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Wednesday, July 08, 2020



Singapore to hold general elections amid Covid-19: What is at stake?

June 25, 2020 9:59 am

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Tuesday it was not clear when the pandemic would end and his government needed a fresh mandate to steer Singapore through the social and economic challenges it posed.

Explained: How economies around the world are reopening

June 18, 2020 8:01 am

Singapore, France, Australia, Japan — how countries are reopening their economies amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Singapore rules out mandatory use of contact-tracing app

June 05, 2020 12:18 pm

Singapore Foreign Affairs Minister, Vivian Balakrishnan said that the app, TraceTogether does not work well on iOS devices since they suspend Bluetooth activity while the app runs in the background.

Nine Indian students in Singapore fined heavily for breaching COVID-19 'circuit breaker' rules

June 04, 2020 9:01 pm

The court on Wednesday heard the case and imposed the fines ranging between SGD 2,500 (USD 1,782) and SGD 4,500 (USD 3,208) on the Indian students.

Schools reopen as Singapore eases lockdown restrictions

June 02, 2020 2:25 pm

With one of the highest coronavirus tallies in Asia, Singapore has said it will ease restrictions gradually, with the registry of marriages and some businesses, including pet salons, also reopening on Tuesday.

Covid-19 patients not infectious after 11 days: Singapore study

May 25, 2020 10:59 am

The latest findings may have implications on the country’s patient discharge policy. The discharge criteria is currently based on negative test results rather than infectiousness.

Singapore to ease some coronavirus curbs over next few weeks

May 02, 2020 12:06 pm

Selected activities such as home-based businesses, laundry services and barbers will be allowed to operate from May 12. Some students will be allowed to go back to schools in small groups from May 19.

The price we pay for turning a blind eye to migrant workers

May 01, 2020 7:16 pm

Covid-19 presents us with a choice: continue to treat migrants in a way that harms their livelihoods and health, or give them the rights they deserve.

Indian national with COVID-19 found dead in Singapore

April 23, 2020 7:38 pm

The Indian High Commission here said it was awaiting details on the exact circumstances under which the Indian national died.

Over 1,000 foreign workers, including Indians, test positive for coronavirus in Singapore

April 23, 2020 3:39 pm

The city-state managed to keep its outbreak in check in the early stages due to widespread testing and contact-tracing, but is facing a fast-moving second wave of infections.


Kajal Aggarwal gets a wax statue

February 06, 2020 9:33 am

Kajal Aggarwal, along with her family, unveiled her wax statue at Madame Tussauds Singapore.

Samantha Akkineni and Naga Chaitanya's Singapore vacation

December 04, 2019 10:29 am

Samantha Akkineni and Naga Chaitanya are in Singapore. The couple is making the most of their time away from arch lights.

Photos: The stage is set for the high-stakes Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

June 11, 2018 6:49 pm

Denuclearization of North Korea is the main topic of discussion at Tuesday’s summit between Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump.