping for… Source link

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Parliament: SAF must aim for zero fatality, says Ng Eng Hen, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) goal of zero training fatalities “sears into the consciousness” of every commander and soldier the importance of training safely in peacetime and signals that safety lapses will not be tolerated, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen told Parliament on Monday (Feb 11). And while this target is a difficult one to attain – it was achieved in some years, and there is no guarantee that it can be done in others – the SAF still has to aim for it, he added. “Which mother,…

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Parliament: Bionix did not stop reversing in CFC Liu Kai incident despite repeated commands, says Ng Eng Hen, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The Bionix armoured vehicle which collided into the Land Rover that Corporal First Class Liu Kai was driving, leading to his death, did not stop reversing despite repeated commands for its driver to do so, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen revealed in Parliament on Monday (Feb 11). In the Nov 3 accident, the Bionix Infantry Fighting Vehicle stopped only after it mounted the driver’s side of the Land Rover – about eight seconds after it started reversing, said Dr Ng. An independent Committee of Inquiry (COI), as well…

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Aloysius Pang’s death: No malfunctions with gun lowering mechanism, says Ng Eng Hen, Singapore, Entertainment News

Inspections did not detect any malfunction of the gun-lowering mechanism of the Singapore Self-Propelled Howitzer (SSPH) that crushed Singapore actor Aloysius Pang and led to his death, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen told Parliament on Monday (Feb 11). He also gave details of the two other servicemen in the howitzer’s cabin during a military exercise in New Zealand with Corporal First Class (NS) Pang, 28, an NS armament technician who died four days after suffering injuries on Jan 19 this year. The two other servicemen were an operationally-ready national serviceman…

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Singapore and Malaysia ‘making headway’ on airspace, maritime disputes: Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Singapore and Malaysia are “making headway” and communicating over the ongoing maritime and airspace disputes. At the same time, Singapore’s security agencies are “ever vigilant”, said Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen. Dr Ng told Channel News Asia on the sidelines of an active living event on Sunday (Jan 20): “I think we are making headway, as you know, the Minister for Transport and the Minister for Foreign Affairs and the (Malaysian) officials are speaking. “At the same time, our security agencies (the Singapore Armed Forces, the Home Team)…

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Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen warns Malaysian vessels to stay out of Singapore waters, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Singapore’s Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen on Friday (Dec 7) warned Malaysian errant vessels to stay out of the Republic’s territorial waters, saying their intrusions are “serious violations of Singapore’s sovereignty”. Commenting on the dispute for the first time, Dr Ng said on Facebook: “Our security forces have acted with restraint despite continuing intrusions and provocations.” “Singaporeans are peace-loving, but I strongly caution violators to leave Singapore territorial waters,” he wrote. Dr Ng’s statement comes a day after Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan told Malaysian vessels – which…

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Paraglider Ng Kok Choong’s family returning to Singapore with his body on Friday, Singapore News

NEW DELHI – The Indian authorities have handed over the body of Singaporean Ng Kok Choong, who died in a paragliding accident on Monday (Oct 22), to his wife. On Thursday, Mrs Sharon Ng and her son Marcus flew into Kangra Airport in the state of Himachal Pradesh on a chartered plane to collect Mr Ng’s body. They are scheduled to return to Singapore on Friday. Mr Ng, 53, a retired real estate agent turned intrepid paraglider, was found dead by rescuers in the Dhauladhar mountain range in Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday.…

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