Over 2,200 to be swabbed after VJC student tested positive for COVID

VJC student tested positive for COVID-19

MOE announced in a press statement that a student from VJC tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, 7 May. This is the second case in a week of students who tested positive for COVID-19. It is currently an unlinked case. The student was last in school on Wednesday, 5 May. She developed Acute Respiratory Infection […]

The Tragic Story of Dr. Ann Tan – What’s Real and What’s Fake

Debunking the lies of Goh Meng Seng

Our response to any tragic news must surely be to give the person concerned the private space to overcome the tragic event, and render support if you are in a position to do so, and certainly not to exploit the tragedy for other agenda. But this was precisely what a Bun Nyok Fong did to […]

Mufti Nazirudin welcomes updates on tudung; exchanges letters with PM Lee

Mufti Singapore Dr Nazirudin Exchange Letters with PM Lee Hsien Loong on Tudung Matters

The Mufti of Singapore welcomes updates from the government on a likely shift in allowing Muslim nurses to wear the tudung at the workplace. In a letter to PM Lee that is dated 27 March, the Mufti Dr Nazirudin Mohd Nasir expressed Muis’ deep appreciation of the opportunity to ‘continuously provide feedback and inputs on many […]

Netizens react to PSP’s concerns over use of TraceTogether data to investigate crimes

TraceTogether PSP

In a statement published on its Facebook page, Progress Singapore Party (PSP) expressed concerns over the use of TraceTogether data for police investigations. In the process, they also displayed their ignorance of the TraceTogether Programme. These are the horrible errors in PSP’s statement: “… we are concerned that the TraceTogether apps unnecessarily expose users’ locations […]

It’s painless, it’s effective and it’s important, says PM Lee

Mr Lee shows reporters the appointment card for his second jab for the COVID-19 vaccine after receiving his first dose on Jan 8, 2021. (Photo: Ministry of Communications and Information)

As the COVID-19 vaccination gets underway, PM Lee kept his promise to Singaporeans to be among the first to be vaccinated. He had said last month that he and his Cabinet colleagues would be getting vaccinated early, to show Singaporeans they believe the vaccine is safe. The Prime Minister took the Covid-19 vaccine on Friday […]

Singapore confirms one case of COVID-19 with the contagious UK strain

Contagious UK strain of covid virus

The MOH on Wednesday (23 Dec) confirmed that Singapore saw one imported case of the potentially more contagious strain of the COVID-19 virus. The confirmed case is a 17-year-old female Singaporean who had been studying in the UK since August 2020. She returned to Singapore on 6 December and served SHN at a dedicated SHN […]

One COVID case in the community, detected before scheduled cruise trip

Singapore's Southern Islands

Yesterday reported 1 case in the community, a Singaporean who is currently unlinked. She is asymptomatic and was detected when she was tested for COVID-19 before a scheduled cruise trip. The next day, when her test came back positive, she was conveyed in an ambulance to the National Centre for Infectious Diseases. The National Public […]

Singaporean man dies from complications due to COVID-19 infection

Infection

A 68-year-old man has passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection on 27 November 2020, MOH said in its latest update. This makes him the 29th COVID-19 death in Singapore. The Singaporean had travelled to Indonesia on 10 March for work. He returned to Singapore on 17 November after experiencing shortness of breath since […]