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Asia · Singapore

Singapore reports 13,520 new COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths

52% Left coverage: 31 sources
Alaska reports 1,423 cases of COVID-19 among residents and 12 among nonresidents over a two-day period. Since the pandemic began, 1,168 Alaskans and 33 non-residents have died from the virus. Tuesday's single-day case count of 1,252 was the highest in nearly a month.See the Story
Asia · Singapore

Singapore reports 15,345 new COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths

44% Left coverage: 18 sources
Health officials are reporting 469 new COVID-19 cases and a total of six additional deaths. The state’s county alert system map has no counties listed in red or orange. The remaining 53 counties are all in green. Free pop-up testing is available today in the following counties: Barbour County, Berkeley, Boone, Braxton, Cabell and Fayette.See the Story
Asia · Singapore

Singapore reports 4,269 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths

50% Right coverage: 12 sources
Health officials are reporting 87 new COVID-19 cases and a total of seven additional deaths, bringing the total numbers to 498,322 cases. 125 people are currently hospitalized with the virus, 35 of them are in the ICU, and 20 are on ventilators. Free pop-up CO VID-19 testing is available today in the following counties.See the Story
Heroin · Singapore

Singapore to hang mentally disabled man next week - family

50% Right coverage: 16 sources
Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam was arrested in 2009 for trafficking a small amount of heroin. The 34-year-old lost his final appeal last month, when judges rejected arguments that executing a man with mental disabilities contravenes international law. His family has now been informed he will be executed on Wednesday next week.See the Story
Asia · Kuala Lumpur

Another Malaysian to be hanged in Singapore wins reprieve

46% Right coverage: 11 sources
Datchinamurthy Kataiah, 36, was scheduled to be hanged Friday in Singapore. Court of Appeal allowed a stay of execution pending a legal challenge on May 20. Fellow Malaysian Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam was also on death row for over a decade before he was hanged on Wednesday.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Biden to meet Singapore's prime minister at the White House on Tuesday

66% Center coverage: 12 sources
Singapore is a rare Southeast Asian nation to impose sanctions on Russia for its invasion of Ukraine. Biden has sought to deepen ties in Asia as a counterweight to China's growing influence. Vice President Kamala Harris visited Singapore in August, announcing agreements involving cybersecurity, climate change and supply chain issues.See the Story
Business · Singapore

Asia stock markets sell off; Hong Kong’s Hang Seng down 3% and Tencent shares plunge 8%

66% Center coverage: 6 sources
An Asia-Pacific equity index shed about 1.5%, led by losses in Japan and in Chinese technology firms. US and European futures wavered but came off session lows as traders evaluated whether a 4% plunge in the S&P 500 index might give way to dip-buying. Yield premiums on US investment-grade corporate dollar bonds jumped five basis points Wednesday.See the Story
Asia · Hong Kong

Hong Kong and Singapore virus response a tale of two very different cities

67% Center coverage: 3 sources
Hong Kong has announced compulsory testing for all 7.4 million residents and the tightest social distancing rules to date. Singapore decided last fall to transition away from zero-Covid after realising it was not sustainable to isolate and hospitalise all the infected. Only around 61 percent of Hong Kongers aged 70 or above have received at least one dose of vaccine.See the Story
Business · Singapore

Singapore wants to allow vaccinated travelers to visit without quarantine

100% Center coverage: 1 sources
Singapore wants to eventually allow all travelers to skip quarantine in the country as long as they are vaccinated, Transport Minister S. Iswaran said.See the Story

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