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91% of Singaporeans are satisfied with hawker centres – and most are happiest with the affordable food

Singaporeans aren't as happy with the cleanliness levels of hawker centres, though.

Close to 4,000 people contracted dengue from Jan to May this year – triple the number from last year

With the peak dengue season occurring in the months of June to October, NEA said it is expecting the cases to rise further.

60 per cent of Singaporean households recycle regularly, but many still think clothes and shoes can go in the blue bin (they can’t)

Many people think they can recycle clothes and shoes in the blue bins, but that's not true.

There were 2,000 dengue cases from Jan to Mar this year – more than 3 times the same period in 2018

There has been a worrying spike in the number of dengue cases over the first three months of 2019 - and with peak dengue season approaching soon, the numbers are only expected to rise.

Smokers who light up in Orchard Road’s no-smoking zone will now face fines of up to S$1,000

The three-month advisory period, where people caught smoking outside DSAs are let off with warnings, has ended on 31 March 2019.

15 taken to hospital after 109 develop gastroenteritis at PCF Sparkletots outlets; caterer suspended

This is the third case of gastroenteritis in pre-schools in recent months.

85% of Singapore residents eat out every week – and rice and noodles are the most commonly wasted food items while doing so, NEA says

Food waste is one of the five largest waste streams generated in the city-state, NEA said.

Following spate of food poisoning cases, Singapore introduces stiffer penalties for establishments with poor hygiene practices

In appropriate cases, NEA and AVA will also press for deterrent sentences to be imposed by the court.

NEA terminates Spize restaurant’s River Valley outlet licences following fatal food poisoning outbreak

The agency will also be pressing charges in court, after it found an "unusually severe" salmonella outbreak in its investigations into seven food poisoning incidents between Nov 6 and 9.