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Towards cleaner, greener hotels in Asia and beyond with SensorFlow

Singapore-based cleantech start-up SensorFlow’s technology is allowing any hotel building to optimise their energy consumption and make a...

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Our extraordinary journey during the COVID-19 outbreak (across 5 countries and 12 cities)

A personal account of one man's travels with his family across Europe and Asia amid the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Singapore is home to one of the most accomplished Indian diaspora in the world: HCI Singapore Jawed Ashraf

An exclusive interview with Indian High Commissioner to Singapore, Jawed Ashraf.

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Hitting the right Sur: Sushma Soma’s debut album Sa brings alive her love for music

Homegrown Carnatic singer Sushma Somasekharan has released her first ever EP titled ‘Sa’, and in this exclusive interview with Connected...

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Nine questions, nine razor-sharp answers by outgoing Indian High Commissioner to Singapore Jawed Ashraf

A special rapid fire interview with High Commissioner of India to Singapore, Jawed Ashraf where he discusses his favourite food, as well as...

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“Friendly, accessible, knowledgeable” - High praise for Singapore ministers from outgoing Indian HC Jawed Ashraf

An exclusive interview with outgoing Indian High Commissioner to Singapore HE Jawed Ashraf.

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Free entry for visitors to Sentosa from March 14 to June 30 amid COVID-19

Sentosa will be waiving entry fees for visitors from March 14 to the end of June, said Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) on Wednesday,...

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Kerala makes hiding travel history a crime as India confirms at least 60 COVID-19 cases

India has also cancelled all visas and e-visas granted on or before March 11 to nationals of France, Germany and Spain.

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UK health department minister tests positive for COVID-19

The Conservative MP was amongst those who helped craft the legislation to fight the COVID-19 outbreak and is the first British politician to...

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Costa Fortuna cruise ship passengers disembark in Singapore, none declared unwell say authorities

Ahead of docking at the Singapore port, Costa Fortuna declared that none of its passengers and crew on board are febrile or have exhibited...

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6 more COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore as of March 10

Singapore reported six more cases of COVID-19 infection as of 12pm on Tuesday, March 10, said Ministry of Health (MOH).

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Abu Dhabi to ban single-use plastics by 2021

Abu Dhabi’s Environment Agency (EAD) has announced a policy that will ban single-use plastics from 2021 and will parallelly encourage the...

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As WHO warns of "very real" COVID-19 threat, countries extend measures

WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned of a "very real" threat that the new coronavirus outbreak will become a pandemic.

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Singapore to stop paying for COVID-19 treatment of patients on short-term visit passes

Travellers holding short-term visit passes who seek treatment for Covid-19 in Singapore will have to pay for their own treatment from last...

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Airfare to India from UAE plunges due to coronavirus

Coronavuirus fears have resulted in a significant drop in demand for air-tickets from the UAE to India as well as to other sectors.

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Singapore takes precautions for cruise ship's scheduled call

Cruise ship Costa Fortuna will make a scheduled call at Singapore, on Tuesday, March 10.

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10 new cases of COVID-19 in Singapore as of March 9, including 5-year-old linked to SAFRA Jurong cluster

The MOH has also said that of the 67 confirmed cases who are still in hospital, most are stable or improving. Ten are in critical condition...

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GIIS introduces virtual classrooms for its students amid COVID-19 spread in Singapore

Over 11,000 students in GIIS schools worldwide can now connect to virtual classes remotely through the digital classrooms.

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Indian-origin UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak gears up to present Budget on Wednesday

Rishi Sunak, United Kingdom's first Indian-origin finance minister, is reportedly set to scrap an unpopular tax on women's sanitary products...

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Dubai shuts Smart Gates operation as precaution against COVID-19

The Smart Gates system at the Dubai international airport and Dubai World Central will not be available from March 8 until further notice as...

UAE #COVID-19

Saudi Arabia restricts arrivals to and from 9 countries, including UAE, due to coronavirus concerns

The total number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in Sadi Arabia is currently 15.

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Singapore celebrates the histories of local businesses with mini museum corners

Stories are what make a place home. With its new Street Corner Heritage Galleries scheme, National Heritage Board’s (NHB) puts the...

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3-year-old tests positive in Kerala, 43 confirmed COVID-19 cases in India

The Indian government is also not allowing any foreign ships to dock at Indian ports.

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Singapore reports 12 new COVID-19 cases on March 8, totalling 150

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 12 more cases of COVID-19 infection as of 12pm on March 8, bringing the total number of...

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Largest single day jump in COVID-19 infections in Singapore with 13 new cases on March 6

The MOH has also announced that of the 48 confirmed cases who are still in hospital, most are stable or improving with nine in critical...

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