Tag: pandemic

Netizen claps back at Heng Swee Keat, says advising against travel is not enough

A netizen recently countered Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Heng Swee Keat, saying the Government's issuing an advise against travel as a counter...

Singaporeans unhappy with MOE’s decision to re-open schools on March 23

Many netizens have recently expressed their disdain over the Singaporean Ministry of Education (MOE)'s announcement that schools and kindergartens would re-open on Monday (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...

“Are you guys not ready?” — Some disagree with SDP call not to hold...

The Singapore Democratic Party, in a view echoed by other opposition parties, has again called on the authorities not to hold a General Election...

The age of memes: WHO addresses stress caused by Covid-19, people cope using memes

As the impending threat of the Covid-19 pandemic slowly integrates itself into people's daily lives, a surge of memes and videos making light of...

Social distancing challenging on trains and buses

Singaporeans have expressed their concern over the feasibility of implementing the social distancing measure in public spaces such as the bus or the train....

Netizens concerned that PM Lee has “lost weight” and are encouraging him to rest

Not long after Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong delivered a speech addressing the Covid-19 situation in Singapore, a few netizens have taken to...

“We still have a small window” Lim Tean urges PAP to change course of...

People's Voice founder Lim Tean has encouraged Singapore to adjust its response to the Covid-19 outbreak following the World Health Organisation (WHO)'s declaration in...

WHO and UN haven’t declared the COVID-19 outbreak as a “pandemic”, but CNN has

Global news network CNN  has begun using the term "pandemic" to describe the COVID-19 outbreak, despite the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United...

Harvard epidemiologist who predicted 40-70% coronavirus infection rate worldwide now says figure could be...

Marc Lipsitch, a professor of epidemiology at Harvard University, said earlier this month that between 40 to 70 percent of the population around the...
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