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SINGAPORE: Singapore has reported more than 160 COVID-19 deathsin the past three weeks, as the country experiences its worst wave of the pandemic.There has also been an upward trendin the number of cases who require hospital care, patients who need oxygen supplementation and those in the intensive care unit.Three weeks ago, theGovernment tightened restrictions for
SINGAPORE: A first batch of public sector 5G trials at Sentosahave kicked off, with government agencies testingoutprojects such as autonomous road-sweeping trucks and augmented-reality (AR) educational games.Ten trials have started. The Government aims to have 15 live trials by public agencies running in Sentosa by the end of the year, and at least 30 by
SINGAPORE: Singapore's non-oil domestic exports (NODX) rose 12.3 per cent year-on-year in September, marking a 10th straight month of growth.Growth was mainly due to non-electronics, although electronic exports also rose, according to data released by Enterprise Singapore (ESG) on Monday (Oct 18).On a month-on-month seasonally adjusted basis, NODX increased by 1.2 per cent in September,
SINGAPORE: Singapore's non-oil domestic exports (NODX) rose 12.3 per cent year-on-year in September, marking a 10th straight month of growth.Growth was mainly due to non-electronics, although electronic exports also rose, according to data released by Enterprise Singapore (ESG) on Monday (Oct 18).On a month-on-month seasonally adjusted basis, NODX increased by 1.2 per cent in September,
SINGAPORE: Electricity retailerUnion Power announced on Monday (Oct 18) that it will cease 850 accounts as it reorganises its business amid "sustained hikes" inwholesale energy prices.The company emphasised, however, that it is not exiting the electricity retail market in Singapore.Union Power said itwill dropsome retail electricity accounts while continuing business-as-usual with most residential customers,the majority
SINGAPORE: Eight coroner inquiries were reopened after an investigation officer allegedly forged multiple statements of witnesses.Investigation officer Kenny Cheong Chyuan Lih was involved in probingeight separate accidents.In findings into six of the reopened coroner inquiries released on Monday (Oct 18), coroner Marvin Bay reiterated his earlier findings that all six were unfortunate traffic misadventures. The
SINGAPORE: A coroner has reiteratedthe importance of paying attention to children at swimming pools, after a five-year-old girl who was left alone at a condominium pool drowned.Coroner Kamala Ponnampalam ruled the girl's death a tragic misadventure on Monday (Oct 18) and said this was another stark reminder that children are "impulsive and unpredictable".Especially in the