Posts Tagged ‘Singapore’

One Dead as Singapore Airlines Flight from London Hit by Severe Turbulence

by Al Jazeera One person died and dozens are being treated in hospital in Bangkok after Singapore Airlines flight from London struck ‘sudden extreme turbulence’ More than 140 passengers and crew from a Singapore Airlines flight hit by severe turbulence that left dozens injured and one man dead have arrived in Singapore, a day after […]

Worldcoin is Now in Singapore as its Iris Biometrics Project Grows Globally

Following the launch of the World ID 2.0 digital identity passport in December 2023, which added face biometrics for verification, Worldcoin has established operations in Singapore, continuing global expansion of its biometric proof-of-personhood project. Source

Is Singapore’s success in combating corruption undermining the foundations of the unipolar world order?

Against the backdrop of growing global concern about the ubiquity of corruption and skepticism about the prospects for its eradication, there is heightened interest in “best practices” – real successes achieved by individual states in this area. The Republic of Singapore is a good example of a successful struggle to eradicate this plague in Asia. […]

‘End of an Era’: Gay Sex Is Finally Legal in Singapore, but There’s a Catch

Benjamin Xue was enjoying a quiet dinner at home on Tuesday night. His boyfriend’s mother had come to visit, and the three shared a simple home-cooked meal, trading mundane stories about their lives.  Xue’s boyfriend was the first to address the elephant in the room, informing his mother that just hours ago, Singapore had officially […]

Singapore’s birth rate started to decline 9 MONTHS after vaccinating nearly every Singaporean adult of childbearing age

(Natural News) The first country in Southeast Asia to begin administering Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines to its citizens and residents was Singapore. The official rollout of the island-state’s vaccination program began on December 30, 2020, after the country received an undisclosed number of doses from Pfizer a few days prior By June 2021, nearly every Singaporean […]

Scholars Suggest Singapore’s New Work Visa will Attract High Income Talents in Preference to Hong Kong

The wave of mass migrations from Hong Kong continues, and the pandemic measures have also discouraged foreigners from coming to Hong Kong. Singapore, which has always been regarded as a competitor to Hong Kong, has recently launched a new work visa program to attract talents. Scholars commented that it “gave an extra punch” to Hong […]

International Legislation Agency Units Up Shop In Singapore

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Singapore Brewery Launches New Beer Made From Recycled Sewage Water

Singapore Brewery Launches New Beer Made From Recycled Sewage Water Posted on July 3, 2022Natural Health News By Tyler Durden How tough are things getting globally? Well, a new “admired” beer that’s breaking through in Singapore is being made from “recycled sewage”. What part in the global macroeconomic cycle is this again? The beer, called “NEWBrew”, […]

What Russia, Singapore and Fiji Have in Common

Russia’s cooperation with Singapore, a prosperous island city-state in Southeast Asia with a population of nearly 6 million people, neighbouring Indonesia and Malaysia and having one of the highest GDPs in the world, has been actively developing since 2009, when Russian President Dmitry Medvedev paid his first official visit to Singapore in the history of […]

US-Singapore Relations: Being of Use vs. Being Used

The tiny Southeast Asian city-state of Singapore serves as a sort of bellwether for a multitude of trends from economics to geopolitics. The Singaporean government is able to quickly and flexibly adapt to changing trends, more so than anywhere else, because of its small size – an advantage that Singapore enjoys and which compensates for […]

Robocop Is Here: Singapore Deploys Robots To Detect “Undesirable Behavior” Including Groups Of “More Than Five People”

lowly but surely, the world is transforming into a 1984-Robocop-Terminator-Minority Report–Judge Dredd fusion dystopia. And while we wait for Elon Musk’s dancing humanoid robot (wonder how much the deposit on that particular pipe dream will be), Singapore is wasting no time, and according to Mothership the small Asian nation is deploying ground robots on trial to patrol […]

Kamala Harris’ flight from Singapore Delayed by Three Hours Because of Havana Syndrome

Vice President Kamala Harris’ departure from Singapore on Monday was delayed by more than three hours because of an ‘anomalous health incident in Hanoi,’ which was the next stop in her Asia trip. Anomalous health incident is what the U.S. government calls Havana Syndrome, the mysterious condition that causes headaches, brain injury and other issues. […]

British Man in Singapore Given 6 Weeks in Prison For Not Wearing Face Mask, Psychiatric Assessment

A British man in Singapore was handed a 6 week jail sentence for not wearing a face mask while a judge also ordered the man to undergo a “psychiatric assessment” because he argued against the efficacy of face coverings in court. 40-year-old Benjamin Glynn was arrested after footage of him not wearing a face mask […]

Singapore First Country to Stop Counting Daily COVID-19 Cases and Treat it Like Normal Flu

The south-east Asian country has recorded just 36 deaths since the start of the pandemic, and officials now want to ditch measures such as counting infection numbers each day. A blueprint has been laid out by three leading members of Singapore’s Covid-19 taskforce to end 18 months of tough restrictions in order to restore quarantine-free […]

Singapore Becomes Latest Country to Cast Doubt on China’s COVID-19 Vaccines

Singaporean health officials have publicly expressed concerns about significant risk reported with vaccines from China following hundreds of Indonesian health workers testing positive for COVID-19 last week despite being fully vaccinated with the Sinovac vaccine. Singapore is the latest country to cast doubt on the vaccine. Dozens of the more than 350 doctors and health workers […]

Australia and Singapore to Create New Travel Bubble

Australia and Singapore have agreed to build a quarantine-free travel bubble between the two countries similar to Australia’s pre-existing one with New Zealand. Prime Minister Scott Morrison met with Singapore leader Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday on his way to the G7 summit to be held in Cornwall, U.K. The two PMs committed to resuming […]

Singapore arrests would-be terrorist planning to kill Jews for Hamas

A 20-year-old Singaporean man was detained on Wednesday under the Internal Security Act for his plan to stab local Jewish community members after their prayer service at Maghain Aboth Synagogue in the city-state, The Straits Time reported. The man, Amirull Ali, was serving as a national serviceman in the Singapore Armed Forces at the time […]

Briton jailed for breaking Singapore’s strict quarantine rules

A British man has been jailed for two weeks in Singapore after breaching coronavirus quarantine rules to visit his then-fiancée.  The judge also ordered Nigel Skea, 52, to pay a S$1,000 (£535) fine for leaving his hotel room three times on 21 September.  Mr Skea visited his partner Agatha Maghesh Eyamalai, who was also staying […]

4 Brits PERMANENTLY banned from working in Singapore for breaking Covid-19 restrictions

A group of Brits who broke Singapore’s strict coronavirus lockdown restrictions have been banned from working in the country ever again after they joined a large group on an island last August. Four Brits had met eight other people for leisure activities on Singapore’s Lazarus Island last August despite lockdown restrictions. After posting the evidence […]

Alligator-like fish with huge jaws and sharp teeth spotted in Singapore — 10,000 miles from its native home

A huge fish that looks like a ‘prehistoric’ alligator was found washed up on the shore of a reservoir in Singapore. The remains of the fish were spotted on the banks of the MacRitchie Reservoir by Karen Lythgoe, 31, who is from Scotland but now lives in Asia. Ms Lythgoe was “shocked” to discover the […]

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