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Singapore Exchange announces new regulations for auditors, property valuers

Singapore Exchange's regulatory unit announced it will tighten requirements for listed company auditors and raise standards on valuation...

Corporate

Singapore's Ministry of Home Affairs starts vaccination exercise for Home Team’s frontline healthcare officers

Singapore's Ministry of Home Affairs starts vaccination exercise for Home Team’s frontline healthcare officers

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PM Lee Hsien Loong gets first vaccine shot as government announces rollout plan

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong received his first shot of a COVID-19 vaccine today and urged others to take the jabs in a country...

Covid-19

Shanmugam, Balakrishnan clarify police use of COVID-19 contact tracing data across Singapore

Sparking concerns of violations of privacy, the Singapore government admitted that contact-tracing data gathered ostensibly for COVID-19...

Singapore

Changi Airport's award-winning 'Jewel' to open for dining, camping under lockdown restrictions

Singapore’s Changi Airport, routinely voted the world’s best and a key part of the city-state’s psyche, is reinventing itself for the...

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The best time to vaccinate is now, says Minister of Health Gan Kim Yong in Parliament

In a statement at the Parliament on the third update on the Whole-of-government Response To Covid-19, Minister For Health Gan Kim Yong...

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Singapore economy shrinks by record 5.8 % in COVID-hit 2020: MTI report

Singapore’s economy contracted a record 5.8 per cent in a pandemic-hit 2020, according to statistics from the Singapore Ministry of Trade...

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NTU Singapore, Temasek Foundation host Asia’s young leaders regional dialgoue

Some 84 student leaders from Asia are meeting in person and virtually at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) this...

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#covid19, #GE2020 Singapore's most popular hashtags on Twitter in 2020

Microblogging site Twitter in its annual trends report revealed that #covid19 and #GE2020 were the top hashtags of the year in Singapore.

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S. Iswaran inaugurates Tata Consultancy Services’ Digital Acceleration Centre

Minister for Communications and Information, Singapore S. Iswaran launched Tata Consultancy Services’ Digital Acceleration Centre

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Singapore has fought COVID-19 well but must learn from mistakes made, says PM Lee in address to Parliament

PM Lee said that the country’s response to the pandemic was “not without shortcomings” and that “with hindsight, we would certainly...

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Singapore is still a little red dot in an uncertain world: President Halimah Yacob

In a speech before the first session of the 14th Parliament of Singapore, President Halimah Yacob outlined the government’s plans to help...

Singapore

COVID-19 made Smart Nation initiative even more crucial: Balakrishnan

The COVID-19 pandemic has made Singapore's Smart Nation initiative even more crucial, said Minister-in-Charge of the Smart Nation Initiative...

Covid-19

DBS to pilot SingPass facial verification technology for signing up of banking services

DBS has partnered with the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) to pilot the latter’s innovative SingPass Face Verification...

Singapore

Pritam Singh creates history as Singapore’s first Leader of the Opposition

In the recently held election on July 10, Workers' Party won 10 parliamentary seats out of the 93 contested, making it the biggest...

Singapore

In Pics: Singapore Cabinet's swearing-in ceremony, July 27

Members of Singapore's Cabinet, as well as other office holders, were sworn in on Monday, July 27, in a ceremony that observed safe...

Singapore

PM Lee addresses PAP's absence of new Indian candidates, assures community will be well represented

PM Lee assured the voters that there will continue to be Indian MPs to represent the Indian community and other voters.

Singapore

Apple and Google jointly launch new tool to improve contact tracing apps

Apple and Google have joined hands to launch a new tool that will enable apps created by public health agencies to work more accurately,...

Covid-19

Singapore lays out comprehensive medical strategy to battle COVID-19

The Multi-Ministry Taskforce on Tuesday laid out a comprehensive medical strategy to ensure that individuals infected with COVID-19 receive...

Covid-19

Singapore steps up COVID-19 testing in foreign worker dormitories

Foreign worker dormitories have emerged as hotspots in Singapore, with the bulk of the nearly 15,000 cases emerging among work pass holders.

Covid-19

Circuit Breaker extended till June 1 says PM Lee in his fifth address to the nation on COVID-19

Singapore's circuit breaker period will be extended until June 1, just as we completed two weeks after it was first announced on April 3.

Singapore

Indian and Chinese work permit holders charged with breach of Quarantine Order

35-year-old male Indian national, Vardireddy Nageswara Reddy and 49-year-old male Chinese national, Liu Dufeng were charged with a breach...

Covid-19

Singapore ranked among top-10 in the world for COVID-19 treatment efficacy

Singapore ranked among top-10 in the world for COVID-19 treatment efficacy and seventh among top-15 supportive governments.

Singapore

Singapore ministers including the President take a voluntary pay cut while rewarding frontline workers with bonus

Amid the Covid-19 crisis all political office holders in Singapore will take a one-month pay cut while public health officers on the...

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Singapore Budget 2020 at a glance

Singapore’s budget for 2020 seeks to chart a steady path amid the coronavirus outbreak and global uncertainties with a SGD 106 billion...

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