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Facebook extends work from home policy till July 2021

Facebook has also announced that it will provide employees USD 1000 for their home office needs.

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Singapore revises charging policy for COVID-19 treatment for travellers

SCs and PRs will be eligible for government subsidies and MediShield Life/ Integrated Shield Plans coverage, and will be required to pay any...

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242 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on August 7, including 6 imported cases

The majority of the new cases are Work Permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.

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301 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on August 6, four in the community and four imported

The vast majority of the new cases are Work Permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.

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India’s COVID-19 testing rate low compared to other countries, says WHO chief scientist

As per the Indian Council of Medical Research, India has carried out 2.08 crore COVID-19 tests of August 3.

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908 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on August 5; case count to be high for next few days as dormitories are cleared, says MOH

The vast majority of the new cases are Work Permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.

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295 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on August 4, including 2 community and 7 imported cases

The vast majority of the new cases are Work Permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.

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226 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on Aug 3, with one community case involving prison inmate on short-term visit pass

Majority of the new cases are Work Permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.

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313 new COVID-19 cases reported on August 2; 5 imported infections

Singapore reported an additional 313 cases of COVID-19 infection as of 12pm on August 2, bringing the national tally to 52,825.

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Singapore eases COVID-enforced restrictions on marriages and funerals

From August 4, marriage solemnisation ceremonies will be allowed to have 50 persons in attendance.

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396 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on July 31, including 3 community and 3 imported cases

The vast majority of the new cases are Work Permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.

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95 more dormitories cleared of COVID-19: Ministry of Manpower

This takes the total number to 975 dormitories and 64 BRWs in 17 PBDs cleared of COVID-19.

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278 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on July 30, including 4 community and 4 imported cases

The vast majority of the new cases are Work Permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.

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334 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on July 29, including 3 community and 4 imported cases

The vast majority of the new cases are Work Permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.

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Google extends work from home policy for its employees till June 30, 2021

Google's work from home policy was set to end in January.

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359 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on July 28, including one community and two imported cases

The vast majority of the new cases are Work Permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.

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FICCI calls for foreign air travel, opening of tourism sector in Unlock 3.0

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has suggested the Indian government allow international flight services...

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NTU scientists develop new approach to COVID-19 testing that yields results in 36 minutes

Clinician-scientists at NTU have demonstrated a way to improve the speed, handling time and cost of COVID-19 laboratory tests.

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COVID-19 herd immunity a long way off: WHO chief scientist Dr Soumya Swaminathan

Dr Swaminathan is a pediatrician from India and a globally recognised researcher on tuberculosis and HIV.

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Vande Bharat Mission Phase 5 to begin on August 1, with flights to Singapore, UK, UAE and US

Over 7.88 lakh Indians stranded abroad due to the coronavirus pandemic have returned under the Vande Bharat Mission as of July 22.

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469 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on July 27, including 2 community and 15 imported cases

The vast majority of the new cases are Work Permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.

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COVID-19 cases cross 50,000 mark in Singapore, with 481 new infections on July 26

MOH confirmed 481 cases of new COVID-19 infection in Singapore as of 12pm on July 26, bringing the national tally to 50,369.

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277 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore on July 24, including 5 cases in the community

The vast majority of the new cases are Work Permit holders residing in foreign worker dormitories.

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Emirates to cover COVID-19 medical expenses and quarantine costs in industry first

This cover is provided free of cost to all Emirates customers regardless of class of travel or destination.

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Singapore Airlines raises another SGD750 million from secured financing

In total, the national carrier has raised SGD1.65 billion from secured financing since the start of financial year 2020/2021.

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