The Straits Times, 28 October 1984, on Page 1 has an article on "Press merger approved by over 99 per cent of shareholders". The first two paragraphs metioned that Shareholders of Singapore's two main newspaper groups yesterday voted overwhelmingly to support the merger of The Times Organisation and the Singapore News and Publications Ltd (SNPL). More than 99 per cent of the votes cast were in favour of the merger, which will result in the largest industrial concern on the stock exchange, Singpoare Press Holdings.




Named after the prominent Chinese nationalist, Sun Yat Sen, this former Sun Yat Sen Villa became a focal point of anti-Manchu activities outside of China. Sun Yat Sen stayed at the villa on three occasions. It is now known as the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall, located at 12 Tai Gin Road, Singapore 327874. This villa is gazetted as a monument of 28 October 1994.



The Singapore Light Weight Howitzer (SLWH) Pegasus is a helicopter-transportable, towed artillery piece. Developed jointly by the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF), Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA) and ST Kinetics, it was commissioned on 28 October 2005. The Pegasus has replaced the GIAT LG1 105 mm howitzer previously in service with the Singapore Artillery.