Tag: Singapore’s response to COVID-19

Real lessons from Covid-19: Singaporeans must embrace diversity—Donald Low

Singapore—Much has been written about how Singapore has become the world’s cautionary tale, and how the “gold standard” of how to tackle the crisis...

How Singapore became the world’s coronavirus cautionary tale

Singapore—From receiving praise for being the ‘gold standard’ to sounding alarm bells over the rising number of confirmed coronavirus cases among foreign workers has...

Circuit breaker could be extended if necessary, says Gan Kim Yong

Singaporeans could face an extension, if necessary, of circuit breaker restrictions beyond May 4, when they were originally supposed to end, and for some...

The curious case of SG Covid-19 patient who continued to test positive for 34...

Singapore—One of the things the world is learning about the novel coronavirus that has gone on to infect people in 177 countries all over...

Gold standard no more? Singapore’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak begins to tarnish

Singapore—Once considered the “gold standard” by many nations for its measures to address the coronavirus outbreak, the Singaporean Government is now facing criticism due...

Fundraising campaign for foreign workers nets more than S$245,000

Singapore — A campaign to raise funds for foreign workers achieved more than twice the targeted amount of $100,000 by Sunday morning (April 12). The...

April 17 — PM Lee hopes for positive results from circuit breaker by this...

Singapore — Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong hopes that "positive results" from the more stringent circuit breaker measures implemented this week will be seen...

Healthy migrant workers in essential services housed in HDB blocks at Redhill Close

Singapore—A number of unoccupied HDB blocks in Redhill Close are serving as the temporary homes for healthy foreign workers employed in essential services. Eight...

Netizen documents his SHN at Swissotel: Everything he did to keep from boredom, loneliness...

Singapore—Marcus Chua, who returned from studies in the US late last month, found himself quarantined at the Swissotel Stamford when he got back. He documented...

Calvin Cheng calls law banning social gatherings “very draconian”, then softens tone

Singapore — In response to the new law on Tuesday (April 7) banning social gatherings of any size, former Nominated Member of Parliament Calvin...
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