A screenshot from AirVisual Earth’s real time map of air quality shows a massive layer of smog enveloping the region. For comparison, the smog cloud is over half the size of India.
It is expected that by the 20th anniversary of 9/11, more people will have died from 9/11-related illnesses than the 2,977 people who died that fateful day.
The immigration officers found the men loitering in the designated female section of the holding area, instead of the male section.
Given its low elevation, flood control is a major issue in the Netherlands. The country relies on an extensive network of natural sand dunes and constructed dikes, dams, and floodgates to hold back storm surges from the sea.
2018 was the fourth successive World Cup at which France has supplied more players than any other competing nation.
Today, Singapore ranks 162 out of 211 Fifa member countries. Despite previously failing to achieve the 2010 World Cup qualification goal, Edwin Tong remained optimistic of Singapore’s chances for 2034, citing Fifa’s expanded 48-team format from 2026 onwards.
TAFEP said it takes a “serious view” of all forms of discriminatory employment practices that are not in line with existing regulations, and that it works closely with the Manpower Minister to take “appropriate action” against employers who flout the rules.
In any given day, over 350,000 people will cross the Causeway. This figure includes a sizeable proportion of workers commuting to Singapore to work. In peak seasons, daily human traffic may exceed 450,000.
The People’s Daily, the official newspaper of the Chinese Communist Party published official videos of the convoy, describing the event as “preparations for a major drill”.