Tag: coronavirus crisis

Homeless in the time of Covid-19

Singapore—According to a study from last year, there are around 1,000 people living in the streets of Singapore. Homeless people have always been vulnerable, and during the time of a pandemic, when each person is expected to shelter-at-home, there are individuals who still prefer...

Morning brief: Covid-19 update for May 16, 2020

As of 8 am, May 16, 2020: Worldwide: 4,523,916 cases, 303,825 deaths, 1,609,475 recoveries There are now 4,523,916 confirmed cases of the Covid-19 worldwide. There have been 303,825 deaths. The United States has the highest number of cases, with 1,468,777 infections, followed by Russia (262,843) and the United...

Amid coronavirus crisis, Michelin-listed hawker stall fights for survival

Singapore—Hawker food is part of Singapore’s DNA, and some have said that the country’s street food is not only the best in Asia, but in the whole world. But even before the coronavirus pandemic, the hawker culture was already showing signs of being threatened, especially...