Singapore adds Australia, Switzerland to quarantine-free travel program

SINGAPORE, October 26 (Reuters) – Singapore will allow quarantine-free access to travelers vaccinated against COVID-19 from Australia and Switzerland from November 8, the city’s aviation authority said on Tuesday. Singapore is slowly reopening its borders and has extended quarantine-free travel to nearly a dozen countries, including Germany, Canada, France, the UK and the US under … Read more

Hospitals in Singapore risk being ‘overwhelmed’ after record-breaking daily deaths in Covid | Singapore

Singapore’s health system risks being “overwhelmed” by rising coronavirus infections, officials warned on Wednesday, a day after the city-state extended travel without quarantine as it changes approach to dealing with the pandemic. The Ministry of Health reported 18 deaths on Wednesday – Singapore’s highest toll in a single day – and 3,862 more cases, just … Read more

4,000 preschoolers from low-income families to get free cereal for breakfast for a year, Singapore News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – More than 4,000 children from low-income homes can now start their school day with a free bowl of cereal in the morning. The initiative will be rolled out from October to 32 PAP Community Foundation and My First Skool preschools in Ang Mo Kio and Yishun. The kids get breakfast for a year … Read more

1.3 million households to get $ 100 CDC e-vouchers, Latest Singapore News

About 1.3 million Singaporean households will receive their next tranche of Community Development Council (CDC) coupons digitally. The e-vouchers can be redeemed at hawker centers and in mini markets in the neighborhood. $ 130 million digital vouchers will be launched in a few months, the five CDCs said in a joint statement with the People’s … Read more

The company fined $ 34,000 for getting security officers to work up to 20 hours a day due to labor shortages – TODAY

The company imposed a $ 34,000 fine for getting security officers to work up to 20 hours a day due to labor shortagesTODAY Security firm fined $ 34,000 for getting officers to work more than 12 hours a dayThe Straits Times The company imposed a fine of $ 34,000 for getting security personnel to work … Read more

Real estate agent accused of failing to report suspicious transaction involving $ 886,000 worth of property, courts and crime news and top stories

SINGAPORE – A real estate agent who raised over $ 30,000 as part of a real estate purchase took a photo of the cash and sent it to his colleague with the words “can’t see the light” in Chinese, which in everyday language means “shady”. He later also came to the conclusion that the property … Read more

Senior this week with fears after the clinic mistakenly informed her that she tested positive for Covid-19, Health News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – When Madam Tan Poh Choo, 70, received a message on October 2 that she had tested positive for Covid -19, she was shocked. She had no symptoms, no pain and had not visited My Family Clinic – which sent the message – since June. In a speech to the Chinese newspaper Shin Min … Read more

70 SAF medical, nurse, administrative staff to assist at covid-19 community facilities, Singapore News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – The Armed Forces of Singapore (SAF) is sending 70 of its doctors, nurses and administrative staff to assist at two covid -19 community treatment facilities – a step up in the military’s commitment to Singapore’s fight against coronavirus. “This is a national effort and SAF will do its part,” Defense Minister Ng Eng … Read more