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Open letter: Healthcare worker says more leave restrictions will be the final straw for many, “there is only so much we can endure”

Singapore — A healthcare worker penned an open letter to Director of medical services Kenneth Mak on Monday (Jan 25), following the announcement that hospitals may have to "review and adjust" leave policies. The worker wrote that they had not...

Calvin Cheng: Kiasu & kiasi DNA ‘does not bode well for Singapore’

Singapore — Former Nominated Member of Parliament Calvin Cheng made the case for relaxing pandemic restrictions once again, arguing that Singapore is the only country with a high vaccination rate that continues to maintain strict pandemic measures. But he warned...

Quick-thinking grandma, 73, outfoxes scammers, helps police nab them

Singapore — A 73-year-old woman pulled a fast one on scammers who told her a tall tale about her grandson, which ended up with one man getting arrested and charged. The woman, who hails from Long Island, New York, received...

‘Crazy auntie finally gets caught’ — Netizens react to the arrest of Iris Koh

Singapore — Many netizens voiced out their relief in reaction to the news that Ms Iris Koh, the leader and founder of Healing the Divide, had been arrested in connection to allegedly falsified vaccination records. The Ministry of Health (MOH)...

Want Fast Cash? Tap Into Your Endowment Policy

Endowment insurance provides protection coverage as well as investment returns to help you save towards a specific financial goal in the future, such as sending your child to university overseas. However, in the face of financial uncertainty like job...

Where & how you’re most likely catch COVID — New study

Singapore — As the world enters its third year into the Covid-19 pandemic, one of the benefits is that more is known about the coronavirus causing it.  As the saying goes, better to fight a known enemy than an unknown...

‘I’m feeling much better now.’ Hayley Woo says after ‘underestimating’ Moderna booster side effects

Singapore — After a rough ride following a Moderna Covid-19 booster jab, actress Hayley Woo says she’s doing better and thanks the people who reached out to express concern for her wellbeing. In an Instagram Story on Thursday (Jan 20),...

Father donates organs of daughter, 9, who dies of brain damage after accident at school

A father in China decided to donate the organs of his nine-year-old daughter who died  from injuries suffered after she tripped when pushed by a classmate and hit her head on a wall. The accident happened when the girl, Tongtong,...

Omicron wave: 1,185 new cases reported Jan 19, compared with 589 on Jan 18

Singapore — There were 1,185 Omicron infections among the 1,615 new Covid-19 cases reported in Singapore on Wednesday by the Ministry of Health (MOH). That means Wednesday's confirmed Omicron cases are more than twice as many as Tuesday's, when 589...

KF Seetoh says many coffee shops still at ‘Phase 1’ because of high cost to employ someone to check vaccination status

Singapore — Questioning why entry officers were only funded at public hawker centres and not at coffee shops, KF Seetoh voiced out his concerns on social media. In a Facebook post on Jan 19, Mr Seetoh, founder of Makansutra and...
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‘So lenient’ — Netizens say NYE revellers at raucous Clarke Quay gathering are getting off too lightly

Singapore — The Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) said on Monday (Jan 24) that in connection to the raucous Clarke...
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Flyers offering S$20 FairPrice voucher with QR code not endorsed by NTUC FairPrice: Company warns public

Singapore — Members of the public are advised to be cautious against printed flyers with a QR code offering S$20 FairPrice vouchers as these...

Open letter: Healthcare worker says more leave restrictions will be the final straw for many, “there is only so much we can endure”

Singapore — A healthcare worker penned an open letter to Director of medical services Kenneth Mak on Monday (Jan 25), following the announcement that...

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