Daily Archives: May 1, 2021 (10 Articles Found)

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Rising prices, building delays — young couples face perfect storm in quest for home sweet home

Fang, 30, used to be able to put up with living at her in-laws’ place, where she and her husband have been staying since 2019 while waiting for her BTO flat in Punggol which was supposed to be…

Lighter-coloured solar panels could ease heat effect

I refer to Mr Peter Heng Teck Wee’s letter (Floating solar farms may do more harm to environment than good, Apr 28). The drawbacks he highlighted refer mainly to the traditional black or dark blue solar panels. Black…

Singapore’s Covid-19 hospital cluster, reinfected migrant workers and ‘viral shedding’ – causes for concern?

After months of reporting few if any locally transmitted cases, Singapore has in recent weeks seen reinfections among migrant workers who had previously recovered from Covid-19, as well as reports of people catching the coronavirus despite being vaccinated…

Fresh curbs on social gatherings a blow to hopes of consumer rebound

Fresh restrictions on social activities are a blow to hopes for a strong consumer rebound, although business leaders acknowledged that restrictions are needed as a fresh domestic Covid-19 outbreak leaves policymakers “particularly concerned”. “The tightened measures are expected…

Malls bracing themselves for less business as Covid-19 entry restrictions return

Medical sales assistant Katherine Tan, 63, was one of the tenants and employees at Lucky Plaza whose happiness after Covid-19 mall restrictions were eased was short-lived when they learnt the odd-and-even entry restrictions were back. She said: “We…

Emergency legislation in the works for battered construction sector

Emergency legislation to address the severe disruption to the construction sector arising from curbs on the entry of migrant workers is in the works, PM Lee said on Sat. It will be aimed at making the burden shared…

Most recovered workers in dorm who tested positive for Covid-19 unlikely to have reinfections

Most of the 27 recovered workers in Westlite Woodlands dormitory who have tested positive for Covid-19 are unlikely to be cases of reinfections, MOH has found. In an update on Fri, it said that 20 positive cases from…

Don’t let guard down on Covid-19, another lockdown would be major setback to economic recovery: PM Lee

Urging Singaporeans to not let their guard down in the light of new community clusters of Covid-19 in recent days, PM Lee warned on Sat that another lockdown would be a “major setback” to Singapore’s economic recovery, which…

​SGH and Sengkang General Hospital report surge in A&E patients, urge non-critical cases to see GP instead

Two hospitals — SKH and SGH — have urged people to avoid visiting their A&E departments if their conditions are not critical, citing high number of patients and long wait times. “Our wards are also running at full…

Supermarkets in Geylang, Woodlands among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

Sheng Siong supermarket in Geylang and the Prime supermarket in Woodlands have been added to a list of public places that had been visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period. MOH said on Fri that the infectious…

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