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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...

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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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Government says range of measures in place to combat COVID-19 outbreak in Singapore

The Singapore government has taken proactive steps to secure essential supplies, including masks, to combat the COVID-19 outbreak in the...

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Recession a possibility as Singapore's economy hit by Coronavirus: PM Lee

PM Lee Hsien Loong said today that a recession could be a possibility as the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on Singapore's economy has...

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Singapore raises coronavirus alert to DORSCON Orange

The Ministry of Health, Singapore has raised the risk for the 2019-nCoV coronavirus to DORSCON Orange, which signifies widespread...

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As schools reopen, Singapore steps in with strict measures to counter the Wuhan virus

If you are the parent of school-going children in Singapore, here's what you need to know about the measures being taken by schools upon the...

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Correction notice issued by POFMA office over false post on Wuhan virus in Singapore

The notice was issued on the instruction of Health Minister Gan Kim Yong, according to a POFMA Office media release on Monday.

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Singapore, India, Hong Kong drop in EIU’s Democracy Index

Singapore, Hong Kong and India have all dropped places in a new ranking of democracies around the world.

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Singapore's first smart town in Punggol

The first ever smart town in Singapore will integrate residential districts, a business park, a university campus, community facilities, and...

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Singapore's Tharman Shanmugaratnam exchanges New Year's wishes with Modi

​Singapore's Indian-origin Senior Minister and Coordinating Minister for Social Policies Tharman Shanmugaratnam called on Prime Minister...

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Singapore government agrees to implement measures to ensure data security

The Singapore government will be enhancing technology and processes to protect data against security threats.

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A glimpse into the future as air taxi takes flight over Marina Bay

The flight covered a distance of approximately 1.5 km and lasted for two minutes at an average cruising height of 40 m.

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Singapore DPM Heng meets Modi in New Delhi, discusses bilateral ties

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance of Singapore Heng Swee Keat called on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier on Friday...

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Singapore’s Bicentennial renews interest in the island state’s ties with South Asia: Josephine Teo

As Singapore celebrates its Bicentennial this year, there has been a renewed interest in the contributions of different communities to...

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Singapore, Indian foreign ministers emphasise bilateral ties on Day 1 of business summit

Kicking off an innovation exhibition, RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership) and India-Singapore relations were some of the...

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Singapore’s religious harmony law to be amended, says PM Lee

Singapore will be announcing amendments to its Maintenance of Religious Harmony Act (MRHA) in parliament soon, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien...

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Singapore government partners with Fitbit in major health initiative

Fitness brand Fitbit Inc announced that it has signed a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services to...

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Singapore to use world’s first trademark registration mobile app

Singapore has introduced the world’s first mobile app for trademark registration.

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Singapore government’s decisive steps help dampen “Brownface” controversy

The Singapore government’s decisive action recently in a dispute triggered by a poorly scripted advertisement effectively calmed an...

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