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Bedok Mall, Golden Mile Complex among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

On Fri, MOH said that the infectious persons had visited VivoCity mall on Jan 8 between 11.10am and 2.25pm, Tsuta Japanese Soba Noodles at VivoCity on Jan 8 between 11.30am and 12pm. ShinnSato Japanese Cuisine at 79 Kampong…

Another worker at Kallang industrial firm tests positive for Covid-19; SIA cabin crew member among imported cases

A 26-year-old sales personnel at BS Industrial and Construction Supply is Singapore’s sole Covid-19 community case on Fri, bringing the number of infections for that cluster to eight. MOH said that the other 14 cases for the day…

S’pore studying whether to give ‘benefits’ to travellers who have been vaccinated: Lawrence Wong

The idea of giving “benefits” to vaccinated travellers is still being studied carefully by the Government, since the ability of vaccines to lower one’s risk of infecting others is still not fully understood, Minister Lawrence Wong said on…

Working from home should stay as default, otherwise use staggered working hours ‘extensively’: Tripartite partners

Working from home should remain the default workplace arrangement, but employers that require their staff to return to the workplace are urged to implement staggered working hours more extensively, said Singapore’s tripartite partners. The tripartite partners — comprising…

S’pore-Johor RTS Link station in Woodlands to be 10 times the size of typical MRT station: LTA

The JB-Singapore RTS Link’s station at Woodlands North and its connected CIQ facility will be about 10 times the size of a typical MRT station, LTA said on Fri. The information was released as Transport Minister Ong Ye…

Covid-19: Free surveillance testing to be offered to community groups, workers in Chinatown

The Government will offer free Covid-19 surveillance testing for community groups and workers in Chinatown as a precautionary measure in the lead-up to Chinese New Year. Taking place on Feb 8 and 9, the testing will involve stallholders,…

Prices of HDB resale flats, private homes rise in 2020, sparking concerns about affordability

Prices of public housing resale flats surged to multi-year highs last year in defiance of the largest recession since Singapore’s independence, while private property prices also climbed, based on data released by the authorities on Fri. Some property…

Amoy Street Food Centre, food court at Nex mall among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

MOH added four more locations to a list of public places that had been visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period. On Thurs, MOH said that the infectious persons had visited, NTUC FairPrice supermarket at Joo Chiat…

Mandatory Covid-19 tests for cargo drivers, personnel entering S’pore via Tuas, Woodlands checkpoints from Jan 22

From Fri, all cargo drivers and accompanying personnel entering Singapore via the Tuas and Woodlands checkpoints will need to take a Covid-19 ART upon arrival. Those with a negative test result will be allowed to proceed, MTI said…

52 people who gathered at unit in Sin Ming industrial building under police probe for breach of Covid-19 laws

Fifty-two people aged between 16 and 36 are being investigated for allegedly not complying with safe distancing rules to prevent the spread of Covid-19. On Wed, SPF said that they had received a call at about 3am on…

National Museum, restaurants across Singapore among 17 places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

On Wed, MOH said that the infectious persons had visited Shahi Maharani North Indian Restaurant at Raffles City Shopping Centre on Jan 6 between 7.50pm and 9.55pm, Anjappar Indian restaurant at Westgate mall on Jan 10 between 9.30pm…

Rise in Covid-19 community cases: No cause for concern yet but people can’t be complacent, experts say

The rise in the number of Covid-19 cases in the community over the past week is a reminder that people cannot be complacent, but it is still too early to be alarmed, infectious diseases experts have said. Over…

Covid-19: 2 drinks stalls, in Jalan Besar and Bukit Batok, to close for flouting safe management rules

Two drinks stalls here have been ordered by the authorities to shut down temporarily for serving alcohol after 10.30pm, which is a violation of complying safe mgmt rules to prevent the spread of Covid-19. On Wed, SFA and…

2 tuberculosis clusters linked to Singapore Pools’ Bedok betting centre found

Two separate TB clusters involving a total of 18 people who had frequently visited the Singapore Pools’ Bedok betting centre have been identified, MOH said on Wed. The cases had immediately started treatment following diagnosis and are not…

4 more people fined S$2,500 each for feeding wild boars at Lorong Halus under stricter Wildlife Act

Four people were each fined S$2,500 in court on Wed for feeding wild boars, bringing the total tally of people charged with the offence to at least 12 over the past two weeks. The four who pleaded guilty…

Store in Marina Square mall, church in Marine Parade among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

The Zara fashion store at Marina Square mall, as well as the Church of Singapore in Marine Parade, were added to a list of public places that had been visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period. On…

2020 Singapore’s eighth warmest year on record amid drier conditions: Met Service

The annual mean temperature in Singapore in 2020 was 28°C, which is 0.5°C above the long-term average, making it the eighth warmest year here on record, MSS said. On Tues detailing highlights of Singapore’s climate in 2020, the…

Lot One Shoppers’ Mall and Sembawang Shopping Centre among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

On Mon, MOH said that the infectious persons had visited Lot One Shoppers’ Mall at 21 Choa Chu Kang Ave 4 on Jan 7 between 1.25pm and 2pm, Jan 9 between 7.05pm and 7.50pm. Sembawang Shopping Centre on…

45-year-old driver arrested after goods on trailer hit flyover on AYE

A 45-year-old trailer lorry driver was arrested on Mon after goods on his trailer apparently hit a flyover above AYE, resulting in traffic congestion. SPF said they were alerted to the accident along AYE towards MCE at about…

Punggol residents see more macaques near new housing project; human feeding a likely cause

Punggol residents have reported seeing larger numbers of long-tailed macaques, which some people believe is the result of both an increase in developments in the area and food left by humans. Residents TODAY spoke to on Fri said…

Sentosa Cove’s pink waters likely due to algae bloom triggered by recent heavy rainfall: NEA

Heavy and constant rainfall over the past few weeks may have changed water conditions at a canal in Sentosa Cove, likely leading to an algae bloom that turned the waters there pink, the authorities said on Sun. NEA…

Canberra Plaza, Vision Exchange among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

Canberra Plaza in Sembawang and Vision Exchange in Jurong were added to a list of public places that had been visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period. On Sat, MOH said that the infectious persons had visited…

Downtown East, Eastpoint Mall, eateries across the island visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

On Fri, MOH said that the infectious persons had visited Market Square@Downtown East at Downtown East on Jan 1 between 7.15pm and 8.10pm, Jan 2 between 2.35pm and 3.10pm, Jan 5 between 1.20pm and 1.50pm, Jan 12 between…

Designated common spaces to fly unmanned aircraft to be set up

Designated spaces for hobbyists to fly their unmanned aircraft will soon be made available, with details to be announced in the coming months. Transport Minister Ong Ye Kung said in a FacebFBook post on Fri that his ministry…

Caused by heavy rain, spate of potholes detected in first half of January double 2020’s monthly average: LTA

LTA is urging road users to report potholes after an unusually large number of these road hazards have appeared across Singapore lately, caused by recent prolonged heavy rain. The number of potholes detected in Jan so far, about…

Despite recession, Singapore’s property market surprises again with stellar new private home sales in December

The country may be going through its worst-ever recession, but Singapore’s property market, which has repeatedly surprised observers with its continued growth in prices and sales transactions, has recorded another batch of upbeat data. According to figures released…

Jem mall, Chong Pang City market and food centre among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

The Jem mall in Jurong East, as well as the Chong Pang City Wet Market and Food Centre in Yishun were added to a list of public places that had been visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious…

Sentosa Cove’s pink waters could be caused by algae bloom due to recent heavy rain, experts say

The unusual sight of a canal turning pink at Sentosa Cove in recent days, after scores of dead fishes appeared there, was likely caused by algae bloom, marine experts said on Thurs. This is a natural phenomenon where…

Road trials launched for driverless road-sweeping vehicles that produce zero emissions, less noise

Driverless road-sweeping vehicles might become a common sight on Singapore’s streets in the near future, as NEA is trying out two such vehicles over the next half year. The trials, which started in Jan this year, will run…

Recently arrived foreign worker staying at a Tuas dormitory has Covid-19, one among 38 new cases in Singapore

A migrant worker who just arrived from India last month was found to have Covid-19 this week after he started work in the construction line. It was the first case at a foreign worker dormitory since Dec 15…

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