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Fitness industry poised for post-Covid boom: Ritual CEO

CONSTRUCTION of Ritual Gym's fourth and newest branch in Singapore - a 2,800 square foot facility at the Knightsbridge mall in the heart of Orchard Road - was completed in early-April and the countdown to opening was underway.

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Europe's top football leagues on the road to resumption

NEARLY two months have passed since European football came to a screeching halt due to the spread of the coronavirus.

MAY DAY MESSAGE

Singapore must 'proceed cautiously' when easing circuit breaker: PM Lee

AFTER the number of new Covid-19 cases comes down, Singapore can ease the circuit breaker measures and progressively restart the economy, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday evening.

Redas sets up solidarity project fund, S$760,000 raised to date

THE Real Estate Developers' Association of Singapore (Redas) has set up a fund to help those in the community most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, in particular those who work in the built environment.

Circuit breaker can be eased, economy restarted after new Covid-19 numbers come down: PM Lee

Once the number of new Covid-19 cases is brought down, Singapore can take steps to ease the circuit breaker measures and progressively restart the economy, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday evening.

Game on: Secretlab goes from startup to global brand in 5 years

THE story of Secretlab - the gaming chair manufacturer born and bred in Singapore that is now making waves around the world - is both fascinating and unconventional.

VIRUS OUTBREAK

Circuit breaker has seen some progress, but needs to be extended to June 1: PM Lee

SINGAPOREANS will have to hunker down for a month longer than expected, after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced on Tuesday that the circuit breaker period - which was due to end on May 4 - has been extended by four weeks to June 1.

Singapore to extend circuit breaker by 4 weeks to June 1: PM Lee

SINGAPORE'S circuit breaker will be extended by another four weeks to June 1, with tighter measures to be in place from now until May 4, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in a 'live' address to the nation on Tuesday.

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One Championship sees vast opportunities in a crisis

LIKE most of the Singapore workforce these days, Teh Hua Fung - the group president of martial arts organisation One Championship - is operating from home due to the four-week "circuit breaker" period caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

COMMENTARY

An exceptional help package - again - that boosts confidence

THREE mammoth budgets in the space of just seven weeks. It's never been done before in Singapore's history. Even so, there was still the assurance that more help could be on the way if the Covid-19 outbreak does not improve.

VIRUS OUTBREAK

Solidarity Budget to help tide through 'circuit-breaker' period: DPM Heng

DETAILS of another major support package - called the Solidarity Budget - will be announced in Parliament on Monday at 2pm by Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat in a ministerial statement.

New Solidarity Budget will help Singapore tide through 'circuit-breaker' period: DPM Heng

DETAILS of another major support package – called the Solidarity Budget – will be announced in Parliament on Monday afternoon by Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat.

VIRUS OUTBREAK

'Circuit-breaker' to pre-empt escalating infections: PM Lee

WITH the number of Covid-19 infections in Singapore escalating in recent weeks, it was time for the country to make a "decisive move" to prevent the situation from worsening, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in a "live" address to the nation on Friday.

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Decimated by virus, sporting world will rebound stronger

ONE by one, the world's most prestigious sporting events have fallen like dominoes, felled by the overwhelming might of an invisible opponent that is seemingly growing stronger and more lethal by the day. The sporting world has never known a force that is the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, with...

RESILIENCE BUDGET

S$48b support package could be reviewed nearer year end: PM

IT is "quite possible" that Singapore may have to do even more to help people and businesses cope with the coronavirus pandemic if the situation worsens, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Friday, adding that the government is ready to turn to the reserves once again if need be.

VIRUS OUTBREAK

Social capital and trust help government respond to virus crisis: PM Lee

THE Singapore government is able to respond effectively to the Covid-19 outbreak by being transparent and having the people's trust, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

VIRUS OUTBREAK

No going to Dorscon Red, but Covid-19 outbreak could last a year or longer: PM Lee

THE Covid-19 situation in Singapore remains "under control" and there are no plans to raise the disease outbreak response level alert to red, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in a televised national address on Thursday.

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One Championship CEO on the hunt for an Apprentice

CHATRI Sityodtong - the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Singapore-based martial arts organisation One Championship - is about to add "Reality TV show host" to his CV.

At Uniqlo, sustainability is in its jeans

AS one of the largest apparel retailers in the world with new stores opening at a fast pace, it may come as a bit of a surprise to hear that Uniqlo - the popular Japanese clothing brand - is not solely focused on growth.

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Wonderkids lighting up European football

DURING the course of a football season, there are always several young and exceptionally skilful players who burst onto the scene and, through their immense talent, announce themselves as the sport's next big thing.

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Should FA Cup replays be scrapped?

THE English Premier League (EPL) is about to get its first mid-season winter break in February. After this weekend's games, the league's 20 teams get a much-needed two-week breather as the next round of fixtures will be spread over two weekends.

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Record-breaking Liverpool look unstoppable

WHENEVER the English Premier League (EPL) fixtures are released before the start of the season, two games that invariably stand out on the list are the matches between England's most successful football clubs - Liverpool and Manchester United.

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Singapore's Lions ready to roar loud and proud

HE has only been in the hot seat for a little over seven months but Tatsuma Yoshida, the head coach of the Singapore national football team, has wasted little time in making a positive impact on the sport here.

One Championship on track for record 50 events in 2020

IT HAS been a busy start to the new year for Singapore-based martial arts organisation One Championship.

Five sporting wishes for a happy 2020

WE are just four days into a brand new year, and I'm already licking my lips in anticipation of what's to come in the world of sports over the next 12 months.