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I would like to just say that everything I post here is not a joke. Although it would be really funny, It would'nt be funny if i got POFMA'ed, So im keeping off the news jokes today.

Anyway, our birthday is not too far away. You can see more on this topic here: https://go.enews.link/about
All nightlife businesses in Singapore allowed to reopen from Apr 19.

Only up to 10 fully vaccinated people are allowed to be in a group. Supervised ART required for those going to venues offering
dancing as an activity.

Safe distancing of 1m is needed when masks are off.

The maximum capacity is 75% for large settings/events with >1,000 pax, and no capacity limit for settings/events with ≤1,000 pax.

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Media: Straits Times
Any Singapore bound traveller, except short-term visitors will now be able to fulfil their pre-departure Covid-19 test requirements through a virtually supervised ART.

Previously, only travellers from selected countries or places were able to tap the virtually supervised ART option.

You can book a test through one of the few authorised service providers listed here.

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The United Nations General Assembly has voted to suspend Russia from the UN Human Rights Council. Moscow had later annouced it was qutting the body.

93 In favour
24 against
58 abstained

“You do not submit your resignation after you are fired,” Ukraine’s UN Ambassador Sergiy Kyslytsya told reporters.

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Media: Straits Times
Dear users, on this day 3 years ago, at 7:36am (SGT), we sent our first ever news message - marking the founding of our channel. Today is the third anniversary for this news company.

From a joke to a full on operation, or covering disputes to a full on war, we have definitely come a long way from when we since started.

Thank you, to every single subscriber, employees past and present and friends for your support for this channel. It means everything in the world for me.❤️

Usually in the past, today would usually mean a product announcement, but this year, I think this should be hosted in a different way. We will be hosting a giveaway. Even though I am a not remunerated for the work i do here, I still love ya'll, so take this as a special extra this year. More information in this next message.
This year, we will be celebrating our anniversary with a giveaway. 3 Winners will be selected, for a total prize value of $30. Giveaway will last till Monday, 11th April, 0700 SGT.

There will be a pool of prizes, namely the following: Spotify Premium 1 Month Card, $10 RAZER Gold, $10 GARENA Card (320), $10 Roblox Gift Card (800 Robux + Item). Winners can choose 1 of these prizes as their final gift. All prizes are subject to availability, and this pool may change at any time.

We will be sending the giveaway message shortly. Click on the ‘inline’ button to participate.

You are encouraged to read the Giveaway Terms and Conditions before applying. You may be restricted from participating due to local laws and or sanctions.
>> https://haste.enews.link/giveaway-t&c

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Will Smith has been banned from attending the Oscars for 10 years after slapping Chris Rock.

The board of governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences took the action at a meeting held one week after Will Smith pre-emptively resigned from the group over his outburst at the live, televised event.

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Media: AP
10 People shot, dozens more with other injuries - after a gunman opened fire on a train in Brooklyn (New York) this morning.

No injuries are considered life threatening, and local police said they had identified a person of interest, but did not name him as a suspect. They said no one was in custody. 

Items like a 9mm semi-automatic handgun, a hatchett, fireworks and a liquid, believed to be gasoline was recovered onsite.

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Media: Armen Hayrapetyan

This news report was edited to censor blood in the photo above. We apologise for the possible distress we may have caused and will take further action to prevent this in the future.
PM Lee has annouced Lawrence Wong as the new 4G leader for the PAP.

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Photo by CNA
SMMs in Singapore will be eased from 26th April. Here is more:

1) F&B outlets will not need to do vaccination checks from April 26, as cases decline.

2) Only large events, and nightlife establishments where VDS checks are required will require SafeEntry.

3) Pre-departure tests no longer needed for vaccinated travellers, unvaccinated children to enter Singapore from April 26.

All non-fully vaccinated travellers entering Singapore, who aged 13 and above, are still required to take a pre-departure test within two days before departure for Singapore.

4) The DORSCON Level has been lowered back to 'Yellow'.

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Media: The Guardian
Public bus, taxi services between Singapore and Johor Bahru to resume from May 1.

Bus services include: 160 (From Jurong East), 170, 170X(From Queen St), 950(From Woodlands) and private services TS1, TS3, TS6 and TS8 operated by Transtar.

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Media: SGBuses
From today, all people regardless of their vaccination status can visit hospitals and residential care in person.

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Elon Musk has reached a deal to buy Twitter for $44 Billion dollars, for 54.20 a share.

Elon Musk has criticised Twitter's moderation, saying that Twitter's algorithm for prioritising tweets should be public and also criticised giving too much power on the service to corporations that advertise.

Twitter shares rose 5.7% on Monday to close at $51.70.

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Photos by AFP, Elon Musk via Twitter
From 1 May, Malaysia will relax its Safe Management Measures.

Some relaxations include:

- No more PCR testing for eligible incoming travellers
- Mask wearing to be optional
- No more MySejahtera Check-ins

For Hari Raya Puasa, visiting and open houses will be allowed, with no cap on the number of visitors to a household. Local authorities have advised for those visiting to self test before doing so.

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Photos by CNN Travel
From today, Self-service buffets will be allowed to resume operation.

Eateries need to provide hand sanitiser (≥60% alcohol) or disposable gloves for their patrons.

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Photo by The Girl Blog
We would like to wish all our muslim subscribers a Selamat Hari Raya Puasa to our Muslim subscribers! 🌙

We wish that today may bring happiness and blessings to you and your loved ones. We hope all of you are enjoying your long weekend!
The first shipment of the Novavax Nuvaxovid COVID-19 vaccine has arrived in Singapore.

It will be available at the new Joint Testing and Vaccination Centre and 20 PHPCs by the end of this month.

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Photo by TODAY
So much news i haven’t reported - sorry, had exams this week and a few private issues within my other roles at other groups. I’ll try to be back soon.

Anyway, i thought id pop in and share a few things:

🇸🇬 Singapore will be hosting the 2029 SEA-Games, the 5th that Singapore will be hosting.

🇵🇭 The son of a dictator has won the election in a landslide victory in Philippines, with protests claiming voting fraud.

🎨 Fillipino artists also are facing discrimination after many commisions are being pulled out due to the current political situation.

🎥 ALSO: Uncovering 22 mysterious holes in the Sahara desert on Google Earth. One of my most well spent 30 minutes on a Vox video 😁!