LONDON/BRUSSELS/SINGAPORE (Reuters) -Governments around the world are urgently scouring databases for recent cases of COVID-19 infections, screening travellers and decoding the viral genomes of the new variant as they try to measure how far it has spread.
LONDON/BRUSSELS/SINGAPORE, Nov 30 Governments
around the world are urgently scouring databases for recent
cases of COVID-19 infections, screening travellers and decoding
the viral genomes of the new variant as they try to measure how
far it has spread.
SINGAPORE Singapore and Malaysia reopened one of the world's busiest land borders on Monday, allowing vaccinated travellers to cross after nearly two years of being shut due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
SYDNEY/SINGAPORE Nov 29 Some would-be travellers
are considering cancelling or delaying trip plans in response to
fresh curbs prompted by the Omicron variant of the coronavirus,
travel agents said on Monday, threatening an already fragile
recovery for the global tourism industry.
SINGAPORE Singapore's economy is expected to grow about 7% in 2021, at the top of the official forecast range, and will expand at a slower pace next year as an uneven recovery continues across sectors, the government said on Wednesday.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) -A Singapore court on Tuesday stayed the execution of a Malaysian convicted of drug smuggling for reasons of "common sense and humanity" after confirming he had tested positive for COVID-19, a day before he was due to be hanged.
SINGAPORE In wealthy Singapore, where new vehicle registration is tightly controlled to manage the city state's traffic and pollution, Tesla Inc is having a moment: surging sales are gobbling up rivals' market share.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) -Singapore plans to import up to 4 gigawatts (GW) of low-carbon electricity by 2035, or about 30% of its total supply, trade and industry Minister Gan Kim Yong said on Monday, to diversify supply and boost energy security.
SINGAPORE/SEOUL China's economic setbacks have darkened the outlook for countries in its orbit, from South Korea to Thailand, as a sharp factory slowdown and trade bottlenecks in the world's second-largest economy hit Asia on the supply as well as demand sides.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) -The global energy crunch which has sent natural gas prices to record highs and caused power shortages in many parts of the world is now spilling over to the island state of Singapore which is dependent on gas for power generation.