Most workplaces to close for one month from Apr 7 to curb spread of COVID-19

Most workplaces to close for one month from Apr 7 to curb spread of COVID-19

SINGAPORE: All workplaces except for those providing essential services and those able to operate remotely will be suspended from Apr 7 to May 4 during a month-long “circuit breaker” campaign to curb further spread of COVID-19, said Manpower Minister Josephine Teo on Friday (Apr 3).  Previously, employers were still allowed to have some employees work physically […]
Australia enacts sweeping lockdown powers to combat COVID-19 spread

Australia enacts sweeping lockdown powers to combat COVID-19 spread

SYDNEY: People in Australia’s most populous state of New South Wales, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in Australia, could be heavily fined or jailed for leaving their home without a good reason from Tuesday (Mar 31) under sweeping new powers designed...