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S'pore's Covid-19 strategy not a 'flip-flop', helps prevent massive number of deaths: Ong Ye Kung

Straits Times 18 Oct 2021
Health Minister Ong Ye Kung said this on Monday morning (Oct 18) in his opening address at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Asia Pacific Conference ... But it has helped us avert the massive deaths that many countries have suffered from," Mr Ong said ... � ....
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The Big Story: S'pore's Covid-19 strategy not a 'flip-flop', says Ong Ye Kung

Straits Times 18 Oct 2021
Catch up on the hottest topics on The Big Story, The Straits Times' weekday online news programme ... Health Minister Ong Ye Kung said this on Monday morning (Oct 18) in his opening address at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Asia-Pacific Conference ... Sports correspondent David Lee weighs in on what this means for athletes ... ....
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Digital disruption in healthcare unlikely to happen as quickly as in other sectors: Ong Ye Kung

Straits Times 18 Oct 2021
Speaking at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Asia-Pacific Conference on Monday morning (Oct 18), he noted that digital technology has disrupted many industries, including telecommunications and entertainment, and that healthcare will not be an exception. But healthcare is much more complex, he said ... More on this topic. � ....
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Healthcare is complex, so digital disruption won't be as fast: Ong

Straits Times 18 Oct 2021
Speaking at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Asia-Pacific Conference yesterday morning, he noted that digital technology has disrupted many industries, including telecommunications and entertainment, and that healthcare will not be an exception. But healthcare is much more complex, he said ... The first is in population health.
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S'pore's Covid-19 strategy has kept death toll low: Ong

Straits Times 18 Oct 2021
In managing the Covid-19 pandemic, Singapore took neither a "zero-Covid-19" nor a "living with Covid-19" approach ... Health Minister Ong Ye Kung said this yesterday morning in his opening address at the virtual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Asia-Pacific Conference ... These are the three categories under the new protocols ... ....
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World's toughest travel curbs falling to reopening pressure

Straits Times 16 Oct 2021
"Each country is different but I think that we have shown that even with the most draconian of mask mandates and strict restrictions, the virus will continue to spread," said Dr Paul Tambyah, the Singapore-based President of the Asia Pacific Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infection.
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From Bali to Bangkok, border curbs fall as Asia reopens

Business Day 16 Oct 2021
“Each country is different but I think that we have shown that even with the most draconian of mask mandates and strict restrictions, the virus will continue to spread,” said Paul Tambyah, Singapore-based president of the Asia Pacific Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infection.
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COVID-19: Will European tourists return to Southeast Asia?

Indian Express 13 Oct 2021
It’s little wonder Southeast Asia is now in a rush to welcome back tourists ... This is a big problem for Southeast Asia economies ... One big problem is vaccine inequality, said Abhishek Rimal, the Asia-Pacific emergency health coordinator at the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies.
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The men going to military jail for their faith

BBC News 13 Oct 2021
Yeo Zheng Ye grew up in Singapore knowing he would have to go to jail ... "I cried so many times, over many days ... "Our members in Singapore have consistently expressed their desire to authorities to make a meaningful contribution to society," said a spokesperson from the Asia-Pacific Association of Jehovah's Witnesses ... Related Topics.
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Project Management Institute Announces Winners of 2021 PMI® Professional Awards

The Marshall News Messenger 07 Oct 2021
PMI Project of the Year Award – This award recognizes the large and complex project that best delivers superior performance of project management practices, superior organizational results, and positive impacts on society with a project budget of more than US $75 million ... Asia Pacific.
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Golf in the UAE on the rise to greater heights by staging even bigger events

Gulf News 05 Oct 2021
Of course, this is nothing new and has been the case for many years, so what makes 2021 so special? It comes in the form of the UAE playing host to two elite amateur events in the space of two weeks with the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship and the Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific making their debuts in the UAE in November.
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Hospitals set up temporary structures for Covid-19 cases

Straits Times 05 Oct 2021
Khoo Teck Puat Hospital started receiving Covid-19 patients on Sept 24 at temporary holding areas that it set up at Yishun Community Hospital ... Professor Paul Tambyah, speaking as president of the Asia Pacific Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infection, said that the demand on public hospitals is "significant and extremely challenging" ... ....
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As need in Afghanistan grows dire, aid groups plead for help

Straits Times 01 Oct 2021
"We are deeply concerned that Afghanistan faces imminent collapse of health services and worsening hunger if aid and money do not flow into the country within weeks," Alexander Matheou, Asia Pacific director of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, said at a news conference on Thursday (Sept 30 ... More on this topic. �.
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[Contribution] Korea is at the vanguard of Asia's reopening as focus shifts toward monetary policy normalization

Korea Times 30 Sep 2021
Vishrut Rana, Asia-Pacific economist at S&P Global Ratings / Courtesy of S&P Global Ratings. Asia-Pacific Sets Off On the Winding Path to Economic Reopening ... The Asia-Pacific region had notable success in containing initial waves of COVID-19 last year, which enabled some normalization of activity even as international borders remained closed.
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Society of Entrepreneurs and Ecology attended CBD COP15 NGO Parallel Forum for the Protection and ...

The Marshall News Messenger 30 Sep 2021
On September 28th, 2021, SEE (Society of Entrepreneurs and Ecology) co-hosted and attended the 2-day CBD COP15 NGO Parallel Forum in Kunming, as one of the eight parallel forums of the Fifteenth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity ... (Photo ... CHINA ASIA PACIFIC ... Society of Entrepreneurs and Ecology.
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