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Singapore, Malaysia reopen busy land border for vaccinated travellers

Metro USA 29 Nov 2021
As many as 300,000 Malaysians commuted daily to wealthy city-state Singapore before the pandemic ... Singapore, with an aging population of 5.5 million, relies heavily on Malaysians living in the southern state of Johor, which is connected to Singapore by land, to staff businesses ranging from restaurants to semiconductor manufacturing.
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Omicron Covid variant: Singapore defers VTL arrangement with Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE over Omicron concern

Business Line 29 Nov 2021
No cases of this variant have been detected in Singapore so far, the MOH said ... Malaysia Prime Minister Ismail Sabri will witness the VTL launch with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said on Sunday, calling the launch a “significant step towards the restoration of bilateral and regional connectivity”.
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Singapore Airlines to resume service from Kochi on Nov 30

Beijing News 29 Nov 2021
Singapore Airlines on Sunday announced the resumption of passenger flights from Kochi, starting from November 30 ... "We are extremely happy to have Singapore Airlines here after a twenty-month-long hiatus ... family in Singapore," the Managing Director said.
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Joyful reunions as Malaysia-Singapore land border reopens

Info News 29 Nov 2021
Buses ferried fully vaccinated passengers across the Causeway Bridge that connects the island of Singapore with the Malaysian peninsula, with strict measures in place including pre-departure and on-arrival COVID-19 tests ... His wife works as a cleaner in Singapore and was stranded when borders were shut.
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Soaring Container Rates Put PIL Back on Solid Financial Footing

The Maritime Executive 29 Nov 2021
"This is above and beyond PIL’s contractual obligations to holders of Option BSPCS," the firm noted ... In recent months, it has rolled out four new service rotations originating in China, with routes connecting the Chinese market to Singapore and West Malaysia; the Middle East; India's West Coast; and Thailand ... ....
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Causeway linking Singapore and Malaysia reopens

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 28 Nov 2021
Singapore and Malaysia have agreed to reopen a causeway linking the two countries starting Monday, allowing cross-border land travel for the first time since March last year ... Both sides will work to restore travel on the Tuas Second Link, another land connection, Singapore said.
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Singapore Airlines to resume operations from Kochi on November 30

Business Line 28 Nov 2021
Singapore Airlines has announced the resumption of passenger flights from Kochi from November 30 ... CIAL Managing Director, S.Suhas, said the board has taken proactive steps to re-establish air connectivity to Kochi from all international travel hubs.
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Omicron scare: Move to ramp up testing at airports, entry points in Assam

The Times of India 28 Nov 2021
GUWAHATI ... The biggest relief for the northeastern states, however, can be the lack of direct international flight connectivity at present. The last international commercial flight through the northeast was for Paro-Guwahati-Singapore, which was suspended on March 20 last year amid Covid scare ... These are confirmed Covid-positive cases ... .
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Pongchula international airport unlikely

Kuensel 27 Nov 2021
Chhimi Dema ... The data collection is underway ... “The third international internet gateway would connect Gelephu-Bongaigaon-Agartala in India to Cumilla-Kuakata in Bangladesh to Singapore.”. He said that there are two costs for Bhutan while connecting the third internet gateway, connecting Bangladesh to Singapore and connecting Bangladesh to Bhutan.
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More information about Omicron needed to decide if S'pore Covid-19 rules should change

Straits Times 27 Nov 2021
If this happens, Singapore would have to abandon its approach to treating Covid-19 as an endemic disease, until new vaccines become available ... " It is highly likely that the Omicron variant is already present and circulating in other non-African countries that have direct flight connections with Africa and Singapore.".
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More info needed on Omicron for any protocol review: Experts

Straits Times 27 Nov 2021
If this happens, Singapore would have to abandon its approach to treating Covid-19 as an endemic disease, until new vaccines become available ... "It is highly likely that the Omicron variant is already present and circulating in other non-African countries that have direct flight connections with Africa and Singapore.".
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Scoot selects Discover the World for UK and Ireland

Swords Today 27 Nov 2021
Scoot He chose Discover the world as GSA for the UK and Ireland. Singapore Airlines’ low-cost subsidiary launches its first flight to the UK from December 16, 2021 with eight rotations ... We are excited to connect opportunities from Bangkok and Singapore to other destinations, especially Melbourne and Sydney ... Lee Yong Sin - ... Scout Mitchell ... ....
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China's Chongqing, Singapore team up to train talent

People Daily 26 Nov 2021
25 (Xinhua) -- Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality has teamed up with Singapore to train talent within a China-Singapore connectivity initiative. The administration bureau of the China-Singapore (Chongqing) Demonstration Initiative on Strategic Connectivity launched an online platform Thursday to this end.
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Singapore to extend VTLs to 6 more countries, including Thailand and Cambodia

Straits Times 26 Nov 2021
The new travel lanes will further broaden Changi's network and help reclaim and rebuild Singapore's status as an international aviation hub with global connectivity, CAAS added ... VTL scheme to the country will enable Singapore to connect with another major aviation hub, CAAS added.
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Singapore to open quarantine-free vaccinated travel lanes to six countries from next month

The Times of India 26 Nov 2021
Singapore will extend quarantine-free vaccinated travel lanes to six more countries from next month, in a bid to rebuild the city-state's status as an international aviation hub with global connectivity, the national aviation authority announced on Friday.
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