SINGAPORE, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 1,103 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in a press release.
Of the new cases, 1,070 were in the community, 25 were in migrant worker dormitories and eight were imported cases, bringing the total tally in the country to 263,486.
A total of 1,158 COVID-19 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with 221 cases requiring oxyge
The Morrison government has delayed its plan to open the international border on Wednesday to skilled workers and students, as it awaits more information about the Omicron variant of COVID.
Cabinet's national security committee on Monday night paused the reopening - that also included humanitarian, worker holiday makers, and provisional family visa holders - until December 15.
The reopening to travellers fr
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SEOUL -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday urged a rapid administration of booster shots against the COVID-19 as the eased anti-virus rules raised the number of severe cases and deaths.
Moon presided over a COVID-19 response meeting, saying the country's pandemic situation got serious amid the higher number of new infections, severe cases and deaths, as well as fewer hospital beds for severe patients.
KUALA LUMPUR, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- Travel across the bridge connecting Malaysia and Singapore as well as an air corridor opened on Monday after disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The bridge link, or causeway, was one of the busiest crossing points in the world with hundreds of thousands from both countries crossing the link daily before the pandemic.
Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob,
HANOI, Nov. 29 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam attracted an estimated foreign investment of 26.46 billion U.S. dollars in the first 11 months of this year, up 0.1 percent year on year, the country's General Statistics Office said Monday.
Specifically, Vietnam licensed 1,577 new foreign direct investment (FDI) projects with total registered capital of 14.06 billion U.S. dollars, down 31.8 percent in quantity but up 3.7 perce
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BEIJING, Nov. 29 (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 100 638.72
Euro 100 720.88
Japanese yen 100 5.6127
Hong Kong dollar 100 81.912
British pound 100 851.75
SINGAPORE, Nov. 28 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 747 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, the lowest daily cases in two months and a half.
Of the new cases, 719 were in the community, 25 were in migrant worker dormitories and three were imported cases, bringing the total tally in the country to 262,383, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in a press release.
A total of 1,147 COVID-19 cases are currently warded
JAKARTA -- Indonesia has banned international visitors who have travel histories from eight African countries in the last 14 days, to prevent transmission of the new, more contagious variant of coronavirus Omicron to the country, an official said on Sunday.
Arya Pradhana Anggakara, spokesman for the Directorate General of Immigration at the Ministry of Law and Human Rights, said the eight countries are South Afr
SINGAPORE: Three months after Cambodia rolled out COVID-19 vaccines, just 11 percent of its population had received at least one dose, while in far wealthier Japan, it took two weeks longer to reach that level.
However, both countries now boast vaccination rates that are among the best in the world.
They are both Asia-Pacific nations that started their immunization campaigns slowly, but have since overtak
SINGAPORE, Nov. 27 (Xinhua) -- Singapore reported 1,761 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the total tally in the country to 261,636.
Of the new cases, 1,689 were in the community, 63 were in migrant worker dormitories and nine were imported cases, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in a press release.
A total of 1,161 COVID-19 cases are currently warded in hospitals, with 199 cases requiring oxyg