Singapore retailers are not hopeful that post-lockdown ‘revenge shopping’ can help sales to rebound

Singapore on Friday eased restrictions further and reopened pockets of the economy that were suspended due to coronavirus — but retailers are not hopeful the move would do much to lift their already struggling businesses, according to an industry association. The Southeast Asian economy has been badly hit as measures — both overseas and domestically — […]

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Laxative sales may be restricted under government review

The government is considering imposing stricter regulations on the sale of laxatives amid concerns they could be abused by people with eating disorders. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency will examine measures such as age limits on purchasers and possibly ending over-the-counter sales. Experts say available evidence suggests more than half of patients with […]