Tag: Covid-19 pandemic

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...

Lawrence Wong: Pandemic raises questions on the value of university education

Singapore—In a recent interview with the straitstimes.com (ST), Education Minister Lawrence Wong outlined the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on education. He said that the...
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Kaspersky: Information shared online becomes one’s reputation and creates an impact in the real...

Manila, Dec. 10 — Asia Pacific (APAC) is fertile land for social media, housing more than half of the world’s total users and center...
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Siti Nurhaliza makes Forbes Asia’s 100 Digital Stars list after helping struggling food vendors...

PETALING JAYA, Dec. 9 — Local pop singer Datuk Seri Siti Nurhaliza Tarudin earned a spot on the inaugural 100 Digital Stars list by...
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Pfizer, Serum Institute and Bharat Biotech apply for EUA in India: Here’s what might...

India, Dec. 8 — Hopes for an early vaccine for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) in India have been rekindled after three firms, within days...
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MB: Johor poised to be regional hub for drones, robotics with dedicated zone in...

ISKANDAR PUTERI, Dec. 8 — Johor may become a major player in the regional drone and robotics industry with a dedicated zone that could...
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LGE: Expect more credit rating downgrades if PN govt continues to bury its head...

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 7 — DAP’s Lim Guan Eng has warned the government to expect more sovereign credit rating downgrades for Malaysia in the...

PM Lee on global vaccine distribution, Singapore “will not be the last” in the...

Singapore—Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong touched on a number of things in an interview with John Micklethwait, the Editor-in-chief of Bloomberg, which was published...

Malaysian pilot turns food stall operator after being hit by Covid-19 turbulence

Kuala Lumpur -- His name is Captain Azrin Mohamad Zawawi and, until the Covid-19 pandemic struck, he was a commercial airline pilot. Last weekend, he...
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