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Fines, prosecution for those who repeatedly flout Singapore’s circuit breaker rules

Starting Thursday, April 9, any group gathering in public will immediately be issued a written warning by enforcement officers, with a SGD...

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Singtel offers complimentary remittance services, among other initiatives

Amid stricter “circuit breaker” measures encouraging social distancing and remote working in Singapore, Singtel’s mobile wallet Dash...

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Increased safe distancing measures for public transport in Singapore to break COVID-19 spread

Thermal scanners will also be deployed at selected stations to provide an additional layer of screening before commuters enter the public...

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Capturing and freezing the emotions of society through art in the times of Corona

ICCR’s initiative to unite citizens across the world, affected by the spread of Covid-19, through art including the launch of an online...

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India lifts medicine export ban following talks between Trump, Modi

Following talks between US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India has lifted a ban on some drug exports,...

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Visa rules, red tape block NRI doctors in US from joining fight against COVID-19 outbreak

Non-Resident Indian doctors in the USA are being forced by red tape and immigration regulations to remain on the sidelines of the fight...

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Singapore sees record single-day spike with 142 COVID-19 cases on April 8

Of the 669 confirmed cases who are still in hospital, most are stable or improving. 29 are in critical condition in the intensive care unit.

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Miss England Bhasha Mukherjee resumes career as doctor to help NHS fight COVID-19 outbreak

Bhasha Mukherjee reportedly returned to the UK on Wednesday and will self-isolate for one to two weeks before returning to work at the...

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British PM Boris Johnson stable after spending second night in intensive care

On Tuesday evening, the prime minister's spokesman said his "condition is stable and he remains in intensive care for close monitoring."

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All returning Singapore residents to serve 14-day self-isolation at dedicated SHN facilities

All returnees who disregarded prevailing travel advisories and left Singapore from March 27 2020 onwards, would be required to bear the full...

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Over 7,000 advisories issued to those who breached safe distancing measures on April 7

These breaches mostly occured in hawker centres and markets, the Ministry of Environment and Water Resources (MEWR) said in a statement.

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Indian-origin cardiac surgeon dies due to COVID-19 in the UK

An associate specialist in cardio-thoracic surgery at the University Hospital of Wales (UHW), Rathod was an "incredibly dedicated surgeon",...

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Eight establishments in Singapore warned for non-compliance with COVID-19 safe distancing measures

An Enterprise Singapore statement said that errant business operators that do not comply with the safe distancing measures in the next...

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British PM Boris Johnson moved to intensive care after COVID-19 symptoms worsen

Johnson has been battling COVID-19 since March 27 and was admitted to hospital on Sunday after his symptoms persisted.

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SHN versus community isolation as explained by Ho Ching

Chief Executive Officer of Temasek Holdings Ho Ching shared in a few Facebook posts images from Singapore Expo, which had been converted...

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66 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on April 6, 24 linked to foreign worker dormitories

Only one case is imported, and the remaining 65 are local cases.

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Changi Airport Terminal 2 to suspend operations for 18 months amid COVID-19 outbreak

Additionally, operations at Changi Airport’s Terminal 4 will also be scaled down in light of the "very small number" of flights there,...

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in hospital for tests, 10 days after testing positive for COVID-19

Johnson had announced that he had tested positive and was showing mild symptoms of the novel coronavirus on March 27.

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How celebrities answered PM Modi’s call to use light to fight COVID-19 darkness

People across the nation of India lit candles, diyas (earthen lamps) and torches at 9 pm on Sunday to answer Prime Minister Narendra...

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StarHub provides free internet connectivity for lower-income family students in Singapore

To support students in their home-based learning, StarHub will be sponsoring instantaneous mobile broadband connectivity to students from...

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Singapore reports 120 new COVID-19 cases on April 5, quarantines 20,000 foreign workers

Singapore reported 120 additional cases of COID-19 infection as of 12pm on April 5, of which 116 are local cases with no recent travel...

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Singapore's 6th COVID-19 death: 88-year-old with a history of illnesses

Singapore reported its sixth COVID-19 death, an 88 year-old male Singapore Permanent Resident.

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Infographics: All you need to know about Singapore's circuit breaker measures

Singapore is implementing strict "circuit breaker" measures from April 7 to May 4 to tackle rising numbers in local COVID-19 transmissions.

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PM Modi interacts with prominent sportspersons, including Kohli, Tendulkar and Mary Kom, on COVID-19

Modi told them that they have an important role to play in boosting the morale of the nation as well as spreading the message of social...

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Which service do you use to transfer money for personal use to India?

  • Bank Transfer
  • Remittance services
  • Paypal
  • Wire Transfer services like Western Union, Remit2India
  • International Money Order
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