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SINGAPORE: The weather for the remainder of July is forecast to be less wet, the Singapore Meteorological Service said in its fortnightly outlook on Friday (Jul 16).This follows thundery showers and a few warm days inthe first two weeks of the month. During the coming fortnight, less rainfall is expected over the equatorial Southeast Asia
SINGAPORE: The option to enter Singapore via the familial ties lane is no longer available for boyfriends or girlfriends of Singapore citizens and permanent residents.The boyfriend/girlfriend of Singapore citizen/Singapore permanent resident category under the familial ties lane was removed in March this year, the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said on Friday (Jul 16). In
SINGAPORE: Local lift and escalator technicians will get mandatory bonuses of at least a month from 2023, said theTripartite Cluster for Lift andEscalator (TCLE) on Friday (Jul 16) as it announced updates to the progressive wage model (PWM) for the sector.The TCLE also agreed to extendthe existing Lift PWM to cover escalator maintenance workers from
SINGAPORE: The group sizesfor indoor high-intensity mask-off activities have been reduced amid a spike in local COVID-19 cases, the Ministry of Health (MOH) saidFriday (Jul16).In a press release, MOHsaid thatsuch activitiescan only becarried out in classes withmultiple groups of two, capped at 30 persons including the instructor,without the need for testing or vaccination. Previously, multiple