Senior Minister Teo Chee Hean said that while it is not “impossible” to hold an election amid the COVID-19 pandemic, no decision has been made on the timing of the next General Election
Officially, over 2,500 people have died from coronavirus in Wuhan, out of a total of 50,000 infections. Residents and several health experts believe that the real number may be many times more.
Despite serious reservations by Singaporeans and the mounting measures being implemented to curb the spread of coronavirus, the government has not ruled out holding an election in the midst of the pandemic.
Because of guidelines that alcohol-based sanitizers can be used as a hygienic measure against the virus, some have wrongly concluded that drinking high-proof alcohol could kill the disease.
Initial claims for unemployment benefits rose 3 million to a seasonally-adjusted 3.28 million in the week ending Mar 21, dwarfing the previous record of 695,000 set in 1982
Prince Charles, 71, is displaying mild symptoms “but otherwise remains in good health”, a spokesman from Clarence House said
At the end Wednesday’s trading (March 18), the DJIA was down 1,338 points to close at 19,898.92, or just 0.8% higher than the day Trump was sworn in as president.
The last Allied military troops crossed the Johore Straits and withdrew to Singapore via the Causeway on January 31 1942, after losing the Malayan mainland to the Japanese.
This upcoming General Elections will be the final opportunity for the SPP to make some headway in its electoral performance.
The 63-year-old Academy Award-winning actor and director is in Australia, where he was set to film a movie about the life of Elvis Presley.
According to the Washington Post, Trump and members of his administration have contradicted other Trump officials at least 14 times on various parts of the coronavirus response over the past 30 days.
The ship’s parent company reiterated on Monday (March 9) that there is “no one infected with the disease on the ship”. Despite this, a host of precautionary measures are being taken before paasengers can disembark the ship.
Pharmacies and retail stores in a number of areas in Jakarta also claimed to run out of stock of mouth masks, hand sanitizers , and wet tissues.
As countries scramble to contain the Coronavirus, health experts have warned that the United States remains woefully unprepared for an outbreak.
Previously, Indonesia’s claim of being virus-free had raised several eyebrows as doubts persisted over the country’s effectiveness in monitoring and testing suspected cases.
“How can they expect normal citizens to contribute to eliminating the potential risk of person-to-person spread if hospitals are waiting to charge us $3,270 for a simple blood test and a nasal swab?”
This, he said, would teach people to buy responsibly, and prevent people from hoarding first only to return items later on.
Deputy Health Minister, Iraj Harirchi, on Monday (Feb 24) denied covering up the scale of the outbreak. He appeared in physical discomfort as he spoke to reporters.
Another nurse who happened to be on the same bus tried to defend her but was also forced to alight.
The votes were overwhelmingly in favor of “YES” which garnered over 3,000 votes versus 282 “NO” votes.
The proposal is aimed at establishing the right of citizens to request information from public agencies and establishing requirements for public bodies to comply with those request.
The increase in tourist numbers from mainland China is reflective of the increase in China’s outbound tourist numbers of 45.6% between 2013 and 2017, to 143 million
The petition was started by Anatasha Abdullah on Jan. 26, the day when Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed the fourth case of Wuhan virus.
There is no need to use a sledgehammer to kill a fly. As the ICA has demonstrated this morning, there is no need to invoke POFMA when a simple press release, Facebook post or email would achieve the same result.
Singapore is classified by EIU as a ‘flawed democracy’, albeit barely; a score below 6 places a country in the ‘hybrid regime’ category.
PSP has also received high profile endorsements, the most prominent of which was from Lee Hsien Yang, brother of Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
In Singapore, 54% agreed that “capitalism as it exists today does more harm than good in the world.”
The SDP conducted its annual Chinese New Year walkabout at several markets and hawker centers around Marsiling, Bukit Panjang, Yuhua, Bukit Timah and Bukit Batok.
On Dec 14, Dr Tan also said that during his walkabout: “I met many of my former constituents and I was asked if I was coming home. I never left”.
“Under the proposed legislation, only a 75% majority of Parliament can allow for the date mandated by statute to not be adhered to,” he added.
Catastrophic bushfires have turned swathes of Australia into smouldering, blackened hell scapes and destroyed an area roughly twice the size of Belgium, according to official figures.
President Trump has threatened Iraq with sanctions and a bill for billions of dollars if American troops are forced to withdraw from the nation
Surprisingly, the same-sex kiss survived China’s movie censors and was released for the Chinese market in its uncut form.
HPHP is a non-profit organisation co-founded by Mr Mohammad Nafiz Kamarudin, that focuses on meeting the needs of elderly cardboard collectors through monthly events and outings.
According to police statistics, cases of outrage of modesty have been steadily increasing with 837 reported cases in the first half of 2019 alone. The number of reported cases has also spiked 36 percent since 2016.
Given the tragic turn of events, the town council officials responsible, and Bukit Batok’s MP, Murali Pillai must do the honorable thing and resign from office.
The Courts want to help us, but are constrained by the current legislation. The inadequacies in our criminal justice system have been quite clearly exposed.
Other key regulations include a ban on multiple passengers on e-scooters with a possible fine of €35 (S$52) for transporting another passenger.
The 36-year-old Chinese national and Singapore permanent resident pleaded guilty for committing outrage of modesty. The victim’s identity is currently being protected under a court order.
The rider remained defiant and argued he was allowed to ride in the void deck. This is untrue as a ban on riding personal mobility devices (PMDs) at common areas in 15 HDB towns kicked in last month
The thought of having children, BTO and the affordability to take care of my parents when they grow older really stresses me out.
For verbally abusing the judge and the judiciary, Ashby could also be charged with Contempt of Court under the Administration of Justice (Protection) Act (AJPA).
Data taken from the Government’s records on annual crime reveal a troubling trend: the number of outrage of modesty cases have risen considerably over the past 7 years.
Since the accident made headlines earlier this week, the online petition calling for the prohibition of all PMDs in Singapore has received a significant boost in signatures.
Mr Lee has been a member of the SPP for close to a decade now. He has been a regular feature of the party’s ground efforts in Potong Pasir, Toa Payoh, and Mountbatten.
According to court documents, one of the drivers, Mr Chua Qwong Meng, was expected to work for seven days in a row before getting a day off.
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SDC Chief executive Quek Swee Kuan maintained that the construction of the thoroughfare would speed up the flow of pedestrian traffic.
A screenshot from AirVisual Earth’s real time map of air quality shows a massive layer of smog enveloping the region. For comparison, the smog cloud is over half the size of India.