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Singapore population sees biggest percentage drop since 1950 – Reuters

People wearing face masks cross a road amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Singapore May 14, 2021. REUTERS/Caroline ChiaSINGAPORE, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Singapore's population size this year saw its sharpest percentage drop since 1950, a report said on Tuesday, as coronavirus-induced travel restriction kept foreigners away from the Asian financial hub.It was the …

Meet the couples who are separated across the Malaysian-Singaporean border, kept apart by COVID-19 pandemic… – Insider

A leading-edge research firm focused on digital transformation.Glen Chee knows it will take him just 60 minutes to walk across the bridge that has separated him and his wife for the last eight months. The only problem is: he can’t. This bridge is the Johor–Singapore Causeway, a highway over water that separates Singapore from Johor, a …

Binance removes Singapore products on main platform after regulator's warning – Reuters

Binance logo and stock graph are displayed in this illustration taken, June 28, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File PhotoHONG KONG, Sept 6 (Reuters) – Embattled Binance, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, said it will restrict its services in Singapore days after the city state's central bank said it should stop offering payment services.The Monetary Authority …

Table tennis: Singapore's men's team joint-champions with Kazakhstan of Asian championships second tier – The Straits Times

Read 3 articles and stand to win rewardsSpin the wheel nowSINGAPORE – The national men’s table tennis team were crowned joint-champions with Kazakhstan of the second tier of the Asian Table Tennis Championships in Qatar, Doha.The two teams had been scheduled to play in the final on Friday (Oct 1) but the match was cancelled …

Seriously ill COVID-19 patients double in vaccine pace-setter Singapore – Reuters

People wait at an observation area after their vaccination at a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination center in Singapore March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Edgar SuSINGAPORE, Sept 13 (Reuters) – The rapid pace of new COVID-19 infections and a doubling of seriously ill patients in Singapore have raised unexpected hurdles to reopening plans for the vaccination frontrunner, where …