Archive for October 11th, 2021

Japan has lowest share of women studying science: OECD report

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Kyodo News | 5:02 AM

Japan had the lowest share of women studying science among 36 comparable Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development member countries in 2019, the [...] » More

6 more COVID deaths, record 3,590 new cases in Singapore

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Friday (8 October) confirmed a record 3,590 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, bringing the country’s total case count to 120,454, as well [...] » More

Next few months ‘trying’ as Singapore tries to live with COVID-19: Lee Hsien Loong

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

Living with COVID-19 has not been a smooth and easy journey, and the next few months will be trying, said prime minister Lee Hsien Loong during a televised speech on Saturday [...] » More

PM Lee Hsien Loong to give update on COVID situation on Saturday noon

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

Prime minister Lee Hsien Loong will address Singaporeans on the COVID-19 situation and the path to a new normal in the city-state in a broadcast on Saturday (9 October) at [...] » More

Commentary: Singapore slows reopening to protect our seniors because this is who we are

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | CNA | 5:02 AM

Could vaccinating more seniors spell the end of this horrible pandemic? That’s the key question plaguing countries in Europe which have lagged behind on vaccination [...] » More

SIA expands VTL network to 14 cities including London, NY, Paris and others

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

The Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group on Saturday (9 October) expanded its quarantine-free Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) network to 14 cities, with more expected to be announced [...] » More

Large number of COVID cases putting ‘significant strain’ on healthcare system: MOH

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

Large daily numbers of COVID-19 cases have placed “significant strain” on Singapore’s healthcare system, even as the current rate of infection slows down, [...] » More

COVID: Unvaccinated persons cannot dine in at hawker centres, enter malls from 13 Oct

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

From next Wednesday (13 October), only up to two persons per group who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 can dine in at hawker centres and coffee shops, and enter [...] » More

COVID in Singapore: 3 protocols to take note from 11 Oct

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

The protocols and procedures for testing and isolation of COVID-19 cases will be significantly simplified from 11 October and streamlined into three protocols. At a COVID [...] » More

Singapore to open ‘vaccinated travel lanes’ with 8 more countries as it aims for ‘new normal’

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | CNBC | 5:02 AM

Singapore announced Saturday it will be opening new travel lanes for vaccinated visitors from 8 more countries. It came as its prime minister Lee Hsien Loong predicted it [...] » More

Singapore to have VTL with 8 more countries, including UK, US

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

Vaccinated travel lanes (VTLs) will be opened for fully-vaccinated travellers from eight more countries to Singapore from 19 October: Canada, Denmark, France, Italy, the [...] » More

Singapore COVID home recovery extended to all cases aged 5 to 49

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

The Home Recovery Programme (HRP) will be extended to unvaccinated persons aged 12 to 49 years, vaccinated persons aged 70 to 79, and children aged five to 11. This means [...] » More

COVID: Singapore offers booster shots to those 30 and above who are vaccinated

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 5:02 AM

Booster vaccination shots will be offered to persons aged 30 years and above who have completed their vaccination regimen around six months ago from Saturday (9 October), the [...] » More

Singapore opens up travel but long road ahead to reach ‘new normal’

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Watoday | 5:02 AM

Cast as a test case for nations trying to make the jump from a COVID-zero approach to living with the virus, Singapore remains intent on reaching a “new normal”. [...] » More

Nobel Peace Prize Awarded to Journalists From Russia and the Philippines

11-Oct-2021 Intellasia | The Wrap | 5:02 AM

Journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Andreyevich Muratov of Russia won the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday “for their efforts to safeguard freedom of [...] » More