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COVID-19 and Singapore’s Film and TV Industry: News Roundup for Week of 16 March 2020

20 March 2020

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COVID-19 and Singapore’s Film and TV Industry: News Roundup for Week of 16 March 2020

True to Sinema’s core goal of supporting the local film and TV industry by being a resource hub, we will be cutting through the deluge of news relating to the Coronavirus flooding Facebook feeds and WhatsApp groups to deliver the daily news most relevant to the industry.

Be prepared for the long haul on COVID-19: Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan

Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan (left) told CNBC's Sri Jegarajah and Martin Soong on March 11, 2020, that Covid-19 and its economic aftermath is going to last "at least a year, which means anything we do needs to be sustainable and sensible for
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Be prepared for the long haul and be organised. That’s the approach the Singapore Government is taking on the coronavirus, said Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan.

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Singaporean students abroad urged to return home

The Government will liaise with airlines to facilitate flights to key cities where necessary during this period, to cater to demand for return flights to Singapore.
(Photo Credit: Chong Jun Liang)

Singaporean students studying overseas are encouraged to consider returning home soon, given the rapid increase of COVID-19 cases around the world, the Ministry of Education (MOE) and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) said yesterday.

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Students, school staff members who travelled during March holidays to be issued 14-day leave of absence: MOE

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Singapore authorities will put all students and school staff members returning from travel during the March holidays on a leave of absence, the Ministry of Education (MOE) and Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) said on Thursday (March 19).

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Further fall in job vacancies expected amid COVID-19 outbreak: Josephine Teo

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Job vacancies in Singapore are expected to fall further this year given the “uncertainties in 2020”, said Manpower Minister Josephine Teo on Friday (March 20).

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Coronavirus: Nearly half of COVID-19 cases in Singapore now imported, returning travellers could raise infection number

Staff at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases last month. Of Singapore's 159 imported infections, 126 have been reported since March 10. This means, given the total of 345 confirmed coronavirus infections, nearly one in two was imported from s
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Eight out of 10 of Singapore’s imported cases of Covid-19 have come in the last 10 days, a sharp spike signalling how the coronavirus outbreak is in a pandemic phase, with infections now coming from multiple countries.

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