End of the line: Malaysia, Singapore kill high-speed rail project

Project was first approved in 2013 but was delayed repeatedly; Malaysia wanted changes due to COVID economic downturn. A multi-billion-dollar high-speed rail link between Singapore and Malaysia’s capital Kuala Lumpur has been terminated. The two countries were unable to reach an agreement

Vaccine hesitancy stirs in nearly COVID-free Singapore

Singapore is preparing to roll out COVID-19 vaccinations, but the city state’s striking success in controlling the virus is making some question whether they should take the jabs. In a country where compliance with the authorities is generally high, some Singaporeans fear

COVID-19 scare on cruise ship a false alarm, Singapore says

Passenger who tested positive for COVID-19 aboard a ‘cruise-to-nowhere’ has been found not to have the virus. A passenger who tested positive for COVID-19 aboard a “cruise-to-nowhere” from Singapore, forcing the ship to return to the dock and nearly 1,700 guests to

Cruise to quarantine: Passengers isolated after COVID-19 case

Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas was the firm’s first vessel to sail from Singapore since it halted operations in March due to the pandemic. Some 2,000 passengers are quarantined in their cabins after a passenger tested positive for COVID-19 on board