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    Mikaela Mayer overwhelms Helen Joseph in one-sided victory The Best Happiness-Boosting Tip For a Long Life, According to Your Zodiac Sign Singapore Home Sales More Than Double as Strict Lockdown Eased (Bloomberg) -- Singapore home sales more than doubled in June as buyers flocked back to the market following the end of a two-month lockdown. © Bloomberg Housing blocks stand in the Punggol area in Singapore on Monday, April 20, 2020. The number of daily coronavirus cases in Singapore...
    SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore’s economy entered recession in the April-June quarter, contracting 12.6% from the same period a year earlier. Preliminary data reported Tuesday showed the economy contracting 41.2% in quarterly terms in April-June as the city-state, heavily reliant on trade and tourism, imposed “circuit breaker” precautions to curb the coronavirus pandemic. An update of the data are due for release in August. An early outbreak of the COVID-19 virus was followed later by a surge in...
    A general view of the Marina Bay Sands, the ArtScience Museum, the Singapore Flyer and the central business district on June 19, 2020 in Singapore.Suhaimi Abdullah | Getty Images Singapores economy entered a technical recession after shrinking by 41.2% in the second quarter compared to the previous quarter, advance estimates by the Ministry of Trade and Industry showed on Tuesday. The latest gross domestic product estimate — computed largely from data in April and May — was worse than analysts...
    Green businesses are booming in Ho Chi Minh, where a young, highly connected population, a well-priced programmer’s nursery, and a promising sector in a country especially vulnerable to climate change, have made this city the Southeast Silicon Valley Asian. Le Thanh had an idea: make footwear from the coffee grounds and sell it online. He launched ShoeX in 2017 and his initiative caught the eye in the Vietnamese edition of the famous reality show “Shark Tank”, in which entrepreneurs invest...
    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — To slow the spread of the coronavirus, governments issued lockdowns to keep people at home. They curtailed activities that affected services like trash collection. They tried to shield hospitals from a surge of patients. But the cascading effects of these restrictions also are hampering efforts to cope with seasonal outbreaks of dengue, an incurable, mosquito-borne disease that is also known as “breakbone fever” for its severely painful symptoms. Southeast Asian countries like Singapore and Indonesia have...
    By VICTORIA MILKO and ANIRUDDHA GHOSAL, AP Science Writers JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — To slow the spread of the coronavirus, governments issued lockdowns to keep people at home. They curtailed activities that affected services like trash collection. They tried to shield hospitals from a surge of patients. But the cascading effects of these restrictions also are hampering efforts to cope with seasonal outbreaks of dengue, an incurable, mosquito-borne disease that is also known as “breakbone fever for its severely painful...
    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — To slow the spread of the coronavirus, governments issued lockdowns to keep people at home. They curtailed activities that affected services like trash collection. They tried to shield hospitals from a surge of patients. But the cascading effects of these restrictions also are hampering efforts to cope with seasonal outbreaks of dengue, an incurable, mosquito-borne disease that is also known as “breakbone fever” for its severely painful symptoms. Southeast Asian countries like Singapore and Indonesia...
    By Aradhana Aravindan and Anshuman Daga SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapores ruling party, stung by its worst ever election results, on Saturday signalled a possible delay to its meticulous succession plans, and analysts foresaw other policy changes that could affect the international business hub. The Peoples Action Party secured 83 of 93 parliamentary seats in Fridays election - a resounding win by international standards - and its share of the popular vote dropped near a record low, while the opposition won...
    Singapores Prime Minister and secretary-general of the ruling Peoples Action Party Lee Hsien Loong looks at members of the media as he prepares to leave after voting in the general election in Singapore on July 10, 2020.Roslan Rahman | AFP | Getty Images Singapores ruling Peoples Action Party (PAP) extended its unbroken rule in Fridays election, but its vote share slipped near a record low as opposition parties made historic inroads in a ballot held under the cloud of the...
    Municipal workers fumigates an areas of housing complex against Aedes Aegypti mosquitos as a measures to control a dengue outbreak amids Covid-19 pandemic in Wanasari village, Bekasi regency, West Java province, on May 6, 2020.Aditya Irawan | NurPhoto via Getty Images Theres no respite for Southeast Asian nations. With health-care systems already under strain due to the coronavirus pandemic, countries like Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand are also grappling with another infectious disease outbreak: dengue fever. We are seeing exploding numbers...
    SINGAPORE (AP) — Some 2.65 million Singaporeans will cast their ballot Friday with strict safety protocols to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s long-ruling party is expected to extend its unbroken rule, bolstered by the pandemic and fears of a severe economic recession. What you need to know about the vote: ________ SAFE ELECTIONS Lee’s People’s Action Party has been criticized for holding polls amid the pandemic, just weeks after Singapore emerged from two months...
    By EILEEN NG and EE MING TOH, Associated Press SINGAPORE (AP) — Wearing masks and plastic gloves, Singaporeans began voting Friday in a general election that is expected to return Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loongs long-governing party to power. About 1,100 polling stations across the city-state were open at 8 a.m., with strict safety measures in place for Southeast Asias first national election since the coronavirus pandemic began. The health crisis and concerns over an economic recession are a bonanza...
    SINGAPORE (AP) — Wearing masks and plastic gloves, Singaporeans began voting Friday in a general election that is expected to return Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s long-governing party to power. About 1,100 polling stations across the city-state were open at 8 a.m., with strict safety measures in place for Southeast Asia’s first national election since the coronavirus pandemic began. The health crisis and concerns over an economic recession are a bonanza for Lee’s People’s Action Party, with voters likely to...
    SINGAPORE (AP) — Voting begins in Singapore general elections, with strict safety precautions being taken against the coronavirus. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    By Aradhana Aravindan SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singaporeans wearing masks and gloves will cast their ballot on Friday under the cloud of the COVID-19 pandemic that is pushing the city-states economy towards its deepest recession and has made concerns over jobs the focus of the election. In power since independence in 1965, the ruling Peoples Action Party is expected to carry Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to another comfortable, and probably final victory. The son of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapores founding...
    FORMER Singapore forward Hafiz Rahim has died, aged 36. Tributes have poured in after the forward was killed in a horror motorbike accident. According to The Straits Times, the incident happened in Tampines in Singapore. The 36-year-old sadly leaves behind his wife and three children. Rahim started his career with Geylang United before moving on to play for Singapore Armed Forces in 2004. After returning to Geyland United he enjoyed stints with Gombak United, Home United and Warriors. He...
    FORMER Singapore forward Hafiz Rahim has died, aged 36. Tributes have poured in after the forward was killed in a horror motorbike accident. According to The Straits Times, the incident happened in Tampines in Singapore. The 36-year-old sadly leaves behind his wife and three children. Rahim started his career with Geylang United before moving on to play for Singapore Armed Forces in 2004. After returning to Geyland United he enjoyed stints with Gombak United, Home United and Warriors. He...
    By EILEEN NG and EE MING TOH, Associated Press SINGAPORE (AP) — Singaporeans vote Friday in Southeast Asia’s first election since the coronavirus pandemic began, with the health crisis and a grim economy expected to bolster Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s party and extend its unbroken rule. While victory seems secure for Lee’s People Action Party, the entry of his estranged younger brother into the political fray has given the opposition some hope of expanding its toehold in parliament. His...
    SINGAPORE (AP) — Singaporeans vote Friday in Southeast Asia’s first election since the coronavirus pandemic began, with the health crisis and a grim economy expected to bolster Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong’s party and extend its unbroken rule. While victory seems secure for Lee’s People Action Party, the entry of his estranged younger brother into the political fray has given the opposition some hope of expanding its toehold in parliament. His brother, Lee Hsien Yang, joined an opposition party...
    SINGAPORE – Scientists in Singapore are hoping to ideal a new process of power era driven mainly by shadows, with the hope that it could a person working day assistance hugely urbanized metropolitan areas electric power by themselves. The shadow-outcome vitality generator (SEG) remaining produced by the National College of Singapore has the opportunity to harness energy like photo voltaic cells, but without having needing open spaces with uninterrupted light. To function successfully, the SEG involves both equally light and...
    SINGAPORE – Scientists in Singapore are hoping to perfect a new method of power generation driven largely by shadows, with the hope that it could one day help highly urbanized cities power themselves. The shadow-effect energy generator (SEG) being developed by the National University of Singapore has the potential to harness power like solar cells, but without needing open spaces with uninterrupted light. To work effectively, the SEG requires both light and dark and, like solar panels, relies on light...
    SINGAPORE – Scientists in Singapore are hoping to perfect a new method of power generation driven largely by shadows, with the hope that it could one day help highly urbanized cities power themselves. The shadow-effect energy generator (SEG) being developed by the National University of Singapore has the potential to harness power like solar cells, but without needing open spaces with uninterrupted light. To work effectively, the SEG requires both light and dark and, like solar panels, relies on light...
    By Joseph Campbell SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Scientists in Singapore are hoping to perfect a new method of power generation driven largely by shadows, with the hope that it could one day help highly urbanised cities power themselves. The shadow-effect energy generator (SEG) being developed by the National University of Singapore has the potential to harness power like solar cells, but without needing open spaces with uninterrupted light. To work effectively, the SEG requires both light and dark and, like solar...
    While lockdown shaadis have definitely become a thing in India, actress Sameksha, who has done quite a few south films and was a prominent part of TV shows like Arjun – Har Yug Mein Aayega Ek, Zaara, Yahan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli, P.O.W. – Bandhi Yuddh Ke, Porus and was last seen in Tantra on Colors, has tied the knot, not in India, but Singapore. Well, her groom is based there. The actress married Singapore-based singer and industrialist Shael Oswal...
    By Aradhana Aravindan and Anshuman Daga SINGAPORE (Reuters) - For all the predictability of elections in Singapore, one result will be keenly watched when the city-state votes on Friday as finance minister Heng Swee Keat must win an unsafe seat to show people he has what it takes to be a future leader. Promoted last year to deputy prime minister, 59-year-old Heng is in line to succeed Lee Hsien Loong, as the son of Singapores modern founder Lee Kuan Yew...