Indonesia considering taxes for sweet drinks, polluting cars and plastic bags
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Indonesia considering taxes for sweet drinks, polluting cars and plastic bags

Indonesia is considering taxing sweetened drinks, vehicles that emit carbon and plastic bags. Finance Minister…

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Hong Kong reports second COVID-19 death
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Hong Kong reports second COVID-19 death

Hong Kong has reported its second death from the coronavirus. The victim is a 70-year-old…

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COVID-19: Japan draws criticism over response to virus-stricken cruise ship
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COVID-19: Japan draws criticism over response to virus-stricken cruise ship

Hundreds of passengers who tested negative for COVID-19 have begun to leave the Diamond Princess…

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COVID-19: Death toll climbs to more than 2,000 in China
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COVID-19: Death toll climbs to more than 2,000 in China

China is moving to fire up business and production after weeks of disruption caused by…

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Close to 700 animals born at Singapore’s wildlife parks in 2019
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Close to 700 animals born at Singapore’s wildlife parks in 2019

Nearly 700 animals were born at Singapore’s wildlife parks in 2019. They included a pair…

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COVID-19 test kits will be made available in some private hospitals to share patient load
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COVID-19 test kits will be made available in some private hospitals to share patient load

COVID-19 test kits may be soon available in some private hospitals, so that they can…

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Singapore conducts proactive surveillance, random sampling to detect COVID-19 cases
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Singapore conducts proactive surveillance, random sampling to detect COVID-19 cases

On Feb 18, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong emphasised Singapore will not be raising the…

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COVID-19 outbreak: 900 GP clinics progressively activated as Public Health Preparedness Clinics
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COVID-19 outbreak: 900 GP clinics progressively activated as Public Health Preparedness Clinics

About 900 GP clinics are being progressively activated as Public Health Preparedness Clinics (PHPCs) to…

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One-year-old baby among five COVID-19 patients discharged
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One-year-old baby among five COVID-19 patients discharged

Five more COVID-19 patients in Singapore were discharged on Feb 18, including a one-year-old who…

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Singapore Budget 2020: Singaporeans aged 25 and above to receive S$500 SkillsFuture Credit top-up
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Singapore Budget 2020: Singaporeans aged 25 and above to receive S$500 SkillsFuture Credit top-up

Amid economic transformation and a reduced growth outlook, Singaporeans will receive further support to undergo…

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