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Singapore reports 1,606 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore Star - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 3:05pm

SINGAPORE, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 1,606 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the total tally to 1,892,947.

Of the new cases, 147 cases were detected through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests and 1,459 through ARTs (antigen rapid test), according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health.

Among the PCR cases, 139 were local transmissions and eight were imported cases. Among

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'Focussed' Indian football team look to take on Vietnam

Singapore Star - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 1:37pm
Ho Chi Minh City [Vietnam], September 26 (ANI): The Indian football team will have to exercise extreme focus in their second match of the Hung Thinh Friendly Football Tournament, as they gear up to face hosts Vietnam at the Thong Nhat Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City, on Tuesday, September 27, 2022. India played their first match of the competition against Singapore at the same venue, a game that ended with the two sides shari
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Singapore's manufacturing output growth further slows down in August

Singapore Star - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 10:30am

SINGAPORE, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) said on Monday that the country's manufacturing output increased 0.5 percent year-on-year in August, compared to a revised 0.8-percent increase in July and a 2.6-percent gain in June.

Excluding biomedical manufacturing, the output declined 1.2 percent year-on-year in August, compared to a 3.1-percent increase in July and a 4.9-percent

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Market exchange rates in China -- Sept. 26

Singapore Star - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 4:05am

BEIJING, Sept. 26 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Monday by the China Foreign Exchange Trade System:

Currency Unit Central parity rate in yuan

U.S. dollar 100 702.98

Euro 100 684.29

Japanese yen 100 4.9377

Hong Kong dollar 100 89.551

British pound 100 765.01

Aus

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Singapore tourism gets boost from F1's return and high Indian tourist arrivals

Singapore Star - Lun, 26/09/2022 - 3:37am
By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, September 26 (ANI): When the Formula One circus rolls into Singapore this week for the 13th running of the Singapore F1 Grand Prix from September 30 to October 2, it will signal Singapore's strong return as a host of world-class events after the COVID-19 pandemic brought its tourism industry to a screeching halt. With pent-up demand for exciting live events, crowds from around the world will desc
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Singapore reports 1,797 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore Star - Dom, 25/09/2022 - 3:18pm

SINGAPORE, Sept. 25 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 1,797 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total tally to 1,891,341.

Of the new cases, 225 cases were detected through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests and 1,572 through ART (antigen rapid test) tests, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health.

Among the PCR cases, 215 were local transmissions and 10 were imported cases. Amo

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INS Satpura showcases her prowess during sea phase of multinational Exercise Kakadu

Singapore Star - Dom, 25/09/2022 - 1:55pm
New Delhi [India], September 25 (ANI): Indian Naval Ship Satpura is presently in Australia for the Exercise KAKADU-22 being conducted by the Royal Australian Navy where it is participating in various anti-submarine and anti-ship warfare exercises including manoeuvres showcasing her precise target destruction capability during gun firing exercises. The participation in exercise KAKADU-22 is aimed at enhancing mutual unders
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Islamabad High Court rejects PTI's plea for annulment of sedition law

Singapore Star - Sab, 24/09/2022 - 8:55pm
Islamabad [Pakistan], September 24 (ANI): The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Saturday rejected Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) plea seeking the declaration of sedition law as illegal. PTI Senior Vice President Shireen Mazari had filed a plea requesting the court to declare sedition laws illegal, however, IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah dismissed the petition today for being non-maintainable, reported Geo News. Mazari had
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India play out 1-1 draw against Singapore in Vietnam

Singapore Star - Sab, 24/09/2022 - 6:37pm
Ho Chi Minh City [Vietnam], September 24 (ANI): The Blue Tigers' first match since the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers in June yielded no result as India and Singapore remained locked in a 1-1 draw in the Hung Thinh Friendly Football Tournament at the Thong Nhat Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, on Saturday. India, who rested experienced central defender Sandesh Jhingan, went into an arrear in the 37th minute but came back s
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Singapore reports 2,342 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore Star - Sab, 24/09/2022 - 6:05pm

SINGAPORE, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 2,342 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total tally to 1,889,544.

Of the new cases, 264 cases were detected through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests and 2,078 through ART (antigen rapid test) tests, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health.

Among the PCR cases, 240 were local transmissions and 24 were imported cases. A

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Nicholas Latifi leaving Williams at end of season

Singapore Star - Ven, 23/09/2022 - 8:40pm
Williams Racing confirmed Friday that Nicholas Latifi is leaving the team at the end of the Formula One season. The 27-year-old driver made his F1 debut with Williams at the 2020 Austrian Grand Prix. He has made 55 starts and earned seven points in his career. "I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone at Williams Racing -- all the people back at the factory and those I work with trackside -- for the last
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India head coach Igor Stimac urges Indian football team to play 'confidently' against Singapore

Singapore Star - Ven, 23/09/2022 - 7:18pm
New Delhi [India], September 23 (ANI): As team India prepares to take on Singapore in their first FIFA International Friendly in the Hung Thinh Friendly Football Tournament on Saturday, head coach Igor Stimac sounded confident yet cautious on the eve of India's first meeting with Singapore in 10 years. India coach said though Singapore have made huge progress in the past few years, India have the ability to tame their opp
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Centre denied permission for Europe visit, says Punjab Cabinet minister Aman Arora

Singapore Star - Ven, 23/09/2022 - 5:55pm
Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], September 23 (ANI): Punjab Cabinet minister and AAP leader Aman Arora claimed on Friday that he was denied permission by the BJP-led central government to travel to Europe to attend a knowledge exchange program. Arora was to travel to Belgium, Netherlands and Germany for a knowledge exchange program on new and renewable energy between September 24 and October 2. "My journey was stopped due to
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Singapore reports 2,343 new COVID-19 cases

Singapore Star - Ven, 23/09/2022 - 3:30pm

SINGAPORE, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 2,343 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total tally to 1,887,202.

Of the new cases, 238 cases were detected through PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests and 2,105 through ART (antigen rapid test) tests, according to statistics released by the Ministry of Health.

Among the PCR cases, 217 were local transmissions and 21 were imported cases. Amo

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Hong Kong Says It Will Scrap COVID Hotel Quarantine

Singapore Star - Ven, 23/09/2022 - 12:35pm

HONG KONG - Hong Kong said it will scrap its controversial COVID-19 hotel quarantine policy for all arrivals beginning Monday, more than 2.5 years after it was first implemented, in a long-awaited move for many residents and businesses in the financial hub.

All international arrivals will be able to return home or to accommodation of their choice but will have to self-monitor for three days after entering the Chi

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Over 25,000 people infected with dengue in Laos since January

Singapore Star - Ven, 23/09/2022 - 9:44am

VIENTIANE, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- A total of 25,546 cases of dengue fever have been recorded across the country since January 2022, according to the Lao Ministry of Health.

A report issued by the Center of Information and Education for Health under the Lao Ministry of Health on Friday said the country reported 162 new cases of dengue fever, bringing the total number of infections to 25,546 with 18 deaths recorded.

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Singapore's MAS core inflation rises to 5.1 pct in August

Singapore Star - Ven, 23/09/2022 - 8:55am

SINGAPORE, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced on Friday that the MAS core inflation on a year-on-year basis rose to 5.1 percent in August from 4.8 percent in the previous month.

Meanwhile, the CPI-All Items inflation rose to 7.5 percent year on year in August from seven percent in July.

Singapore's MAS core inflation excludes t

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Market exchange rates in China -- Sept. 23

Singapore Star - Ven, 23/09/2022 - 4:18am

BEIJING, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- The following are the central parity rates of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, against 24 major currencies announced on Friday by the China Foreign Exchange Trade System:

Currency Unit Central parity rate in yuan

U.S. dollar 100 699.20

Euro 100 691.12

Japanese yen 100 4.9572

Hong Kong dollar 100 89.08

British pound 100 792.57

Aust

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Why Liz Truss is no Margaret Thatcher when it comes to the economy

Singapore Star - Gio, 22/09/2022 - 8:39pm

The UK's new prime minister, Liz Truss, has made no secret of her admiration of her late predecessor, Margaret Thatcher. However, anyone expecting a swift return to Thatcherite pol

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Vietnam friendlies important for players ahead of Asian Cup 2023, says Bhaichung Bhutia

Singapore Star - Gio, 22/09/2022 - 8:37pm
New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): Former India captain and the new co-opted executive committee member of the AIFF, Bhaichung Bhutia, is excited about India's tour of Vietnam and will keenly follow the team's performance in the two-friendly matches scheduled on September 24 and 27. The team has travelled to Vietnam to play the Hung Thinh Friendly Football Tournament against Singapore and the hosts. Twenty years ago,
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