A drive-through site for COVID-19 swab tests has been launched in Singapore to test "priority groups" for the coronavirus.
Drivers and passengers will both be able to cancel rides if the other party appears to be unwell or is not wearing a mask.
The new coronavirus is losing its potency and has become much less lethal, a senior Italian doctor said.
More than 370,000 people around the world have died from Covid-19 and the toll is mounting.
As his siblings gathered around his mother's coffin for their last prayers, Mr Terry Mariyadas, 35, could only watch helplessly from the other end of a WhatsApp video call.
These days, Malaysian lorry driver Muhammad Rizwan Muhammad sets off for Singapore at 7am and is able to make it back to his home in Johor Baru in time for lunch.
The Covid-19 outbreak has stressed Singapore's social fault lines and increased tensions between foreigners and locals.
Border closures and movement restrictions are hindering the global supply of illegal drugs.
A Chinese-made coronavirus vaccine could be ready for market as early as the end of this year
A rise in racial abuse linked to Covid-19 highlights a gap in human rights legislation: why is there no federal law punishing racist acts as a crime?
Experts say that consumer behaviour has changed irrevocably as a result of Covid-19 – and that the sharing economy must adapt.
Asian countries such as South Korea, Vietnam and Singapore are doing well in their fight against Covid-19
South Africa has a backlog of more than 96,000 unprocessed specimens awaiting coronavirus tests, the health ministry said on Friday, reflecting
Malaysians in Singapore will be permitted to return home to attend the funerals of immediate family members without the need to undergo a mandatory 14-day quarantine.
SINGAPORE (THE NEW PAPER) - Polytechnic graduate Dian Afiqah Salaihuddin had planned to get a full-time job after graduation so she could save up for university.
The lunch crowd is normally a force to be reckoned with and Mr Eric Lee, who runs Arcade Fish Soup, would attest to that. The
The groups urged careful consideration of such stricter policies, highlighting the value of foreign labour given the country's manpower limitations.
Children under the age of two shouldn't wear masks because they can make breathing difficult and increase the risk of choking, a Japan medical
Groceries and food, together with indoor exercise equipment and gaming tools, have emerged as the most popular categories for online shopping.
SYDNEY (BLOOMBERG) - Rich Chinese investors are finding luxury real estate is a good hiding place from the economic fallout of the coronavirus.
They came for a better life. Even if it meant staying in cramped spaces and being transported in open-backed lorries without seat belts.
China’s “bat woman” researcher warns that the deadly coronavirus surfacing now is “just the tip of the iceberg” in terms of what humans may soon face without a global …
Motor traders have sent an appeal to the Government to allow vehicle sales to resume when the circuit breaker is lifted next month.
Cruising will be a far different experience once liners begin sailing again, as operators do away with bustling buffet lines, crowded decks and packed itineraries.
Before circuit breaker measures were implemented, over 90 per cent of those with respiratory infections and diarrhoea would seek medical assistance.
Jobs will be a key part of the fourth Covid-19 support package that will be announced today, said Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat.
In order to quell the public's fear of touching common surfaces during the Covid-19 outbreak, an automated escalator handrail cleaning device was installed at KKH.
Wouldn't it be more prudent to be proactive instead of reactive when it comes to avoiding such infections?
The sole bid for a dementia village occupying 10 bungalows in Sembawang has been rejected as its offer price of $15 million was deemed too low.
A nomadic otter family's raid of a private fish pond has triggered calls for a cull in a city-state.
Japan’s state of emergency is nearing its end with new cases of the coronavirus dwindling to mere dozens.
Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong said that employees should continue to work from home as much as possible, even during Phase 1.
Foreign domestic workers are urged to stay at home, even on their days off, in the first phase of Singapore's reopening, as "circuit
The U.S. government says the number of Americans thrown out of work since the coronavirus crisis struck two months ago has climbed to nearly 39 million
Unemployment checks are flowing, $490 billion has been shipped to small businesse.
The White House rebuked the top US health agency on Sunday, saying "it let the country down".
Singapore reported 305 new COVID-19 cases as of noon on Monday (May 18), taking the national total to 28,343. The vast majority of
He said enforcement action will be taken against business operators and individuals found to be in breach of safe distancing measures.
More than 100 Mapletree staff have voluntarily contributed their cash payouts from the Government.
COPENHAGEN: Restaurants and cafes began reopening in parts of Europe and Central Asia on Monday (May 18) after weeks of closures, eager to again