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Forum: Kusu Island pilgrimages adhere to safe management measures for religious services

Straits Times 20 Sep 2021
In addition, visitors to Kusu Island are limited to 500 per day, and ferries to the island will observe a limit of 50 passengers for each hourly departure. The Singapore Land Authority's ... Singapore Land Authority.
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Pilgrimages adhere to safe management measures for religious services

Straits Times 20 Sep 2021
In addition, visitors to Kusu Island are limited to 500 per day, and ferries to the island will observe a limit of 50 passengers for each hourly departure. The Singapore Land Authority's ... Singapore Land Authority.
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Call to name more streets in Singapore after women

Straits Times 19 Sep 2021
The road to greater recognition for women can lie in naming more streets here after women, with a list of only about 40 so far, according to the Singapore Council of Women's Organisations (SCWO) ... So far, only three roads here commemorate women in recognition of their achievements in Singapore society, said the report.
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Xi's reluctance to head overseas leads to speculation

Beijing News 19 Sep 2021
This year he has attended more than a dozen meetings virtually, reported The Singapore Post ... These events have led to speculation on the Chinese President's health condition which is probably not allowing him to travel abroad and attend a face to face meetings, reported The Singapore Post.
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S'pore's daily Covid-19 cases to hit 1,000 soon in 'rite of passage' before situation stabilises: ...

Straits Times 17 Sep 2021
SINGAPORE - Singapore is likely to see 1,000 Covid-19 cases a day soon with the number of daily cases doubling every week, said Health Minister Ong Ye Kung on Friday (Sept 17) ... Singapore's director of medical services Kenneth Mak observed that the number of serious cases is not rising in sync with the overall number of cases.
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Wang Yi's talk with Singapore PM 'productive, candid,' hedges US' negative influence: expert

People Daily 15 Sep 2021
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday and had a "productive and candid discussion on international and regional developments," according to Lee's Facebook message ... On his second day in Singapore, Wang met with Lee at the Istana on Tuesday morning.
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Debt resolution plan can’t be withdrawn: SC

Deccan Chronicle 14 Sep 2021
Mumbai ... Chandrachud and M.R. Shah made these observations in the judgement viz- Ebix Singapore Pvt Ltd versus committee of creditors of Educomp Solutions in which it held that NCLT cannot permit modifications or withdrawals of CoC approved resolution plans at the behest of the successful resolution applicant, once the plan has been submitted to it.
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More than 1 in 3 employers expect to hire more in Q4 but 37% plan ...

Straits Times 13 Sep 2021
"The quick return to phase two (heightened alert) plus surging Covid-19 infections in Singapore and globally may have prompted some employers to slow down and observe the situation further, hence the more subdued hiring outlook when compared to last quarter," she added.
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1 in 3 employers expects to hire more in the fourth quarter: Poll

Straits Times 13 Sep 2021
"The quick return to phase two (heightened alert) plus surging Covid-19 infections in Singapore and globally may have prompted some employers to slow down and observe the situation further, hence the more subdued hiring outlook when compared with the last quarter," she said.
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Feature: Witness of 9/11 attacks recalls shock and fear, rethinks "War on Terror"

People Daily 12 Sep 2021
The warfare was "mixed with a wave of intense patriotism in the United States" and "many people just simply wanted revenge against bin Laden and the Taliban at the time," observed Neill, who has been a Shangri-La Dialogue Senior Fellow for Asia Pacific security at the Singapore ...
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Witness of 9/11 attacks recalls shock and fear, rethinks "War on Terror"

Beijing News 12 Sep 2021
The warfare was "mixed with a wave of intense patriotism in the United States" and "many people just simply wanted revenge against bin Laden and the Taliban at the time," observed Neill, who has been a Shangri-La Dialogue Senior Fellow for Asia Pacific security at the Singapore ...
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New Covid Cluster in East China Elementary School Linked to Returnee From Singapore

Caixin Online 11 Sep 2021
China’s latest local Covid-19 outbreak was reported in East China’s Fujian province on Friday, with a cluster of six infections traced back to a local man who had recently travelled to Singapore, according to the health authorities, ... The government also said that more than 260 close contacts of the six have been quarantined for medical observation.
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Moving with the times

Straits Times 11 Sep 2021
Her plight is similar to that of many Malaysians, who work in Singapore and have families back home ... In the past two years, Ms Corera of Robert Walters Singapore has observed a spike in interest from Singaporeans based overseas who are weary of repeated lockdowns, a lack of mask mandates and lower rates of vaccination in some of these countries.
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Messages of unity, resolve on 20th anniversary of 9/11

Straits Times 11 Sep 2021
"We learnt that unity is the one thing that must never break ... They observed a moment of silence at 8.46am (8.46pm Singapore time yesterday) to mark the time the first plane hit ... CENTRAL LESSON ... In an opinion piece in The Straits Times, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong wrote ... Its plans for attacks in Singapore were swiftly disrupted, he noted.
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How Tails Help These Geckos Crash-Land on Trees Without Falling

Treehugger 10 Sep 2021
But the researchers also observed as the geckos were able to avoid crash-landing into trees and avoid falling off—all by using their tails.. For their recent study, scientists observed 37 Asian flat-tailed house geckos (Hemidactylus platyurus) in a Singapore rainforest ... “Observing the geckos from elevation in the rainforest canopy was eye-opening.
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