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# Singapore

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign island city-state in maritime Southeast Asia. Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos related to Singapore, reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign island city-state in maritime Southeast Asia. Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos related to Singapore, reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

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Golden Mile Complex, Sim Lim Square among places visited by CO...

SINGAPORE: Several shopping malls were on Friday (Jan 22) added to the Ministry of Health's list of public places visited by COVID-19 community cases during their infectious period. A total of nine places were added to the list, including shoppin...


Singapore Art Week kicks off

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Singapore Art Week will showcase the best of Southeast Asian art to the world, as part of its blended format this year. The event kicked off on Jan 22 and will run until the end of this month. Tay Tong, Director at National Arts Council, and Jason...


COVID-19: Singapore marks one year since first imported case

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It has been a year since Singapore recorded its very first imported COVID-19 case. Local transmissions emerged two weeks later. Since then, there have been more than 59,000 cases in total. CNA finds out how life has changed for two patients who ha...


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Man arrested for punching COVID-19 enforcement officer who adv...

SINGAPORE: A 38-year-old man has been arrested for voluntarily causing hurt to a public servant after he was advised to wear a mask, said the Singapore Police Force (SPF) on Friday (Jan 22). The police received a call for assistance on Thursday a...


Investing in innovation a cornerstone of Singapore's economic ...

Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat has said that investing in innovation is a cornerstone of the country's economic policy and a focus in the Budget. Subscribe to our channel here: https://cna.asia/youtubesub Subscribe to our news service o...


Work begins on Johor Bahru-Singapore RTS Link

Singapore has begun construction on the Rapid Transit System Link, which connects it to Malaysia's Johor Bahru. A groundbreaking ceremony was held at the site of the Woodlands North station on Jan 22. The project is expected to be completed by 202...


COVID-19: Wholesalers welcome antigen rapid tests for cargo dr...

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Wholesalers have welcomed the move to introduce antigen rapid tests for cargo drivers entering Singapore, saying it makes the workplace safer for everyone. But some are worried the testing could cause delays and drive up costs. Subscribe to our ...


Singapore to tighten COVID-19 safety measures ahead of Chinese...

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Singapore will tighten COVID-19 safety measures ahead of Chinese New Year. They come into force on Jan 26. The Multi-Ministry Taskforce said the calibration is needed because of a recent rise in community cases. Subscribe to our channel here: htt...


Singapore's housing prices rise despite economic uncertainty

Resale public housing prices in Singapore hit an eight-year high in 2020. This is despite economic uncertainty caused by COVID-19. Private property prices also rose for the full year. Subscribe to our channel here: https://cna.asia/youtubesub ...


Johor Bahru-Singapore RTS Link: Groundbreaking ceremony held t...

Singapore has begun construction of the Rapid Transit System Link to Malaysia's Johor Bahru. A groundbreaking ceremony has been held at the site of the Woodlands North station. Subscribe to our channel here: https://cna.asia/youtubesub Subscr...


News  »  World  /  Singapore

Rules on visiting and tossing yusheng: 7 things to note this C...

SINGAPORE: Eight visitors a day in a household and no shouting while tossing yusheng - this Chinese New Year will be a much quieter affair given new COVID-19 restrictions announced on Friday (Jan 22). The tighter measures come amid a recent rise ...


Singapore to tighten COVID-19 measures ahead of Chinese New Year

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Singapore is to tighten COVID-19 safety measures ahead of Chinese New Year. They come into force on Jan 26. Singapore's Multi-Ministry Taskforce said the new measures are needed because of a recent rise in community cases. Subscribe to our channe...


News  »  Technology  /  Asia

Singapore Exchange partners with Temasek for digital asset ven...

The joint venture will focus on existing and emerging asset classes, including funds and sustainable finan...


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Banks see ‘overwhelming’ demand for reservation of new notes; ...

SINGAPORE: Local banks have received “overwhelming” demand for time slots to exchange new notes ahead of Chinese New Year in February.  Their online reservation systems, which opened for the first round of booking on Monday (Jan 18), saw huge spi...


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Some Malaysia cargo drivers run into delays at Singapore check...

SINGAPORE: Cargo drivers from Malaysia delivering essential goods to Singapore on Friday (Jan 22) said they experienced delays at the land entry checkpoints, on the first day the Singapore government implemented mandatory COVID-19 tests.  Singap...


COVID-19 rules tightened for CNY visits and dining out in Sing...

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Starting Jan 26, households can only receive up to a total of 8 visitors per day as Singapore tightens COVID-19 restrictions ahead of Chinese New Year. There will also be new restrictions on dining out and tossing yusheng: https://cna.asia/3c66XM...


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Work-from-home should remain default arrangement to minimise C...

SINGAPORE: Employees should continue to work from home as the default arrangement to minimise the risk of COVID-19 transmission at the workplace, said Singapore's tripartite partners on Friday (Jan 22) amid the recent rise in community cases. "Wi...


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Coronavirus: Singapore says it’s given 60,000 vaccine shots, a...

Some 60,000 residents in Singapore have received their first Covid-19 vaccine shots since December 30, authorities said on Friday, adding that immunisation efforts would be ramped up in what it touted as the “largest vaccination exercise in our hi...