Cruise ship passengers from Singapore, Hong Kong remain in COVID-19 limbo

The misery continues for many passengers looking forward to life after cruise ship quarantine, including a group of Hong Kongers who must wait longer to return home and five Singaporeans told by the government to remain in Japan. While the virus-stricken Diamond Princess cruise ship’s 3,000-plus passengers and crew try to get home, the official ...

Immigration agents save Singapore from Thai man’s delicious smuggled meats

Immigration agents save Singapore from Thai man’s delicious smuggled meats

Seized contraband included satay, crab, sausages, egg yolks … hungry yet?

Singapore’s first patient recovers as virus hits more churchgoers

Singapore’s first patient recovers as virus hits more churchgoers

As cruise nightmare ends, many face renewed quarantine back home.

‘Like a leper and a prisoner,’ Singapore virus survivor says of quarantine

‘Like a leper and a prisoner,’ Singapore virus survivor says of quarantine

Grace Assembly of God member says he was patient No. 48.

COVID-19: WHO praises Singapore’s ‘tremendous rigor’ in handling outbreak

COVID-19: WHO praises Singapore’s ‘tremendous rigor’ in handling outbreak

Four new cases confirmed.

Was a Russian agent working at Singapore’s Duke-NUS? The US seems to think so.

Was a Russian agent working at Singapore’s Duke-NUS? The US seems to think so.

Mexican man arrested in Florida, accused of tracking someone on Moscow’s orders.

Singlish-slinging minister praised for calling outbreak panic buyers ‘idiots’

Singlish-slinging minister praised for calling outbreak panic buyers ‘idiots’

‘Every country can behave like idiots, Singaporeans must not behave like idiots,’ he’s heard in ‘leaked’ clip

Cruise ship passengers go straight to quarantine in Singapore

Cruise ship passengers go straight to quarantine in Singapore

Others stranded with nowhere to go.

COVID-19: Here’s every coronavirus infection in Singapore on a map

COVID-19: Here’s every coronavirus infection in Singapore on a map

From hawker centers to malls, we’re tracing each and every one of them here.

Asia braces for more coronavirus infections as cruise ship passengers return home

Asia braces for more coronavirus infections as cruise ship passengers return home

5 deaths outside China attributed to COVID-19.


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