Antibodies used to treat Trump developed from blood samples from 3 Singapore patients
In May a commentary by Singapore experts published by the Straits Times said that through an agreement with NCID, blood samples from recovered Covid-19 patients from Singapore contributed towards pre-clinical research and development of this cocktail.
President Halimah sends congratulatory letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping on People’s Republic of China’s 71st Anniversary
In her congratulatory letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping on the People’s Republic of China’s 71st anniversary, President Halimah commended China for their immense progress over the past seven decades. President Halimah noted that Singapore-China relations have grown in tandem with China’s development. This year is the 30th anniversary since the establishment of diplomatic relations […]
PM Lee congratulates China on the 71st anniversary of its founding
In his congratulatory letter to Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, PM Lee praised China and the tenacity of its people for its remarkable growth in the past decades, lifting millions out of poverty. He is confident that China will ‘continue to grow and contribute to the stability and prosperity of our region and the world’. PM […]
Stringent COVID-19 test requirements for travellers from India
COVID-19 test requirements for selected travellers from India will be stringent. There are two levels of checks for the negative Covid-19 test results needed for entry into Singapore — at the airport in India prior to boarding and at arrival immigration in Singapore. The pre-departure COVID-19 test results must come from laboratories that are “internationally […]
A rules-based multilateral system has given small states like Singapore a voice and a level playing field
A rules-based multilateral system is the best hope for a safe international environment that benefits everyone.
World’s smartest city; Singapore lauded for COVID-19 response
Singapore is top in the Smart City Index for the second straight year. Singapore’s continued success is directly correlated to its prompt response to the COVID-19 pandemic ‘where other cities have faltered’.
Free flow of Indian FTs to Singapore? Not according to India
Today, more than half of Singaporeans in the workforce are in PMET jobs and the number is increasing. Without the free trade agreements including CECA, Singapore would not be able to attract so many global multinationals to set up company here, creating many PMET jobs for Singaporeans.
A response to the loving critic’s response to K Shanmugam
I’m riled up by Alfian and his ilk, who seem to justify their existence by trying to find an angle to criticise the G in every situation.
Keeping the healthcare system intact during a pandemic
Hospitals in the Philippines have been overwhelmed by COVID-19 A total of 5000 cases were reported in the Philippines in just one day. Healthcare workers wrote to President Duterte: A letter written by healthcare workers said The health sector cannot hold the line for much longer We are waging a losing battle against Covid-19. Our […]
What are the most beneficial times to save? Not on a rainy day.
What is the best time to save for rainy days? Not when it is raining. The best time to save is when things are going well. You can never save enough because you never know how long it will take for a rainy day to arrive. It is tempting to dip into the coffers during […]