Singapore

  • The Big Read: After a decade of fits and starts, it’s all systems go for Singapore electric vehicle dream

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    The Big Read: After a decade of fits and starts, it’s all systems go for Singapore electric vehicle dream

  • More cash support for Singapore parents having second child, those not eligible for paternity or adoption leave, says minister Indranee Rajah

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    More cash support for Singapore parents having second child, those not eligible for paternity or adoption leave, says minister Indranee Rajah

  • Not in Singapore’s interest to reveal size of reserves, says DPM Heng

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    Not in Singapore’s interest to reveal size of reserves, says DPM Heng

  • Room to review wealth taxes but Singapore must still remain attractive to those who work hard, says DPM Heng

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    Room to review wealth taxes but Singapore must still remain attractive to those who work hard, says DPM Heng

  • Singapore DPM Heng slams Pritam Singh’s independent Budget office idea as ‘wasteful’ in Budget round-up speech

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    Singapore DPM Heng slams Pritam Singh’s independent Budget office idea as ‘wasteful’ in Budget round-up speech

  • Budget round-up: Unemployment insurance not as sustainable as safeguarding jobs, retraining workers, says Singapore DPM Heng

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    Budget round-up: Unemployment insurance not as sustainable as safeguarding jobs, retraining workers, says Singapore DPM Heng

  • Singapore to issue ‘tamper-proof’ digital Covid-19 test certificates for travellers departing republic

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    Singapore to issue ‘tamper-proof’ digital Covid-19 test certificates for travellers departing republic

  • Singapore records 13 new Covid-19 infections, all imported

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    Singapore records 13 new Covid-19 infections, all imported

  • Foreigner, Singaporean wife jailed over breach of stay-home notice to spend night together at hotel

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    Foreigner, Singaporean wife jailed over breach of stay-home notice to spend night together at hotel

  • Deceased found on MRT tracks is 31-year-old man; no foul play suspected, says Singapore police

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    Deceased found on MRT tracks is 31-year-old man; no foul play suspected, says Singapore police

  • Covid-19: Tuition teacher at enrichment centre in Yishun among two new community cases

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    Covid-19: Tuition teacher at enrichment centre in Yishun among two new community cases

  • Singapore needs another 1.2 million workers trained in digital skills by 2025, says report

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    Singapore needs another 1.2 million workers trained in digital skills by 2025, says report

  • A person found dead at Singapore’s Kallang MRT Station, train services between Bugis and Aljunied stations disrupted

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    A person found dead at Singapore’s Kallang MRT Station, train services between Bugis and Aljunied stations disrupted

  • Fire at Tuas industrial unit: Three workers dead, five in critical condition

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    Fire at Tuas industrial unit: Three workers dead, five in critical condition

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  • Singapore MP moots levy on Employment Pass to rebalance local-foreigner jobs ratio, drawing rebuke from MAS board member

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    Singapore MP moots levy on Employment Pass to rebalance local-foreigner jobs ratio, drawing rebuke from MAS board member

    SINGAPORE, Feb 25 — To correct what he considers a “wage disadvantage” faced by Singaporean workers, Non-Constituency Member of Parliament Leong Mun Wai suggested today that...

  • Ex-bubble tea store owner acquitted of molesting two teen employees in Singapore

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    Ex-bubble tea store owner acquitted of molesting two teen employees in Singapore

    SINGAPORE, Feb 25 — Two teenage employees at a now-defunct bubble tea store did not give evidence that was convincing enough to convict their former employer of molesting them,...

  • Abused maid who died: AG sought murder charge for employer, but went with lesser charge based on evidence, says Singapore minister

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    Abused maid who died: AG sought murder charge for employer, but went with lesser charge based on evidence, says Singapore minister

    SINGAPORE, Feb 25 — The abuse of Myanmar domestic worker Piang Ngaih Don who died five years ago was so egregious that the Attorney-General himself directed prosecutors to press...

  • Ten new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, including two in the community

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    Ten new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, including two in the community

    SINGAPORE, Feb 25 — Singapore reported 10 new cases of Covid-19 today, of which two were in the community. The other eight were imported and had been placed on...

  • Singapore won’t exit Phase 3 ‘anytime soon’ despite Covid-19 outbreaks easing in some countries, says senior minister

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    Singapore won’t exit Phase 3 ‘anytime soon’ despite Covid-19 outbreaks easing in some countries, says senior minister

    SINGAPORE, Feb 25 — Singapore will not move out of the third phase of its reopening “anytime soon”, even as Covid-19 outbreaks in some parts of the world have abated in...

  • Singapore Budget 2021 debate: Workers’ Party renews call for independent Budget office to ensure greater fiscal transparency

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    Singapore Budget 2021 debate: Workers’ Party renews call for independent Budget office to ensure greater fiscal transparency

    SINGAPORE, Feb 25 — Leader of the Opposition Pritam Singh yesterday renewed the Workers’ Party’s (WP) call for an independent fiscal office that would look into how...

  • Budget 2021 debate: Unemployment insurance in Singapore? MPs discuss protection for those who lose their jobs

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    Budget 2021 debate: Unemployment insurance in Singapore? MPs discuss protection for those who lose their jobs

    SINGAPORE, Feb 25 — Three Members of Parliament (MPs) suggested yesterday that it may be time for Singapore to consider a form of unemployment insurance to help those who lose...

  • Budget 2021 debate: MPs question timing of petrol price hikes when Singapore lacks electric vehicle infrastructure

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    Budget 2021 debate: MPs question timing of petrol price hikes when Singapore lacks electric vehicle infrastructure

    SINGAPORE, Feb 25 — Several Members of Parliament (MPs) from both sides of the political aisle have questioned the timing of the petrol duty increases, even before Singapore has...

  • Abused domestic worker who died: No complaints received from family’s past four workers, says Singapore's Ministry of Manpower

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    Abused domestic worker who died: No complaints received from family’s past four workers, says Singapore's Ministry of Manpower

    SINGAPORE, Feb 25 — The family whose foreign domestic worker was abused to death had hired four others before, but the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) did not receive any complaints...

  • Petrol duty hike: Singapore taxi drivers to get road tax rebates via rent discounts from March

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    Petrol duty hike: Singapore taxi drivers to get road tax rebates via rent discounts from March

    SINGAPORE, Feb 25 — Taxi drivers affected by the new petrol duty hike will get their road tax rebates as early as next month instead of August as originally planned, the Land...

  • Singapore receives first shipment of China’s Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine; yet to be authorised for use

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    Singapore receives first shipment of China’s Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine; yet to be authorised for use

    SINGAPORE, Feb 24 — The Ministry of Health (MOH) today said that Singapore has received its first shipment of China’s Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine yesterday. In a press release,...

  • Seven new Covid-19 infections in Singapore, including one in the community

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    Seven new Covid-19 infections in Singapore, including one in the community

    SINGAPORE, Feb 24 — Singapore reported seven new cases of Covid-19 today, of which one was in the community. The other six cases were imported and had been placed on stay-home...

  • Singapore: Husband of maid abuser is interdicted police officer, also facing charges over maid's death

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    Singapore: Husband of maid abuser is interdicted police officer, also facing charges over maid's death

    SINGAPORE, Feb 24 — Kevin Chelvam, the husband of Gaiyathiri Murugayan, who pleaded guilty yesterday to violently abusing the couple’s 24-year-old domestic worker from...

  • Singapore MOH reiterates Covid-19 vaccination protocols after SNEC dose error

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    Singapore MOH reiterates Covid-19 vaccination protocols after SNEC dose error

    SINGAPORE, Feb 24 — The Ministry of Health (MOH) has directed teams administering Covid-19 vaccines to adhere strictly to protocols — including leaving their positions only...

  • Singapore trials Smartphone app offering mini check-ups

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    Singapore trials Smartphone app offering mini check-ups

    SINGAPORE, Feb 24 — Each morning before work at a Singapore construction site, Gunasekar Udayakumar, 41, gets his vital signs checked, without going to a clinic, or even seeing...

  • In Singapore, life sentence sought for woman who ‘heinously’ abused, starved domestic worker for nine months till she died (VIDEO)

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    In Singapore, life sentence sought for woman who ‘heinously’ abused, starved domestic worker for nine months till she died (VIDEO)

    SINGAPORE, Feb 23 — Constantly angry with her foreign domestic worker for being slow or unhygienic and eating too much, Gaiyathiri Murugayan installed closed-circuit television...

  • Singapore’s Tanjong Pagar crash: Malaysian-born woman who tried to save boyfriend from fire discharged from ICU, in stable condition

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    Singapore’s Tanjong Pagar crash: Malaysian-born woman who tried to save boyfriend from fire discharged from ICU, in stable condition

    SINGAPORE, Feb 23 — The 26-year-old woman who suffered severe burns to her body while trying to save her boyfriend in the Tanjong Pagar crash has left the intensive care unit...

  • Singapore Land Transport Authority: Covid-19 vaccination exercise for taxi, private-hire drivers kicks off, over 50,000 drivers to get jab

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    Singapore Land Transport Authority: Covid-19 vaccination exercise for taxi, private-hire drivers kicks off, over 50,000 drivers to get jab

    SINGAPORE, Feb 23 — The Covid-19 vaccination exercise for taxi and private-hire drivers kicked off today, with more than 50,000 drivers expected to receive the jab over the...

  • In Singapore, three former Shell employees charged with bribery in largest marine fuel heist from Pulau Bukom refinery

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    In Singapore, three former Shell employees charged with bribery in largest marine fuel heist from Pulau Bukom refinery

    SINGAPORE. Feb 23 — Two alleged key players in the massive misappropriation of marine gas oil from Shell Eastern Petroleum’s biggest regional refinery on Pulau Bukom were...