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Singapore

May 21, 2020 Covid-19

Singapore to lift circuit breaker measures from June 2, in three gradual phases

Singapore's circuit breaker will formally end on June 1, as the country gradually restarts its economy in three phases over the next several months.

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satellite image of Italy from space

May 19, 2020 Covid-19

Italy and Spain begin to reopen after coronavirus lockdown, rest of Europe to follow suit

Italy and parts of Spain recorded some of their lowest coronavirus infection rates and began to significantly ease their respective lockdowns on Monday, amid signs across Europe that countries were beginning to ease their lockdowns.

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Malaysia map on a globe

May 11, 2020 Covid-19

Government extends movement, business restrictions to 9 June amid COVID-19 pandemic

Malaysia’s movement control order (MCO) will be extended for a further month until Jun 9, the fourth extension since it was enforced on Mar 18, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin said.

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US Capitol

May 6, 2020 Covid-19

Trump urges US to reopen; Singapore cases top 20,000

US President Donald Trump made his first major foray out of the White House since the coronavirus lockdown began, pushing for the US economy to reopen as Britain became the country with the second most deaths.

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May 6, 2020 Covid-19

Spain extends coronavirus state of emergency for two weeks

Spain has extended the state of emergency imposed to combat the coronavirus pandemic for two more weeks from Sunday, allowing the government to control people’s movements as it gradually relaxes a national lockdown.

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