Tag: Covid-19 outbreak

SG’s Ambassador to US responds to Washington Post article on Covid-19 outbreak among migrant...

Singapore—On April 22, the Washington Post published an article entitled “Singapore lost control of its coronavirus outbreak, and migrant workers are the victims,” which...

You have to wait a little longer for your McDonald’s burger!

Singapore — Fast-food giant McDonald’s announced on Thursday (April 30) that it is staying closed beyond May 5, the date its stores were scheduled...

Malaysian Romeo & Juliet try to beat MCO, end up in high-speed chase with...

Alor Gajah—Love is challenging at any time, but love in the time of corona(virus) poses challenges no one has ever dreamed of. A young Malaysian...

Why ‘Work From Home’ isn’t the dream we all thought it would be

Singapore—On paper, it sounds ideal, doesn’t it? Working from home means being productive and continuing to earn a salary without having to step outside...

Tommy Koh: The way Singapore treats its foreign workers is not First World but...

 Singapore—Retired diplomat Tommy Koh, who made some irate last year with the comment that ‘Singapore is a first world nation with third world citizens,’...

Healthcare workers in Australia get 3 months free phone service from local telco

As part of the recognition for the life-saving work during the current coronavirus pandemic, Australian telecommunications company Optus is offering doctors, nurses and other...

Wife of Bangladeshi worker with Covid-19 gives birth to baby boy while he remains...

Singapore—The patient identified as Case 42 in Singapore, a Bangladeshi worker who first showed signs of Covid-19 more than two months ago, is still...

Most Malaysian workers properly housed, so Singapore discontinuing S$50 support

Singapore — Although Malaysia has extended its Movement Control Order (MCO), effectively a lockdown, for two weeks from April 1 to 14, Singapore will...

The 2021 Tokyo Olympics could be a triumph for humanity

Some of the original opinions expressed in this article can be attributed to Brad Glosserman, deputy director of the Center for Rule Making Strategies at Tama University,...

The struggle with social distancing and lockdown rules: why some people just won’t comply

Some of the original opinions and research in this article can be attributed to Scott Andrew of CNN. The COVID-19 pandemic has torn through the...
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