Archive for October 23rd, 2021

Smart bandage that detects temperature, bacteria type developed by NUS team

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

A National University of Singapore (NUS) team has developed the world’s first smart bandage with a sensor that can conduct assessment of chronic wounds wirelessly via a [...] » More

Vaccinated Singapore shows zero-Covid countries cost of reopening

23-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Few are left to inoculate in wealthy Singapore after a vigorous campaign achieved a level of coverage envied by many nations battling the coronavirus pandemic, but a record [...] » More

Analysis: Vaccinated Singapore shows zero-COVID countries cost of reopening

23-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Few are left to inoculate in wealthy Singapore after a vigorous campaign achieved a level of coverage envied by many nations battling the coronavirus pandemic, but a record [...] » More

The top money maker at Deutsche Bank reaps billions from Singapore

23-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 5:02 AM

To find the biggest money maker at the rarely-money-making Deutsche Bank AG, you need to travel 6,370 miles from Frankfurt to the 18th floor of a glass office tower [...] » More

US in Talks With Asean, Singapore to Restrict Burma Junta’s Access to Funds

23-Oct-2021 Intellasia | BenarNews | 5:02 AM

Washington is talking with Asean member Singapore about limiting the Burmese military regime’s access to money, as part of efforts to pile pressure on the junta chief [...] » More

Qantas to bring forward international flights to 7 more locations, including Singapore

23-Oct-2021 Intellasia | ZDNet | 5:02 AM

Qantas on Friday morning announced plans to bring forward more outgoing international flights from Australia, with the airline to also bring back all its employees in early [...] » More

Singapore has financial leverage to pressure Burma-US official

23-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 5:02 AM

Singapore has the ability to wield its significant financial leverage over Myanmar’s military rulers to pressure them to return to a path of democracy amid a [...] » More

Singapore home prices climb, defying virus restrictions

23-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 5:02 AM

Singapore home prices rose in the third quarter, showing resilience despite persistent coronavirus restrictions that have disrupted the market. Private property values [...] » More

Singapore ranks second in the world in attracting talent

23-Oct-2021 Intellasia | AsiaNews | 5:02 AM

Only Switzerland tops the city-state in the annual index by the INSEAD the Portulans Institute. The quality of its education and openness to technological innovation are [...] » More

Vaccinated migrant workers can visit Geylang Serai from 30 Oct

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

From the end of the month, vaccinated migrant workers will be able to visit Geylang Serai, in addition to Little India, as part of the pilot community visit programme to ease [...] » More

Scientists turn durian waste into bandages-and the internet has questions

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

Some love it, while others loathe it. Durians are banned on all public transportation in Singapore due to their smell which some have likened to sewage or smelly socks. Some [...] » More

16 more COVID deaths, 3,439 new cases in Singapore

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

The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Thursday (21 October) confirmed 3,439 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore bringing the country’s total case count to 162,026 as well as 16 [...] » More

COMMENT: The half million people left behind by Singapore’s Travel Lanes

23-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 5:02 AM

When Singapore announced the start of quarantine-free travel to certain countries including the US, UK, France and Canada, Singapore Airlines Ltd’s website crashed and [...] » More

No visitor rule at Singapore hospitals, residential care homes extended till November 21

23-Oct-2021 Intellasia | Today | 5:02 AM

Visitors will not be allowed at hospital wards and residential care homes for another month to protect healthcare capacity and vulnerable seniors during a period when [...] » More

Thorny post: 8 Durian apologises to Ah Seng Durian for defamation, pays compensation

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

Durian delivery service 8 Durian got into a prickly situation over defamatory statements targeting Ah Seng Durian and has paid compensation to its rival. Ah Seng Durian, a [...] » More