Tag : Singapore

Coronavirus: Singapore tightens testing for all travellers amid Omicron concerns

Travellers must test negative for Covid-19 within two days of their departure, and will also have to take a PCR test on arrival in SingaporeThe government will also halt introducing new quarantine-free travel arrangements and relaxing social distancing measures, health minister Ong Ye Kung said Singapore, which in recent months was progressively re...

Massages, 'ritual showers': Mother and lover accused of sexually abusing young daughter

SINGAPORE — The sexual abuse began at the age of 10, when a girl's mother and her lover began exploiting her under the guise of treating her irregular menses, or curing her of evil spirits. For around the next six years, the girl was subjected to massages by the man while her mother held her legs down. He would also make the girl perform sexual act...

As Singapore sees more Covid-19 deaths than last year, what happens to the bodies of patients without families?

A rise in cases has put pressure on the city state's funeral service industry to adjust to handling more Covid-19 deaths Funeral workers and religious leaders stand in for family at wakes and cremations when there are no mourners When it comes to death, veteran embalmer Dennis Pedrozo has seen it all in his 24 years of preserving bodies. But nothin...