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Singapore restarting cruises: Boost for economy, but not plain sailing

It may sound like a good way to help the economy, but it could easily be a disaster waiting to happen.

The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has announced that it will allow pilot "cruises to nowhere" from next month, with safety measures in place.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 09, 2020, with the headline 'Restarting cruises - boost for economy, but not plain sailing'. Print Edition | Subscribe