Jump to content

Singapore plans to vaccinate 80%, reopen with quarantine-free travel by September


Thaiger
 Share

Recommended Posts

Singapore plans to fully vaccinate 80% of the population and reopen with quarantine-free travel in September. As the Southeast Asian country accelerates its vaccination campaign to hit its target within the next month, officials are preparing to reopen the country and are working to establish travel corridors with countries that have low Covid-19 infection rates. Finance Minister Lawrence Wong told Parliament today that the country aims to hit the 80% target by September. “While other countries may have come to terms with a certain level of Covid-19 cases and even deaths, this is not the choice we want to make […]

The post Singapore plans to vaccinate 80%, reopen with quarantine-free travel by September appeared first on Thaiger News.

Read the full story

Link to comment
Share on other sites

14 hours ago, HappyExpat said:

Isn't this a complete 180? I thought a few months back they said they would open up all borders, remove all restrictions, and let the chips fall as they may.

This is called adapting your plans as new facts emerge.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Posted (edited)

Singapore has some intelligent, skilled, and experienced people in government, unlike Thailand. It is more of a merit based system, unlike Thailand. And they are open minded and smart enough to get outside help, and seek outside counsel, unlike Thailand. In other words, it is a functioning government, unlike Thailand.

Thailand is on the verge of being a failed state, and the people need to make some changes happen, before this place becomes another Burundi, South Sudan, or Malawi. That is where the nation is headed. To the bottom of the world heap. 

Edited by dmacarelli
Link to comment
Share on other sites

If Singapore can do this by September with a population of 5.7 million on an island, Phuket will look, with a population of 400.000, on an island, like incompetent foolish fellows on a train heading into a forest and over a cliff into shark infested waters.

But is Mister Wong wrong? Time will tell.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

  • Join Thaiger Talk Today!

    Sign up in 30 seconds and join the discussion on everything Thailand!

  • Latest Posts

    1. 11

      Covid Visa Extensions May Cease Soon

  • New Topics

  • Popular Now

  • Tell a friend

    Love Thaiger Talk? Tell a friend!
×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

By posting on Thaiger Talk you agree to the Terms of Use