UPDATE UK adds Thailand to Covid travel ‘red list’ – Pattaya One News

The British government on Monday will add Thailand to its travel “red list”. Foreigners are banned from travelling to England from red list countries, and nationals are required to quarantine. “Thailand and Montenegro will be added to the red list from 4 am on Monday 30 August 2021,” reflecting the increased coronavirus case rates in those countries, the Department for Transport … Read more

Ho Ching: Free masks cannot be sent to letterboxes as they are too small – Mothership.SG – News from Singapore, Asia and around the world

Today (Aug. 26) marks the first day of the Temasek Foundation Stay Prepared initiative, a month long national distribution of free face masks that will run until Sep. 26. Earlier today at 11:50am, the chief executive officer of Temasek Holdings, Ho Ching, took to Facebook to apologise for not being able to deliver the masks … Read more

Huge crack appears on exterior facade of Rivervale Mall in Sengkang – Mothership.SG – News from Singapore, Asia and around the world

Update on Aug. 25, 11:27pm: The article has been updated with a statement from the Building and Construction Authority (BCA). A large crack appeared on the exterior wall of Rivervale Mall recently, and photos of it were circulated on social media. Crack on the wall It is uncertain when the crack first formed. When Mothership visited … Read more

8 F&B outlets ordered to close & 59 diners fined for breaching SMMs – Mothership.SG – News from Singapore, Asia and around the world

Eight food and beverage outlets were ordered to close while 22 outlets and 59 individuals were fined for safe management measures (SMM) breaches, the Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment (MSE) said on Aug. 20. Seven outlets were ordered to close for 10 days, while one has been ordered to close for 20 days for … Read more

Woman finds fish flopping on Pasir Ris boardwalk on rainy day, releases it back into water – Mothership.SG – News from Singapore, Asia and around the world

A woman walked onto the Pasir Ris mangrove swamp boardwalk on Aug. 24 and found a fish flopping about. That was the day Singapore What to do with fish? According to the woman who shared her bizarre encounter on the Singapore Wildlife Sightings Facebook group, she was genuinely perplexed about what she should do with … Read more

Thailand on track to get 100 million shots in arms by year end, official says – Thailand News – ASEAN NOW formerly Thai Visa Forum

So if the government buy another 12m Sinovac, they could reach their target. I really hope it goes perfectly because Thai people could sure use a break. Yesterday Astra Zeneca to deliver 61 million doses ……… Now only 7 million doses a month 4×7 = 28 million and the new of yesterday if the 61 … Read more

MOH reports deaths of 91-year-old woman & 87-year-old man due to Covid-19 complications – Mothership.SG – News from Singapore, Asia and around the world

The Ministry of Health (MOH) reported two deaths due to complications from Covid-19 infection on Sunday (August 22). 91-year-old unvaccinated woman A 91-year-old female Permanent Resident passed away from complications due to Covid-19 infection on August 22. According to MOH, her case was first reported on August 3. She had developed symptoms on July 30, … Read more

SBS bus captain praised after he paused bus route to help elderly tissue paper seller near Joo Chiat Complex – Mothership.SG – News from Singapore, Asia and around the world

An SBS bus captain has been recognised on social media for his act of kindness toward a tissue paper seller. The act of kindness was witnessed by one Ibrahim FJ, who took to Facebook to share what he had witnessed. Bus stopped for longer than usual According to his Facebook post on Aug. 3, Ibrahim … Read more

Ex-Ngee Ann Poly student says she’d like to apologise to racist lecturer Tan Boon Lee for subjecting him to hate – Mothership.SG – News from Singapore, Asia and around the world

A former Ngee Ann Polytechnic student, who shared about her experience in former lecturer Tan Boon Lee’s class, has said that she would like to apologise to him if she had the chance to speak to him again today, despite calling him out for his discriminatory speech and actions on Instagram previously. The 22-year-old NP … Read more

Nas Daily tackles allegations of him being exploitative in the Philippines in 6-minute video – Mothership.SG – News from Singapore, Asia and around the world

Nuseir Yassin, founder of the Nas Daily media company, has uploaded a video on Facebook on Monday (Aug. 9) following a recent controversy he’s been embroiled in. The 6-minute video, which addresses the allegations made against him by Filipino farmer and social entrepreneur Louise De Guzman Mabulo, is titled “Be careful of fake posts”. Allegations … Read more