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Schools reopen as Singapore eases lockdown restrictions

02 Jun 2020

SINGAPORE With temperatures checked, masks fitted, and hand sanitizers at the ready, many Singapore children returned to school on Tuesday after a novel coronavirus lockdown of nearly two months. | Video

Groomed but still grounded: Hairdressers reopen during Singapore lockdown

12 May 2020

SINGAPORE Long queues formed outside hairdressers in Singapore on Tuesday as the government eased some restrictions of a nationwide lockdown, although any styles beyond a trim would have to wait.

Roaming 'robodog' politely tells Singapore park goers to keep apart

08 May 2020

SINGAPORE Far from barking its orders, a robot dog enlisted by Singapore authorities to help curb coronavirus infections in the city-state politely asks joggers and cyclists to stay apart. | Video

Singapore races to build beds for COVID-19 patients as cases surge

26 Apr 2020

SINGAPORE Singapore is rapidly building bed space for coronavirus patients in cavernous exhibition halls and other temporary facilities as it faces a surge in cases, mainly among its large community of low-paid migrant workers.

Singapore closes workplaces, schools as coronavirus cases jump

03 Apr 2020

SINGAPORE Singapore will close schools and most workplaces for a month as part of stricter measures to curb a recent jump in coronavirus infections, it said on Friday, an announcement that sent locals racing to supermarkets to stock up on staples.

Bags packed, Malaysians stream into Singapore ahead of coronavirus travel ban

17 Mar 2020

SINGAPORE Thousands of Malaysian commuters, many with suitcases stuffed with clothes, crossed into neighbouring Singapore on Tuesday evening, prepared for at least two weeks away from home, hours before their country starts to seal its borders.

Bags packed, Malaysians stream into Singapore ahead of coronavirus travel ban

17 Mar 2020

SINGAPORE Thousands of Malaysian commuters, many with suitcases stuffed with clothes, crossed into neighbouring Singapore on Tuesday evening, prepared for at least two weeks away from home, hours before their country starts to seal its borders.

Bags packed, Malaysians stream into Singapore ahead of coronavirus travel ban

17 Mar 2020

SINGAPORE, March 17 Thousands of Malaysian commuters, many with suitcases stuffed with clothes, crossed into neighbouring Singapore on Tuesday evening, prepared for at least two weeks away from home, hours before their country starts to seal its borders.

From sky farms to lab-grown shrimp, Singapore eyes food future

30 May 2019

SINGAPORE Singapore, the tiny Southeast Asian city-state, is an unlikely place for a farming revolution.

CORRECTED-From sky farms to lab-grown shrimp, Singapore eyes food future

30 May 2019

SINGAPORE, May 30 Singapore, the tiny Southeast Asian city-state, is an unlikely place for a farming revolution.

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