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Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Overseas Singaporeans have pandemic obstacles to voting

Many have to brave the pandemic, travel to a different state, or even country, serve a 28-day quarantine to make their ballot count.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

My trip home during the pandemic

“I am taken onto an ambulance, without anyone explaining anything to me. I don’t know where it is taking me to.”

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

China’s two session political gathering sets priority for COVID-19 recovery

Ten years after, facing another global recession, the central authorities saw the pandemic  as “great timing” to develop “the new infrastructure,” which encompasses 5G, ultra-high-voltage power facilities, inter-city transport, new energy vehicle charging stations, big data centers, artificial intelligence and industrial internet.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Getting married during COVID-19

A global pandemic can't stop weddings.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Recovering from drugs during a pandemic

Since the “social distance” order has been put into effect drug recovery programs as well as groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous have had to modify treatment all over the country in order to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Pandemic ends all high school senior year traditions

The seniors of Bayfront Charter High School are mourning all the memories lost.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Farmers destroy staggering amounts of food even as food lines grow

Restaurants, hotels and schools were some of their biggest customers, and with their closing, there were no quick pivots to process massive amounts of food into smaller, consumer-ready packaging.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Coronavirus pandemic threatens border towns in Mexico

The spread of coronavirus has impacted the entire world. In Mexico, where Northern cities border the United States, difficulties are amplified as the region tackles the well-being of both countries during the pandemic.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

In Singapore, spaces close, but restaurants open

Life is not the same for essential workers, who aren’t given a real choice between eschewing health risks and maintaining a livelihood.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Harry Potter and the Magical Malady of the Movies

I’m part of “generation HP,” the era of kids who grew up watching the movies as their first introduction to the franchise rather than reading the books.