LABUAN (Bernama): A total of 2,446 students in Form Four and Form Five here have received their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine as of Wednesday (Sept 15), ahead of the reopening of schools on Oct 4. Labuan Covid-19 Immunisation Task Force (CITF) chairman Rithuan Ismail said this represents 94.33% of the 2,593 students registered for the first phase of vaccination which began on Sept 11. "All the students, who were accompanied by their parents, were excited to have the opportunity to get the jabs. "We are quite sure those who have received the first dose will complete the second dose before schools reopen next month,” he told Bernama Thursday (Sept 16). Rithuan said phase two of the vaccination for 8,225 students, aged 12 to 15, would start soon once the green light was given by the Health Ministry. "The total number of children in Labuan eligible for the vaccination, including those out-of-school children, is 10,200, but we will give priority to schoolgoing children,” he ... » Learn More about Covid-19: 96% of Labuan students aged 16 to 17 given first dose of vaccine
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If data analytics is still a foreign topic to you, you are probably not the only one feeling this way. However, should you still be feeling this way in 2021? People who crunch data are not necessarily just data scientists who are phenomenal at math or brilliant at computer science and information technology. There are probably way more people who have mastered some level of data science or analytics. In fact, assuming data scientists are “unicorns” is the biggest misconception about the study of data science, said Teo Susnjak , a Senior Lecturer at Massey University of New Zealand’s School of Natural and Computational Sciences. Teo did not expect to embark on data science studies. In fact, he was a competitive tennis player prior to taking up data science. During his graduate studies, he was looking to combine tennis with computer science research which led to his journey with data science. “This was actually before the term ‘data science’ came to exist,” he quipped. ... » Learn More about Data analytics is the new Excel. You don’t have to be an expert but being proficient at it is a plus.
SINGAPORE - One student has quit Yale-NUS College and the school will refund first-year students' fees if they withdraw by Friday (Sept 17). They will receive a tuition waiver for the first semester and a pro-rated return on residential fees, said Professor Joanne Roberts, executive vice-president (academic affairs) at Yale-NUS, in response to queries from The Straits Times. Fees range between $30,041 and $74,563 for this academic year. For students who want to transfer to other undergraduate programmes within the National University of Singapore (NUS) or to other autonomous universities here, the college will work with those institutions to get Yale-NUS course credits recognised. Students who want to transfer to other institutions must submit their own applications to other universities or colleges with supporting documents, she added. Prof Roberts said: "We hope current Yale-NUS students will choose to stay on and complete their studies with us. We are committed to ... » Learn More about First-year students from Yale-NUS will receive refunds if they withdraw by Sept 17
HDB will offer 3,520 flats across seven projects in one mature and four non-mature estates in the November 2021 BTO sales launch. The Jurong West BTO will be one of the three projects to be launched in the west, with 220 units of 3-room and 4-room flats. Here’s 99.co’s detailed review of the November 2021 BTO at Jurong West Project name: To be announced Location: Jurong West Street 93 Classification: Non-mature estate Number of units: 220 units (3-room and 4-room) Number of blocks: To be announced HDB’s estimated completion date: To be announced Indicative price range: Prices will only be announced during the November 2021 BTO launch. In the meantime, SRX has come up with these estimations based on nearby resale transactions and launch prices from recent BTO launches. Price range 3-room $200,000 – $260,000 4-room $280,000 – $390,000 Source: SRX . These estimations take into account property age and location. If a launch is nearer to ... » Learn More about HDB November 2021 BTO in-depth review: Jurong West
Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Thursday, Sept 16. No extension of NS deferment for national swimmers Joseph Schooling, Quah Zheng Wen: Mindef The enlistment process for Schooling and Quah recommenced from Aug 31, when their deferments ended. READ MORE HERE 90 reports of suspected adverse reactions to Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine in S'pore A total of 168,439 doses of the vaccine were administered in the same period. READ MORE HERE Avoid strenuous activity for 2 weeks after Covid-19 vaccine jabs, instead of 1 week, says expert panel Local and overseas data continue to show a small risk of developing myocarditis or pericarditis after vaccination. READ MORE HERE Elderly passenger who fell in SBS Transit bus dies after week-long struggle in hospital Mr Siah Keok Tiang suffered injuries to his head and multiple fractures. READ MORE HERE The Online Citizen taken offline, ahead of deadline set by IMDA after ... » Learn More about Evening Update: Today’s headlines from The Straits Times on Sept 16