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Singapore finds first imported case of monkeypox

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The much-delayed travel bubble between Hong Kong and Singapo

The much-delayed travel bubble between Hong Kong and Singapore will be subject to further review in late August as conditions for launching the quarantine-free arrangement are still unsuitable.⁠ ⁠ A Hong Kong government spokesman said that the two sides were reviewing the pandemic situation, highlighting the recent surge in Covid-19…...

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Singapore will begin admitting travellers from Hong Kong and

Singapore will begin admitting travellers from Hong Kong and Macau without quarantining them even though the measure will not be reciprocated, officials said on Thursday, as they added that discussions on a travel bubble would no longer take place.⁠ ⁠ The unilateral admission of visitors from Hong Kong and Macau…...

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Extreme weather. Swine flu. Rising energy prices. Labour sho

Extreme weather. Swine flu. Rising energy prices. Labour shortages. Bottlenecks and supply chain disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic. All these factors have helped drive the price of food to its highest level for a decade.⁠ ⁠ In Asia, many economies have avoided the worst of the pain – or…...

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The two cities have opposite tactics in fighting the pandemi

The two cities have opposite tactics in fighting the pandemic, yet face parallel problems: growing frustration at their restrictions and increasing rich-poor divides.⁠ ⁠ Singaporean father of three YJ works as a warehouse supervisor and used to earn an additional S$1,000 (US$730) a month setting up banners and dismantling fixtures…...

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Singapore is still holding out hope for a travel bubble with

Singapore is still holding out hope for a travel bubble with Hong Kong, despite previous plans to launch one being foiled at the eleventh hour, the city state’s Health Minister Ong Ye Kung said on Wednesday.⁠ ⁠ “We hope that at some point, as we bring our infection down further,…...

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As Singapore sees more Covid-19 deaths than last year, what

As Singapore sees more Covid-19 deaths than last year, what happens to the bodies of patients without families?⁠ ⁠ When it comes to death, veteran embalmer Dennis Pedrozo has seen it all in his 24 years of preserving bodies. But nothing prepared him for the Covid-19 pandemic, which has changed…...

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Singapore is open to imposing a smoking ban on young adults

Singapore is open to imposing a smoking ban on young adults along the lines of similarly strict rules proposed in New Zealand last month, underscoring its commitment to bolstering tobacco control.⁠ ⁠ “It is an attractive proposal, in that it prevents young people from taking up smoking while not putting…...

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After advertising tech firm manager Lukas Ng kept telling hi

After advertising tech firm manager Lukas Ng kept telling his friends he wanted to “catch Covid-19”, one of them wrote a song about it. A line in the lyrics of the song, that friends of the 32-year-old have been circulating among themselves goes: “Let me get Covid, please!”⁠ ⁠ Ng,…...

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Hong Kong’s leader has said the city will chart its own way

Hong Kong’s leader has said the city will chart its own way out of the coronavirus pandemic, emphasising there is no “one size fits all” strategy while seeking to play down comparisons with regional rival Singapore, where a fresh round of restriction-easing is set to begin next week.⁠ ⁠ As…...

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