Tag: Singapore

Food and drinks workers must wear masks from Monday, April 13

As Singapore increases efforts to stop the spread of Covid-19, workers in the food and drink preparation industry are required to wear masks as a precautionary measure, effective Monday (April 13). The country began with circuit breaker measures including temporarily closing non-essential businesses, having people...

Netizens thank Dr Tan Cheng Bock for breathing exercises video

After Progress Singapore Party (PSP) founder Dr Tan Cheng Bock shared a video of simple breathing exercises Singaporeans could try out to strengthen their lungs, netizens flocked to the comments section of the posted video to thank Dr Tan for his helpful gesture amid...

Actor Kai Ko says no one recognises him in Singapore

If you want to go unnoticed, the streets of Singapore may be the right place to be. At least this is true for Taiwanese actor Kai Ko. The heartthrob is a regular visitor to Singapore but he has never been recognised by fans, according to...

Singapore’s ‘circuit breaker’ measures: what you can and can’t do during this period

SINGAPORE—Last week, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced that new "circuit breaker" measures to halt the community spread of COVID-19 were being introduced in Singapore. As the PM reiterated, people must stay at home and leave only for "essential" matters, but many citizens and residents still...

COVID-19: 142 new cases reported in biggest daily spike for SG; 20 connected to S11 Dormitory cluster

SINGAPORE—On Wednesday (Apr 8), the Ministry of Health (MOH) reported the largest daily spike in cases since the outbreak began in Singapore—142 new cases of COVID-19, which raises the countrywide total to 1,623 cases of infection. Of the 142 new cases, MOH noted that 40 were specifically...

SDP backs Govt’s latest measures against Covid-19

The Singaporean Democratic Party (SDP) is backing the Singaporean government's implementation of stricter measures in response to the Covid-19 situation in Singapore. Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Friday (April 3) announced that as a counter attack on the recent rise in confirmed Covid-19...

SDP calls on Government to raise wages, reduce rental, and suspend GST

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) has issued a statement calling on the Government to implement specific measures in response to the effects of Covid-19 on the nation. https://www.facebook.com/yoursdp/posts/10158758890733455 The SDP on Tuesday (March 21) published a statement on its website stipulating specific measures it is urging...

Singaporeans call on PM Lee to implement lockdown and extend school closure

In response to Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's post regarding the nation's two recent deaths due to Covid-19, Singaporeans have issued a call for the Government to implement stricter measures to fight the spread of the virus. Mr Lee on Saturday (March 21) published...

Singaporean family opens home to Malaysian worker amid lockdown

A Singaporean Reddit user recently took to the online discussion site to share a heart-warming story of how his Singaporean family opened their home to a Malaysian worker in need of a place to stay amid the Malaysian lockdown, which commenced on Wednesday (March...

Johor working on proposal to reopen border with Singapore

In the midst of Malaysia's lockdown, the government of Johor has expressed its interest in  reopening its border with Singapore. Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin on Monday (March 16) evening, announced that the Malaysian government would implement a two-week lockdown in an effort to counter the...