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Pharma exports a rare bright spot for Singapore economy as pandemic drives demand

27 May 2020

SINGAPORE Singapore's exports of pharmaceutical products have surged this year as the coronavirus pandemic prompts worldwide stockpiling of drug ingredients, providing a much needed salve for an economy facing its deepest recession in its 55-year history.

Facing biggest downturn, Singapore's virus relief reaches 20% of GDP

26 May 2020

SINGAPORE Singapore rolled out its fourth multi-billion-dollar stimulus package in as many months on Tuesday, as it forecast a deeper recession than previously expected with the COVID-19 pandemic battering the bellwether economy.

Singapore to ease some coronavirus curbs over next few weeks

02 May 2020

SINGAPORE Singapore will start easing coronavirus restrictions over the next few weeks, authorities said on Saturday, as the city-state takes the first tentative steps towards reopening its economy.

Singapore says its COVID-19 cases may be higher than official tallies

28 Apr 2020

SINGAPORE Singapore said on Tuesday that the number of migrant workers infected with coronavirus in the city-state may be higher than official tallies as symptomatic patients had been isolated in dormitories with mass outbreaks before testing.

RPT-Bluetooth phone apps for tracking COVID-19 show modest early results

22 Apr 2020

SINGAPORE/NEW DELHI, April 21 When Singapore launched the first smartphone app of its kind last month to identify and alert people who had interacted with carriers of the novel coronavirus, the city-state of roughly 5.7 million people had 385 cases of infections.

Bluetooth phone apps for tracking COVID-19 show modest early results

21 Apr 2020

SINGAPORE/NEW DELHI When Singapore launched the first smartphone app of its kind last month to identify and alert people who had interacted with carriers of the novel coronavirus, the city-state of roughly 5.7 million people had 385 cases of infections.

Singapore extends partial lockdown until June 1 as infections surge

21 Apr 2020

SINGAPORE Singapore will extend a partial lockdown until June 1 to curb a sharp rise in coronavirus infections in the city-state, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Tuesday.

The S11 dormitory: inside Singapore's biggest coronavirus cluster

21 Apr 2020

SINGAPORE For Habibur Rahman, the only glimpse of life outside the four walls of the cramped Singapore dormitory room he shares with 11 other migrant workers are security guards urging people to stay apart and cleaners scrubbing down communal toilets.

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