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If the deaths caused by the recent COVID-19 outbreak aren’t already enough, there are escalating fears that this will also drive economies to recession. Why would this happen? Simply put, the outbreak involves one of the most powerful economies: China. Such a central figure in terms of sheer power can easily drag down other economies …

In line with the additional precautionary measures announced by the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) will implement a mandatory 14-day stay-home notice (SHN) with effect from 18 February 2020, 23:59 hours. SHN applies to all work pass holders entering or returning to Singapore with travel history to mainland China (outside Hubei1) within …

Changi Airport Group welcomed the announcement by Russian carrier Aeroflot of its plans to launch non-stop services between Singapore and Moscow (Sheremetyevo) from 25 October 2020, Changi’s first link to the airport. Aeroflot, a new carrier at Changi, will operate the five-weekly service on an Airbus A350-900 aircraft, the latest addition to its long-haul fleet. Offering …

PM Lee Hsien Loong’s remarks in English, Chinese and Malay, on the Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) Situation in Singapore, delivered on 8 February 2020.    Click here for PM Lee Hsien Loong’s remarks in Chinese, and here for PM Lee’s remarks in Malay, or scroll down. We have faced the new coronavirus (nCoV) situation for about two weeks …

As Singapore is now seeing a few local cases without any links to previous cases or travel history to China, the Government has stepped up risk assessment from DORSCON Yellow to DORSCON Orange. The Government is prepared for a scenario involving community spread. Existing measures will be strengthened, and additional measures implemented, to minimise the …

The United States and Singapore recognize that the ability to aggregate, store, process, and transmit data across borders is critical to financial sector development.  The expanding use of data in financial services and the increasing use of technology to supply financial services offer a range of benefits, including greater consumer choice, enhanced risk management capabilities, …

Singapore Changi Airport handled 68.3 million passenger movements in 2019, a year-on-year increase of 4.0%. Aircraft movements dipped 1.0% to 382,000 landings and takeoffs for the year, while airfreight throughput fell 6.5% to 2.01 million tonnes for 2019. In 2019, all regions registered passenger traffic growth, with the largest gain for the Americas (+20%). Eight …

When you flip a coin, you’re used to thinking about the outcome in terms of heads or tails. But have a chat over coffee with a quantum physicist and you’ll probably come away convinced that a third scenario is possible—that heads and tails can occur at the same time; it happens while the coin is …

Jetstar Asia has retained its position as the most punctual airline – of both full-service carriers and LCCs – in Singapore for three years running while also retaining its position as the second most punctual low fares carrier in Asia Pacific. Airline data consultant OAG’s annual Punctuality League also ranked Jetstar Asia as the eighth most on …

The National Environment Agency (NEA) has developed and released interim guidelines to help residents carry out cleaning and disinfection operations within their residential premises. This follows from an earlier set of interim guidelines, released on 26 January 2020, for the cleaning and sanitation of non-healthcare commercial premises to guide businesses and owners of premises in their …