News: Government

Singapore Government to take over the ownership and management of National Stadium and Sports Hub

The Singapore Government has announced that its sport agency SportSG will take over the ownership and management of the Singapore Sports Hub after electing to terminate its partnership with…

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Jun 11, 2022 Government / Sport / Venues /


Japan opens borders to foreign tourists after two year closure

With the Coronavirus pandemic having seen the country closed to tourists for two years, the Japanese Government is opening its borders to visitors from 98 countries and regions. Japan has…

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May 27, 2022 Government / Safety / Tourism /


Hong Kong’s Ocean Park looks to reopening on 21st April

The easing of Coronavirus restrictions in Hong Kong are to see the Ocean Park attraction reopen to the public on 21st April - with visitors invited to celebrate the theme park’s 45th…

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Apr 17, 2022 Attractions / Government / Safety / Tourism /


Concerts set to return to Singapore Indoor Stadium

The Singapore Indoor Stadium will see its first large-scale live concert since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic, when Taiwanese singing star A-lin performs there on 28th May.…

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Apr 7, 2022 Entertainment / Events / Government / Safety / Venues /


Hong Kong Disneyland looks to 21st April reopening with easing of Covid rules

Hong Kong Disneyland is set to reopen on 21st April as the Government of the Special Administrative Region relaxes social distancing rules. Hong Kong Commerce and Economic Development…

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Mar 30, 2022 Attractions / Government / Safety / Tourism /


FINA strips Russian city of Kazan of 25-metre World Swimming Championships

Russia’s further isolation from the international sporting world following its invasion of Ukraine has seen world swimming governing body FINA strip the city of Kazan of its hosting…

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Mar 25, 2022 ByNigel Benton Aquatics / Events / Government /


China’s latest COVID outbreak forces closure of Shanghai Disneyland

With COVID-19 cases spreading across China, Shanghai Disney Resort was closed again on Monday as the nation's most populous city tried to contain its biggest Coronavirus flareup in two…

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Mar 22, 2022 Attractions / Government / Safety / Tourism /


Singapore Government announces plan to encourage physical activity and bring back mass participation events

Singapore Minister for Culture, Community and Youth Edwin Tong has revealed a S$20 million (US$14.75 million) plan to reinvigorate the nation’s physical activity, bring people back to…

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Mar 18, 2022 Government / Safety / Sport / Venues /



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