Posts filtered by tags: Singapore[x]


 

Should the world worry about Singapore's virus surge?

With cases increasing in tightly-packed dormitories, experts say Singapore offers a salutary lesson.
Tags: News, Singapore


Coronavirus: Should the world worry about Singapore's virus surge?

With cases increasing in tightly-packed dormitories, experts say Singapore offers a salutary lesson.
Tags: News, Singapore


Should the world worry about Singapore's virus surge?

With cases increasing in tightly-packed dormitories, experts say Singapore offers a salutary lesson.
Tags: News, Singapore


Singapore: Resilience Budget: COVID-19 Supplementary Relief Programmes - CNPLaw LLP

Since the announcement of the Unity Budget a month ago, the global Covid-19 crisis has engulfed even economic heavyweights such as the United States. While Singapore is not in a position to steer the current global economic situation...
Tags: News, Singapore, United States, Unity Budget


Coronavirus live news: confirmed global cases pass 1.5m as US sees new record unemployment

Boris Johnson stable in intensive care; US unemployment rises 6.6m in a week; virus could push 500m people into povertyHow coronavirus spread across the globe - visualisedCoronavirus latest: at a glanceUK coronavirus updates – liveUS coronavirus updates – liveSee all of our coronavirus coverage 3.24pm BST The Canadian death toll from the coronavirus outbreak is likely to be between 11,000 and 22,000 by the end of the pandemic, health officials said on Thursday, outlining the two most likely ...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Science, China, Singapore, Africa, US, UK News, World news, US news, Medical Research, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Boris Johnson


Singapore considers solar energy imports to cut emissions

Singapore is considering importing solar electricity as the city-state looks to diversify its energy supply and meet its goal of cutting net greenhouse emissions to net zero by the second half of the century.
Tags: Money, Singapore, businessNews


Singapore extends assessment of digital bank licenses due to virus outbreak

The Monetary Authority of Singapore said it has extended the assessment period for approving digital bank licences in the city-state, citing the global escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tags: Money, Singapore, businessNews, Monetary Authority of Singapore


Global Cases Top 1.5 Million; WHO Urges Solidarity: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- Global cases of the coronavirus topped 1.5 million, less than a week after surpassing the 1-million mark. New York, the U.K. and Belgium reported their deadliest days so far. Singapore reported its largest daily increase.The crisis will escalate if countries don’t start showing more solidarity, the head of the World Health Organization said, urging the U.S. and China to show “honest leadership” and stop bickering.U.S. Democrats are seeking at least $500 billion in the next stimulu...
Tags: South Korea, Hong Kong, Europe, New York, London, News, Sweden, California, Senate, China, Germany, Angela Merkel, Singapore, India, Eu, Spain


Global Cases Top 1.5 Million; Singapore Numbers Up: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) -- Global cases of the coronavirus topped 1.5 million, less than a week after surpassing the 1-million mark. New York, the U.K. and Belgium reported their deadliest days so far. Singapore announced its largest daily increase.The crisis will escalate if countries don’t start showing more solidarity, the head of the World Health Organization said, urging the U.S. and China to show “honest leadership” and stop bickering.U.S. Democrats are seeking at least $500 billion in the next stimul...
Tags: South Korea, Hong Kong, Europe, New York, London, News, Sweden, California, Senate, China, Germany, Angela Merkel, Singapore, India, Eu, Spain


Singapore coronavirus surge raises fears of post-lockdown breakouts

City state reports 142 new infections as other countries eye ways out of lockdown amid economic fearsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFears have resurfaced about the ability of coronavirus to surge again after lockdowns are eased, as Singapore confirmed a sharp rise in new infections.One of the worst-hit countries when the virus first spread from China in January, Singapore’s strict surveillance and quarantine regime helped slow the outbreak, but recent rises in locall...
Tags: Europe, China, Singapore, Spain, European Union, World news, US news, Asia Pacific, Coronavirus outbreak


Slow recovery predicted for aviation industry after Covid-19 restrictions end, experts warn - Arabianbusiness

Slow recovery predicted for aviation industry after Covid-19 restrictions end, experts warn - Arabianbusiness:Rather than spike in the aftermath of Covid-19 restrictions, passenger travel and tourism is likely to resume very slowly and in stages as various destinations lift restrictions at different times, according to experts.Early on in the coronavirus pandemic, some experts predicted that passenger travel would see a quick resurgence as a result of high demand after weeks of restrictions. On ...
Tags: Travel, Singapore, Dubai, ClearTrip, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Matthew Sliedrecht, Ross Veitch


Singapore Reports Record Increase in New Coronavirus Cases

(Bloomberg) -- Singapore reported its largest daily increase in coronavirus cases on Wednesday, just as the city-state started a partial lockdown set to last several weeks to contain the spread of the infection.Authorities said there were 142 new cases, bringing the country’s total to 1,623. An Indian national who died while awaiting his test result was subsequently confirmed to have the infection, according to the Ministry of Health. Investigations are going on to establish the cause of death, ...
Tags: News, Singapore, Bloomberg, Ministry of Manpower, Bloomberg Singapore, Ministry of Health Investigations


Cheater Shrimp Wonton Soba Noodle Soup

Make this quick & easy cheater shrimp wonton soba noodle soup in 15 minutes, thanks to using frozen shrimp wonton as a convenient short-cut.
Tags: Singapore, Anthropology, Recipes, Carrot, Noodles, Soba, Dried Mushroom, One-Dish Meals, Spring Onion, 15-minute Recipes, Complex Carbs, Chinese spinach, Shrimp (Prawn) Recipes, Shrimp Wonton, Frozen Dumpling, Cooking During Lockdown


Call for common EU approach to apps and data to fight COVID-19 and protect citizens’ rights

The European Commission has responded to the regional scramble for apps and data to help tackle the coronavirus crisis by calling for a common EU approach to boost the effectiveness of digital interventions and ensure key rights and freedoms are respected. The European Union’s executive body wants to ensure Member States’ individual efforts to use data and tech tools to combat COVID-19 are aligned and can interoperate across borders — and therefore be more effective, given the virus does n...
Tags: Europe, France, China, Germany, Singapore, Tech, Eu, European Union, Commission, European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Pepp, Didier Reynders, Germany Switzerland, Veale, Lukasz Olejnik


How intermittent fasting changes your brain

Rats that fasted for 16 hours a day showed the greatest increase in hippocampal neurogenesis.If true in humans, intermittent fasting could be a method for fighting off dementia as you age. Intermittent fasting has previously been shown to have positive effects on your liver, immune system, heart, and brain, as well as your body's ability to fight cancer. Intermittent fasting (IF) is not new. Many religious traditions, including Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, and Orthodox Christianity have practiced...
Tags: Facebook, Diet, Singapore, Memory, Mental Health, Brain, Innovation, Disease, Alzheimer's, Derek, Intermittent Fasting, Hinduism Islam Buddhism, Prophylactic IF


Using Apps for Contact Tracing: Can We Protect Privacy?

Governments in Canada have yet to officially use phone data to track and trace people who may be infected with COVID-19. However, there has been discussion around using a system in Canada similar to Singapore. In Singapore, the app being used to track and trace people who may have contracted COVID-19 is “TraceTogether”. TraceTogether uses bluetooth technology to track nearby phones. People can then opt-in to have their information provided to the Ministry of Health if they test positive for COVI...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Technology, Law, Washington, Singapore, Eu, Canada, New York Times, Mobility, Times, Brookings Institution, Gabriel, Google Facebook, Ministry of Health


Top Three Common Mistakes In Trade Placement

Forex trading  has become the prime source of income for many people in Singapore. This investment bus iness is worldwide accredited.  Those who have the proper training and a strong mentality can adapt to the dyn amic changes in this market. A dapting yourself to the investment business is a very tough task. In most cases,  new traders become biased in favor of  the profit factors and start placing random trades. Such random trades might end up with a big profit but think about the long...
Tags: Finance, Singapore, Marketing, Ecb, Nfp, Saxo, Witho


Singapore: Singapore reforms local IP dispute resolution - Spruson & Ferguson

Changes to IP laws in Singapore which aim to strengthen the patent protection framework are discussed here.
Tags: News, Singapore, Ferguson, Spruson


Singapore ramps up rooftop farming plans as virus upends supply chains

Singapore on Wednesday announced new measures to accelerate local food production as the coronavirus pandemic disrupts global supply chains, including a plan to turn car park rooftops in public housing estates into urban farms.
Tags: Money, Singapore, businessNews


Singapore: COVID-19 Employment: Singapore's Suspension Of Workplace Activities And What It Means For Employers - Clyde & Co

On 3 April 2020, the Singapore government announced an elevated set of safe distancing measures (the "Elevated Measures") which will take effect from 7 April 2020 to 4 May 2020.
Tags: News, Singapore


With Singapore lockdown underway, 'essential' chipmakers count on less disruption

Computer chip makers are banking on less disruptions to their factories from this week's strict lockdown in Singapore than the havoc wreaked on their supply chains last month when Malaysia and the Philippines imposed vague restrictions about "essential" operations.
Tags: Money, Singapore, businessNews, Philippines, Malaysia


Who's essential right now? Medicos, of course. Food producers, natch. And in Singapore social media workers have made the list

The spicy memes must flow even under new ‘circuit breaker’ corona-crackdown Singapore has explicitly singled out social media workers as essential contributors to the city state’s economy as it goes into a new phase of coronavirus-crimping precautions.…
Tags: Singapore, Software


Creativity and compassion continue to combat the coronavirus

It’s easy to feel depressed and scared these days. News about the impact and death toll of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, is constant. Government responses have been chaotic, ranging from near-indifference to suddenly shutting down the economy, with politicians offering to pay for everything. Yet we shouldn’t lose sight of the exceptional vitality that the private sector is demonstrating during this mess. It will make a difference, so cheer up! After what can only be described as a multilevel go...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Opinion, Virginia, Singapore, Sport, Canada, Soccer, United States, South Dakota, New York Times, Italy, Seattle, Burger King, Tyler Cowen, Trump


Indonesia: Indonesia And Singapore Sign Updated Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement - Dezan Shira & Associates

On February 4, 2020, Indonesia and Singapore signed the updated agreement on the elimination of double tax avoidance and prevention of tax evasion.
Tags: News, Indonesia, Singapore, Associates, Dezan Shira


Singapore: Singapore Revises PR Scheme: Courting Investments - Dezan Shira & Associates

Singapore's government has made changes to its Global Investor Program to make it easier for foreign investors to apply for permanent residence (PR) status.
Tags: News, Singapore, Associates, Dezan Shira


7 Ways Consumers Are Getting Innovative on Social Platforms

This new reality has come on quickly. Depending on the country we call home, we are weeks or maybe months into this new normal. I speak to colleagues in Hong Kong and Singapore who have been working remotely for more than eight weeks. On Mothering Sunday in the U.K., the prime minister's message was: "Don't...
Tags: Hong Kong, Singapore, Advertising, Voice, Don, Publishers & Platforms, Social Platforms


Study: School Closures May Only Have Small Effect On Stopping Coronavirus

(CNN) — Schools around the world have been shut to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, but one team of scientists is questioning whether the havoc the closures are causing to millions of people is actually worth it — suggesting that the impact on the pandemic might be smaller than previously thought. A new study by researchers at University College London said recent modeling studies of Covid-19 suggest that school closures alone would prevent only 2% to 4% of deaths — far fewer than ot...
Tags: Health, China, Singapore, US, Local, America, Cnn, Unesco, United States, United Kingdom, Un, Ucl, University College London, China Hong Kong, University of Portsmouth, Science Media Centre


Man who breached Stay-Home Notice to eat bak kut teh charged

SINGAPORE — A man who allegedly breached his Stay-Home Notice (SHN) to eat bak kut teh was charged in the State Courts on Tuesday (7 April).
Tags: News, Singapore, World


Man charged with breaching Stay-Home Notice to deliver newspapers

SINGAPORE — A 48-year-old man was charged on Tuesday (7 April) for breaching his Stay-Home Notice to delivery newspapers.
Tags: News, Singapore, U.S


'Dead city': Singapore closes workplaces in virus fight

Singapore's usually bustling business district was almost deserted Tuesday as most workplaces in the city-state closed to stem the spread of the coronavirus after a surge in cases. Authorities previously resisted the kind of draconian measures seen in worse-hit countries -- but have now ordered the closure of all businesses deemed non-essential as well as schools, and have asked people to stay home. There were just a handful of people in a usually packed major square in the business district T...
Tags: News, Singapore