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No evidence to suggest if Omicron more severe than other variants: Singapore
Singapore, Dec 4 (IANS) As the Omicron variant has been detected in several countries, Singapore's Ministry of Health said that there is no evidence yet to suggest if the Omicron variant is more severe than other variants.
2021-12-04
Category: International, Singapore,National,Health/Medicine
Omicron may dominate, overwhelm world in 3-6 months: Singapore Doc
Singapore, Dec 2 (IANS) The new Covid variant Omicron will likely "overwhelm the whole world" in the coming months, warned a Singapore-based infectious disease doctor.
2021-12-02
Category: International, Singapore,National,Health/Medicine
This match is going to shock MMA fans across the globe': Ritu Phogat beaming with confidence
Singapore, Nov 27 (IANS) Following her incredible victory over the Philippines' Jenelyn Olsim in the ONE Women's Atomweight World Grand Prix semi-final, 27-year-old Ritu Phogat is now ready to face her ultimate challenge in this prestigious tournament on December 3.
2021-11-27
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Other Sports
Singapore reports 1,090 new Covid-19 cases
Singapore, Nov 27 (IANS) Singapore has recorded 1,090 new confirmed cases of Covid-19, bringing the total tally to 259,875, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in a statement.
2021-11-27
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
Singapore sees 16% increase in business receipts of services industries for Q3
Singapore, Nov 26 (IANS) Business receipts of Singapore's services industries, excluding the wholesale and retail trade services and the accommodation and food services, grew by 16 per cent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2021.
2021-11-26
Category: International, Singapore,Politics
Stomach cancer atlas maps path to better treatment
Singapore, Nov 22 (IANS) Scientists in Singapore have assembled the world's largest and highest-resolution atlas of gastric cancer, a leading cause of global cancer deaths. The atlas provides, at the level of single cells, new insights into how gastric cancers progress and how tumours from separate patients differ from one another.
2021-11-22
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
Singapore reports 1,931 new Covid-19 cases
Singapore, Nov 20 (IANS) Singapore reported 1,931 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, bringing the total tally to 250,518.
2021-11-20
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
I saw fear in the eyes of Stamp Fairtex, claims Ritu Phogat
Singapore, Nov 19 (IANS) Ritu Phogat, ONE Women's Atomweight World Grand Prix finalist has said that she saw fear in the eyes of her opponent Stamp Fairtex.
2021-11-19
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Other Sports
Singapore reports 2,069 new Covid-19 cases
Singapore, Nov 17 (IANS) Singapore reported 2,069 new cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total tally in the country to 241,341.
2021-11-17
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
Singapore to end free Covid treatment of unvaccinated people
Singapore, Nov 10 (IANS) Covid-19 patients who are "unvaccinated by choice" will be responsible for their medical bills as the government will no longer bear their costs, Singapore's Health Ministry said.
2021-11-10
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine,Politics
Singapore's economy recovering steadily
Singapore, Nov 8 (IANS) Singapore's economy continues to recover steadily from a sharp contraction in 2020 on the back of effective containment measures, accelerated Covid-19 vaccination rollout, and extended policy support for affected businesses and households, said a report published by the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) on Monday.
2021-11-08
Category: International, Singapore,Politics
Singapore reports 4,248 new Covid-19 cases
Singapore, Oct 30 (IANS) Singapore reported 4,248 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 bringing the total tally to 1,92,099.
2021-10-30
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
U.S. businesses face labour shortage amid Covid-19: Singaporean media
Singapore, Oct 28 (IANS) Companies nationwide in the US have reported their struggling with labour shortage in recent months amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Singaporean media reported recently.
2021-10-28
Category: International, Singapore,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
US vax rate remains low despite ample vaccine supply
Singapore, Oct 28 (IANS) Despite being one of the first countries in the world to provide Covid-19 vaccines to its citizens and having an ample supply, the United States has been overtaken by quite a number of countries regarding vaccination rate, local media have said.
2021-10-28
Category: International, Singapore,National,Health/Medicine
Ritu Phogat looks to silence critics: 'I have the strength to prove you wrong'
Singapore, Oct 27 (IANS) "Don't underestimate me," says India's Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) star Ritu Phogat as the former wrestler is rearing to silence her critics in the next bout on Friday. After being counted out and underestimated since she made the transition to mixed martial arts in 2019, the fourth-ranked atomweight contender has grown in both skill and confidence, and has put together a string of impressive performances to erase all doubt.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Other Sports
Singapore reports 3,277 new Covid cases
Singapore, Oct 27 (IANS) Singapore reported 3,277 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total tally in the country to 179,095.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
MMA star Bhullar sizes up next opponent Malykhin
Singapore, Oct 26 (IANS) Reigning ONE Heavyweight World champion Arjan Bhullar watched closely as undefeated Russian banger Anatoly Malykhin took care of business at the recently-concluded ONE: Revolution, knocking out Iranian star Amir Aliakbari in the first round.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Other Sports
Singapore reports 3,383 new Covid cases
Singapore, Oct 25 (IANS) Singapore recorded 3,383 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, bringing the total tally in the country to 172,644, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in a press release.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
Singapore reports 3,439 new Covid-19 cases
Singapore, Oct 22 (IANS) Singapore has reported 3,439 new cases of Covid-19, bringing the total tally in the country to 162,026.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
Singapore reports 3,445 new Covid cases; 141,772 in total
Singapore, Oct 16 (IANS) Singapore reported 3,445 new cases of Covid-19 on Friday, bringing the total tally in the country to 141,772, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in a press release.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
Singapore reports 2,932 new Covid cases
Singapore, Oct 15 (IANS) Singapore reported 2,932 new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday, bringing the total tally in the country to 138,327, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in a press release.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
Singapore tightens monetary policy
Singapore, Oct 14 (IANS) The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on Thursday announced that it will raise slightly the slope of the Singapore dollar Nominal Effective Exchange Rate (S$NEER) policy band, up from zero per cent previously.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Singapore,Business/Economy,Politics
Singapore reports 3,190 new Covid cases
Singapore, Oct 14 (IANS) Singapore reported 3,190 new cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total tally in the country to 135,395, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said.
2021-10-14
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
S'pore to offer Covid booster shots to eligible people
Singapore, Oct 10 (IANS) Staring from October 9, Singapore will start offering Covid-19 booster vaccines to healthcare and frontline workers who have completed their inoculation against the virus six months ago, the Miistry of Health (MOH) announced.
2021-10-10
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
Covid cases to continue rising for some weeks: S'pore PM
Singapore, Oct 9 (IANS) Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Saturday said that he expected the daily Covid-19 cases to continue rising for some weeks and the country's healthcare system will still be under pressure.
2021-10-09
Category: International, Singapore,Politics
Singapore reports 2,478 new Covid-19 cases
Singapore, Oct 1 (IANS) Singapore reported 2,478 new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday, hitting a new record high and bringing the total tally in the country to 96,521.
2021-10-01
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
Singapore reports 1,012 new Covid-19 cases
Singapore, Sep 20 (IANS) Singapore on Sunday reported 1,012 new cases of Covid-19 infection, bringing the total tally in the country to 77,804.
2021-09-20
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
Bat-related coronaviruses more frequent than thought: Study
Singapore, Sep 15 (IANS) An average of about 400,000 people are infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome-related coronavirus (SARSr-CoVs) annually in South and Southeast Asia, according to a new study.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Singapore reports 837 new Covid-19 cases
Singapore, Sep 15 (IANS) There were 755 new cases reported in the community on Tuesday, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in its daily update.
2021-09-15
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
Long Covid may spike early risk of dementia
Singapore, Sep 13 (IANS) Covid survivors who continue to experience poor concentration, memory difficulties and other cognitive issues may be at high risk of developing dementia years later, according to a research.
2021-09-13
Category: International, Singapore,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Mini-brains in lab mimic Parkinson's disease
Singapore, Sep 7 (IANS) A team of researchers here has for the first time grown tiny brains-in-a-dish that mimic the major pathological features of Parkinson's disease -- a common age-related neurodegenerative disorder.
2021-09-07
Category: International, Singapore,Science/Tech
Singapore's 2021 GDP growth forecast to be 6.6%
Singapore, Sep 1 (IANS) The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced in a report on Wednesday that economists and analysts polled in the Survey of Professional Forecasters expect Singapore's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to grow by 6.6 per cent in 2021.
2021-09-01
Category: International, Singapore,Business/Economy
Singapore to generate new growth, jobs, prosperity for future: PM
Singapore, Aug 30 (IANS) Singapore must change gears from drawing down reserves to supporting people's livelihood to generating new growth, jobs and prosperity for the future, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
2021-08-30
Category: International, Singapore,Politics
Covid virus can change shape to improve survival: Study
Singapore, Aug 27 (IANS) The genetic material of SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing Covid-19, can change shape and structure to boost its survival, say researchers noting that the finding can help produce more effective drugs to treat the infectious disease.
2021-08-27
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
Singapore reports 37 new Covid-19 cases
Singapore, Aug 22 (IANS) Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 37 new Covid-19 cases on Saturday, bringing the total tally in the country to 66,443.
2021-08-22
Category: International, Singapore,National,Health/Medicine
Singapore reports 40 new Covid-19 cases
Singapore, Aug 21 (IANS) Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 40 new Covid-19 cases on Friday, bringing the total tally in the country to 66,406.
2021-08-21
Category: International, Singapore,National,Health/Medicine
S'pore to pilot home isolation for fully vaccinated Covid patients
Singapore, Aug 20 (IANS) Singapore will pilot a home isolation for fully vaccinated Covid-19 patients with mild or no symptoms soon, the Ministry of Health said in statement.
2021-08-20
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
Booster shots targeting SARS virus may help fight Covid variants
Singapore, Aug 19 (IANS) People who were infected with SARS in 2003 and recovered are able to produce antibodies that can potentially neutralise all known Covid-19 variants of concern, scientists have found.
2021-08-19
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Singapore reports 54 new Covid-19 cases
Singapore, Aug 11 (IANS) Singapore's Ministry of Health reported 54 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the total tally in the country to 65,890.
2021-08-11
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
Singapore reports 111 new Covid-19 cases
Singapore, Aug 3 (IANS) Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 111 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, bringing the total tally in the country to 65,213.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Singapore,Politics
Scientists find drug cocktail effective against Delta, Beta variants
Singapore, Aug 2 (IANS) A team of researchers here has found a combination of antiviral and anti-inflammatory drugs that can be used to treat Covid-19 patients with mild to moderate disease.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Singapore reports 195 new Covid-19 cases
Singapore, July 21 (IANS) Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 195 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the total tally in the country to 63,440.
2021-07-21
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine,Politics
Cruise ship returns to S'pore after Covid case found
Singapore, July 15 (IANS) A cruise ship returned to Singapore after a Covid-19 case was found on board, the local newspaper reported.
2021-07-15
Category: International, Singapore,Politics
Singapore reports 20 new Covid-19 cases, 62,513 in total
Singapore, June 26 (IANS) Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 20 new Covid-19 cases on Friday, bringing the total tally to 62,513.
2021-06-26
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine,Politics
Tech giants to help fight online radicalisation in Singapore
Singapore, June 25 (IANS) Tech giants Facebook, Google, Twitter and TikTok have on Friday launched a pilot project to educate religious and community organisations on how to use social media for combating the threat of online radicalisation, the media reported.
2021-06-25
Category: International, Singapore,Technology
Singapore logs 22 fresh Covid cases, tally over 62K
Singapore, June 23 (IANS) Singapore on Wednesday reported 22 new Covid cases, taking the total tally to 62,470.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine,Politics
S'pore to receive batch of vaccines, called Comirnaty
Singapore, June 23 (IANS) Singapore is set to receive a batch of vaccines called Comirnaty, as the Republic ramps up supplies to get as many people inoculated as possible.
2021-06-23
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine,Politics
Singapore selects 24 private healthcare institutions to provide Sinovac vaccine
Singapore, June 17 (IANS) Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) has selected 24 private healthcare institutions to be licensed providers of the Sinovac-CoronaVac vaccine under the Special Access Route (SAR), MOH said here on Wednesday.
2021-06-17
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine,Politics
This technology uses human body as medium to power wearable devices
Singapore, June 11 (IANS) Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed a technology that enables a single device, such as a mobile phone placed in the pocket, to wirelessly power other wearable devices on a user's body, using the human body as a medium for power transmission.
2021-06-11
Category: International, Singapore,Technology
Nanotech-based reusable mask can block 99.9% bacteria, viruses
Singapore, June 9 (IANS) Scientists from Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have developed a reusable "nanotech mask" that can block 99.9 per cent of bacteria, viruses and particulate matter (PM), as well as kill germs in just 45 seconds, much effective against Covid-19 than the currently used N95 masks.
2021-06-09
Category: International, Singapore,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine