Singapore

  • Singapore sees early rush for Sinovac vaccine

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    Singapore sees early rush for Sinovac vaccine

  • 14 community infections, including 4 unlinked, among 21 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore

    10 hours ago

    14 community infections, including 4 unlinked, among 21 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore

  • Covid-19: Three retirees among unlinked cases in Singapore; Bukit Merah View cluster grows to 65

    15 hours ago

    Covid-19: Three retirees among unlinked cases in Singapore; Bukit Merah View cluster grows to 65

  • Covid-19: Workers in higher-risk settings including F&B outlets, spas must be tested once every 14 days from mid-July, says Singapore’s MoH

    16 hours ago

    Covid-19: Workers in higher-risk settings including F&B outlets, spas must be tested once every 14 days from mid-July, says Singapore’s MoH

  • Covid-19: People who visit hot spots on same day as infected cases must be tested, isolated until results out, says Singapore govt

    19 hours ago

    Covid-19: People who visit hot spots on same day as infected cases must be tested, isolated until results out, says Singapore govt

  • Singapore: Man jailed, fined for recruiting 13-year-old girl on Instagram to provide another man sexual services

    1 day ago

    Singapore: Man jailed, fined for recruiting 13-year-old girl on Instagram to provide another man sexual services

  • Singapore: DBS customers report duplicate card transactions; bank investigating, will make refunds by June 20

    1 day ago

    Singapore: DBS customers report duplicate card transactions; bank investigating, will make refunds by June 20

  • Singapore: Covid-19 may have spread via common toilets, queues at popular food stalls, says MOH

    1 day ago

    Singapore: Covid-19 may have spread via common toilets, queues at popular food stalls, says MOH

  • Singapore: Indoor mask-off activities can resume in gyms, fitness studios on June 21 with restrictions; wedding receptions not allowed till mid-July

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    Singapore: Indoor mask-off activities can resume in gyms, fitness studios on June 21 with restrictions; wedding receptions not allowed till mid-July

  • Singapore: Dining in allowed from June 21, but limited to 2 persons per table; 5-person cap stays for other social gatherings

    1 day ago

    Singapore: Dining in allowed from June 21, but limited to 2 persons per table; 5-person cap stays for other social gatherings

  • Singaporean woman filmed making racist remarks on MRT train charged, remanded for psychiatric evaluation

    1 day ago

    Singaporean woman filmed making racist remarks on MRT train charged, remanded for psychiatric evaluation

  • SingStat: Real median household income rose by 1.9pc per annum over past decade, amid shrinking family sizes

    1 day ago

    SingStat: Real median household income rose by 1.9pc per annum over past decade, amid shrinking family sizes

  • Analysts: Public policy planners have to do more to look into needs of rising number of ageing singles in Singapore

    1 day ago

    Analysts: Public policy planners have to do more to look into needs of rising number of ageing singles in Singapore

  • Singapore's youth unemployment rate higher in 2020 compared to previous economic downturns

    1 day ago

    Singapore's youth unemployment rate higher in 2020 compared to previous economic downturns

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  • Covid-19: Integrated Shield Plans to cover hospitalisation caused by Sinovac vaccine in Singapore

    1 day ago

    Covid-19: Integrated Shield Plans to cover hospitalisation caused by Sinovac vaccine in Singapore

    SINGAPORE, June 18 — In-patient hospitalisation coverage for Covid-19 vaccination complications by all seven insurers offering Integrated Shield Plans will now be extended to...

  • Covid-19: Rush for Sinovac vaccine as clinics in  Singapore get calls ‘non-stop’, long queues form

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    Covid-19: Rush for Sinovac vaccine as clinics in Singapore get calls ‘non-stop’, long queues form

    SINGAPORE, June 18 — Private clinics selected to administer the government’s stock of Sinovac Covid-19 vaccines were inundated with calls yesterday (June 17) as...

  • Singapore: Man jailed, fined over 18-person poker sessions breaching Covid-19 rules, assault of fellow player

    2 days ago

    Singapore: Man jailed, fined over 18-person poker sessions breaching Covid-19 rules, assault of fellow player

    SINGAPORE, June 17 — After agreeing to let a friend organise a poker session at his warehouse, in breach of Covid-19 rules, Daryl Tan You Ming also joined some others in...

  • Covid-19: Singapore reports two domestic workers among unlinked community cases; Bukit Merah View cluster grows to 39

    2 days ago

    Covid-19: Singapore reports two domestic workers among unlinked community cases; Bukit Merah View cluster grows to 39

    SINGAPORE, June 17 — Two foreign domestic workers as well as a retiree were three Covid-19 community cases with no known source of infection reported yesterday. The Ministry of...

  • Singapore: JTC, Shell tie up to explore building 60ha solar farm at Semakau Landfill

    2 days ago

    Singapore: JTC, Shell tie up to explore building 60ha solar farm at Semakau Landfill

    SINGAPORE, June 17 — A solar farm will be built at the Semakau Landfill, covering about one-sixth of its 350ha space, if plans by government agency JTC Corporation and oil giant...

  • Gorilla Mobile, Singapore’s latest telco, aims to shake up crowded market with novel offering

    2 days ago

    Gorilla Mobile, Singapore’s latest telco, aims to shake up crowded market with novel offering

    SINGAPORE — A new telecommunications company here will be unveiling its upcoming service in Singapore tomorrow with a proposition that the firm’s founder believes could shake...

  • Singapore tumbles from first to fifth in global competitiveness ranking; weakest showing since 2013 due to Covid-19

    2 days ago

    Singapore tumbles from first to fifth in global competitiveness ranking; weakest showing since 2013 due to Covid-19

    SINGAPORE, June 17 — The raging Covid-19 pandemic has sent Singapore tumbling from the top spot — which it held for two years in a row — to land fifth in the latest world...

  • Singapore varsity to sack lecturer over racist comments to inter-ethnic couple, Islamophobic remarks in class

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    Singapore varsity to sack lecturer over racist comments to inter-ethnic couple, Islamophobic remarks in class

    SINGAPORE, June 17 — Ngee Ann Polytechnic will terminate the employment of a lecturer who confronted an inter-ethnic couple and made racist remarks to them earlier this month....

  • Singapore Ministry of Manpower: Two in three retrenched residents got new job in Q1 in return to pre-Covid levels, but recovery ‘not a straight road’

    2 days ago

    Singapore Ministry of Manpower: Two in three retrenched residents got new job in Q1 in return to pre-Covid levels, but recovery ‘not a straight road’

    SINGAPORE, June 17 — For the second straight quarter, about two in three retrenched residents picked up a new job in the January-to-March period, bringing this rate to levels...

  • Two shipwrecks — dating as far back as 600 years — found in Singapore waters, yielding trove of artefacts

    2 days ago

    Two shipwrecks — dating as far back as 600 years — found in Singapore waters, yielding trove of artefacts

    SINGAPORE, June 17 — Two historic shipwrecks, one dating back to the 14th century and the other to 1796, have been found in Singapore’s waters near Pedra Branca, offering...

  • Singapore police probe Telegram groups, Tumblr pages sharing obscene images of Singapore women, girls

    3 days ago

    Singapore police probe Telegram groups, Tumblr pages sharing obscene images of Singapore women, girls

    SINGAPORE, June 16 — The police are looking into a number of Telegram groups and pages on blogging site Tumblr in which members exchange obscene images and videos of Singapore...

  • Singapore man jailed for stealing Budget 2020 grocery vouchers with wife who had protection order against him

    3 days ago

    Singapore man jailed for stealing Budget 2020 grocery vouchers with wife who had protection order against him

    SINGAPORE, June 16 — Months after assaulting his 21-year-old stepson, Zulkeflei Mohamed Yatim turned to stealing S$10,800 (RM33,531) worth of Budget 2020 grocery vouchers from...

  • Singapore evaluating easing of restrictions after new Covid-19 cluster

    3 days ago

    Singapore evaluating easing of restrictions after new Covid-19 cluster

    SINGAPORE, June 16 — Singapore is evaluating the timing and scope of the next stage of its easing of coronavirus measures, originally planned for next Monday, after a new...

  • Covid-19: 19 community cases, including three unlinked, among 24 new infections in Singapore

    3 days ago

    Covid-19: 19 community cases, including three unlinked, among 24 new infections in Singapore

    SINGAPORE, June 16 — Singapore reported 19 new Covid-19 community infections today, three of which have not been traced to any previously reported cases. The other 16 were...

  • 2020 census: More singles in Singapore in all age groups, rate of population growth slowest since 1970

    3 days ago

    2020 census: More singles in Singapore in all age groups, rate of population growth slowest since 1970

    SINGAPORE — Over the last 10 years, the proportion of singles across all age groups rose in Singapore, most prominently among those aged between 25 and 34. And as female...

  • Singapore Exchange aims to boost tainted carbon markets

    3 days ago

    Singapore Exchange aims to boost tainted carbon markets

    SINGAPORE, June 15 — A financial exchange offering carbon credits and investments in conservation projects is set to launch in Singapore, but it may struggle to convince...

  • Covid-19: Foreign domestic worker among four unlinked community cases in Singapore; Bukit Merah View cluster formed bulk of new infections

    3 days ago

    Covid-19: Foreign domestic worker among four unlinked community cases in Singapore; Bukit Merah View cluster formed bulk of new infections

    SINGAPORE, June 16 — There were four cases with no known source of coronavirus infection in the community reported yesterday (June 15), including a foreign domestic worker, a...

  • People's Association's photo blunder: Woman says she raised issue to make Singapore 'more inclusive', after accusations of broader agenda

    3 days ago

    People's Association's photo blunder: Woman says she raised issue to make Singapore 'more inclusive', after accusations of broader agenda

    SINGAPORE, June 16 — The couple whose wedding photograph was misused by the People's Association (PA) said that their intention in bringing the matter to light was to be...

  • Singapore’s Bukit Merah View market closure extended to June 26 after nine more Covid-19 cases detected; cluster grows to 25

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    Singapore’s Bukit Merah View market closure extended to June 26 after nine more Covid-19 cases detected; cluster grows to 25

    SINGAPORE, June 16 — The closure of the Bukit Merah View Market and Food Centre will be extended by 11 days until June 26, said the Ministry of Health (MoH) yesterday (June 15)....