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Is there still room for growth for Sheng Siong?

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | The Edge Singapore | 5:02 AM

Can Sheng Siong keep up the growth momentum? Supermarket operator Sheng Siong recently posted a set of rather outstanding FY2020 results. Earnings for the final year ended [...] » More

Ozone, not haze, caused unhealthy air quality in northern Singapore

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 5:02 AM

Air quality in Singapore hit unhealthy levels in the north over the weekend because of higher levels of a pollutant known as ozone, and not because of transboundary haze. [...] » More

Singapore defence minister: S$90m upgrade for DSO biosafety lab to deal with threats worse than Covid-19

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 5:02 AM

Singapore is upgrading the facilities at the DSO National Laboratories to the highest possible biosafety level, BSL-4, to deal with biological threats graver than Covid-19, [...] » More

Esplanade-Theatres on the Bay

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Press release | 5:02 AM

Theatre audiences of Singapore returns to the Esplanade Theatres on the Bay as it reopens for the impassioned performance of All the world is one’s stage by leading [...] » More

Singapore Armed Forces redesigning Pes system to focus on operational effectiveness instead of medical fitness alone

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Today | 5:02 AM

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) is redesigning the Physical Employment Standards (Pes) system, moving away from the classification of a full-time national serviceman as [...] » More

No plans to impose Covid-19 vaccinations as condition for entry to Singapore: Ong Ye Kung

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 5:02 AM

There are no plans to require travellers to be vaccinated against Covid-19 to enter Singapore, said Transport minister Ong Ye Kung on Monday (March 1). “Instead, we [...] » More

Singapore HSE warns against two weight loss drinks sold online found to contain banned substances

Singapore HSE warns against two weight loss drinks sold online found to contain banned substances

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Today | 5:02 AM

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) has warned members of the public not to consume two weight loss drinks sold on e-commerce and social media platforms, after they were [...] » More

Singaporean man, 64, residing in Indonesia, dies of COVID-19 here: MOH

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

A 64-year-old Singaporean man who had been living in Indonesia for almost a year, died on Friday (26 February) due to COVID-19 infection, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said on [...] » More

Budget debate: $90m to be spent on Singapore’s first top-level biosafety lab, to be operational by 2025

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 5:02 AM

Singapore will get its first highest-level biosafety containment lab ready by 2025the first such facility in South-east Asiato prepare for the next big pandemic or biological [...] » More

Commentary: Concerns over long-term side effects could hold back Singapore’s COVID-19 vaccination programme

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | CNA | 5:02 AM

Some argue we should wait until more data on vaccine safety and effectiveness become available as vaccination is not the only line of defence we have against SARS-CoV-2 but [...] » More

Mindef to review ‘outdated’ PES medical classification system

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) will use an updated medical classification system to better match the vocations and deployment of National Servicemen, said minister for [...] » More

Singapore Hindu Endowments Board to track all movements of gold at temples after ex-priest charged with misappropriating, pawning jewellery

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Today | 5:02 AM

The Hindu Endowments Board (HEB) is improving the gold movement registers to track all movements of gold items within the four Hindu temples that it manages, after a former [...] » More

COVID-19: Singapore confirms 12 new cases, all imported

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 12 new cases of COVID-19 in Singapore on Saturday (27 February), taking the country’s total case count to 59,925. There are no [...] » More

Mindef to go greener, set up sustainability office: Ng Eng Hen

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

As part of the national agenda on sustainable development, the Ministry of Defence and the Singapore Armed Forces will reduce the growth of overall carbon emissions by [...] » More

12 new COVID cases in Singapore, all imported

02-Mar-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed 12 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Monday (1 March), taking the country’s total case count to 59,948. All of them are [...] » More