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Bukit Merah View market, Ion Orchard among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

The new Covid-19 cluster at 115 Bukit Merah View Market and Food Centre, as well as Ion Orchard, have been added to a list of public places where Covid-19 cases had been during their infectious period. The market…

Bukit Merah View market is new Covid-19 cluster; all staff and tenants quarantined, visitors offered free testing

All staff and tenants at 115 Bukit Merah View Market and Food Centre have been placed on quarantine, due to the likelihood of an ongoing transmission of Covid-19 among people who work there, MOH said on Sun. The…

Bukit Merah View market closed for deep cleaning till June 15 after 2 Covid-19 cases reported

All stalls at 115 Bukit Merah View Market and Food Centre are closed from Sun to Tues for deep cleaning and disinfection by Tanjong Pagar Town Council, after two Covid-19 cases were detected there within the past week.…

Popular western food eatery Botak Jones making Depot Lane comeback

When Mr Bernard Utchenik, founder of Botak Jones, announced on FB earlier this month that the western food eatery would be making a comeback, he was shocked to learn that many people had missed the stall. “A lot…

Extension of dining-in ban causes some to tweak Father’s Day plans; restaurateurs hoping business will pick up

After the Government announced that dining-in at restaurants would only resume on June 21 if the coronavirus situation here remains under control, Mr Samuel Ong, 34, had no choice but to cancel the reservation he made early last…

Cleaner at Ion Orchard, SIM Global Education student among 5 unlinked Covid-19 cases; 3 cases withdrawn after false positives

A 45-year-old China national cleaner at Ion Orchard, a student from SIM Global Education and a 27-year-old Myanmar national domestic worker were among the five Covid-19 community cases reported on Sat that have no known sources of infection…

HungryGoWhere’s demise shines spotlight on restaurant reservation industry trying to adapt to stay afloat

Some restaurant reservation platforms are trying to ride out the current ban on dining-in by diversifying to do takeaways and deliveries but said that the strategy has met with mixed success. They hope the June 21 resumption of…

Sheng Siong in Marsiling Mall, hair and beauty salons among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

A Sheng Siong supermarket in Marsiling Mall as well as a hair salon in Toa Payoh have been added to a list of public places where Covid-19 cases had been during their infectious period. On Fri, MOH said…

Worker at Guardian pharmacy in Ion Orchard, janitor at Raffles City Tower among 3 unlinked Covid-19 cases

A woman who works at a Guardian pharmacy, a janitor as well as a seafarer were the three Covid-19 community cases reported on Fri. All three have no known sources of infection to past cases. MOH said that…

Jewel Changi Airport to reopen on June 14; some airport workers to be part of trial for breathalyser Covid-19 tests

Jewel Changi Airport will reopen on Mon, after having been closed to the public for a month from May 13 amid the emergence of a Covid-19 cluster among airport workers. CAAS and CAG said on Fri that there…

Ion Orchard to close on June 12-15 as MOH probes 3 Covid-19 cases there, conducts testing operation

The Ion Orchard mall along Orchard Road will be closed to members of the public for four days starting from Sat after the authorities detected three cases of Covid-19 infections there. Announcing this on Fri, MOH said that…

Covid-19: Man fined over 10-person gathering at Newton Food Centre; verbally abused auxiliary policeman

A 44-year-old man who celebrated a birthday with nine others at Newton Food Centre last year, in breach of Covid-19 safe distancing regulations, was fined S$6,500 in court on Fri. Idumehdrah Arumugam, pleaded guilty to one charge each…

Here’s how to ensure indoor gyms are well-ventilated to help stem spread of Covid-19

Indoor gyms are a potential hotbed for Covid-19 transmission. While Singapore’s authorities late last month released updated guidelines to improve building ventilation and air quality to contain the spread of the coronavirus, special attention must focus on indoor…

Foodpanda to use robots to deliver food in NUS, NTU and Punggol

Food delivery firm Foodpanda is conducting a pilot of autonomous food delivery services at two university campuses and within the Punggol neighbourhood over the next few months. The firm said that it has plans to expand the service…

Bukit Merah View market, bakery at Takashimaya among places where Covid-19 cases had been while infectious

A bakery located at the Takashimaya department store on Orchard Road as well as the Bukit Merah View Market and Hawker Centre were added to a list of public places that had been visited by Covid-19 cases during…

Nursing aide at Orange Valley Nursing Home among 2 unlinked Covid-19 cases as S’pore reports 13 new infections

A 29-year-old nursing aide at a nursing home for seniors in Balestier, as well as a 74-year-old Singaporean worker at a sundry shop in Bukit Merah, were the two Covid-19 community cases with no known source of infection…

Police investigating viral video of woman banging a gong while neighbour was performing prayer ritual

The police on Thurs said that they are investigating an incident seen in a viral video where a man was interrupted by his neighbour while carrying out his Hindu prayer routine. The police also confirmed with TODAY that…

7,000 wet market stallholders to receive one-month rental waiver to cope with reduced business

Some 7,000 wet market stallholders will receive a one-month rental waiver to help them cope with the impact of lower footfall at markets due to the ongoing heightened alert restrictions. Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State for…

Luxury boutiques at Marina Bay Sands, Ion Orchard among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

A number of luxury boutiques at MBS and Ion Orchard mall were added to a list of public places that had been visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period. “As a precautionary measure, persons who had been…

‘A ghost town’: Orchard XChange shops suffer sluggish sales as landlord SMRT moves to take back units

Due to sluggish business and low foot traffic, the Orchard XChange shopping area has become a “ghost town”, tenants there said. They were recently asked to vacate the premises because landlord SMRT has chosen to take back most…

Unlikely for Covid-19 cases to spike after heightened alert phase if vaccinations keep at steady pace: Experts

With the steady take-up rate of vaccinations among the population here, infectious disease experts said that they do not expect to see a spike in Covid-19 cases if the Government eases restrictions from next Mon. Since May 16,…

Construction company worker sole unlinked Covid-19 case in community; total of 4 infections lowest since Feb 23

A repairman who works for a construction company in Sungei Kadut was the sole Covid-19 community case with no known source of infection on Wed. MOH said that the 29-year-old Myanmar national — who works for Grandwork Interior…

SMRT technical officer killed, another injured while doing repair work at Ang Mo Kio bus depot

A 43-year-old SMRT technical officer died of a serious head injury after an accident at Ang Mo Kio bus depot on Sun while carrying out repair work on a mini-bus. The 43-year-old was unconscious when taken to KTPH…

Man charged with animal cruelty over Ang Mo Kio cat slashing, held for psychiatric observation

A 37-year-old man was charged with animal cruelty on Wed in relation to a series of cat slashings in Ang Mo Kio that started in late Apr. Leow Wei Liang, a Singaporean, was handed one charge of causing…

Yishun pet shop manager fined S$2,000 for fighting with Covid-19 safe distancing ambassador

A 48-year-old pet shop manager was fined S$2,000 on Wed over a scuffle with a SDA, who had spotted him allegedly not wearing a face mask in the store. He Jun, who at the time worked at Little…

Bakery in Ion Orchard mall, supermarket in People’s Park Complex among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

A bakery at Ion Orchard mall as well as a supermarket at People’s Park Complex in Chinatown were added to a list of public places where Covid-19 cases had been during their infectious period. On Tues, MOH said…

Workers at Tuas shipyard, bakery in Ion Orchard among unlinked Covid-19 cases; community cases down to 3

A woman who works at a Four Leaves bakery, a man who works in a shipping company as well as a dormitory resident were the three new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases on Tues that have not been traced…

Discounts offered in first half of week to help seniors avoid crowds: FairPrice

We refer to the letter, “To reduce crowding at FairPrice stores, offer discounts to seniors from Mon to Fri” (June 3) and thank Mr Paul Wee Kian Nghee for his suggestions. Through the Senior, Pioneer Generation and Merdeka…

Giant wildflower in Sembawang stolen within days of its discovery

A giant wildflower that sprouted beside the walkway of Blk 338 Sembawang was stolen on Mon night, just days after it was discovered and photos of it were shared on social media. Among those who had posted photos…

Some Singtel fibre broadband services down for hours; users in central, eastern S’pore affected

Some Singtel customers across Singapore grappled with an hours-long disruption to their fibre broadband services after an overnight maintenance session, vexing users who were working from home. Some reported connectivity issues from as early as 2am on Tues.…

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