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31033 results found for: access to water
Article Install more water dispensers in malls
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  22/06/2018
I welcome Health Minister Gan Kim Yong's move to increase the number of water drinking points in public places(Sugar tax, more access to water to help curb diabetes; June 19).
However, based on the report, it seems the proposed move is targeted only at places under the National Environment Agency and National Parks Board.   (260 words)
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Article Sugar tax, more access to water to help curb diabetes
By: SALMA KHALIK SENIOR HEALTH CORRESPONDENT,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FRONT PAGE TOP OF NEWS)  19/06/2018
Measures to promote healthier living include having more drinking points in public areas

Imagine a Singapore where there is free drinking water on hand wherever you go, and a sugar tax on your packaged drinks.
These moves are on the agenda as Health Minister Gan Kim Yong ramps up the war   (575 words)
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Article Educating youth on ills of sugar more effective than imposing tax
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (FORUM)  25/06/2018
The rising number of diabetics is indeed a cause for concern in our nation, but I do not think that a tax on sugary drinks is the best way forward (Sugar tax, more access to water to help curb diabetes; June 19).   (251 words)
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Article Making a big splash for charity
The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (LIFE TRENDING)  09/11/2019
But the gruelling challenge made waves, with swimmer Alex Fong (above) generating HK$7.9 million (S$1.37 million) for A Drop Of Life charity, which aims to help people in Cambodia, China and Nepal gain access to clean water.   (200 words)
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Online US couple arrested for keeping four adopted children in tiny cells
By: JAN LEE,   The Straits Times Online  The Straits Times Online  (WORLD)  12/08/2018

Published on 12 August 2018 13:59:35

A Missouri couple was arrested last Tuesday (Aug 7) on charges of child endangerment and kidnapping after they were suspected of barricading four children in tiny rooms without access to water or toilets.   (216 words)
Article LIVING WITH DROUGHTS AND DRY TAPS
By: JEFFREY HUTTON REGIONAL CORRESPONDENT IN JAKARTA,   The Straits Times  The Straits Times  (WORLD FOCUS)  06/08/2019

About 300 million people lack access to safe drinking water and about 1.5 billion do not have access to basic sanitation, the bank said.
Ready access to clean and reliable water sources is key to economic well-being, experts say.   (1431 words)
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Asia News Network 1,500 students in Aarey have no access to water
By: ANKITA BHATKHANDE,   Hindustan Times (India)  Hindustan Times (India)/Asia News Network  20/10/2019
Mumbai, Oct. 20 -- Nearly 1,500 students from various municipal schools in Aarey Milk Colony have no access to drinking water and toilets for the past two days, after the motor pumping water into the pipes stopped working on Thursday. The complex at Aarey consists of seven schools and three pre-schools.   (229 words)
Online Outsourced workers to get better rest areas with new advisory by tripartite partners
The Business Times Online  The Business Times Online  (GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY)  09/12/2019
Those who are unable to provide rest areas can extend the access of exiting rest areas to outsourced workers as well, where they can safekeep belongings and get access to drinking water. M Zaqy said: "The Tripartite Advisory is a first step in encouraging companies to provide proper and reasonable rest areas for our low-wage outsourced workers.   (690 words)
Online Outsourced workers to get better rest areas with new advisory by tripartite partners
By: SUE-ANN TAN,   The Straits Times Online  The Straits Times Online  (SINGAPORE)  09/12/2019
Those who are unable to provide rest areas can extend the access of existing rest areas to outsourced workers as well, where they can safekeep belongings and get access to drinking water.   (754 words)
Asia News Network INDIA'S MENSTRUAL HEALTH: END THE CRISIS OF SHAME
By: ASHOK ALEXANDER,   Hindustan Times (India)  Hindustan Times (India)/Asia News Network  04/08/2019
New Delhi, Aug. 4 -- Madhu (13) lives in a remote village in Northern India, and belongs to a low-income household with no toilet, and limited access to water. When she got her first period, Madhu's mother gave her a piece of rag to manage her menses.   (563 words)
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