Singapore

  • Close to 200 Covid-19 cases in Singapore with ‘more infectious’ Omicron sub-variant, says MOH

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    Close to 200 Covid-19 cases in Singapore with ‘more infectious’ Omicron sub-variant, says MOH

  • Labour market in Singapore continues recovery in Q4, as non-resident employment rises for first time since Covid-19 struck

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    Labour market in Singapore continues recovery in Q4, as non-resident employment rises for first time since Covid-19 struck

  • In Singapore, Maserati driver to serve more jail time for driving after lifetime ban

    21 hours ago

    In Singapore, Maserati driver to serve more jail time for driving after lifetime ban

  • Covid-19 vaccine not 'direct cause' of heart condition that led to woman's death, say two Singapore hospitals that treated her

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    Covid-19 vaccine not 'direct cause' of heart condition that led to woman's death, say two Singapore hospitals that treated her

  • Greenridge Crescent boys’ deaths: 48-year-old father taken back to scene where bodies were found

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    Greenridge Crescent boys’ deaths: 48-year-old father taken back to scene where bodies were found

  • Singapore shrinks as Covid takes shine off expatriate life

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    Singapore shrinks as Covid takes shine off expatriate life

  • Singapore EDB: Business investment commitments fall to S$11.8b in ‘challenging’ 2021 but beat targets

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    Singapore EDB: Business investment commitments fall to S$11.8b in ‘challenging’ 2021 but beat targets

  • Economists raise inflation forecasts, expect Singapore central bank to further tighten monetary policy in 2022

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    Economists raise inflation forecasts, expect Singapore central bank to further tighten monetary policy in 2022

  • Singapore cruises set to call at some regional ports in 2022 after talks with Asean governments, says tourism board

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    Singapore cruises set to call at some regional ports in 2022 after talks with Asean governments, says tourism board

  • Covid-19:  In Singapore, walk-in vaccination allowed for children aged five to 11 from Jan 25 on selected days

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    Covid-19: In Singapore, walk-in vaccination allowed for children aged five to 11 from Jan 25 on selected days

  • Singapore YouTuber Dee Kosh to plead guilty to sexual offences, including attempting to exploit teenage boy

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    Singapore YouTuber Dee Kosh to plead guilty to sexual offences, including attempting to exploit teenage boy

  • Four persons to be charged with breaching Covid-19 rules during impromptu New Year countdown at Singapore’s Clarke Quay

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    Four persons to be charged with breaching Covid-19 rules during impromptu New Year countdown at Singapore’s Clarke Quay

  • Greenridge Crescent boys’ deaths: Father charged with murder in Singapore, to be remanded and taken back to crime scene

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    Greenridge Crescent boys’ deaths: Father charged with murder in Singapore, to be remanded and taken back to crime scene

  • Teen who stabbed father to death in Singapore condo sentenced to five years' detention

    3 days ago

    Teen who stabbed father to death in Singapore condo sentenced to five years' detention

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  • Singapore's central bank tightens monetary policy on inflation risks

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    Singapore's central bank tightens monetary policy on inflation risks

    SINGAPORE, Jan 25 ― Singapore's central bank said today it was tightening its monetary policy settings, in an out-of-cycle move, as inflation risks rise. The Monetary Authority...

  • Self-radicalised teen released from detention after ‘significant progress’ in rehabilitation, says Singapore Internal Security Dept

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    Self-radicalised teen released from detention after ‘significant progress’ in rehabilitation, says Singapore Internal Security Dept

    SINGAPORE, Jan 24 — A teenager who was arrested and detained two years ago for terrorism-related conduct has been released on a restriction order this month. The Internal...

  • Anti-vaccine group founder, doctor in Singapore charged with conspiracy to submit fake Covid-19 vaccination records

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    Anti-vaccine group founder, doctor in Singapore charged with conspiracy to submit fake Covid-19 vaccination records

    SINGAPORE, Jan 24 — Iris Koh, the founder of controversial anti-vaccine group Healing the Divide, was charged on Sunday (Jan 23) with working with a doctor to cheat the Ministry...

  • Singapore agency urges caregivers of children with special needs to seek help, after 11-year-old boys’ deaths

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    Singapore agency urges caregivers of children with special needs to seek help, after 11-year-old boys’ deaths

    SINGAPORE, Jan 24 — The main government-linked agency for persons with disabilities here has urged caregivers to reach out for help in caring for their children or ward with...

  • Singaporeans grieve at Greenridge Crescent canal over 11-year-old boys’ deaths; fellow condo residents in disbelief

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    Singaporeans grieve at Greenridge Crescent canal over 11-year-old boys’ deaths; fellow condo residents in disbelief

    SINGAPORE, Jan 24 — A day after news broke about the death of two 11-year-old brothers, members of the public lined a large canal in Upper Bukit Timah, where their...

  • Singapore Greenridge Crescent boys’ deaths: 48-year-old father arrested, to be charged with murder

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    Singapore Greenridge Crescent boys’ deaths: 48-year-old father arrested, to be charged with murder

    SINGAPORE, Jan 23 — The police have arrested a 48-year-old man for his suspected involvement in the death of his two 11-year-old sons who were found motionless at a playground...

  • In Singapore, a pair 11-year-old boys found dead at Greenridge Crescent playground after call from father for assistance

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    In Singapore, a pair 11-year-old boys found dead at Greenridge Crescent playground after call from father for assistance

    SINGAPORE, Jan 22 — Two 11-year-old brothers were found dead yesterday (January 21) night at a playground along Greenridge Crescent in Upper Bukit Timah, said the police. In...

  • Testing requirements for VTL travellers arriving in Singapore to be eased from Jan 24

    1 week ago

    Testing requirements for VTL travellers arriving in Singapore to be eased from Jan 24

    SINGAPORE, Jan 21 — From 11.59pm on Jan 23, travellers entering Singapore on the Vaccinated Travel Lanes (VTL) will only be required to take unsupervised self-administered...

  • Prominent figure in Singapore's Catholic community charged with sexual offences against teenage boys

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    Prominent figure in Singapore's Catholic community charged with sexual offences against teenage boys

    SINGAPORE, Jan 21 — A man in his 60s, who is a prominent figure in the Catholic community here, was charged yesterday (January 20) with sexual offences against at least two...

  • About US$30m of cryptocurrencies lost in security breach at Singapore-based firm; affected users reimbursed

    1 week ago

    About US$30m of cryptocurrencies lost in security breach at Singapore-based firm; affected users reimbursed

    SINGAPORE, Jan 21 — Cryptocurrency exchange Crypto.com said yesterday that its users had lost tens of millions of dollars worth of bitcoin, ethereum and other cryptocurrencies...

  • Customers should not expect banks to reimburse their money lost in a scam, Singapore analysts say

    1 week ago

    Customers should not expect banks to reimburse their money lost in a scam, Singapore analysts say

    SINGAPORE, Jan 21 — OCBC bank's move to fully reimburse all its customers who were victims of a recent SMS phishing scam should not set a precedent for the banking industry,...

  • Samsung removes ad in Singapore showing Muslim mother and drag queen son after online backlash

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    Samsung removes ad in Singapore showing Muslim mother and drag queen son after online backlash

    SINGAPORE, Jan 20 — An advertisement meant to tug at viewers’ heartstrings while promoting Samsung’s latest wearable products backfired after it drew public backlash for its...

  • Singapore banks to remove clickable links in emails, SMS sent to customers as part of new security measures

    1 week ago

    Singapore banks to remove clickable links in emails, SMS sent to customers as part of new security measures

    SINGAPORE, Jan 19 — Banks in Singapore will be removing clickable links in emails or SMS messages sent to retail customers and set the threshold for funds transfer notifications...

  • Singapore central bank advertising curbs: Cryptocurrency firm cuts marketing push, another closes bitcoin ATMs

    1 week ago

    Singapore central bank advertising curbs: Cryptocurrency firm cuts marketing push, another closes bitcoin ATMs

    SINGAPORE, Jan 19 — A day after Singapore’s central bank urged cryptocurrency firms not to advertise their services in public spaces, at least one company in the sector said...

  • Jail, S$5,000 fine for Singaporean woman who called doctor at Changi General Hospital ‘stupid’, tried to bite auxiliary police officer

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    Jail, S$5,000 fine for Singaporean woman who called doctor at Changi General Hospital ‘stupid’, tried to bite auxiliary police officer

    SINGAPORE, Jan 19 — A 54-year-old woman was jailed for one week and fined S$5,000 (RM15,526) yesterday for insulting a hospital doctor, as well as hitting and trying to bite an...

  • Singapore: OCBC says 30 victims of phishing scam received 'goodwill payouts' to date

    1 week ago

    Singapore: OCBC says 30 victims of phishing scam received 'goodwill payouts' to date

    SINGAPORE, Jan 18 — OCBC has started reimbursing customers who were affected by the recent SMS phishing scam, the bank announced yesterday. More than 30 customers have already...

  • Singapore Reform Party’s Charles Yeo arrested for alleged criminal breach of trust, forgery, say police

    1 week ago

    Singapore Reform Party’s Charles Yeo arrested for alleged criminal breach of trust, forgery, say police

    SINGAPORE, Jan 16 — Reform Party chairman Charles Yeo was one of two people arrested on Tuesday (Jan 12) for alleged offences of criminal breach of trust and forgery, said the...

  • Singapore deploys more enforcement officers in Chinatown in run-up to Chinese New Year

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    Singapore deploys more enforcement officers in Chinatown in run-up to Chinese New Year

    SINGAPORE, Jan 15 — More safe distancing ambassadors and enforcement officers will be deployed to Chinatown in the weekends leading up to Chinese New Year, the Singapore Tourism...

  • Singapore launches new guidelines for dog adoption and training, but welfare groups wish for more ‘bite’ than bark

    2 weeks ago

    Singapore launches new guidelines for dog adoption and training, but welfare groups wish for more ‘bite’ than bark

    SINGAPORE, Jan 14 — A new set of guidelines to standardise the process of rehoming dogs was launched today, with the aim of promoting greater transparency between prospective...