Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Singapore

State food firms synergising trade with Singapore

KUCHING: Sarawakian food production companies are keen to link up with Singaporean investors or partners, as seen during the ‘Sarawak Business Matching on Food Sourcing’ webinar jointly organised by Singapore Business Federation and Sarawak Trade and Tourism Office Singapore...

‘Sayur midin’ geopolitics

KUCHING: Sarawak and Singapore can achieve their respective food-related goals by pooling their resources in joint ventures, said Sarawak Trade and Tourism Office Singapore (Statos) chief executive officer, Chew Chang Guan. He pointed out that Sarawak was developing into a...

Singapore reports 191 new cases, seven in community

By Massita Ahmad SINGAPORE: Singapore, which is on the sixth day of its phase two of reopening, today confirmed 191 new cases of Covid-19 infection, with seven cases in the community. This brings the island state’s infection tally to 42,623 cases. In...

Singapore goes to the polls

SINGAPORE: 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”. Nomination has been set...

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

SINGAPORE: Singapore preliminarily confirmed an additional 422 cases of Covid-19 infection with the vast majority being the foreign workers residing at dormitories. With the latest cases, it brings the tally for the republic to 39,387. The noon data showed that there...

Singapore minister sheepishly admits woolly thinking over cotton

SINGAPORE: A Singaporean minister has sheepishly admitted to saying that cotton came from animals rather than plants in a slip-up during an interview that triggered bleats of mockery online. Trade and Industry Minister Chan Chun Sing made the error in...

Covid-19: 408 new cases in S’pore, tally surpasses 35,000

SINGAPORE: Singapore has preliminarily confirmed 408 new cases of Covid-19 as of noon today, bringing the tally to 35,292. The republic’s Ministry of Health (MoH) said all the new cases involved migrant workers residing in dormitories and there were no...

Singapore warns of worst economic contraction since independence

SINGAPORE: Her embattled economy could shrink by as much as seven per cent this year, which would be the worst reading since independence, with the Singapore government saying Tuesday the coronavirus pandemic had throttled the key export sector. The city-state...

UK pop star comes to the rescue in Singapore quiz row

SINGAPORE: A Singapore quiz contestant has been handed a cash prize following a row with a radio station over his pronunciation of Spandau Ballet star Tony Hadley's name — after the singer intervened. Railway worker Muhammad Shalehan took part in...

Robot dog on virus park patrol in Singapore

SINGAPORE: A yellow robot dog called Spot which found fame online for dancing to hit song "Uptown Funk" has been deployed to patrol a Singapore park and ensure people observe social distancing. The hi-tech hound is remote-controlled and can clamber...
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Malaysians in Singapore should renew passport at least 6 months before expiration

SINGAPORE: The High Commission of Malaysia in Singapore is advising Malaysians in the republic to apply/renew their passports at...
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