Singapore tightens curbs after third consecutive daily virus record Sep 26, 2021 0 0 12345 Bangkok: Singapore’s Health Ministry reported a record number of coronavirus cases for the third consecutive day on Friday, along with three related deaths, prompting the government to tighten restrictions.The ministry reported around 1,600 new infections, taking the total to over 84,000, almost 20,000 of which have been reported over the past four weeks. The three fatalities reported on Friday mean that 73 people have died in the 5.7-million population city-state since the start of the pandemic.Two of three who died were among the 82 per cent of fully-vaccinated adults, according to the ministry.The government said on Friday that restaurant dining is to be limited to two people per table, who must either be vaccinated, have recovered or test negative for the virus. (dpa) Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES Palestinian killed by Israeli forces in West Bank settlement clashes Sep 26, 2021 0 0 Quad leaders to strengthen focus in Indo-Pacific region Sep 26, 2021 0 0 At least 15 killed by suicide bomb attack in Somalia Sep 26, 2021 0 0 More than 350,000 dead in a decade of war in Syria: UN dpa Beirut More than than 350,000 people have been killed in the conflict in Syria, which has been ongoing for 10 years, the United Nations said on Friday. “We assess this figure of 350,209 as statistically sound, based as .. Philippines to lose over $789 billion in 40 years due to coronavirus Manila: The Philippines’ economic losses due to the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns are estimated to be more than 40 trillion pesos ($789 billion) in the next 40 years, the country’s chief economist said on Saturday. .. One dead, nine missing in sea accidents in Philippines Manila: One passenger ship crew member drowned while nine fishermen were missing in two separate sea accidents in the Philippines, the coast guard said Saturday. The crew member of MV Lite Ferry 3 was trapped inside the ..