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Singapore reopens Chinese drugstores and barbers with tracing system

SINGAPORE — Singapore will reopen businesses, step by step, starting May 5, the government said Saturday, in the first easing of business closures since nonessential workplaces and schools were shut on April 7.

The restart relies on technology to ensure safety. Retail businesses that reopen will be required to use the government-developed SafeEntry contact tracing system to record who visits shops.

Starting May 5, acupuncturists can reopen, and registered practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine will also be allowed to sell products. Chinese medicine is popular in Singapore, especially among seniors, as it is believed to ease chronic pain that other

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Singapore reopens drugstores and barbers with tracing system

SINGAPORE — Singapore will reopen businesses, step by step, starting May 5, the government said Saturday, in the first easing of business closures since nonessential workplaces and schools were shut on April 7.

The restart relies on technology to ensure safety. Retail businesses that reopen will be required to use the government-developed SafeEntry contact tracing system to record who visits shops.

Starting May 5, acupuncturists can reopen, and registered practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine will also be allowed to sell products. Chinese medicine is popular in Singapore, especially among seniors, as it is believed to ease chronic pain that other

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Singapore reopens China drugstores and barbers with tracing system

SINGAPORE — Singapore will reopen businesses, step by step, starting May 5, the government said Saturday, in the first easing of business closures since nonessential workplaces and schools were shut on April 7.

The restart relies on technology to ensure safety. Retail businesses that reopen will be required to use the government-developed SafeEntry contact tracing system to record who visits shops.

Starting May 5, acupuncturists can reopen, and registered practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine will also be allowed to sell products. Chinese medicine is popular in Singapore, especially among seniors, as it is believed to ease chronic pain that other

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Tokyo governor bows to pressure to keep bars and barbers open

TOKYO — The Tokyo Metropolitan Government plans to keep restaurants and pubs open with limited hours during Japan’s monthlong state of emergency, in an about-face prompted by pressure from the central government. 

Tokyo Gov. Yurko Koike plans to announce the details Friday, hoping for swift business closures. 

Eager to curb the growing number of infections, Tokyo had initially planned to ask a wide range of businesses to close, but the central government objected to the capital’s plan, citing huge repercussions for daily life and economic activity for the more than 9 million people who live there. 

Koike met with Yasutoshi

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