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27 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on September 29, including 9 imported infections

There is 1 case in the community, who is a Work Pass holder.

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15 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on September 28, including 2 community infections

There are 6 imported cases, who had all been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.

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Multilateralism is key to overcoming COVID-19 challenges, Balakrishnan says at UN

Speaking at the General Debate of the 75th United Nations (UN) General Assembly on September 26, Singapore's foreign affairs minister Vivian...

Singapore

US News releases 2021 Best Colleges Rankings in post-COVID era

The US News & World Report unveiled the 2021 US News Best Colleges ranking even as students and schools across the country are grappling...

USA

11 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on September 25, including 2 imported infections

As per the MOH preliminary release of figures, there are no cases in the community.

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Indian-origin professor led group speaks out against UK's anti-coronavirus measures

A prominent Indian-origin Oxford University academic is leading a group of over 30 academics who have expressed their doubts over the UK...

UK

Singapore announces further easing of COVID-19 restrictions

The Ministry of Manpower is allowing more employees to return to work as of September 28, though it has been emphasised that “working from...

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15 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on September 24, including 5 imported infections

As per the MOH preliminary release of figures, there are no cases in the community.

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Boris Johnson lays out new COVID-19 restrictions for UK, measures could last 6 months

Among the measures, Johnson has ordered restaurants and bars to close earlier each night starting September 24 and has abandoned plans to...

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3 more F&B premises ordered to close and 4 outlets fined for breaching safe management measures

Additionally, from September 18-20, government agencies conducted additional inspections on 323 F&B outlets in known hotspots, out of which...

Singapore

12 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on September 23, including one infection in the community

There are 4 imported cases, who had all been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.

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No community case for second consecutive day as Singapore reports 21 new COVID-19 infections on Sept 22

There is 1 imported case who had been placed on Stay-Home Notice upon arrival in Singapore.

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GBP 10,000 fine for those who break COVID-19 rules in England, announces Boris Johnson

Almost 42,000 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 have died in Britain.

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31 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on September 21, including 9 imported infections

As per MOH’s preliminary release of figures, there are no cases in the community.

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India overtakes US in COVID-19 recoveries even as cases cross 5.4 million

India's COVID-19 case tally crossed 5.4 million mark yesterday, with a spike of 92,605 new cases and 1,133 deaths, according to health and...

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Dubai suspends Air India Express flights for flying in COVID-19 positive passengers

UAE rules dictate that all passengers flying in from India need to carry original COVID-negative certificates to gain entry into the...

UAE

India, US working to solve visa issues, says Ministry of External Affairs

India is engaged with the US administration and its Congress on issues related to the movement of Indian professionals including those...

Global

11 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on September 18, lowest daily count since March 12

There is one case in the community and one imported infection among the new cases.

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Travellers from Singapore to UK no longer have to quarantine

The United Kingdom (UK) has added Singapore and Thailand to its Travel Corridor list.

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Rich nations have bought up over half of future COVID-19 vaccines: Oxfam report

Oxfam is calling for a "people's vaccine" free of charge and distributed fairly based on need.

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18 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on September 17, lowest daily case tally in six months

There is one case in the community, along with two imported cases.

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STB partners Visa to help Singapore SMEs impacted by COVID-19

The STB-Visa collaboration will on two strategic areas to revive the local tourism industry – joint research and analytics and marketing...

SMEs

Facebook to give SGD4.75 million in grants to small businesses in Singapore

Facebook Singapore will be providing SGD 4.75 million in grants to businesses in the country that have experienced challenges due to the...

SMEs

President Trump says COVID-19 vaccine might be ready in four weeks

President Donald Trump was speaking at a town hall event hosted by ABC News.

USA

IIT Madras, US firm win science award for developing rapid COVID-19 test

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and RICOVR Healthcare Inc, a US-based rapid diagnostics platform company, won the ‘Ignition...

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