Ripples from India

New entry ban will further squeeze manpower in construction, landscape maintenance sectors

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The frightening surge in Covid-19 cases in India has had repercussions around the world, and Singapore has not been spared, with delays and disruptions across the economy.

Much of the impact stems from a ruling that has barred all long-term pass holders and short-term visitors who have travelled to India within the last 14 days from entering or transiting through Singapore since April 24.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 02, 2021, with the headline Ripples from India. Subscribe