Singapore must brace for 'much bigger' COVID wave from Omicron compared to Delta, says govt

While Delta infections were doubling in six to eight days, Omicron infections may double in two to three days, he said, adding that the city-state must brace for a “much bigger COVID wave from Omicron compared to that from the Delta variant.

Jan 06, 2022, 08:35 AM IST

Omicron scare: Singapore lifts travel ban imposed on 10 African countries

"In the coming days and weeks, we should expect more community (local) cases and rapid doubling of cases. This is again a process we need to go through, in order to live with COVID-19," Ministry of Health said.

Dec 27, 2021, 08:09 AM IST

Indian origin man convicted of gang robbery in Singapore

Indian-origin Thava Kumaran Ramamutty, 37, was found guilty after contesting two charges each of housebreaking by night and robbery.

Dec 24, 2021, 17:33 PM IST

Two lions escape their transport container triggering panic at Singapore's Changi Airport

It is not clear where the cats came from or where they were headed, but the two were part of the seven lions in the shipment being handled by Singapore Airlines (SIA), the Singapore daily said.

Dec 14, 2021, 09:56 AM IST

Omicron scare: India drops Singapore from list of 'at-risk' nations, details here

Amid Omicron scare, India added several countries to the 'at-risk' list from where travellers would need to follow additional measures on arrival, including post-arrival testing for COVID-19 infection. 

Dec 09, 2021, 17:45 PM IST

India-Singapore flights commence under VTL amidst Omicron fear, check timings here

Vistara and IndiGo said they have started operating flights to Singapore under Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) that allows quarantine-free travel for fully vaccinated travellers.

Nov 30, 2021, 11:57 AM IST

Coinstore cryptocurrency exchange enters India despite pending curbs on trade

Singapore-based virtual currency exchange Coinstore has begun operations in India at a time when the Indian government is preparing legislation to effectively bar most private cryptocurrencies.

Nov 28, 2021, 19:06 PM IST

Mumbai International Airport to operate 9 flights a week to Singapore, check latest travel guidelines

As Singapore welcomes Indians, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) has announced 9 weekly flights under Vaccinated Travel Lanes (VTL) introduced for travellers to enjoy quarantine-free access to the country.

Nov 25, 2021, 12:29 PM IST

Indians can now fly to Singapore under vaccinated travel lane, six daily flights announced from November 29

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) said that it had reached an agreement with India's Ministry of Civil Aviation on the resumption of scheduled commercial passenger flights between the two countries.

Nov 22, 2021, 12:46 PM IST

Fully-vaccinated Indians to have quarantine-free travel in Singapore from November 29

Travellers under the vaccinated travel lane (VTL) are not subject to stay-home notice on arrival. Instead, they will be required to produce a negative pre-departure test taken within two days prior to departure and undergo an on-arrival PCR test

Nov 15, 2021, 23:51 PM IST

Execution of Malaysian-Indian in Singapore stayed after he tested Covid-19 positive

Nagaenthran K Dharmalingam was to be hanged at Changi Prison for drug trafficking.

Nov 09, 2021, 18:17 PM IST

Singapore's 'unvaccinated by choice' population to pay their own Covid hospitalisation bill from Dec 8

The government currently foots the complete COVID-19 medical bills of all Singaporeans, permanent residents (PRs) and long-term pass holders, other than for those who have tested positive soon after returning from overseas travel.

Nov 08, 2021, 23:37 PM IST

PM Modi holds 'fruitful meeting' with Singapore counterpart Lee Hsien Loong in Italy

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said PM Modi met his Singapore counterpart on a number of occasions but this is their first meeting in the post-pandemic period.

Oct 30, 2021, 22:59 PM IST

Singapore witnesses 'unusual surge' in COVID-19 infections, records 10 new deaths

Singapore also recorded 10 new deaths from the disease on Wednesday, taking the toll to 349.

Oct 28, 2021, 11:18 AM IST

COVID rearing its ugly head again, sees significant resurgence in Europe, Asia

Since the beginning of this week, many countries including Russia, the UK, China and some in Eastern Europe have witnessed a significant rise in Covid cases.

Oct 22, 2021, 20:02 PM IST

India, Singapore launch project to link UPI and PayNow for instant fund transfers

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced the project to link the fast payment systems. The linkage is targeted for operationalisation by July 2022, the RBI said in a statement.

Sep 14, 2021, 14:08 PM IST

China intimidates to back South China Sea claims, says US Vice President Kamala Harris

In a speech in Singapore, Harris laid out the US vision for the region built on human rights and a rules-based international order and sought to solidify Washington`s pivot towards Asia.

Aug 24, 2021, 12:46 PM IST

Singapore planning to allow quarantine-free travel from September

The country also expects to vaccinate 80 per cent of its population by September.

Jul 27, 2021, 12:21 PM IST

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Jun 30, 2021, 15:42 PM IST

Singapore to skill Bhutanese youth under new pact

The pact was signed by Director of Bilateral Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bhutan Sonam Tobgay and Singapore's envoy to Bhutan Simon Wong.

Jun 30, 2021, 13:56 PM IST