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Former S’pore PM Goh Chok Tong retires from politics

Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong has decided to retire from politics, according to Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

Singapore goes to the polls

Singapore today dissolved Parliament for a general election on July 10, with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong saying the country can a hold “a proper and safe election” as the COVID-19 situation is “relatively stable”.

Covid-19 : Singapore’s tally surpasses 39,000 mark, 422 new cases

Singapore preliminarily confirmed an additional 422 cases of COVID-19 infection with the vast majority being the foreign workers residing at dormitories.

Covid-19 : 548 more cases in Singapore, tally at 31,616

Singapore has preliminarily confirmed an additional 548 COVID-19 cases as of noon today, bringing the total tally to 31,616 with the number of patients recovering as of Saturday being 13,882. 

Covid-19 : First death sentence pronounced by remote hearing in Singapore

Singapore had its first criminal case in which a death sentence was pronounced by remote hearing on May 15, 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Covid 19 : Singapore reports 22nd death

Singapore, which announced 1,094 discharged cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, reported another death involving the elderly, bringing the number of fatalities to 22.

Covid-19 : Singapore defers Haj 2020 for Singaporean pilgrims to next...

Singapore has decided to defer its Haj 2020 plans for all its 900 pilgrims to 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Muis).

Covid-19 : 632 new cases in Singapore, total surpasses 19,000

SINGAPORE: Singapore has preliminarily confirmed an additional 632 cases of COVID-19 infection, bringing the latest tally to 19,410. Its Ministry of Health (MOH) in a statement attributed...

Western Union launches Singapore Labour day zero fee offer

To celebrate Labour Day and the contribution of the international and national community of workers in Singapore, Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments, has launched a zero-fee¹ offer on all international money transfers. The offer is valid until May 31, 2020.

Covid-19 : Singapore starts easing circuit breaker measures

Singapore will ease some of the tighter circuit breaker measures progressively, allowing gradual resumption of selected activities and services from May 5, according to the republic’s Multi-Ministry Taskforce on COVID-19 today.