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.
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.