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Singapore first nation to ratify 15-nation economic cooperation agreement

Singapore became the first participating country to ratify the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, a multi-nation...

Global

Singapore, US discuss critical role of transport in post-COVID-19 economic recovery

Global News- Singapore and the United States explore ways to revive international air travel and long-term post-pandemic recovery and...

Global

Singapore to begin vaccinating under 45-year-olds from June

Singapore News: Singapore is planning to vaccinate its population against coronavirus and plans to invite those under the age of 45.

Covid-19

Singapore workers to return to work with staggered work hours, 75 pc capacity

Staggered hours have been the norm at some firms in Singapore, as companies prepare for employees who are currently working from home to...

Covid-19

Singapore's COVID safety measures a big part of its human rights report to the UN

Even as the latest safety measures were announced for the Easter weekend and the parliament is set to discuss a digital vaccine passport...

Covid-19

Singapore government announces waiver on foreign workers' levies during stay-home period

Singapore's Ministry of Manpower (MOM) yesterday said it would waive levies on foreign workers, including maids, during their stay-home...

Singapore

Vaccine certification next step in plan to restart quarantine-less travel: Singapore

Singapore's Ministry of Transport (MOT) said that developing methods for mutual recognition of COVID-19 vaccination certification with other...

Covid-19

No need for vaccinated Singapore residents to get tested for COVID antibodies: MOH

Speaking during a COVID-19 press conference, Associate Professor Kenneth Mak, Deputy Director of Medical Services at MOH, said there is no...

Covid-19

Singapore Court orders blogger to pay PM Lee Hsien Loong SGD 133,000 in online defamation case

The Singapore high court ordered that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong be paid SGD 133,000 (USD 98,825) in damages in a defamation case filed...

Singapore

MOM convicts two foreign workers for fraudulent work injury compensation claims

Singh Arshdeep, an Indian National, and Rohoman Md Shimul from Bangladesh were convicted on 10 March 2021 and 23 March 2021 respectively.

Singapore

12 new COVID cases in Singapore on March 21, all imported: MOH

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed 12 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore as of noon yesterday, taking the...

Covid-19

COVID recoveries in Singapore cross 60,000 mark, says MOH

As of noon yesterday, Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified that there are no new cases of locally transmitted...

Covid-19

Singapore to discontinue registering diesel cars by 2025: LTA

Singapore announced it is set to discontinue registering diesel-powered cars and taxis from 2025, five years ahead of previously scheduled,...

Singapore

Singapore foreign dependants will require work passes for employment from May: Ministry

Singapore Manpower Minister Josephine Teo announced that spouses and family members of foreigners working in Singapore, who hold dependant's...

Singapore

Vaccinations will not be part of compulsory entry requirements, says Singapore Minister Ong Ye Kung

Responding to a question in Parliament today, Singapore Transport Minister Ong Ye Kung said the government has "no plans" to make...

Covid-19

UK-Singapore post-Brexit Free Trade Agreement launched

The new UK-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (UKSFTA) has been entered into force on February 11, an announcement read.

Global

Koh Boon Hwee to step down as Chairman of NTU Singapore after 28 years

Koh Boon Hwee, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), will be stepping down on...

Singapore

Singapore cleared 80 per cent fewer travellers in 2020, says ICA

According to official data released today, Singapore's Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) cleared more cargo and low-value goods in...

Singapore

Singapore expresses grave concern over coup by military in Myanmar

Singapore expresses grave concern over coup by Myanmar's military in Myanmar

Global

Bill to make amendments in usage of TraceTogether data introduced in Parliament

The bill also states that any public officer found guilty of unauthorised use or disclosure of personal contact tracing data can be fined...

Singapore

Singapore to give financial aid to people affected by COVID vaccine

The Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced it will provide financial aid for those who suffer serious side effects from getting...

Singapore

Singapore, India interested in creating bilateral air bubble for commercial flights: CAAS

Air travel between Singapore and India is currently restricted only to special repatriation flights chartered by the Indian government, said...

Singapore

Singaporean youth intending to mirror Christchurch attacks in Woodlands Mosques detained

Singaporean Youth Intending To Mirror Christchurch Attacks in Woodlands Mosques Detained

Singapore

Singapore government restricts Chinese New Year celebration crowds due to COVID-19

During the upcoming Chinese New Year festivities, each household in Singapore will be allowed to receive up to eight visitors a day as part...

Singapore

Singapore housing prices rise in third quarter of 2020-21 amid rumours of property curbs

According to Urban Redevelopment Authority figures, Singapore home prices rose by 2.1 per cent in the third quarter of 2020-21, as...

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