JOHOR BAHRU (March 1): Johor is envisioning negotiations on travel arrangements between Malaysia and Singapore, including reopening of borders, following the implementation of the Covid-19 immunisation programme in the country.
After several suspensions and delays, the multi-billion ringgit Johor Bahru (JB)-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link finally kicked off in Nov 2020.
SINGAPORE (Feb 25): Singapore has received the first shipment of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine on Feb 13, 2021, according to the republic’s Ministry of Health (MOH).
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 24): The Malaysia-Singapore Business Council (MSBC) is hoping the business travel bubble between the two countries can be reinstated as soon as possible to restore vibrant trade and economic activities.
KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 19): Mass Rapid Transit Corp Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) said the progress of its Johor Baru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link is well on track as Malaysia started constructing its side of the infrastructure in November 2020, according to MRT Corp chief executive officer (CEO) Datuk Mohd Zarif Hashim.
SINGAPORE (Feb 15): The government’s tourism voucher coupled with school holidays have boosted the demand for staycation in Singapore hotels, but challenges are still there with the absence of international travellers, according to The Straits Times report.
SINGAPORE (Feb 11): Singapore should be able to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to its entire population within this year, provided that the vaccine supplies come in as scheduled, according to the republic’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong (pictured).
SINGAPORE (Feb 4): A number of Malaysians working in Singapore are among over 6,000 individuals who have received the second jab of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine here, thus completing the full vaccination regimen.
SINGAPORE (Feb 3): Singapore will impose an additional seven-day testing regime to all newly arrived workers in the construction, marine and process (CMP) sectors from higher-risk countries or regions after completing their 14-day Stay-Home Notice (SHN) from Feb 5.
SINGAPORE (Feb 2): Singapore has reached with Malaysia an in-principle agreement to have protocols for travel in circumstances such as family bereavements, according to the republic’s Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Vivian Balakrishnan.