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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,...

Singapore, Hong Kong agree to launch air travel bubble

SINGAPORE: Singapore and Hong Kong today agreed to set May 26, 2021 as the launch date for their Air Travel Bubble (ATB). It was originally planned to start in November 2020 but was deferred by both parties due to the...

Kolo mee hits 7-Eleven stores in Singapore

KUCHING: The Sarawak Trade and Tourism Office Singapore (Statos) is estimating to get publicity value of more than S$500,000 (about RM1.54 million) from a “We Love Sarawak Kolo Mee” promotional campaign in the republic. Statos said the campaign would be...

Singapore PM announces cabinet reshuffle, Swee Keat remains as DPM

BY BY MASSITA AHMAD SINGAPORE: Singapore prime minister Lee Hsien Loong on Friday announced a cabinet reshuffle effective May 15 that will see seven portfolios change hands while Heng Swee Keat remains as the deputy prime minister. The reshuffle comes two...

Sarawak merchants take advantage of Statos gallery in Singapore

SINGAPORE: A growing number of Sarawak merchants are taking advantage of new retail opportunities at the Sarawak Trade and Tourism Office Singapore (Statos) Gallery in Singapore. The strategic move, approved by the Statos board last year, aims to provide direct...

Singapore 1st Asean country to ratify huge trade pact

JAKARTA: Singapore formally ratified the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) — the world's largest free trade agreement on Friday, making it the first Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) member state to do so. “We are the first country to...

No rush to export eggs

KUCHING: The Malaysian government will not rush to export its chicken eggs to Singapore following the alleged discovery of Salmonella Enteritidis (SE) in the eggs. Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister (KPDNHEP) Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi said it was...

Lift restrictions on arrangements agreed between Malaysia and Singapore

PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today expressed hope that several restrictions in the form of postponement of arrangements earlier agreed between Malaysia and Singapore can be lifted soon in the interest of bilateral relations. These include the Reciprocal...

Ministry to monitor egg supply

KUCHING: The Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) will monitor the issue of the supply of eggs from a Malaysian company that were withdrawn twice by Singapore following the detection of Salmonella Enteritidis (SE). Its minister Datuk Seri...

Former Singapore Hindu temple priest charged in $1.5 mln gold pawning case

Singapore: The former chief priest of Singapore's oldest Hindu temple has been charged with repeatedly pawning gold religious ornaments for a total of $1.5 million, court officials said Wednesday. Kandasamy Senapathi would redeem the pawned ornaments when he had raised...
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