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845 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore; 327 Omicron infections confirmed

Singapore reported 845 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Sun, including 587 imported infections. There was one fatality, taking the country’s death toll from coronavirus complications to 838, according to the latest infection statistics on MOH’s website.…

Worker injured after falling 2 floors at Chinatown Point

A 28-year-old man working in a restricted area of Chinatown Point fell two floors on Sun afternoon. The injured worker was conscious when he was taken to SGH, the building’s mgmt and SCDF said. He “fell from a…

More people couldn’t fully repay CPF after selling property in 2020, but none required to top up in cash

More people who used their CPF monies to pay their housing loans were unable to fully refund the amount after selling their properties in 2020, compared with the previous two years, data published by the CPFB showed. However,…

Fire involving ceiling fan breaks out in Bishan flat, no injuries reported

A fire involving a ceiling fan broke out at Blk 113 Bishan St 12 on Sun. SCDF said it was alerted to the incident at 1.35pm. The fire involved a ceiling fan in the living room of a…

Abandoned trolleys a costly $150,000 headache for supermarkets

Mr Sebastien Chua usually walks home with his grocery purchases from the FairPrice supermarket three blocks from his flat in Rivervale Crescent. But every few months or so, he pushes an extra-large purchase back home in a supermarket…

Some S’pore hawkers raise prices to cope with rising cost of utilities, ingredients

Some hawkers at coffee shops and hawker centres have raised the prices of their dishes ahead of CNY, citing the rising cost of utilities and ingredients as a key reason. Among them, drink stalls have increased prices by…

New initiative to help mom-and-pop shop owners in Boon Lay gain e-commerce skills

Madam Aisha Mohamed Sanif, who owns frozen food store Peti Sejuk in Boon Lay Shopping Centre, noted that elderly people were afraid to leave home to shop during the pandemic. “They prefer to get their children to buy…

Clarke Quay restaurants not hit by news of many people flouting pandemic rules in New Year’s Eve gathering

The big gathering of revellers in Clarke Quay on New Year’s Eve – which has been described as a possible Covid-19 superspreading event – has not frightened away patrons from dining there. When ST visited Clarke Quay and…

Restaurants see brisk business, steady bookings ahead of Chinese New Year

Customers are pressing ahead with dine-in bookings for CNY, with restaurants seeing brisk business for reunion dinners. However, given dining restrictions, restaurants and businesses in the F&B sector say deliveries and takeaways will once again be a big…

Over $141k in fines issued for breach of Covid-19 workplace safety rules in 2021

More than 140 fines totalling over $141,000 were meted out last year for breaches of safe mgmt measures at the workplace. One firm was ordered to stop work, MOM told ST last week, adding that it inspected 12,000…

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