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Marsiling Lane Hawker Centre and Wet Market closed due to Covid-19 cluster

Straits Times 21 Sep 2021
SINGAPORE - A new Covid-19 cluster has emerged at the Marsiling Lane Hawker Centre and Wet Market at Blocks 20 and 21, said MP for Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC, Mr Zaqy Mohamad ... And the Ayer Rajah Food Centre in West Coast had closed on Sunday (Sept 19), after some stallholders and cleaners tested positive for the virus during regular testing.
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Marsiling Lane Hawker Centre and Wet Market closed due to Covid-19 cluster there

Straits Times 21 Sep 2021
SINGAPORE - A new Covid-19 cluster has emerged at the Marsiling Lane Hawker Centre and Wet Market at Blocks 20 and 21, said MP for Marsiling-Yew Tee GRC, Mr Zaqy Mohamad ... And the Ayer Rajah Food Centre in West Coast had closed on Sunday (Sept 19), after some stallholders and cleaners tested positive for the virus during regular testing.
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Marsiling Lane hawker centre, market closed as cases emerge

Straits Times 21 Sep 2021
Ayer Rajah Food Centre in West Coast Drive closed on Sunday after several stallholders and cleaners tested positive for Covid-19 during regular testing ... "There is nothing much to be scared of - new clusters nowadays are inevitable and all over Singapore.". But a cleaner who wanted ...
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Could a Singapore scheme for domestic workers be a model for changing Hong Kong’s live-in ...

South China Morning Post 19 Sep 2021
... as a part-time home cleaner and lives with three friends in a flat not far from central Singapore.
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The remains of Reebonz

Straits Times 18 Sep 2021
SINGAPORE - The online marketplace Reebonz that entered creditors' voluntary liquidation last Friday (Sept 10) has an empty office at its building in Tampines on its hands ... "The cleaners from Reebonz also haven't been to work in a few months," said a cleaner from Vallen Singapore who only wanted to be known as Mr Tan.
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New daily cases cross 1,000 mark; unvaccinated 90-year-old man dies

Straits Times 18 Sep 2021
Singapore saw its 60th Covid-19 death when an unvaccinated 90-year-old man died on Friday, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said yesterday. Singapore also saw more than 1,000 Covid-19 cases yesterday with a total of 1,009 new cases reported, the highest daily number since April 23 last year ... Of these, 20 were staff and two were cleaners.
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Can a new scheme help improve life for Singapore’s domestic workers?

Al Jazeera 16 Sep 2021
Burmese migrant Poe Ei San, 25, is among a small but growing number of home cleaners in Singapore hired under the HSS [Zachary Tang/Al Jazeera] ... Dominic Lim, sales and marketing manager of cleaning firm Fresh Cleaning, adds that Singapore’s Myanmar community sees cleaner roles as preferable to the life of a household-bound domestic worker.
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Senior suffers hip fracture after being pushed by fellow cleaner during squabble

Straits Times 07 Sep 2021
SINGAPORE - A squabble between two cleaners ended up with one of them, an elderly woman, suffering a hip fracture and being unable to work ... Hatimah and her victim were working as cleaners at a school in Bukit Batok at the time of the incident.
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Forum: Success of tray return enforcement shows only laws can change behaviour here

Straits Times 07 Sep 2021
Tables are clean without having to wait for a cleaner to come by. It seems that simple education on ethics and civic-consciousness does not work in Singapore ... ....
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Success shows only laws can change behaviour here

Straits Times 07 Sep 2021
Tables are clean without having to wait for a cleaner to come by. It seems that simple education on ethics and civic-consciousness does not work in Singapore ... ....
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Energy from sun viable source of green power

Straits Times 04 Sep 2021
Solar panels are no longer a rarity in Singapore ... And the 440 megawatt-peak (MWp) energy that existing panels can harvest would meet a mere fraction of Singapore’s total energy needs ... In fact, accelerating solar deployment is critical to Singapore’s transition to cleaner energy ... Singapore’s target for solar power capacity by 2025 95%.
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SMRT rolls out 15 fully electric cabs under new brand Strides Taxi; 300 to ply ...

Straits Times 30 Aug 2021
Temasek-owned SMRT currently operates the third largest cab fleet in Singapore with around 1,780 vehicles, all of which are diesel-electric hybrids ... It is expanding its electric and hybrid vehicle fleet in Singapore through its rental arm GrabRentals, and aims to have a full fleet running on cleaner energy by 2030.
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Must-reads

Straits Times 29 Aug 2021
THE BIG STORY. PM Lee. S'pore will squarely address difficult issues. Singapore will squarely address the difficult issues of race, religion and fair play in society, as it refocuses on a future with Covid-19 under control ... WORLD ... WORLD ... US official ... SINGAPORE ... But some diners still believe the job should fall solely on cleaners ... SINGAPORE ... LIFE ... ....
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Can home cleaning scheme replace live-in maids?

Straits Times 28 Aug 2021
Ms Poe Ei San, 25, a Myanmar migrant, could not find work as a nurse in Singapore, so she cleaned homes instead ... Living separately from the families they work for results in fewer opportunities for ill-treatment and abuse of cleaners, said Singapore Management University associate professor of law Eugene Tan.
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CPL 2021: Jamaica Tallawahs and Trinbago Knight Riders win big

Sify 28 Aug 2021
Russell's blitzkrieg took Jamaica to a mammoth 255/5. In reply, St Lucia were all out for 135 ... Their bowling attack was taken to the cleaners, including 14 wides and seven no-balls. Only Tim David, the Singapore batsman who recently signed for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the final, made a fifty off just 22 balls ... Brief scores ... Player of the match ... .
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