Singapore has permitted former Sri Lankan president Gotabaya Rajapaksa to stay in the island republic for an additional 14 days, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday.
Singapore will expand its quarantine-free travel programme to Qatar, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia and the UAE this month, its health ministry said Wednesday, and will progressively add more destinations under the scheme, Reuters reported.
Singapore on Tuesday began quarantine-free entry for fully vaccinated passengers from eight countries, part of a plan to ease restrictions as the business hub gears up to live with the coronavirus.
Qatar saw a strong double-digit month-on-month surge in exports to India and Singapore as the country recorded an overall trade surplus of QR8.59bn in December 2020, according to the official estimates.
Hundreds of passengers on a Royal Caribbean 'cruise-to-nowhere' from Singapore were told to stay in their cabins until contact tracing was complete after a Covid-19 case was detected, forcing the Quantum of the Seas ship back to port, authorities said.
Singapore has given US start-up Eat Just the greenlight to sell its lab-grown chicken meat, in what the firm says is the world's first regulatory approval for so-called clean meat that does not come from slaughtered animals.
Doctors are studying the impact of Covid-19 on pregnant women and their unborn babies in Singapore, where an infant delivered by an infected mother earlier this month had antibodies against the virus but did not carry the disease.
Australia is in talks with Japan, South Korea, Singapore and South Pacific nations on reopening travel as coronavirus infections ease, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday.
Travellers arriving in Singapore from abroad are to wear an electronic monitoring device if they are not self-isolating in a government-designated facility, the government announced on Monday.
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong named a largely unchanged cabinet on Saturday following an election win this month, and flagged a possible delay to his retirement plans ...
Singapore could serve as Qatar’s hub for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the Southeast Asian region, Singapore’s ambassador to the State of Qatar Jai Sohan Singh said in a webinar hosted by Doha Bank ...
Singapore is positioning itself for a post-Covid world with massive investment in innovation, over and above the immediate support it’s giving to help the economy rebound from possibly its worst downturn on record.