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A*STAR scientists, together with SingHealth doctors from the SGH Department of Infectious Diseases; and the Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; designed an experiment to show the importance of wearing a mask in helping to prevent the spread of viruses. The experiment showed that when the subject coughed without wearing a mask, respiratory droplets …

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has partnered terminal operator PSA Singapore, Keppel Offshore & Marine, Bibby Maritime Limited and The Ascott Limited to bring in and manage two floating accommodations to temporarily house foreign workers as part of the national effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.  The floating accommodations will be …

Singapore was one of the first countries hit by the coronavirus, COVID-19. The city state’s early response, which included cash incentives to work from home, chatbots and a national Whatsapp channel to educate and inform citizens, has earned praise from the World Health Organization and in scientific research. The COVID-19 response was greatly helped by Singapore’s …

According to the Heritage Foundation, economic freedom is a fundamental right of every human. This freedom refers to their ability to control their own labour and property. This means that a person with economic freedom is free to work, produce, consume, and invest freely. To check the state of economic freedom in the world, Heritage …

Mr. Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources, urged members of the public and stakeholders to stay vigilant and continue their efforts in the fight against dengue. Over 4,000 dengue cases have been reported since the start of this year, which is about double the 2,026 dengue cases reported in the same period in 2019. A key concern …

When it comes to infectious disease outbreaks, cities are dual-edged. To be sure, cities are a big part of the problem. They intensify the spread and transmission of infectious disease through increased human contact. Today, roughly 4 billion people live in cities, more than half of the world’s population. According to some analysts, around 600 cities generate …

In view of Malaysia’s announcement to implement a Movement Control Order, many companies are making efforts to house in Singapore, workers who commute across the Singapore-Malaysia border frequently. Companies can encourage affected workers to stay with their relatives, friends or colleagues, who may be willing to accommodate them for a short period. This may be …

Singapore will implement additional precautionary measures to slow the transmission of the COVID-19 virus. These include travel advisories against all non-essential travel and border restrictions for Italy, France, Spain and Germany, as well as additional social distancing measures within Singapore. The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a global pandemic on 11 March …

PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency, has launched its annual water conservation campaign by shining a light on how Singapore’s water journey has advanced over the past decades, to drive home the importance of water and inspire the community to be more water conscious. Singapore has come a long way from the early years of independence …

Graduates of the National University of Singapore (NUS) achieved strong employment rates and earned higher starting salaries in 2019, according to the Joint Autonomous Universities Graduate Employment Survey (JAUGES) 2019. The JAUGES 2019 was jointly conducted by NUS and the other Autonomous Universities. Professor Ho Teck Hua, NUS Senior Deputy President and Provost, said, “We …