Dewey Sim

Dewey Sim

Dewey Sim is a journalist based in Singapore who covers politics, financial and defense news.

Location
Singapore
Language spoken
English, Mandarin, Cantonese
Areas of Expertise
Singapore politics, macroeconomy, geopolitics
Singapore is going to start a travel bubble with Hong Kong 
Officials from Singapore and Hong Kong have agreed to a travel bubble that will allow leisure travel for almost all their residents without the need for quarantine or a controlled itinerary. In a media briefing on Thursday, Singapore transport minister Ong Ye Kung said local health care experts had endorsed the plan, which would require travelers from both sides to have spent 14 days in either city before departure. They will also need to present negative Covid-19 test results. Ong’s announcement, held at the same time Hong Kong’s secretary for commerce and economic development, Edward Yau Tang-wah, briefed the media, signaling that both sides have come to an agreement on most issues.  Neith
Meet the father-son ghostbusting duo
Anderson Lim clasped his hands tightly in a praying position as a spirit medium paced back and forth in front of him. Lim then chanted indistinctly as the medium set a paper doll, known as a “substitute,” on fire. The doll, dressed in a blue shirt that belonged to Lim’s brother, was part of a Taoist ritual performed in Singapore to ward off bad luck.  “Recently [my brother] had a very bad fall. He missed a step and his ankle was badly fractured. He was hospitalized for two weeks,” said Lim, a 41-year-old businessman. “I hope that after this ritual he will be well. I have seen too many things that cannot be explained, so there are some things we have to believe.” Like Lim, many Singaporeans i