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Singapore suspends Malaysia business 'bubble' for 3 months

Schemes with South Korea and Germany also affected by global COVID rise

Singapore's Changi Airport Terminal 2 was virtually empty the day before its closure last April as part of measures to shut out the COVID-19 pandemic.    © Reuters

SINGAPORE -- Singapore announced on Saturday morning that it will suspend its quarantine-free business travel arrangement with Malaysia for three months from Monday after confirmed daily COVID-19 infections in Malaysia spiked to record levels.

The move is expected to affect business between the closely connected neighbors.

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