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Covid-19 : Malaysian woman among seven imported cases in Singapore

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s Ministry of Health confirmed that one of the seven Covid-19 imported cases announced Sunday is a 23-year old Malaysian woman. She is a work permit holder currently employed in Singapore and has been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) upon

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Johor to help private college in Iskandar Puteri with students in Singapore

JOHOR BAHRU: Johor will discuss with the federal government to consider allowing students of Malborough College Malaysia in Iskandar Puteri who are staying in Singapore to cross the Causeway daily  to enable them to continue their studies here. Menteri Besar Datuk Ir

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Singapore cuts 2020 GDP outlook again as virus batters economy

SINGAPORE: Singapore downgraded its 2020 gross domestic product forecast for the third time on Tuesday, the trade ministry said, as the bellwether economy braces for its deepest ever recession. The city-state lowered its GDP forecast to a contraction range of -7%

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Singapore to allow travellers to transit via Changi Airport from June 2

SINGAPORE: Singapore will gradually allow travellers to transit through the Changi Airport with effect from June 2, 2020, according to the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS). “This is part of Singapore’s strategy to gradually re-open air transport to meet

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COVID-19 : Singapore records 18th death

SINGAPORE: Singapore on Sunday confirmed 657 new cases of COVID-19, with another death involving the elderly, bringing the number of fatalities to 18. In a statement issued late Sunday, the republic’s Ministry of Health (MOH) said the Singaporean woman aged 86, died on May 3 at Khoo

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RTS: Singapore agrees to further extend to July 31, 2020

SINGAPORE: Singapore has agreed to further extend the suspension of the Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link project to July 31, 2020. The republic’s Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan said it was at Malaysia’s request, adding “we have agreed

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COVID-19: Singapore records 16th death

SINGAPORE: Singapore which on Friday confirmed 932 new cases of COVID-19 infections, reported another fatality, thus bringing the death toll to 16. In a statement issued late Friday, the city-state’s Ministry of Health (MOH) said a male patient labelled as

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528 new Covid-19 cases take Singapore tally to 14,951

SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 528 new Covid-19 (coronavirus) cases in Singapore on Tuesday (April 28), taking the total count to 14,951. Eight Singaporeans and permanent residents are among the new patients. Migrant workers living in dormitories continue

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COVID-19 : Singapore reports two more deaths; total 14

SINGAPORE: Singapore which on Monday confirmed 799 new cases of COVID-19 infections, reported another two deaths, thus bringing the total to 14. In a statement issued late Monday, the republic’s Ministry of Health (MOH) said the two male patients labelled as

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COVID-19: 96 per cent of new cases in Singapore from dorm clusters

SINGAPORE: About 96 per cent of Monday’s new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore involved work permit holders residing in more than 25 dormitory clusters here. The biggest single-day spike was recorded yesterday at 1,426 positive cases, bringing the tally for

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