HDT Singapore to shut its taxi business due to COVID

Revenue from the taxi business has dropped more than 50 per cent since the pandemic began, the spokesperson said. The International feed is carried by most cable and satellite systems in Asia and, occasionally, in other parts of the world via livestreaming and since 1 February 2019 on CNA's YouTube channel. Another netizen mentioned that mayors should be voted into office, and not merely selected and then appointed. It is run by Mediacorp News Pte Ltd, a subsidiary of the Singapore media conglomerate Pte Ltd. CNA began broadcasting in India on 19 November 2015, through satellite operator Tata Sky. On Thursday and Friday, two new clusters were detected in the southern state - Kiambang and Makmur respectively. from the original on 7 November 2017. There are now more than 53,000 cases nationwide. The move extended the network's reach to 14 million households in India, Mediacorp and Tata Sky said in a joint press statement. History [ ] Channel NewsAsia was launched on 1 March 1999, under the renamed Media Corporation of Singapore the same year. from the original on 21 March 2018. Main article: Broadcast feeds [ ] CNA's programs are transmitted into two separate broadcast feeds:• AWS TO BE PAID Retrenchment benefits will be provided to all affected staff members, including drivers and the backend team that managed taxi operations, said the firm and NTA. This week, the number of new COVID-19 cases on most days has been above 1,000. CNA Domestic is available to Singapore viewers via over-the-air, , , and Mediacorp's over-the-top streaming service. from the original on 2 April 2018. from the original on 22 March 2018. Contents• " For those open to other employment opportunities, NTA and NTUC's e2i will help them transit into new employment under the NTUC Job Security Council, she added. "Remember that the pandemic is still ongoing until a vaccine or medicinal cure is found. [ ] In September 2014, the channel announced plans to expand its studio in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, into a fully functional high-definition HD satellite office. Beginning 1 May 2019, CNA ceased its daytime simulcast on , due to the merger of the latter channel and , which ceased its transmission on the same day. Archived from on 1 February 2019. "Whatever assistance that was required was met, everybody was happy and eventually within a short period of time, we manage to revert to RMCO," said Mr Hasni. Hence, together we work to curb the spread of COVID-19," Mr Hasni added. In reply to queries by CNA, HDT on Saturday said its last day of taxi operations will be on Dec 18. The said rebrand will be in conjunction with the station's transformation as a transmedia news outlet, which will capture as many audience as possible across various platforms. The network's new city studio in the was unveiled. Tay, Vivienne 25 April 2017. Before border restrictions were implemented in March, around 300,000 Malaysians would commute across the border daily for work. International - almost identical to the Domestic feed, but also provides opt-outs during Domestic-only content and annual English commentary coverage of Singapore's every 9 August. List• Tell CNA will also be launched as a program of the network. On Friday, the federal government announced that the conditional movement control order CMCO in four states Johor, Kedah, Melaka and Terengganu , with the exception of a few districts. It started to be distributed in Southeast Asia on 28 September 2000. On Friday, the Singapore government said it will at dedicated facilities for all travellers entering Malaysia, including those on RGL or PCA. - Advertisement - The other mayors in Singapore are Mr Desmond Choo North East , Ms Denise Phua Central , Mr Alex Yam North West CDC and Mr Fahmi Aliman South East CDC. He said that although there were certain areas with higher concentration of positive cases, he was optimistic that the areas would be confined and managed effectively, as this has been done for previous clusters in the state. The article, entitled was published on Wednesday Nov 25. The PCA allows Singapore and Malaysia citizens or permanent residents PRs who hold long-term immigration passes for business and work purposes in the other country to enter that country for work. Ms Yeo Wan Ling, director at the National Trades Union Congress NTUC , said the NTA has "kept a close watch over our taxi drivers" since the start of the pandemic. Photo: Try Sutrisno Foo JOHOR'S PROPOSED PROTOCOLS FOR NEW DAILY COMMUTING SCHEME During the interview, Mr Hasni was also asked to comment on a third scheme that the Johor state government has reportedly proposed — the Daily Commuting Arrangement DCA. On 26 May 2015, CNA began airing in HD. CNA has the sixth-widest reach among television news channels covering content indigenous to Asia, according to the most recent Affluent Survey. People who had just arrived in Singapore from Johor, Malaysia walking to a chartered bus at Woodlands Checkpoint on Aug 17, 2020. [ ] In August 2012, CNA reached an agreement to be broadcast in Myanmar through satellite-TV operator Sky Net. Domestic - the channel's official feed providing 24-hour news, talk and lifestyle coverage. The restrictions have left many of them out of work. "For affected drivers who would like to continue driving, NTA will link them up with other taxi operators to help them continue their driving profession. JOHOR BAHRU: The decision by both governments to implement cross-border travel schemes between Singapore and Malaysia — the Reciprocal Green Lane RGL and Periodic Commuting Arrangement PCA — was the right one, said Johor Chief Minister Hasni Mohammad. In July 2014, CNA opened its Vietnam bureau. Michael Bromley; Angela Romano 12 October 2012. Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority ACRA of Singapore. CNA opened its Myanmar news bureau in the capital Yangon in October 2013 — the bureau officially opened in January 2014 — as only one of four foreign news organisations licensed to operate in the country at the time. In 2002, CNA signed a news content deal with , in which it allowed the latter to use its video footages on its own network in Indonesia. Meanwhile, CNA will also launch a cross-platform program, Asia First, which will see a simulcast on CNA 938. In a statement following the federal announcement, Mr Hasni welcomed the decision, saying the announcement "brought relief" to many Johoreans. "Even though the CMCO is lifted from tomorrow, I would like to advise all Johoreans to always adhere to SOP in all your daily activities," he said. Starting 1 August 2018, Channel NewsAsia Has Launched In Astro Malaysia Through Channel 533 Until Moved To Channel 515 From 1 April 2020. The network's graphical package was rebranded on 21 January 2013, and began broadcasting 24 hours a day. However, Mr Hasni maintained during the interview that positive cases in Johor have been localised to specific areas. He explained that the proposed scheme would allow up to 30,000 commuters per day. from the original on 3 June 2018. Others professed confusion as to what mayors actually do. The Benut state assemblyman explained that this scheme will be useful for students as well as Malaysians employed in Singapore who need to commute to and fro every day. Beginning New Year's Day 2021, CNA will relaunch its on includes Asia Tonight, and World Tonight replacing 's includes News Tonight, due to News Tonight ceased broadcasting on last night of 2020. Meanwhile, the RGL is for Malaysia and Singapore residents keen to do shorter-term travel of up to 14 days, for essential business and official purposes. The deal was signed in May and announced in November. Ms Low is the third-term Mayor of the South West District, as well as the Minister of State in the Ministry for Trade and Industry and the Ministry for Culture, Community and Youth. Alongside its traditional television channel and online platforms, the renaming will mark the integration of radio station to the CNA brand with the station taking the brand, which will carry news and talk shows that complements that of the TV channel. Furthermore, he said the state government has suggested the use of nine accredited laboratories capable of carrying out COVID-19 testing for the travellers, and will invite local health professionals to step up testing and screening procedures. In order to facilitate this, he said that the state government would, for instance, issue travel passes every 10 days, and commuters could use the passes to travel across the border for around three times within that period. A total of 90 taxi drivers and four staff members will be affected, an HDT spokesperson told CNA. All drivers will be given the Annual Wage Supplement and their Medisave will be topped up until the end of this year, the release added. [ ] Several carriage deals were done in 2004, including an arrangement between Mediacorp and China International TV Corporation CITV for CNA to be made available in hotels in China from 2005. "We note that this period is tough on our drivers, especially with most people working from home," she said. The network has been positioned since its launch as an alternative to Western-based international media in its presentation of news from "an Asian perspective". [ ] In July, a deal was struck between Mediacorp and the Thailand Cable TV Association for CNA's carriage in the country. Malaysia is grappling with a third wave of the pandemic. Other bureaus the channel had opened at the time were Beijing, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Seoul and Tokyo; unofficial offices were also maintained in other cities such as Mumbai, New Delhi and Washington D. The Domestic feed also contains Singapore-only content including local public service videos, Mediacorp promos, sports content limited by rights agreement with international sporting organisations, and as in most international channels with domestic feeds the national anthem every 06:00. During the interview with CNA, Mr Hasni maintained that he was confident the recent spike in cases would not impact the potential implementation of the DCA. In July 2015, CNA's reach was placed at 58 million households in 26 countries. He noted that factors like testing procedures and screening processes will have to be ironed out before both Singapore and Malaysia are confident to reopen the border for travellers. Eligible NTA members will also continue to receive member benefits and financial assistance programmes, such as the enhanced NTUC Care Fund COVID-19 until the end of 2021, with no break in membership, Ms Yeo added. Thongtep, Watchiranont 6 July 2015. National Archives of Singapore. Archived from on 22 March 2018. It broadcasts domestically and as a subscription network to 29 territories across and. [ ] A similar deal was made with Malaysian pay-TV operator MiTV the following month. Singapore: Media Division, Ministry of Information and the Arts. Tan, Chwee Huat 2002 [1997]. CNA provides news broadcasts through. Content is produced for Mediacorp's online platforms, with news bulletins made for and shown on the company's mass entertainment channels Suria, Channel 5, U, Channel 8 and Vasantham. It also provides through its official online portal, and its social media presence through Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter as well as apps for tablets and mobile devices to allow viewers to access content at any time. Singapore Australia China Hong Kong India Sri Lanka Maldives Qatar United Arab Emirates Japan Macau Malaysia Indonesia Myanmar Philippines South Korea Taiwan Republic of Sakha Kazakhstan Thailand Vietnam Network Understand Asia Headquarters Mediacorp Campus, Singapore Programming Language s Picture format downscaled to for the feed History Launched 1 March 1999 ; 21 years ago 1999-03-01 Former names Channel NewsAsia 1999 - 2019 Links Website Availability Terrestrial Digital terrestrial television CH 33 570MHz Channel 6 Satellite 3736 MHz Thaicom 6 3760 H 30000 Thaicom 8 12604 V 30000 PSI Thailand Channel 225 Thailand Channel 70 CNA Official International Singapore feed Available on meWATCH website or mobile app only CNA an of its former name, Channel NewsAsia is an based in. He also stressed that future arrangements that facilitate daily commuting would depend on the rate of compliance to safety protocols. "It is with a heavy heart that we have to shed the taxi business and let go some of our dedicated employees," Mr Ng said. CNA also produces news and current affairs content in Singapore's four official languages: , , and. "Regardless of how long they have served with us, I want to thank them sincerely for their professional contributions and having persevered with us during this crisis. Mr Hasni added that he has urged Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, via video conference during a national security council meeting earlier this week, to consider the proposal for DCA put forth by the Johor state government. During the interview, Mr Hasni also expressed hope that the existing schemes would eventually pave the way for the full reopening of the borders once the COVID-19 situation improves. It showed that Ms Low has a busy schedule, visiting and holding activities at Lianhua Primary School in Bukit Batok, a Boon Lay Senior Activity Centre, two blocks of Bukit Batok flats, and finally, a community garden. A view of the empty Woodlands Causeway between Singapore and Malaysia after Malaysia imposed a lockdown on travel due to the coronavirus disease COVID-19 outbreak March 18, 2020. Johor has not been immune to the spread of the coronavirus in recent weeks. Beginning April 2019, to commemorate the channel's 20th anniversary, Channel NewsAsia will be officially relaunched as CNA. The hold that Trump and his ideology of Trumpism has on the Republican Party also heightens the risk that his tendencies may live on with potential candidates for a run in 2022 or a presidential bid in 2024. The network aired only in Singapore at the beginning, as it was only focused on news from that country. 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