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April 03, 2020 11:15 PMSINGAPORE - From next Tuesday (April 7), most workplaces and retail outlets - except for those in key economic sectors and essential services - will be closed, as Singapore adopts stricter safe distancing measures to stem the transmission of Covid-19.
April 03, 2020 9:41 PMSINGAPORE - It is Friday (April 3) morning at Kallang Estate Market - a morning that seems like any other - except boxes marked in red can be seen on the floor all around the market.
April 03, 2020 8:06 PMSINGAPORE - Will next week's certificate of entitlement (COE) bidding exercise be postponed? Industry watchers think it is likely, given the new stringent measures announced to combat the Covid-19 outbreak.
April 03, 2020 7:28 PMSINGAPORE - A couple who allegedly abused their son to his death in 2016have been acquitted of murder by common intention, with the High Court on Friday (April 3) directing that the prosecution file alternative charges.
April 03, 2020 7:58 PMSINGAPORE - When Third Sergeant Reuben George Pharez was activated to call people on stay-home notices - who are not allowed to leave home even to buy food - in the second week of March, his team of six was making about 50 to 100 calls a day.
April 03, 2020 7:04 PMSINGAPORE - The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) is taking the lead in helping hotel employees affected by the Covid-19 situation by offering them temporary positions, as more jobs become available through the SGUnited Jobs initiative.
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April 03, 2020 11:14 PMLONDON (REUTERS) - Face masks could help limit the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to researchers who studied the effect of surgical masks on the transmission of other corona and flu viruses.
April 03, 2020 10:52 PMMADRID (REUTERS) - Spain overtook Italy for the first time on Friday (April 3) for the number of confirmed coronavirus cases, but the overnight death toll fell from the previous day, providing a small glimmer of hope.
April 03, 2020 11:08 PMNEW YORK (NYTIMES) - Bill Withers, the legendary soul singer behind 1970s hits like "Lean on Me", "Lovely Day" and "Ain't No Sunshine," died on Monday (March 30) in Los Angeles, his family said. He was 81.
April 03, 2020 9:45 PMDUBAI (BLOOMBERG) - Saudi Arabia moved to avert large-scale job layoffs during the coronavirus pandemic by pledging to help struggling companies with wages, in perhaps the kingdom's most significant measure so far to limit damage to the private sector.
April 03, 2020 9:50 PMLOBDON (AFP) - Queen Elizabeth II will make a special broadcast this weekend to Britain and the Commonwealth on the coronavirus pandemic, Buckingham Palace said on Friday (April 3).
April 03, 2020 3:56 PMWASHINGTON - For weeks, US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo forcefully used the controversial terms "Chinese virus" and "Wuhan virus" in public and said they intended to hold Beijing responsible for the crippling coronavirus pandemic.
April 03, 2020 3:04 PMUNITED NATIONS, UNITED STATES (AFP) - The UN General Assembly on Thursday (April 2) approved a resolution calling for "international cooperation" and "multilateralism" in the fight against Covid-19, in the first text to come out of the international body since the outbreak began.