VIRUS OUTBREAK

DEADLY viruses, chickenpox outbreaks and mass cases of the runs: sometimes luxury cruise ship holidays are not the trips of a lifetime elderly passengers had hoped for.

[BENGALURU] Holiday Inn-owner InterContinental Hotels Group reported on Tuesday a slight dip in annual room revenue, hurt by a fall in bookings in Hong Kong due to protests, and flagged short-term...

GOLD REPORT

AFTER a new reclassification system of Covid-19 that broadens the scope of diagnoses in China, safe-haven investors flocked back to the market as the number of coronavirus cases jumped. This is...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

A 71-YEAR-OLD grandfather and a Bangladeshi worker are among three new coronavirus cases confirmed here on Sunday, said the Ministry of Health.

A 71-year-old grandfather and a Bangladeshi worker are among three new coronavirus cases confirmed in Singapore on Sunday, said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

FOUR work pass holders and six employers have breached the leave of absence (LOA) requirements put in place in light of the coronavirus situation here, said the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on...

VIRUS OUTBREAK: NEWS ANALYSIS

THE global spread of the novel coronavirus has revived concern over Singapore's economic reliance on rank-and-file workers from overseas - including from mainland China, where the respiratory...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

AS THE number of coronavirus infections in China continues to surge without any sign of slowing down, the communist government has clamped down on the news media and the Internet, signalling an...

VIRUS OUTBREAK

THE World Health Organization (WHO) is pressing member countries affected by the new coronavirus to share more information on cases, saying a shortage of details has hampered efforts to combat the...

EDITORIAL

IN a paper published last year, scientists from the Wuhan Institute of Virology made an eerily prescient observation: "It is generally believed that bat-borne CoVs (coronaviruses) will re-emerge...