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More people allowed at marriage solemnisations, wakes from Aug 4 as MOH eases Covid-19 limits

[SINGAPORE] Marriage solemnisations, wakes and funerals can be attended by more guests from next Tuesday (Aug 4), said the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Thursday (July 30).

Duke-NUS' vaccine approved for clinical trials ahead of predicted date; first study to involve 108 volunteers

[SINGAPORE] A vaccine jointly developed by Duke-NUS Medical School and United States pharmaceutical company Arcturus Therapeutics has received approval for clinical trials.

Task force expects rise in Covid-19 cases; testing being stepped up

THE number of Covid-19 infections will likely rise from next week, as Singapore enters week two of Phase Two of Singapore's reopening, said the Covid-19 multi-ministry taskforce on Thursday,...

Covid-19 case numbers expected to rise in coming weeks; community testing efforts expanded

THE number of Covid-19 infections will likely rise from next week, as Singapore enters week two of Phase Two, said the Covid-19 multi-ministry taskforce on Thursday, adding that community testing...

Average number of new daily Covid-19 cases continues to fall

THE number of new daily coronavirus patients here and the average number of new cases in the community each day have both come down in recent days, ahead of the further reopening of Singapore's...

Turning to technology to future-proof clinical trials

THE global Covid-19 outbreak has disrupted not only manufacturing supply chains, such as in the pharmaceutical industry, but also clinical trial operations around the world, including in Singapore...

Women leaders may be more consultative in a crisis

It is not that the leaders who best managed the virus were all women. But those who bungled the response were all men, and mostly a particular type: authoritarian, vainglorious

CapitaLand to deploy disinfection technology in malls

CAPITALAND will deploy tech solutions such as disinfecting robots and air disinfection systems at its malls to enhance its cleaning and disinfecting routines ahead of Singapore's Phase One...

CapitaLand to deploy disinfection technology in malls

CAPITALAND will deploy tech solutions such as disinfecting robots and air disinfection systems at its malls to enhance its cleaning and disinfecting routines ahead of Singapore's phase one...

Notes on leadership in these Covid-19 times

HE HAD barely taken over the reins as Prudential's chief executive when Singapore heightened its alert level for the Covid-19 outbreak. Anticipating safe-distancing measures to be further...

Resumption of business activities from June 2

Singapore exits the eight-week Circuit Breaker period when it ends on June 1, with the country resuming activities safely in three phases.