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Thinner crowds at parks, markets as people stick to groups of 2 on first day ...

Straits Times 16 May 2021
SINGAPORE - Fewer ... When The Straits Times visited popular parks and nature reserves like East Coast Park, Singapore Botanic Gardens and Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, regular park goers said that the Sunday morning crowd had thinned out and people were generally abiding by the rules.
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Singapore’s Covid success springs a leak

Asiatimes 16 May 2021
Singapore’s benchmark Straits Times Index closed 2.2% lower on Friday following the announcement of the lockdown-like measures, while Singapore Airlines fell 5.7% – its sharpest drop in a year – along with other aviation stocks after the government said it was “very likely” that the air travel bubble with Hong Kong would be delayed again.
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Singapore''s Covid success springs a leak

MENA FN 16 May 2021
Singapore's benchmark Straits Times Index closed 2.2% lower on Friday following the announcement of the lockdown-like measures, while Singapore Airlines fell 5.7% � its sharpest drop in a year � along with other aviation stocks after the government said it was ''very likely'' that the air travel bubble with Hong Kong would be delayed again.
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SCIENCE: TRACKING THE CHANGING COVID-19

Dawn 16 May 2021
On April 30, Sindh Minister of Health and Population Welfare, Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, made a statement declaring that two coronavirus variants first identified in Brazil and South Africa had been detected in the. province ... It also detects vaccine efficacy and changes in transmissibility ... A scientist at work in a lab in Singapore . The Straits Times ... .
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Singapore to Delay Hong Kong Travel Bubble Yet Again Amid Rising Covid-19 Cases

Caixin Online 15 May 2021
(The Straits Times) — The air travel bubble to allow for quarantine-free travel between Singapore and Hong Kong is likely to be delayed yet again, given the rising number of Covid-19 community cases in Singapore ... "It is very likely that Singapore will not be able to meet the resumption criteria ... This story was first published in The Straits Times.
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The Straits Times wins three awards of excellence in global design contest

Straits Times 15 May 2021
SINGAPORE - A photo series capturing Singapore's public spaces during the pandemic and an infographic exposing the hideouts of suspected illegal immigrants here were among some of The Straits Times' most memorable stories last year ... Said Mr Warren Fernandez, Straits Times editor ...
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ST bags three awards in global design contest

Straits Times 15 May 2021
A photo series capturing Singapore's public spaces during the pandemic and an infographic exposing the hideout of suspected illegal immigrants here were among some of The Straits Times' (ST) most memorable stories last year ... Said Mr Warren Fernandez, Straits Times editor and ...
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Singapore tightens COVID-19 measures, travel bubble unlikely

Gulf News 14 May 2021
Singapore. Singapore further tightened its COVID-19 measures as it seeks to control an increase in untraceable coronavirus infections in the city-state ... Singapore’s Transport Minister Ong Ye Kung was quoted as saying in The Straits Times that Singapore “very likely” would not meet the criteria for the air travel bubble to go ahead.
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Singapore tightens COVID-19 measures; travel bubble with Hong Kong unlikely

Korea Times 14 May 2021
A man cycles along the Marina Bay promenade in Singapore on May 7 ... Singapore's Transport Minister Ong Ye Kung was quoted as saying in The Straits Times that Singapore ''very likely'' would not meet the criteria for the air travel bubble to go ahead ... Singapore has reported a total of 61,453 cases since the pandemic started, with 31 deaths.
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Markets slump as Singapore brings in strictest COVID-19 curbs since lockdown

Metro USA 14 May 2021
The new moves, which dashed hopes Singapore was heading towards a re-opening, sent the Straits Times Index and Singapore Airlines’ stock price to the lowest in more than two months. “Quick reopening hopes have been dashed, especially for the travel and leisure sectors,” said Bank of Singapore analyst Moh Siong Sim.
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Asia PacificMarkets slump as Singapore brings in strictest COVID-19 curbs since lockdown

Reuters 14 May 2021
The new moves, which dashed hopes Singapore was heading towards a re-opening, sent the Straits Times Index and Singapore Airlines' stock price to the lowest in more than two months. "Quick reopening hopes have been dashed, especially for the travel and leisure sectors," said Bank of Singapore analyst Moh Siong Sim.
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Stocks fall as Singapore re-imposes COVID-19 curbs

The Philadelphia Inquirer 14 May 2021
Singapore's Straits Times index closed down 2.2% on Friday, its sharpest daily fall in 11 months, with drops led by firms exposed to ...
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The Big Story: Stricter Covid-19 curbs in S'pore; 24 new community cases

Straits Times 14 May 2021
SINGAPORE - Catch up on the hottest topics on The Straits Times' weekday talk show ... Thirteen are linked to the Changi Airport cluster, taking the total number of cases in Singapore's largest cluster to 59 ... We also share other news in Singapore, and around the world ....
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ST News Night: Spike in local Covid-19 cases in S'pore

Straits Times 14 May 2021
SINGAPORE - Get the latest news and updates on The Straits Times' News Night ... Singapore has seen the emergence of new Covid-19 clusters ...
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Latest wage guidelines a pragmatic response amid tighter Covid-19 restrictions: Analysts

Straits Times 14 May 2021
SINGAPORE - The ... Speaking to The Straits Times on Friday, Singapore International Chamber of Commerce chief executive Victor Mills said NWC's announcement "makes perfect sense and it is difficult to see what else it could or should have said", given the ongoing uncertainty.
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