Singapore

  • Analysts in Singapore disagree with WP’s handling of Raeesah Khan matter, some party members defend leaders

    2 hours ago

    Analysts in Singapore disagree with WP’s handling of Raeesah Khan matter, some party members defend leaders

  • Singapore Workers’ Party chief: Leaders knew Raeesah Khan lied months before public admission, but decided to let her talk to family first

    2 hours ago

    Singapore Workers’ Party chief: Leaders knew Raeesah Khan lied months before public admission, but decided to let her talk to family first

  • Covid-19: 1,101 new cases and nine more deaths in Singapore; weekly infection growth rate at 0.70

    3 hours ago

    Covid-19: 1,101 new cases and nine more deaths in Singapore; weekly infection growth rate at 0.70

  • Covid-19: Singapore detects first 2 Omicron infections; imported cases arrived on SIA flight from Johannesburg

    15 hours ago

    Covid-19: Singapore detects first 2 Omicron infections; imported cases arrived on SIA flight from Johannesburg

  • MOM: Singapore resident employment rate rises above pre-pandemic levels

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    MOM: Singapore resident employment rate rises above pre-pandemic levels

  • Analysts: Raeesah Khan’s resignation will take some heat off Singapore’s Workers’ Party, but party leaders still under scrutiny

    1 day ago

    Analysts: Raeesah Khan’s resignation will take some heat off Singapore’s Workers’ Party, but party leaders still under scrutiny

  • Covid-19: 1,324 new cases and eight more deaths in Singapore; weekly infection growth rate at 0.67

    1 day ago

    Covid-19: 1,324 new cases and eight more deaths in Singapore; weekly infection growth rate at 0.67

  • Singapore detects 198 HIV cases in first 10 months of 2021, down 10 per cent year-on-year

    1 day ago

    Singapore detects 198 HIV cases in first 10 months of 2021, down 10 per cent year-on-year

  • Singapore Parliament’s privileges committee will continue looking into Raeesah Khan's conduct, despite her resignation as MP

    1 day ago

    Singapore Parliament’s privileges committee will continue looking into Raeesah Khan's conduct, despite her resignation as MP

  • Man sentenced to jail, caning for consorting with fellow gang member who smuggled gun, bullets from Malaysia into Singapore

    2 days ago

    Man sentenced to jail, caning for consorting with fellow gang member who smuggled gun, bullets from Malaysia into Singapore

  • Singapore Workers' Party MP Raeesah Khan resigns, leaves party a month after lying admission in Parliament

    2 days ago

    Singapore Workers' Party MP Raeesah Khan resigns, leaves party a month after lying admission in Parliament

  • Covid-19: 1,239 new cases and eight more deaths in Singapore; weekly infection growth rate at 0.66

    2 days ago

    Covid-19: 1,239 new cases and eight more deaths in Singapore; weekly infection growth rate at 0.66

  • ‘No silver bullet’: Nimble, evidence-based approach to deal with new Covid-19 variants, says Singapore finance minister

    2 days ago

    ‘No silver bullet’: Nimble, evidence-based approach to deal with new Covid-19 variants, says Singapore finance minister

  • Singapore Health Ministry: No locally detected Omicron Covid-19 cases to date

    2 days ago

    Singapore Health Ministry: No locally detected Omicron Covid-19 cases to date

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  • Covid-19: More tests for VTL travellers arriving in Singapore among new border measures to contain Omicron risk

    2 days ago

    Covid-19: More tests for VTL travellers arriving in Singapore among new border measures to contain Omicron risk

    SINGAPORE, Nov 30 — From 11.59pm on Thursday (December 2), travellers entering Singapore from higher-risk countries and regions must undergo a Covid-19 polymerase chain reaction...

  • Covid-19: Singapore to hold off further reopening to evaluate Omicron variant

    2 days ago

    Covid-19: Singapore to hold off further reopening to evaluate Omicron variant

    SINGAPORE, Nov 30 — Singapore will hold off on further reopening measures while it evaluates the Omicron Covid-19 variant and will boost testing of travellers and frontline...

  • Singapore says two travellers to Sydney with Omicron transited at Changi

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    Singapore says two travellers to Sydney with Omicron transited at Changi

    SINGAPORE, Nov 30 — Singapore’s health ministry said two travellers from Johannesburg who tested positive for the Omicron coronavirus variant in Sydney, had transited through...

  • PAP not afraid of opposing views but must rebut wrong ones 'if possible gently, but when necessary firmly', says Singapore PM Lee

    4 days ago

    PAP not afraid of opposing views but must rebut wrong ones 'if possible gently, but when necessary firmly', says Singapore PM Lee

    SINGAPORE, Nov 29 — The ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) must show that it is not afraid of opposing views or being challenged, but political discourse is also “not just a...

  • PM Lee says Covid-19 measures have worked because Singaporeans trust PAP govt, know it will 'always have your back'

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    PM Lee says Covid-19 measures have worked because Singaporeans trust PAP govt, know it will 'always have your back'

    SINGAPORE, Nov 29 — The Covid-19 pandemic is a test of the “sacred trust” between Singaporeans and the ruling People’s Action Party (PAP) government, which the country’s...

  • Covid-19: Singapore logs 747 new cases, first time in over two months that daily tally is below 1,000

    4 days ago

    Covid-19: Singapore logs 747 new cases, first time in over two months that daily tally is below 1,000

    SINGAPORE, Nov 29 — Singapore yesterday recorded 747 new cases of Covid-19, the first time since Sept 20 that the number of infections was below 1,000. It was also the lowest...

  • New Covid-19 variant: Travellers from seven African countries to be barred from entering Singapore; will face tighter restrictions

    6 days ago

    New Covid-19 variant: Travellers from seven African countries to be barred from entering Singapore; will face tighter restrictions

    SINGAPORE, Nov 27 — Travellers who have recently travelled to seven African countries, including South Africa and Botswana, will face new restrictions in light of a new,...

  • Covid-19: 1,090 new cases and three more deaths in Singapore; weekly infection growth rate at 0.74

    6 days ago

    Covid-19: 1,090 new cases and three more deaths in Singapore; weekly infection growth rate at 0.74

    SINGAPORE, Nov 27 — Singapore yesterday (November 26) recorded 1,090 new cases of Covid-19 and three more deaths due to complications from the disease. The daily case count is...

  • Explainer: What do we know about the new B.1.1.529 Covid-19 variant, and should Singapore be concerned?

    6 days ago

    Explainer: What do we know about the new B.1.1.529 Covid-19 variant, and should Singapore be concerned?

  • Singapore: Man with acute respiratory infection pleads guilty to leaving home against doctor's orders to get tattooed

    6 days ago

    Singapore: Man with acute respiratory infection pleads guilty to leaving home against doctor's orders to get tattooed

    SINGAPORE, Nov 26 — Although he was issued with a medical certificate for acute upper respiratory tract infection and was required to undergo a Covid-19 swab test, Tan Fu Yu...

  • Singapore Airlines launches discounted flight bundle option called Flight Pass

    6 days ago

    Singapore Airlines launches discounted flight bundle option called Flight Pass

    SINGAPORE, Nov 26 — Singapore Airlines (SIA) has launched a new option called Flight Pass that allows travellers to make advance “bundle” purchases of flights. Customers...

  • Singapore to curb arrivals from seven African countries over variant

    6 days ago

    Singapore to curb arrivals from seven African countries over variant

    SINGAPORE, Nov 26 — Singapore will restrict arrivals from seven African countries, health officials said Friday, after South Africa discovered a new Covid-19 variant with a...

  • Novavax files for non-mRNA Covid-19 vaccine to be approved for use in Singapore

    1 week ago

    Novavax files for non-mRNA Covid-19 vaccine to be approved for use in Singapore

    SINGAPORE, Nov 26 — A new non-messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) Covid-19 vaccine may soon be offered as an option here, with American biotech company Novavax announcing on...

  • Covid-19: Singapore logs two-month low of 1,275 new cases, and three more deaths

    1 week ago

    Covid-19: Singapore logs two-month low of 1,275 new cases, and three more deaths

    SINGAPORE, Nov 26 — Singapore on Thursday (Nov 25) recorded 1,275 new cases of Covid-19 and three more deaths due to complications from the disease. The daily case count is...

  • Singapore civil servants to receive one-month year-end bonus for ‘hard work’ during Covid-19 crisis, says PSD

    1 week ago

    Singapore civil servants to receive one-month year-end bonus for ‘hard work’ during Covid-19 crisis, says PSD

    SINGAPORE, Nov 25 — In recognition of their contributions in the fight against Covid-19, all civil servants in Singapore will receive a one-month year-end bonus this year, the...

  • Covid-19: 2,079 new cases and six more deaths in Singapore; weekly infection growth rate at 0.75

    1 week ago

    Covid-19: 2,079 new cases and six more deaths in Singapore; weekly infection growth rate at 0.75

    SINGAPORE, Nov 25 — Singapore yesterday (November 24) recorded 2,079 new cases of Covid-19 and six more deaths due to complications from the disease. The daily case count is...

  • Singapore DBS' digital banking outage due to access control server issue; branch hours extended by two hours

    1 week ago

    Singapore DBS' digital banking outage due to access control server issue; branch hours extended by two hours

    SINGAPORE, Nov 25 — The lengthy disruption of DBS bank’s digital banking services since Tuesday morning (November 23) was caused by a problem with its access control server,...

  • Singapore-Malaysia land VTL may involve rail next, but car trips won’t happen so soon, says trade minister

    1 week ago

    Singapore-Malaysia land VTL may involve rail next, but car trips won’t happen so soon, says trade minister

    SINGAPORE, Nov 24 — The vaccinated travel lane (VTL) between Singapore and Malaysia could be extended to train crossings next, but it may take a longer time before travellers...

  • Singapore economy grows 7pc in 2021, but MTI expects slower 3-5pc growth in 2022 amid uneven recovery

    1 week ago

    Singapore economy grows 7pc in 2021, but MTI expects slower 3-5pc growth in 2022 amid uneven recovery

    SINGAPORE, Nov 24 — Singapore’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth is expected to come in at about 7 per cent this year, before slowing to 3 to 5 per cent next year amid an...