Mindef: Singapore military aircraft that flew over Johor were taking part in multilateral exercise

SINGAPORE - Singapore military aircraft that flew over southern Johor earlier this month were taking part in a multilateral exercise and had obtained the requisite approvals to enter Malaysian territorial airspace, said the Ministry of Defence (Mindef) on Tuesday (Oct 19). This was during Exercise Bersama Gold, a Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) exercise held...

Leaked Texts Reveal Sylvia Chan Calling Ryan Tan & Dee Kosh “F**king Egoistic & Poor”

Last week, Singapore publication Must Share News (MS News) broke the news that Night Owl Cinematics (NOC) had apparently listed its office in Yishun for sale on CommercialGuru. Today, the Must Share News team have more tea to spill on Sylvia Chan. MS News was able to sit down with several people who used to work in...

Singapore’s Covid-19 strategy may seem like a ‘flip-flop’, but it helps avert massive deaths: Ong Ye Kung

SINGAPORE - In managing the Covid-19 pandemic, Singapore did not take a purist "zero-Covid" or "living with Covid" approach, but adopted an eradication strategy when the population was vulnerable before opening up progressively after vaccination had given Singaporeans a protective shield. Health Minister Ong Ye Kung said this on Monday morning (Oct 18) in his...

Pontian Wanton Noodles staff caught chopping meat on floor, SFA investigating

An incident in which employees of Pontian Wanton Noodles were seen chopping and handling meat on the floor at its Paya Lebar Square outlet.Stomp The Singapore Food agency (SFA) is investigating an incident in which employees of Pontian Wanton Noodles were seen chopping and handling meat on the floor at its Paya Lebar Square outlet. A Stomp...

Girl visits doctor for stomach ailment, misses PSLE English paper due to PCR test

Pupils on Covid-19 quarantine orders and leave of absence can sit the exams if they test negative.The Straits Times SINGAPORE - Financial manager Sally Ang's daughter had a stomachache the night before her first Primary School Leaving Examination paper on Thursday (Sept 30) but the doctor found signs of a respiratory infection and had her...

Covid-19 antibody cocktail treatment to arrive in Singapore in October: NCID

A vial of Regeneron monoclonal antibody. Monoclonal antibodies are laboratory-made proteins that act like antibodies in helping the body to fight off infection.Reuters More treatments are now available here for Covid-19 patients, as Singapore continues to battle against a rising number of coronavirus infections. The latest addition to this arsenal of treatment options is a Covid-19...

Man fined $7,000 for Covid breaches at influencer event on yacht

Lim Tian Yi (above) was handed a $7,000 fine. In promoting the event, he and a friend invited 11 influencers on board a pleasure craft, including Ms Audrey Chen, who won Miss Mermaid Singapore in 2016.Instagram To help promote his friend's business involved in organising events such as retreats, a Singaporean man co-organised a marketing...

PSLE candidates in quarantine need to inform school by 12pm, take daily ARTs at 6pm: MOE

Those who are positive for Covid-19 or on stay-home notice are still not allowed to sit exams this year.The Straits Times file Quarantined pupils who wish to take the Primary School Leaving Examination (PSLE) this year will need to inform the school by 12pm on the day they receive a quarantine order. They will also need to...

Badge man? Shopper with mask under nose confronts woman filming him in supermarket

Screengrab from Instagram/ sg incidents A man wearing a cap was filmed confronting a woman who called him out for not wearing his mask properly in an unidentified supermarket. In a video uploaded on Instagram on Sunday (Sept 26), the man was seen squaring up to a woman dressed in black, while yelling, “I got my mask up. What’s...

Johor launches vaccination programme for Malaysians who used to cross into Singapore daily in hopes of reopening border

The once bustling Johor Baru City Square, where millions shopped after crossing over from Singapore, has shuttered after repeated lockdowns deepened the loss of income from the border closure after the Covid-19 pandemic hit.The Straits Times/Syahril Azrul Har JOHOR BARU - The once-hectic causeway is now devoid of any hustle and bustle, a stark reminder...