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ASEAN countries prepare biosecurity surveillance and response mechanisms to combat spread of infectious diseases

On Tuesday (10 March), The Myanmar Times reported that 40 experts from Cambodia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, and Vietnam met in…

Studies on mutation and aggressiveness of new Covid-19 virus is still at early stage

On Thursday (12 March), a South China Morning Post (SCMP) story revealed that researchers now believe that the mass quarantine…

Indonesian authorities detain hoarders as they get tough on mask hoardings and price increase of masks

On Thursday (13 March), Indonesian authorities have detained two Malaysians for allegedly trying to smuggle some 12,000 face masks back…

S’porean entrepreneur tests positive for COVID-19 in Thailand

As of Wednesday (11 March), Thailand has reported six confirmed cases of the COVID-19, where one of them was a…

Four Air Force servicemen tested positive for COVID-19 on return from overseas duties

On Wednesday (11 March), the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) notified that four regular servicemen from the Republic of Singapore Air…

Robinsons store disinfected after promoter tested positive for Covid-19

On Monday (9 March), Robinsons issued a notice to inform that one of its part-time employee – who worked from…

Singaporeans raise funds to help distressed couple unable to pay hospital bills

Last month, Singapore Kindness Movement shared a YouTube video on the story of Mr Tan Wenbin, a Chinese national who…

NTU undergraduate who hacked Kopitiam cards for food, drinks, cigarettes pleads guilty and awaits sentencing

On Monday (9 March), Tee Chin Yue was convicted after pleading guilty to one charge under the Computer Misuse and…

Netizens express doubt over Govt’s preparedness as Minister Chan calls Singaporeans to be mentally prepared for spike in COVID-19 cases

On Saturday (7 March), Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing visited the NTUC Fair Price’s Benoi Distribution Centre…

Scientists unsure whether coronavirus is susceptible to differences in climate regions and variations in temperature

On Sunday (8 March), South China Morning Post (SCMP) published a story regarding a study conducted by a team of…