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Police called after crowd turns up at Grab workplace

As Singapore enters its circuit breaker period, some people are trying to put food on the table as a GrabFood rider. But it seems that more than a few people had the same idea. Police were called after a crowd turned up at the Grab Driver Centre (GDC) at Sin Ming today (April 8) to…

With supplies back, Hong Kong expats ship masks house to coronavirus hot spots

HONG KONG (REUTERS) - Expatriates in Hong Kong are buying up masks to send to family and friends back home as supplies return to shops in the Asian financial hub and the coronavirus spreads around the world. Boxes of masks can once again be seen stacked up in Hong Kong pharmacies. Shoppers pick them up…

Asian shares step back, oil rebounds in volatile trade

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks turned negative on Wednesday as the coronavirus death toll mounted and euro zone finance ministers failed to agree a rescue package to help economies recover from the impact of the outbreak. COVID-19 hospitalisations seemed to be levelling off in New York state, but deaths across the United States jumped by…

AUDIO: Scientists turn coronavirus proteins into music

"Estas estructuras son demasiado pequeñas para que los ojos las vean, pero pueden ser escuchadas", afirmó el líder del proyecto, el profesor Markus Buehler. Investigadores del Instituto Tecnológico de Massachusetts (MIT) han logrado convertir una estructura de proteína del nuevo coronavirus en una melodía. "Su pico de proteína contiene tres cadenas de proteínas combinadas en…

Who is Speak from Asia Express. What he wanted to do before he got into music

Ștefan Sprianu, poreclit Speak, are 33 de ani și este foarte atașat de părinții din Bacău, pe care îi și are tatuați pe corp. Solistul are și un frate mai mare cu câțiva ani, Mircea, cu care seamănă foarte bine. Speak a avut o relație de doi ani și jumătate cu Adelina Pestrițu Cea mai…

Coronavirus: Ryan Reynolds calls Razer CEO Tan Min-Liang a hero for donating face masks

Guess what? Singapore's got its own hero minted by Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds. Because when the Canadian-American actor called, Tan Min-Liang answered. The homegrown entrepreneur and chief executive officer (CEO) of Razer has been hailed as a hero by the celebrated actor in what is arguably one of the bigger intersections of pop and geek cultures in 2020. Yesterday…

[UPGRADED] Strength Spending plan 2020 -utilized & more

Whether you care to admit it or not, Covid-19 is wreaking havoc globally. Even if you think that medically it's "just a flu" - scoffs - you can't possibly be blind to the economic implications of the coronavirus outbreak. Businesses are struggling to stay afloat, and many people are taking pay cuts, or worse, losing…

Coronavirus: Malaysians returning from Singapore in Johor quarantined at govt centres

JOHOR BARU (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Johor Immigration has been told to strictly adhere to the Malaysian government's latest decision that Malaysian workers returning from Singapore must first show proof of being cleared of Covid-19. In a note to the state Immigration director, department director-general Khairul Dzaimee Daud said only those who had undergone…