Gulf Times - Singapore
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.

Singapore to ease some coronavirus curbs over next few weeks

Singapore to ease some coronavirus curbs over next few weeks

Singapore will start easing some curbs put in place to contain the spread of the coronavirus over the next few weeks, authorities said on Saturday, as the city-state takes the first tentative steps towards reopening its economy.

New daily record sees Covid-19 cases near 6,000 in Singapore

New daily record sees Covid-19 cases near 6,000 in Singapore

Singapore's Ministry of Health on Saturday announced a daily high of 942 cases of Covid-19, the sometimes-fatal respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus, pushing the city-state's total to 5,992.

Singapore confirms 142 new coronavirus infections in biggest daily jump

Singapore confirms 142 new coronavirus infections in biggest daily jump

Singapore's Health Ministry confirmed 142 new coronavirus infections on Wednesday for a total of 1,623, the biggest daily increase yet, and said a seventh person had died after testing positive for the disease.

Singapore reports first coronavirus deaths as cases rise across ASEAN

Singapore reports first coronavirus deaths as cases rise across ASEAN

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong warned Singaporeans on Saturday to expect more deaths from the coronavirus outbreak after the city-state's first fatalities were announced earlier in the day.

Singapore launches contact tracing mobile app to track coronavirus infections

Singapore launches contact tracing mobile app to track coronavirus infections

Singapore launched a contact-tracing smartphone app to allow authorities to identify those who have been exposed to people infected with coronavirus as part of efforts to curb the spread of the disease.

Police seek four men over coronavirus attack on Singapore student

Police seek four men over coronavirus attack on Singapore student

British police on Wednesday said they are seeking four suspects after an attack on a student from Singapore, amid growing racism linked to the spread of the new coronavirus.

Coronavirus cases rise as recessions loom in Singapore, Japan

Coronavirus cases rise as recessions loom in Singapore, Japan

Japan and Singapore appeared to be on the brink of recession on Monday as the coronavirus epidemic disrupted tourism and supply chains around the world