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Passengers confined to cabins after Covid-19 case on Singapore cruise

Passengers confined to cabins after Covid-19 case on Singapore cruise

Hundreds of passengers on a Royal Caribbean 'cruise-to-nowhere' from Singapore were told to stay in their cabins until contact tracing was complete after a Covid-19 case was detected, forcing the Quantum of the Seas ship back to port, authorities said.

Singapore approves sale of lab-grown meat in world first

Singapore approves sale of lab-grown meat in world first

Singapore has given US start-up Eat Just the greenlight to sell its lab-grown chicken meat, in what the firm says is the world's first regulatory approval for so-called clean meat that does not come from slaughtered animals.

Singapore studies Covid-19 pregnancy puzzle after baby born with antibodies

Singapore studies Covid-19 pregnancy puzzle after baby born with antibodies

Doctors are studying the impact of Covid-19 on pregnant women and their unborn babies in Singapore, where an infant delivered by an infected mother earlier this month had antibodies against the virus but did not carry the disease.

Australia in travel talks with Japan, Korea as coronavirus cases ease

Australia in travel talks with Japan, Korea as coronavirus cases ease

Australia is in talks with Japan, South Korea, Singapore and South Pacific nations on reopening travel as coronavirus infections ease, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday.

Arrivals to Singapore face electronic tracking due to pandemic

Arrivals to Singapore face electronic tracking due to pandemic

Travellers arriving in Singapore from abroad are to wear an electronic monitoring device if they are not self-isolating in a government-designated facility, the government announced on Monday.

Singapore PM Lee flags delay to retirement due to coronavirus

Singapore PM Lee flags delay to retirement due to coronavirus

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong named a largely unchanged cabinet on Saturday following an election win this month, and flagged a possible delay to his retirement plans ...

Singapore seen as Qatar’s LNG hub in Southeast Asia

Singapore seen as Qatar’s LNG hub in Southeast Asia

Singapore could serve as Qatar’s hub for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the Southeast Asian region, Singapore’s ambassador to the State of Qatar Jai Sohan Singh said in a webinar hosted by Doha Bank ...

Singapore plans more than $14bn to super-charge innovation

Singapore plans more than $14bn to super-charge innovation

Singapore is positioning itself for a post-Covid world with massive investment in innovation, over and above the immediate support it’s giving to help the economy rebound from possibly its worst downturn on record.

Singapore ends two-month virus lockdown, though some curbs remain

Singapore ends two-month virus lockdown, though some curbs remain

Singapore on Tuesday began allowing activities that ‘do not pose high risk of transmission’ to resume after two months of lockdown, despite reporting the second-highest number of coronavirus cases in East Asia.

Singapore warns of worst economic contraction since independence

Singapore warns of worst economic contraction since independence

Singapore's embattled economy could shrink by as much as 7% this year, which would be the worst reading since independence, with the government saying on Tuesday ...

Singaporean cooks up Eid feast for migrant workers in lockdown

Singaporean cooks up Eid feast for migrant workers in lockdown

As Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr to mark the end of the fasting month, thousands of migrant workers in Singapore have had to spend the holiday in quarantine because of outbreaks of the novel coronavirus

Singapore reports 657 new coronavirus cases, mostly foreign workers

Singapore reports 657 new coronavirus cases, mostly foreign workers

Singapore confirmed 657 new coronavirus infections on Sunday, the vast majority of them foreign workers living in dormitories, taking the city-state's total to 18,205.