Travellers walk through a transit hall of Changi International Airport on May 13. Transport Minister S. Iswaran said Singapore had learned from its past experiences of dealing with coronavirus variants. Photo: AFP
Travellers walk through a transit hall of Changi International Airport on May 13. Transport Minister S. Iswaran said Singapore had learned from its past experiences of dealing with coronavirus variants. Photo: AFP

Singapore wants to keep borders open even if new Covid variant emerges: ‘We’ve learned to adapt’

  • Transport Minister S. Iswaran said the city state had ‘learned to adapt’ and now has ‘more tools in the toolkit’ to deal with any new variants of Covid-19
  • The government expects passenger traffic at Changi Airport to reach 50 per cent of pre-pandemic levels by later this year

Travellers walk through a transit hall of Changi International Airport on May 13. Transport Minister S. Iswaran said Singapore had learned from its past experiences of dealing with coronavirus variants. Photo: AFP
Travellers walk through a transit hall of Changi International Airport on May 13. Transport Minister S. Iswaran said Singapore had learned from its past experiences of dealing with coronavirus variants. Photo: AFP
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