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Three deaths, surge in COVID cases lead to ward closures in Singapore hospitals

Singapore Covid Cases- Even as Singapore reported 1,178 new local COVID-19 infections today, the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced strict...

Covid-19

Singapore Parliament rejects proposal hitting out at Free Trade Agreement with India

Singapore's Parliament has rejected a proposal from the Opposition hitting out at an FTA with India for allegedly paving the way for Indian...

Singapore

30th edition of SINDA Excellence Awards honours largest-ever number of recipients

Around 750 students and university graduates were recipients of the Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA) Excellence Awards on...

Past Events

Concerned about rate of virus spreading, will take quick action: Singapore Minister Lawrence Wong

Singapore's Ministry of Health sounded a warning about the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the country and the COVID-19 multi-ministry...

Covid-19

Singapore now world's most vaccinated state; 80 percent citizens get both doses

Singapore has become the world's most vaccinated state, after fully inoculating 80 per cent of its population against the coronavirus, the...

Covid-19

US Vice President Kamala Harris, Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong announce new initiatives

Indian-origin US Vice-President Kamala Harris met with government officials in Singapore, kicking off a visit to Southeast Asia intended to...

Singapore

Singapore, India forged closer ties despite COVID-19: President Halimah Yacob

Wishing India on its 75th Independence Day, Singapore’s President Halimah Yacob said the two nations have managed to forge even closer...

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Singapore set to ease COVID restrictions, open entry to vaccinated foreign workers

Singapore is set to ease COVID restrictions on daily life from today and begin slightly loosening border controls, citing a vaccination rate...

Covid-19

Singapore citizens aged 18 and over can walk in to get Moderna jabs

All unvaccinated Singapore residents as well as long-term pass holders aged 18 and above, can walk into 11 community centres offering the...

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Singapore planning to allow quarantine-free travel from September

Singapore has tentative plans to relax more virus curbs, including starting to allow quarantine-free travel from September, marking the...

Covid-19

Singapore postpones National Day Parade events amid COVID spike

Singapore, on heightened alert due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases, announced it has postponed its National Day Parade from August 9...

Covid-19

Chief Justices of India, Singapore feature in virtual mediation summit

The inaugural India – Singapore Mediation Summit (ISMS2021) featured the Chief Justice of India and the Chief Justice of Singapore, among...

Past Events

Singapore unveils world's largest floating solar energy farm

Singapore unveiled one of the world's largest floating solar panel farm on Tengeh Reservoir. The farm can produce enough electricity to...

Singapore

SMEs to get extended COVID aid in Singapore

Singapore’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) will continue to receive support in relation to COVID-19 as part of additional...

SMEs

Eight F&B outlets ordered to close, 56 people penalised for flouting COVID norms in Singapore

Eight food and beverage (F&B) outlets were ordered to close, while 13 other outlets and 56 people were fined for violating COVID-19 norms,...

Singapore

Singapore ministers defend hiring foreign workers' policy in Parliament

In a series of parliamentary discussions, top Singapore ministers defended the government’s free trade agreements and openness to hiring...

Singapore

Singapore PM Lee wears turban, welcomes Sikh community with 'Sat Sri Akal'

Highlighting the multi-cultural nature of the city-state, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong wore an immaculate white turban at the...

Singapore

Singapore President calls for ground-up drives to aid vulnerable groups

Singapore President Halimah Yacob yesterday reiterated that ground-up initiatives play a key role in empowering and supporting vulnerable...

Singapore

Singapore's GDP to grow 4℅ to 6℅ this year despite uncertain global outlook: Finance Minister Lawrence Wong

Singapore Finance Minister Lawrence Wong said that with uncertainty looming large over global economy outlook, continue to expect gross...

Singapore

Singapore PM to deliver National Day Rally speech on August 22

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will deliver the National Day Rally 2021 (NDR) speech on August 22 at Mediacorp, the PM's Office...

Singapore

Singapore Parliament to discuss ministerial statements on FTAs, attacks on Indians next week

Two ministerial statements are set to be delivered in Parliament next week to explain ''how vital'' Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) are to...

Singapore

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak highlights financial services, trade with Singapore, India

The United Kingdom's Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak pledged yesterday to “sharpen” the competitive advantage of the UK...

UK

Singapore clocks 16 COVID cases, tally at 62,579

Singapore today reported 16 COVID cases, pushing the tally to 62,579, the Health Ministry said. Of these cases, five were locally...

Covid-19

Engineer among four Covid community infections; lowest since June 11

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) announced that a PUB engineer and a television installer employed by Best Denki were among four fresh...

Covid-19

Nine new COVID cases push Singapore's tally to 62,553

Singapore today recorded nine fresh coronavirus cases, taking the country's tally to 62,553, the health ministry said.

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