Enforcing a proposed ban on smoking in homes would be highly intrusive and raise privacy issues, said Minister of State for Sustainability and the Environment Amy Khor.
Attendees at the World Economic Forum meeting to be held in Singapore in August will not be required to serve a Stay-Home Notice.
Less than 1 per cent of Singapore's visitor arrivals since 1 April last year have tested positive for COVID-19, said Senior Minister of State for Health Koh Poh Koon in Parliament on Tuesday (16 February).
Cases of healthcare workers encountering harassment or physical or verbal abuse rose from about 1,080 in 2018 to 1,300 last year, said Health Minister Gan Kim Yong.
The public consultation period will be extended another four weeks, said National Development Minister Desmond Lee.
All migrant workers in Singapore will be vaccinated against COVID-19 by the year-end, along with Singaporeans and long-term pass holders living here.
TraceTogether (TT) data has been been used police investigators in one murder case, said Minister Vivian Balakrishnan.
Dr Vivian Balakrishnan said that he had not considered the Criminal Procedure Code when he earlier spoke about TraceTogether’s data privacy safeguards.
Singapore’s Parliament began live-streaming sittings for the first time on Monday (4 January), with members of the public able to tune in via YouTube.
Vaccinated travellers will continue to be subject to prevailing border measures and Stay-Home Notice (SHN) requirements, said MTF co-chair Lawrence Wong.
A new vaccine injury financial assistance scheme will help those who suffer a "serious adverse event" linked to the COVID-19 vaccines used in Singapore.
Karl Liew, the son of former prominent businessman Liew Mun Leong, will be charged in court on Thursday (5 November) with perjury.
Phase 3 of Singapore’s reopening could potentially last a year or more and will not be a return to pre-COVID-19 status, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said.
The Ministry of Law is studying the feasibility of setting up a Public Defender’s Office, said Law Minister K Shanmugam.
The AGC has identified two specific areas for improvement in the wake of the acquittal of ex-maid Parti Liyani, said Minister K Shanmugam.
The 1-month gap between a police report filed against a maid for theft and officers visiting the alleged crime scene was inexcusable, said K Shanmugam.
Singapore's Institutes of Higher Learning handled 172 disciplinary cases involving sexual misconduct committed by students and staff from 2015 to 2019.
MediShield Life premiums need to be adjusted so as to keep the scheme “solvent and sustainable”, said Senior Minister of State for Health Koh Poh Koon.
The arts, culture and sports sectors in Singapore is set to have additional support measures and operating grants in the coming months.
Singapore will extend a one-off $3,000 Baby Support Grant to those whose babies were certified due in October.
The risk of inbound travellers from places with sound health surveillance systems being infected with COVID-19 and where incidence rates are similar to Singapore’s is low, said Transport Minister Ong Ye Kung on Tuesday (6 October). The level of risk is “no higher than that of a Singapore resident coming from Jurong or Sembawang”, Ong added.
A new Bill to support smaller firms undergoing insolvency through a simplified, faster and cheaper process will be tabled in Parliament on Monday (5 October).
While payments for ERP can technically be done via smartphones, security and operational issues underlie the next-generation on-board units for ERP charges.
Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam will deliver a ministerial statement on the Parti Liyani case in Parliament, the People’s Action Party (PAP) said on Wednesday (16 September).