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Tighter anti Covid-19 measures to curb further rise in cases - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Tighter anti Covid-19 measures to curb further rise in cases

The government is introducing additional anti-Covid-19 measures harking back to “Phase 2”, as the number of unlinked community cases continue to rise, heightening risks of another outbreak if not c

Singapore tightens local and overseas measures in response to increase in community cases - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Singapore tightens local and overseas measures in response to increase in community cases

Singapore will further restrict overseas arrivals from more countries as the Covid-19 situation in India continues to deteriorate further. 

Lawrence Wong to become new Minister for Finance, Heng Swee Keat to remain DPM, in Cabinet reshuffle - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Lawrence Wong to become new Minister for Finance, Heng Swee Keat to remain DPM, in Cabinet reshuffle

Lawrence Wong will be the new Minister for Finance, announced Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong via a statement on April 23.

Singapore bars travellers from UK amid infection spike, BioNTech claims new vaccines for new variants possible within six weeks - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Singapore bars travellers from UK amid infection spike, BioNTech claims new vaccines for new variants possible within six weeks

In response to the spike in new cases in Sydney and the UK, Singapore will tighten measures against travellers from these two locations.

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250,000 foreign workers to be cleared of Covid-19 by end July

SINGAPORE (June 25): Some 250,000 foreign workers, or 80% of the total dormitory population, would have been recovered or cleared through testing by end of the next month.

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Singapore expects practically the entire economy to reopen by June, says Lawrence Wong

(June 13): Singapore is on track to lift more restrictions on companies and residents by the end of June, and expects practically the entire economy to reopen in that phase, according to a top mini

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New Covid-19 cases hits 623, taking Singapore's tally past 5,000 mark, but Minister Lawrence Wong warns of a 'long fight' ahead

SINGAPORE (Apr 18): Singapore reported 623 new cases of Covid-19 on Friday, bringing the total number of infections in the republic to 5,050.

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SINGAPORE (Mar 6): “The only way to stop it is if you were to isolate and shut ourselves out from the world.

Singapore's next cabinet reshuffle sets stage for future leaders

SINGAPORE (Apr 18): Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, 66, has said he will reshuffle his cabinet soon and is widely expected to do so before Parliament reconvenes on May 7.

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Lawrence Wong to attend ‘highest profile’ One Belt One Road forum in Beijing

SINGAPORE (April 20): China will be hosting a top-level meeting focusing on its One Belt One Road initiative next month in Beijing.

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