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Singapore to open travel lanes with Australia, Switzerland to revive economy

Hindustan Times 26 Oct 2021
Fully-vaccinated travellers from the two countries will be able to enter Singapore freely after taking Covid-19 polymerase chain reaction tests. Children under 12 who aren’t inoculated will be allowed if accompanied by someone who is eligible to use the so-called vaccinated travel lane, the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore said Tuesday.
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China, Asean must double down on reviving economic, people-to-people links: PM Lee

Straits Times 26 Oct 2021
It recently upped measures for travellers from Singapore, calling for an extra nucleic acid test three days before flight ... Noting that China was an early ratifier of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) along with Singapore, PM Lee reiterated calls made earlier on Tuesday for the remaining participating countries to do so.
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Programme launched to help Singapore firms reduce carbon emissions: Grace Fu

Straits Times 26 Oct 2021
SINGAPORE - The launch of a capability-building programme that will help local businesses monitor and reduce their carbon emissions was announced by Minister for Sustainability and the Environment Grace Fu on Tuesday (Oct 26) ... "CPLC Singapore has engaged 152 companies and upskilled 247 staff in emissions awareness and knowledge.
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S'pore to donate $7.9m of medical supplies to regional stockpile

Straits Times 26 Oct 2021
Singapore will contribute $7.9 million worth of medical supplies to a regional reserve as part of the city-state's support for Asean's collective effort to prepare for future public health emergencies, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced yesterday ... Singapore was the first to do so in April this year.
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China, bloc urged to revive economic, people-to-people links

Straits Times 26 Oct 2021
It recently upped measures for travellers from Singapore, calling for an extra nucleic acid test three days before the flight ... Noting that China was an early ratifier of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership along with Singapore, PM Lee reiterated calls made earlier yesterday for the remaining participating countries to ratify it.
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Guidance programme for local firms to cut emissions

Straits Times 26 Oct 2021
Ms Fu was speaking at the Global Compact Network Singapore's (GCNS) annual summit on corporate sustainability when she announced the launch of LowCarbonSG, an 18-month programme to help raise companies' awareness of climate risks ... "CPLC Singapore has engaged 152 companies and upskilled 247 staff in emissions awareness and knowledge.
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Singapore to host global coaches' seminar in 2023

Straits Times 26 Oct 2021
Singapore will welcome some of the world's top sports coaches after it was yesterday named host of the International Council for Coaching Excellence's Global Coach Conference (GCC) in 2023 ... Calling the biennial GCC "the most prestigious coaching conference in the world", he added.
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Sports: Singapore to host 13th Global Coach Conference in 2023

Straits Times 26 Oct 2021
SINGAPORE - The Republic will welcome some of the world's top sports coaches after it was on Tuesday (Oct 26) named host of the next International Council of Coaching Excellence Global Coach Conference (GCC) ... Calling the biennial GCC "the most prestigious coaching conference in the world", Mr Tong added.
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At least $764,000 lost in September to e-commerce phishing scams in S'pore

Straits Times 26 Oct 2021
SINGAPORE - Phishing scam cases involving e-mails, text messages and phone calls from scammers impersonating e-commerce marketplace staff are on the rise, the Singapore Police Force warned on Tuesday (Oct 26) ... Those with information related to such scams can call the police hotline on 1800-255-0000 or submit a form online.
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Timeline: ASEAN tries to tackle Myanmar’s worsening crisis

Al Jazeera 26 Oct 2021
Made up of Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, the group is known for its non-interference in each other’s domestic affairs ... Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore also issued statements calling for the release of Myanmar’s civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.
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Hundreds of cars caught in PIE jam, no injuries in accident involving car and trailer

Straits Times 26 Oct 2021
SINGAPORE - Road users were brought to a crawl after an accident involving a trailer and a car occurred before noon on Tuesday (Oct 26) on the ... The Singapore Civil Defence Force said it received a call at 11.20am but its assistance was not required.
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Market Talk – October 26, 2021

Armstrong Economics 26 Oct 2021
Fully vaccinated travelers from the two countries will be able to enter Singapore freely after taking Covid-19 polymerase chain reaction tests. Children under 12 who aren’t inoculated will be allowed if accompanied by someone who is eligible to use the so-called vaccinated travel lane, the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore said Tuesday.
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Massive jam after collision between trailer and car on PIE

Straits Times 26 Oct 2021
Traffic was brought to a crawl after an accident involving a trailer and a car occurred before noon yesterday on the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) ... Motorists had to use the first lane to slip past the truck before the authorities arrived ... The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it received a call at 11.20am but its assistance was not required ... �.
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New book chronicles life and career of Singapore's ex-intelligence chief

Straits Times 25 Oct 2021
Mr Lee's 1998 memoir The Singapore Story tells of how, in the frantic days before separation became official on Aug 9, he had called in Mr Bogaars, then head of the Special Branch, "to be quite certain he was confident we could contain any threat from the communists in an ...
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Ex-spymaster and top civil servant's biography on WWII, S'pore's separation launched

Straits Times 25 Oct 2021
Mr Lee's 1998 memoir�The Singapore Story�tells how, in the frantic days before Separation became official on Aug 9, he had called in Mr�Bogaars, then head of the Special Branch, "to be quite certain he was confident we could contain any threat from the communists in an ...
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