Health

Google’s sister company is helping Singapore crack down on mosquitoes with AI and algorithms

Google’s sister company is helping Singapore crack down on mosquitoes with AI and algorithms

A literal debugging, really.

MPs raise option of banning smoking in homes; Senior Minister of State cautions against intruding privacy

MPs raise option of banning smoking in homes; Senior Minister of State cautions against intruding privacy

One of the more drastic measures suggested in Parliament.

Durex Singapore recalls batches of its Real Feel condoms due to durability failure

Durex Singapore recalls batches of its Real Feel condoms due to durability failure

Durex has issued a recall for three batches of its Real Feel condoms, as things might get too real during usage — the contraceptives were found to have failed in durability...

Elderly suicide rate hits record high in Singapore

Elderly suicide rate hits record high in Singapore

The suicide rate for the nation’s elderly citizens reached a record high in 2017, according to a new report by suicide prevention agency, Samaritans of Singapore (SOS). The...

Internet surfing delinked at all public healthcare institutions; cashless payments unavailable

Internet surfing delinked at all public healthcare institutions; cashless payments unavailable

The country’s Smart Nation initiative took a stumble in recent days, what with all the spate of cybercrime involving the public healthcare system and iTunes fraud. Last...

Medical records of PM Lee and 1.5m others compromised in cyberattack on Singapore health system

Medical records of PM Lee and 1.5m others compromised in cyberattack on Singapore health system

A sophisticated cyber attack launched on the Singapore Health Services (SingHealth) database last month managed to steal the personal particulars of about 1.5 million patients —...

Arrested: 2 men who got into a big row over the last available toilet urinal at Aljunied MRT Station

Arrested: 2 men who got into a big row over the last available toilet urinal at Aljunied MRT Station

These two men must have really needed to pee, considering that the police had to be called in to settle an altercation between them over a toilet urinal. Talk about a pee in their...

Sorry not sorry, anti-vaxxers: Unvaccinated travellers won’t be allowed in Singapore under proposed law

Sorry not sorry, anti-vaxxers: Unvaccinated travellers won’t be allowed in Singapore under proposed law

Sorry anti-vaxxers, but if the Ministry of Health (MOH) passes its latest proposal, you and your unvaccinated children may not be allowed to visit Singapore. The ministry is...

ICA busts Malaysian man who tried to smuggle in 6.8k sachets of chewing tobacco into Singapore

ICA busts Malaysian man who tried to smuggle in 6.8k sachets of chewing tobacco into Singapore

If not for the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA), this Malaysian man would have made a killing selling chewing tobacco here — especially since it was officially...


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