Posts Tagged Singapore

Singapore to allow IATA travel pass as health document starting May

Marje Pelayo   •   April 6, 2021

SINGAPORE — The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) announced in a statement that passengers arriving in the city-state will be permitted to use the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Travel...

Singapore confirms first case of new COVID-19 strain

Marje Pelayo   •   December 24, 2020

Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed on Wednesday (December 23) that one case of a new potentially more contagious strain of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) virus — the B117 strain—...

Singapore scientists to start human trials of COVID-19 vaccine in August

UNTV News   •   June 16, 2020

Singapore scientists testing a COVID-19 vaccine from U.S. firm Arcturus Therapeutics plan to start human trials in August after promising initial responses in mice. The vaccine being evaluated by Singapore’s...

Singapore’s migrant workers fear financial ruin after virus ordeal

UNTV News   •   June 9, 2020

As Sharif Uddin begins to dream about leaving the cramped Singapore dormitory where he has spent weeks under coronavirus quarantine, fears about his future are creeping in. The 42-year-old Bangladeshi...

Schools reopen as Singapore eases lockdown restrictions

UNTV News   •   June 2, 2020

With temperatures checked, masks fitted, and hand sanitizer at the ready, many Singapore children returned to school on Tuesday (June 2) after a novel coronavirus lockdown of nearly two months....

PH Embassy considers special flight from SG to PH on May 20 for interested Filipinos

Marje Pelayo   •   May 12, 2020

SINGAPORE — The Philippine Embassy in Singapore is gathering information from Filipinos who are interested in returning home to the Philippines and are looking for a special flight.  A special...

Singapore worker dormitories lockdown as coronavirus cluster grows

UNTV News   •   April 8, 2020

Singapore has quarantined nearly 20,000 migrant workers in two dormitories, made up of mainly Bangladeshi and other South Asian manual workers, after they were linked to at least 90 infections...

PH eyeing to launch SG-based contact tracing app amid COVID- 19 worries

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 6, 2020

The Philippines is eyeing to launch a Singapore-based contact tracing app to help the government in containing the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The Department of Information and Communications Technology...

Singapore closing workplaces, schools as coronavirus cases jump

UNTV News   •   April 3, 2020

Singapore will close schools and most workplaces, except for essential services like supermarkets and banks, for a month, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Friday (April 3), as part...

Last flight to PH until March 28 as Singapore shuts borders due to COVID-19

Marje Pelayo   •   March 26, 2020

SINGAPORE – The Philippine Embassy reminds all Filipino nationals in Singapore who wish to return to the Philippines to leave as soon as possible following the city state’s order to...

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