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COVID-19: Singapore confirms 9 new cases, total case count crosses 60,000

MOH has confirmed nine new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Fri, taking the country’s total case count to 60,007. There are no new cases of locally-transmitted infection. All new cases are imported and asymptomatic. They had already been…

Singapore PR charged for allegedly breaching SHN twice to spend time with wife in car

A man who allegedly met his wife while serving his Stay-Home Notice (SHN), and spent hours in the car with her, was charged in the State Courts on Fri. Bai Fan, a 38-year-old US citizen and Singapore PR,…

NEA to roll out new framework and guide to improve sanitation

NEA will roll out the new Environment Sanitation regime from the middle of this year, starting with higher-risk premises with high footfall and immuno-vulnerable occupants. More than 2,000 premises are expected to implement the regime by the end…

Little Farms opens its largest grocery store yet in Katong

Singaporeans in the east can look forward to whipping up healthy and wholesome meals using natural and organic supplies at the Little Farms Groceries’ biggest outlet yet. The Singaporean grocer, known for sourcing its goods from Australia and…

23 new COVID cases in Singapore; 2 in community including 82-year-old man

MOH has confirmed 23 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Wed, taking the country’s total case count to 59,979. There are two unlinked local transmissions in the community, including an 82-year-old Singaporean man, while the remaining 21 cases…

Migrant workers able to visit recreation centres up from 1 to 3 times a week: Tan See Leng

From this month onwards, migrant workers in Singapore will be able to have more opportunities to visit recreation centres (RCs), as the country further eases dormitory restrictions that were put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Second…

Tuas explosion: MOM to inspect almost 500 firms for combustible dust hazards – Zaqy

The government has begun inspections of almost 500 companies for potentially combustible dust hazards in the wake of the Tuas accident last week, said Minister of State for Manpower Zaqy Mohamad on Wed. Speaking in Parliament on his…

Fire breaks out in flat at Serangoon Ave 4

A fire broke out at a HDB flat in Serangoon on Tues night. A second-floor unit at Blk 214 Serangoon Ave 4 is seen engulfed in flames in a video circulating on social media. Two of the rooms…

Dover Street Market Singapore refreshes visual display and spaces with new exclusive launches

The way we shop in stores is fast evolving in many different ways. ‘Experiential’ may be an overused word in the retail industry, but it is crucial to attract and engage with modern customers today. By introducing pop-ups…

Sip on ice-cold brews at Copenhagen’s Mikkeller new Chinatown hawker stall

Copenhagen-based craft brewery Mikkeller opened a Singaporean outpost at a Chinatown hawker stall today, just in time to quench thirsts in this sweltering weather. The stall serves a selection of imported beers at the Chinatown Complex Food Centre,…

COVID-19: Singapore confirms 8 new cases, all imported

MOH has confirmed eight new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Tues, taking the country’s total case count to 59,956. There are no new cases of locally-transmitted infection. All eight cases are imported and asymptomatic. Amongst them, one is…

Haze with burning smell in parts of Singapore; NEA says hotspot detected in Johor

Parts of Singapore experienced slightly hazy conditions with burning smell on Tues morning. NEA said in a FB post that it detected a hotspot with smoke plume in Johor in late Mon afternoon. The smoke plume was blown…

Mindef to go greener, set up sustainability office: Ng Eng Hen

As part of the national agenda on sustainable development, Mindef and SAF will reduce the growth of overall carbon emissions by two-thirds by 2030, and half the 2030 emissions by 2050. Speaking during Mindef’s COS debate on Mon,…

Almost 90,000 police cameras installed in Singapore, ‘many more to come’: Shanmugam

Almost 90,000 police cameras have been installed in Singapore with “many more” to be placed islandwide, said Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam in Parliament on Mon. These cameras are placed at major public locations, HDB estates,…

10 people, including 3 children, hurt in fire at Whampoa flat

Ten people, including three children, were injured after a fire broke out at a flat in Whampoa on Sun morning. “They had sustained injuries and smoke inhalation as a result of the fire,” said SCDF in a FB…

10 new COVID cases in Singapore, 2 in community including Berries World tuition teacher

MOH confirmed 10 new cases of COVID-19 in Singapore on Thurs, taking the country’s total case count to 59,900. There are two new unlinked cases of locally-transmitted infection in the community, while the remaining eight are imported. One…

1 in community among 7 new COVID cases in S’pore, tested prelim positive for UK strain

MOH confirmed seven new cases of COVID-19 in Singapore on Wed, taking the country’s total case count to 59,890. There is one new case of locally-transmitted infection in the community. The remaining six are imported. The lone local…

4 F&B outlets ordered shut for SMM breaches; 234 fined at parks and beaches

Four F&B outlets have been ordered to close for breaching safe management measures (SMMs) during the CNY period. On Wed, MSE said that another 13 F&B outlets were fined, as were 234 individuals who breached SMMs at parks…

COVID-19: Singapore confirms 14 new cases, all imported

MOH confirmed 14 new cases of COVID-19 in Singapore on Fri, taking the country’s total case count to 59,846. There are no new cases of locally-transmitted infection. Of the 14 imported cases, 13 were not required to undergo…

Tree failure incidents fell to 340 cases in 2020, from 420 in 2019: NParks

The annual number of tree failure incidents in Singapore fell from about 420 cases in 2019 to around 340 cases as of end 2020, said NParks following the death of a woman after a tree fell on her…

COVID-19: Singapore confirms one new imported case

MOH confirmed one new case of COVID-19 in Singapore on Tues, taking the country’s total case count to 59,810. There are no new locally transmitted infections. The lone case – an imported infection – is a work permit…

Parliament: Less than 1% of arrivals in Singapore since April 2020 tested positive for COVID-19

Less than 1 per cent of Singapore’s visitor arrivals since 1 Apr last year have tested positive for COVID-19, said Senior Minister of State for Health Koh Poh Koon in Parliament on Tues. “Most of the arrivals during…

COVID-19: Singapore detects 9 new cases, all imported

MOH has confirmed the detection of nine new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore as of noon on Mon, taking the country’s total case count to 59,809. All the new cases are imported and were placed on Stay-Home…

COVID-19: 14 new cases detected in Singapore, all imported

MOH has confirmed the detection of 14 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore as of noon on Sun, taking the country’s total case count to 59,800. All of the new cases are imported. Of these cases, 13…

COVID-19: Singapore confirms 9 new cases, all imported

MOH confirmed nine new cases of COVID-19 in Singapore on Sat, taking the country’s total case count to 59,786. There are no new cases of locally-transmitted infection. The nine cases are all imported and had already been placed…

COVID-19: Singapore confirms 15 new cases, 1 in dormitory

MOH confirmed 15 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Wed, taking the country’s total case count to 59,747. There is one new case of locally-transmitted infection, who resides in a dormitory. In addition, there are 14 imported cases,…

Singapore Green Plan 2030: 50% more land for nature parks, cut landfill waste by 30%, longer rail network

The government on Wed launched the Singapore Green Plan 2030 with a wide range of ambitious goals across five pillars to advance the national agenda on sustainable development. Among some of the 2030 goals under the Plan are…

Refill your boiler at Tanjong Pagar’s new railway-themed steampunk bar

There’s always room for another watering hole in the already intoxicated Tanjong Pagar district, which we all know was once a railway nexus connecting Singapore to Malaysia. Take that inspiration and couple it with steam-powered, retro-futurist fantasy –…

22 new COVID cases, including 2 in community who did not seek medical attention despite symptoms

MOH confirmed 22 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Mon, taking the country’s total case count to 59,721. Two are cases in the community while the remaining 20 are imported. Among the two community cases, both of whom…

COVID-19: Singapore confirms 26 new cases, all imported

MOH confirmed 26 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore as of Sat, taking the country’s total case count to 59,655. There are no new cases of locally-transmitted infection. “There are 26 imported cases, who had already been placed on…

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