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14 jailed in Singapore for smuggling e-vaporisers from Malaysia

SINGAPORE: A total of 14 drivers and attendants of seven lorries operated by a Malaysian company were given imprisonment terms of up to two months, for smuggling a total of 54,392 pieces of e-vaporisers and related components into the...

Singapore reduces stay home duration for new travellers from higher-risk areas to 14 days

SINGAPORE: Effective June 24, Singapore will be reducing the duration of the Stay-Home Notice (SHN) at dedicated facilities to 14 days from 21 days for all new travellers arriving from higher risk countries or regions, according to the republic’s...

Singaporean woman gets 30 years jail for torturing, killing maid

SINGAPORE: A Singaporean woman who starved, assaulted and ultimately killed her domestic worker was sentenced to 30 years in prison Tuesday, with the judge describing the case as "among the worst types of culpable homicide". The affluent city-state is home...

Asean to set up new cybersecurity centre in Singapore

SINGAPORE: Singapore’s Ministry of Defence announced a new cybersecurity and information centre of Asean will be set up in Singapore for better exchange of information among defence ministries of member countries to combat cyber security threats and misinformation, reported...

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Phua Chu Kang vows to be a better driver and rider

SINGAPORE: Actor Gurmit Singh who gained fame from the "Phua Chu Kang" sitcom was fined S$800 and banned from driving for three months after pleading guilty to speeding. Gurmit who has a big following in Malaysia vowed “to do better...

Singapore approves new storage temperature for Pfizer BioNTech vaccine

SINGAPORE: Singapore has approved the new storage condition for the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, at refrigerator temperature of 2 to 8 degrees Celsius for up to 31 days. The new storage condition was approved on May 20, after a thorough review...

Malaysian with 1st vaccine dose among 36 new cases in Singapore

SINGAPORE: A 49-year-old Malaysian who received his first dose of vaccine on May 21 is among the 36 new Covid-19 cases reported in Singapore on Monday, according to the republic's Ministry of Health (MOH). Labelled as Case 63653, the man...

Singapore rebuts news report from India on “Singapore variant” of Covid-19

SINGAPORE: There is no “Singapore variant”, says the republic's Ministry of Health (MOH) in response to several news reports in India claiming of a new variant in Singapore. "The strain that is prevalent in many of the Covid-19 cases in...

Singapore in a state of heightened alert, stricter measures from May 16

SINGAPORE: Looking at the increasing number of cases in the community, from coming May 16 till June 13, Singaporeans can expect the Covid-19 precautionary measures to be further tightened to decisively arrest new cases. At a virtual press conference today,...
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6,387 new Covid-19 cases today

KUALA LUMPUR: It has been a week since new daily Covid-19 cases have stayed above 6,000 with 6,387 reported...
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