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People with allergic reactions to mRNA COVID-19 vaccines can take Sinovac shot, will be considered fully vaccinated

03-Aug-2021 Intellasia | CNA | 7:02 AM

People who have suffered allergic reactions after the first dose of an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine have been invited to get a Sinovac jab as a second dose, Senior minister of State [...] » More

Monthly median salary of entry-level social workers ‘comparable with salaries of all fresh graduates’: Masagos

03-Aug-2021 Intellasia | CNA | 7:02 AM

The monthly median salary of entry-level social workers increased from S$3,400 in 2015 and 2017 to S$3,600 in 2019, which is “comparable with the salaries of all fresh [...] » More

57 cleaning firms handed fines since progressive wage model was implemented

03-Aug-2021 Intellasia | CNA | 7:02 AM

The National Environment Agency (NEA) has fined 57 licensed cleaning businesses for failing to comply with requirements under the progressive wage model since it was [...] » More

Yishun Community Hospital, Westlite Mandai Dormitory among 10 new Covid-19 clusters in Singapore

03-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Today | 7:02 AM

Yishun Community Hospital and Westlite Mandai Dormitory were named among 10 new clusters that emerged yesterday. Two of the 113 new locally transmitted cases of Covid-19 were [...] » More

Singapore train service between Ang Mo Kio and Yishun MRT stations disrupted after commuter climbed onto tracks

03-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 7:02 AM

Train services between Ang Mo Kio and Yishun MRT stations on the North-South Line were disrupted at about 1.55pm for about 25 minutes today, after a female commuter climbed [...] » More

Singapore: Students’ silent cry for help, as Covid-19 fallout erodes parental and peer support for some

03-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Today | 7:02 AM

When Sam (not his real name) graduated from primary school and started classes in secondary school four years ago, he found it tough to make friends. He was left out of [...] » More

Grab’s sales jump 39pct in Q1, ahead of record SPAC deal

03-Aug-2021 Intellasia | CNA | 7:02 AM

Grab, Southeast Asia’s biggest ride hailing-to-food delivery group’s first-quarter adjusted net sales rose 39 per cent to a record $507 million and the [...] » More

Singapore needs more nurses amid Covid-19 pandemic and ageing population

03-Aug-2021 Intellasia | StraitsTimes | 7:02 AM

Although they make up the largest professional group of healthcare workers here, Singapore still does not have enough nurses. As at the end of last year, there were more than [...] » More

Keppel offers to acquire SPH, excluding media business, in S$3.4 billion deal

03-Aug-2021 Intellasia | CNA | 7:02 AM

Singaporean conglomerate Keppel Corp said on Monday (August 2) it would offer to acquire and privatise Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), excluding the newspaper [...] » More

Singapore reports 120 new COVID cases; 42 unlinked

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

The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Saturday (31 July) reported 120 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, taking the country’s total case count to 64,981. In a media release, [...] » More

‘Don’t see it as a get-rich-quick scheme’: How to avoid crypto scams and losses

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

Burnt in cryptocurrency dealings, two investors tell the programme Money Mind their advice for others who may wade into the ‘highly risky’ investment. When Ms Goh [...] » More

Nightlife establishments that pivoted to F&B must pass inspections, carry out more measures before reopening

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

Nightlife establishments that were allowed to temporarily pivot to food and beverage operations must pass inspections and receive a conditional permit from the Ministry of [...] » More

Vice President Kamala Harris to visit Vietnam and Singapore amid tensions with China

02-Aug-2021 Intellasia | CNBC | 5:02 AM

Vice President Kamala Harris will travel to Singapore and Vietnam next month to strengthen the US’s relationship and economic ties with the Indo-Pacific region, the [...] » More

Singapore’s expat angst forces simmering political debate

02-Aug-2021 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 5:02 AM

Singapore’s success as a financial hub has long been tied to its openness to global talent. But as the city-state battles to recover from its worst recession, a [...] » More

No opaque doors or access to private rooms among tougher rules for converted KTVs wishing to resume operations

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

Before they are allowed to resume operations, nightlife operators that converted to food-and-beverage (F&B) operations must ensure their interiors are “clearly [...] » More