Tag: Covid-19 pandemic

Some Singaporeans believe TraceTogether is here for the long haul

Singapore— TraceTogether may be around for a long time, said some netizens in a discussion on Reddit as to what would be the longest-lasting...

Migrant worker Covid-19 outbreak: Taiwan is where Singapore was in April 2020

Taiwan may be at present where Singapore was over a year ago, mainly because of a recent uptick of Covid-19 among migrant workers. This...

Netizen wonders about MP’s staycation exploring ‘different parts of Singapore’ after Lawrence Wong’s appeal...

Singapore—The internet may just be the land of the big “oops.” Or maybe not, depending on the thickness of one’s skin. A netizen named Raj Singh...
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Delta variant responsible for Covid surge in India revealed to be Singapore’s major local...

Singapore—Viral genomic sequencing performed at the National Public Health Laboratory has shown that the Delta variant of Covid-19, which was first detected in India,...

Covid-19 & migrant workers one year on: Rights groups warn SG will suffer in...

Singapore—Migrant workers became the face of Singapore’s pandemic fight last year, when over 90 per cent of the country’s infections were found among workers...

CAG chief says Changi cluster started at arrival gates & baggage claim  

Singapore—Changi Airport Group (CAG)’s investigations have shown that the Covid-19 infection cluster at the airport’s Terminal 3 started at the arrival gates and baggage...

MOH asks hospitals to delay non-urgent surgeries to conserve resources for Covid patients

Singapore— With Covid-19 cases rising, the Ministry of Health (MOH) asked hospitals on Monday (May 3) to delay non-urgent surgeries and give priority to...

Ong Ye Kung: Ban on travellers from India not aimed against any nationality

Singapore—Transport Minister Ong Ye Kung clarified on Monday (Apr 26) that the ban on travellers from India is not meant to target any nationality,...

S’pore to contribute S$27.7m to IMF for low-income countries coping with Covid-19, MPs show...

Singapore – Parliamentarians supported Singapore's US$20.57 million (S$27.7 million) contribution to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) initiatives to help the vulnerable and low-income countries...

Why the 12% of SG’s foreign workforce who lost their jobs amid the pandemic...

Singapore—While the Singapore economy shrank by as much as 5.4 per cent in 2020, a hefty stimulus package from the government cushioned the jobs...
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