Ministry of Health (MOH)

Covid-19

Singapore to open special Covid-19 vaccination centres

Singapore is setting up special centers to administer Covid-19 vaccinations daily to large groups of people, on top of allowing the jabs to be taken at clinics and other established healthcare faci

Covid-19

Singapore finds two people from UK may have new Covid-19 virus strain

Two people in Singapore who came back from the UK have been preliminarily tested to have a new Covid-19 strain that is circulating there, the Ministry of Health said in a statement.

Singapore economy

Singapore to spend $2.2 bil on premium subsidies for Medishield Life

The Singapore government will spend $2.2 billion over the next three years to improve a medical insurance plan for the country’s citizens and residents amid the economic impact of the coronavirus.

Singapore economy

Hotel stays, recreation areas for children may resume upon hotels' successful applications: STB

SINGAPORE (July 3): The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) says that it has drawn up safe management measures (SMMs) with the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI), Enterprise Singapore (ESG), and the Mi

Broker's Calls

IHH, Raffles Medical likely to be hit by fall in medical tourists: CGS-CIMB

SINGAPORE (June 12): Given the hit to medical tourism due to measures to curb the spread of Covid-19, hospital operators are likely to be more severely impacted in 2Q, according to CGS-CIMB Researc

Aviation & Engineering

SIA faces its biggest challenge in Covid-19; investors will need a strong stomach

SINGAPORE (May 22): Since its inception in 1972, Singapore Airlines (SIA) has weathered through all kinds of downturns that had im­pacted air travel.

Regulatory Action

SGX RegCo's need for speed

While the Covid-19 pandemic rages, the regulator says it is focused on stepping up the pace of its process

Covid-19

Keep calm and stay vigilant amid novel coronavirus outbreak: SBF

SINGAPORE (Feb 10): Amid the panic buying at supermarkets throughout the country, the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) has called on Singaporeans to keep calm and stay vigilant.

Covid-19

Singapore confirms first case of Wuhan virus. Here's what investors need to know

SINGAPORE (Jan 24): Singapore’s stock market is expected to be rattled on Friday, after the Asian financial hub on Thursday evening announced its first confirmed case of the deadly Wuhan virus that

Healthcare

Doctors seek clarity and guidance on procedures in new appeal letter

SINGAPORE (Mar 13): More than 1,200 individuals have signed a new letter of appeal drafted by three doctors to ask the Ministry of Health (MOH) and the Singapore Medical Council (SMC) for clarity o

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