Indonesia morning news for June 16

Indonesia morning news for June 16

Indonesia reports 1,017 new coronavirus infections, 64 deaths Indonesia reported on Monday 1,017 new coronavirus infections and 64 more deaths, the highest COVID-19 death toll in a single day in the Southeast Asian nation to date. — Reuters Indonesia posts US$2.1 billion trade surplus in May 2020 Indonesia recorded a trade surplus of US$2.1 billion […]

Singapore morning news for June 16

Singapore morning news for June 16

Singapore to charge for COVID-19 airport entry screening starting Wednesday Singapore will introduce a user pays COVID-19 screening model for non-citizens or PR holders entering or leaving the island city-state commencing 11:59 June 17. — AEC News Today Singapore GDP forecast to contract by 5.8% in 2020: MAS survey The Singapore economy is expected to […]

Indonesia morning news for June 15

Indonesia morning news for June 15

Indonesia to permit travel to and from 4 countries Indonesia has been drawing up a plan to allow the resumption of travel to and from four countries, including Japan, in an effort towards economic recovery after the tourism sector has been hit especially hard by the coronavirus pandemic, a government official said on Friday. — […]

Singapore morning news for June 15

Singapore morning news for June 15

Up to 400,000 lower-income households to receive vouchers under S$20m CDC scheme UP to 400,000 lower-income Singaporean households will be able to collect S$50 in vouchers later this month, as part of a S$20 million scheme launched on Friday. — The Business Times Coronavirus: All types of renovation projects can apply to start work From […]

Indonesia morning news for June 12

Indonesia morning news for June 12

Indonesia’s COVID-19 death toll hits 2,000 as cases continue to rise The number of fatalities linked to COVID-19 in Indonesia reached 2,000 on Thursday, as the number of confirmed cases continues to rise amid plans by the central government to gradually ease restrictions ahead of the so-called “new normal”. — The Jakarta Post Indonesia coronavirus […]

Singapore morning news for June 12

Singapore morning news for June 12

Over 95,000 employers in Singapore to receive S$450m in wage credits by June 30 MORE than95,000 employers in Singapore will receive over S$450 million in payouts by the end of this month under the Wage Credit Scheme (WCS), the Ministry of Finance (MOF) and the Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS) announced in a joint […]

Indonesia morning news for June 11

Indonesia morning news for June 11

Indonesia reports biggest daily rise in COVID-19 cases for a second day Indonesia reported on Wednesday (Jun 10) its biggest daily increase in COVID-19 cases for a second successive day, with 1,241 new infections, taking its total to 34,316. — CNA State Minister: 340 Million COVID-19 Vaccines Would be Needed Coordinating Minister of Economic Affairs […]

Singapore morning news for June 11

Singapore morning news for June 11

Ebola drug remdesivir conditionally approved for COVID-19 treatment in Singapore Antiviral drug remdesivir has been granted conditional approval to be administered to COVID-19 patients in Singapore who are severely ill, the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) said on Wednesday (Jun 10). — Channel NewsAsia (very annoying popups) Graph shows how Singapore conducts far less tests per […]

Indonesia morning news for June 10

Indonesia morning news for June 10

Indonesia’s GDP to stagnate as global economy sees worst recession in 80 years: World Bank Indonesia’s gross domestic product (GDP) will grow at zero percent this year as the global economy is expected to see its deepest downturn since the Second World War, the World Bank has forecast. — The Jakarta Post Indonesia’s Daily Coronavirus […]

Singapore morning news for June 10

Singapore morning news for June 10

218 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore in lowest daily tally since April 11 There were 218 new coronavirus cases confirmed as of noon on Tuesday (June 9), the lowest daily tally since April 11 when 191 new cases were reported. — Straits Times (annoying popups) Singapore’s dengue cases hit seven-year high Dengue fever infections this […]

Indonesia morning news for June 9

Indonesia morning news for June 9

Jakarta back in business as 847 new COVID-19 cases reported Indonesia’s health ministry on Monday (Jun 8) reported 847 new coronavirus infections and 32 new deaths, taking the total number of cases to 32,033 and fatalities to 1,883. — CNA Government announces travel requirements during transition to ‘new normal’ The Indonesian government has issued a […]

Singapore morning news for June 9

Singapore morning news for June 9

Singapore’s Elections Dept lists safety measures for general election THE Elections Department has spelt out the safety measures to be taken to ensure a safe election – measures that include reducing the number of voters in polling stations and barring people from entering the stations if they are found to be running a temperature and […]

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