Singapore News Asia Tue, 11 May 2021 16:30:37 +0800Hong Kong scraps mandatory COVID-19 vaccines for foreign domestic workers
HONG KONG: Hong Kong on Tuesday (May 11) scrapped a plan to make COVID-19 vaccines mandatory for foreign domestic workers after the proposal sparked an outcry and a diplomatic tussle.
But authorities ordered all foreign helpers to undergo another ro...Tue, 11 May 2021 16:09:26 +0800Philippine economy shrinks 4.2% in first quarter
The Philippine economy shrank in the first three months of the year as coronavirus restrictions suppressed activity, but a top official said there were signs the country was "on the mend".Tue, 11 May 2021 15:56:25 +0800Japan launches first joint military drill with US, France
Japanese, US and French troops kicked off their first-ever joint military drill Tuesday in southwestern Japan, as concerns rise over China's growing assertiveness in the region.Tue, 11 May 2021 14:56:28 +08007 killed in landslide at Indonesia gold mine
At least seven people were killed and one reported missing after a landslide at an Indonesian gold mine, authorities said on Tuesday (May 11).Tue, 11 May 2021 14:50:37 +0800Malaysia's king urges people to stay home as country returns to MCO to curb COVID-19
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's King Al-Sultan Abdullah on Tuesday (May 11) advised the public to stay home and avoid going out if they have no urgent matters to attend to during the movement control order (MCO).
Doing so would indirectly help frontline ...
Singapore Today Online Tue, 11 May 2021 08:14:44 +0000Covid-19: Tight border controls could lead to higher unemployment, job losses, says Lawrence Wong
Tue, 11 May 2021 08:06:26 +0000Alleged racist attack: Racism, xenophobia will become normalised if Singapore is not careful, warns Shanmugam
Tue, 11 May 2021 07:43:50 +0000Plans afoot to deploy booster vaccine jabs as early as end-2021 if needed: Gan Kim Yong
Tue, 11 May 2021 06:51:55 +0000Car dealership manager jailed, fined, for role in corrupt deal involving more than S$388,000 in kickbacks
Tue, 11 May 2021 07:34:19 +0000New garden at Choa Chu Kang Cemetery Complex for families to scatter ash remains of loved ones