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August 13, 2022

Indoor mask rule stays as Covid-19 cases remain high

Health Ministry will continue to calibrate measures depending on the situation

Indoor mask rule stays as Covid-19 cases remain high

2 mins

Shift away from social distancing, quarantine as US eases virus guidelines

A woman at a Covid-19 testing site in Berkeley, California, last month. The CDC’s new guidelines come long after many Americans have dispensed with practices such as social distancing, quarantine and mask-wearing.

Shift away from social distancing, quarantine as US eases virus guidelines

2 mins

Pandemic deepened divisions in most nations, but not Singapore: Survey

7 in 10 here also say outbreak was tackled in ways reflecting strength of political system

Pandemic deepened divisions in most nations, but not Singapore: Survey

2 mins

Shipping hit in Germany as Rhine water levels drop

Uneconomical for many barges to sail through key waypoint as river dries out

Shipping hit in Germany as Rhine water levels drop

3 mins

J&J to stop selling talc-based baby powder globally in 2023

Johnson & Johnson will stop selling talc-based baby powder globally next year, the drugmaker said, more than two years after it ended US sales of a product that drew thousands of consumer safety lawsuits.

J&J to stop selling talc-based baby powder globally in 2023

2 mins

Shelling at nuclear plant as Russia, Ukraine trade blame

West urges Moscow to withdraw troops; UN calls for facility to become demilitarised zone

Shelling at nuclear plant as Russia, Ukraine trade blame

3 mins

California governor plans to store, recycle water

California Governor Gavin Newsom has unveiled a new water strategy that plans for a future with 10 per cent less water and shifts the emphasis from conservation to capturing more water that otherwise flows out to sea.

California governor plans to store, recycle water

1 min

Experts question India’s new climate change goals

Debate over whether 4th-biggest emitter of CO2 is doing enough to fight global warming

Experts question India’s new climate change goals

3 mins

Japan turns to nuclear plants amid power crunch

Signboards at a 7-Eleven store that were partially switched off amid power-saving measures in Tokyo in June. The Japanese government has wrestled with power shortages, asking people to cut consumption and debating whether to increase reliance on nuclear energy.

Japan turns to nuclear plants amid power crunch

1 min

Samsung heir gets presidential pardon amid economic crisis

S. Korean business leader, jailed for bribery, needed to help drive nation’s growth, says minister

Samsung heir gets presidential pardon amid economic crisis

2 mins

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PublisherSPH Media Limited

CategoryNewspaper

LanguageEnglish

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