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Over 2,500 workers hired, Tuas port storage space tapped as S'pore ports help to tackle ...

Straits Times 21 Oct 2021
Senior Minister of State for Transport Chee Hong Tat said on Wednesday (Oct 20) that Singapore is trying its best to help cargo ships make up for lost time, and more yard space can be made available when necessary ... As more ships come to Singapore to make use of our one-stop ...
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COVID-19 : Singapore to extend stabilisation phase for another month through Nov 21

Malaysian National News Agency 21 Oct 2021
Singapore to extend stabilisation phase for another month through Nov 21 ... SINGAPORE, Oct 20 -- Singapore will extend the Stabilisation Phase for another month through November 21 as more time is needed to stabilise the continuing pressures on its healthcare system, according to the republic’s Multi-Ministry Taskforce (MTF) on COVID-19 today.
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Singapore has 'significant financial leverage' over Myanmar military regime: US official

Straits Times 21 Oct 2021
BANGKOK - Singapore has a very important role to play in addressing Myanmar's political crisis, given its "significant financial leverage" over the Myanmar military regime, said a senior United States official on Thursday (Oct 21) during a trip to South-east Asia.
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Dr Mahathir and Johor Sultan argue over Pulau Batu Puteh

Malaysia Today 21 Oct 2021
This was then disputed by Singapore, hence the controversy,” he wrote ... to Singapore ... Mahathir, who has a rocky relationship with the Johor palace, had several times criticised an agreement for Johor to sell raw water to Singapore, saying the city-state has shortchanged Malaysia.
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S'pore at risk of heatwaves, more dengue outbreaks as climate change worsens health woes: Report

Straits Times 21 Oct 2021
SINGAPORE - Health problems caused by climate change, such as heat stress and mosquito-borne diseases, will continue to worsen unless countries do more to slash planet-warming emissions, a global group of researchers has warned ... At the same time, 2021 saw the rise of a locally rare dengue virus type, called DenV-3.
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Subscriber picks: Heard of 'retire now, work later'? | How you can cope with bigger ...

Straits Times 21 Oct 2021
Subscriber picks is a weekly curation of the best from The Straits Times - where we bring you exclusive reports, in-depth analyses, and the latest happenings in Singapore and beyond ... About 56 per cent of Singapore workers see themselves searching for new jobs this year, according to a recruitment agency.
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Arts Picks: Day Of The Dead exhibition, recitals by international pianists Wong Chiyan and Zlata Chochieva

Straits Times 21 Oct 2021
To mark Mexico's annual festival of the dead, the Embassy of Mexico is organising this exhibition in the National Museum of Singapore's salon ... National Museum of Singapore, Level 1 The Salon, 93 Stamford Road ... Visit the National Museum of Singapore website ... With Time ... With Time, ...
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S'pore restaurants frustrated by extension of Covid-19 rules, ask for clearer goals

Straits Times 21 Oct 2021
SINGAPORE - Restaurateurs greeted the extension of Covid-19 rules restricting dining-in to two persons until Nov 21 with frustration and resignation ... "It takes time to get supplies into Singapore.�So with all the restaurants hesitating with their orders, it weakens the chain.
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Grab Financial expands merchant services including more 'buy now, pay later' options

Straits Times 21 Oct 2021
SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Grab Financial Group (GFG), the financial services arm of Grab, is expanding its merchant services, including offering more "buy now pay later" (BNPL) options ... BNPL has been under scrutiny by the Monetary Authority of Singapore since February this year, as worries mount over increasing consumer debt risk.
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STI slips as regional markets stay wary on China property sector

Straits Times 21 Oct 2021
SINGAPORE (THE BUSINESS TIMES) - Local investors already have enough on their plate but the travails of China's property sector just won't go away and helped turn the market south on Thursday. The wary mood sent the Straits Times Index (STI) down 9.58 points or 0.3 per cent to 3,188.50, after recovering some lost ground in the last trading hour.
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Unlike U.S. neighbours, most Canadians content with state of their democracy

Castanet 21 Oct 2021
Only Singapore, Sweden and New Zealand scored higher on the satisfaction scale ... It carries a margin of error of plus or minus 3.8 percentage points, 19 times out of 20. "There are six nations — Canada, the Netherlands, Sweden, Australia, Singapore and New Zealand — ...
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Unlike U.S. neighbours, most Canadians content with state of their democracy: survey

North Shore News 21 Oct 2021
Only Singapore, Sweden and New Zealand scored higher on the satisfaction scale ... It carries a margin of error of plus or minus 3.8 percentage points, 19 times out of 20. "There are six nations — Canada, the Netherlands, Sweden, Australia, Singapore and New Zealand — where the desire for reform is relatively low," Pew said in a release ... 21, 2021 ... .
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When can we eat cultured meat? It’s an ingredient issue

The Los Angeles Times 21 Oct 2021
One San Francisco-based company has hustled an FBS-assisted product into restaurants — in Singapore ... When Tetrick started selling Eat Just cultured chicken nuggets (a mix of 26% pea protein and 74% cultured meat) in Singapore in March 2021, it was the first time a government anywhere had approved cultured meat for sale.
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Asia stocks slip as Evergrande jitters return

Straits Times 21 Oct 2021
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks ... Singapore's Straits Times Index was down 0.2 per cent at 1.36pm local tiume ... Wall Street had offered a positive lead after earnings helped the Dow Jones touch an all-time high and left the S&P 500 within a whisker of its record closing high.
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Hurricanes at the ballot box

MENA FN 21 Oct 2021
(MENAFN - Jordan Times) SINGAPORE – Hurricane Florence, which smashed into the south Eastern United States last week, is the latest in a string of extreme weather events that has–raised ... .
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