Covid-19: Suicide rate among 10-19 age group jumps 37.5% in 2020 year-on-year

Covid-19: Suicide rate among 10-19 age group jumps 37.5% in 2020 year-on-year

27/7/2021 4:06:00 PM

Covid-19: Suicide rate among 10-19 age group jumps 37.5% in 2020 year-on-year

SINGAPORE — The incidence of suicide among young people aged 10 to 19 jumped 37.5 per cent in 2020 from 2019 as part of an overall increase in people here taking their own lives amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Education Minister Chan Chun Sing said on Tuesday (July 27).

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JI arrests, 20 years on: ISD releases new details on terrorist group’s plans to attack nearly 80 S’pore targets

SINGAPORE — The Internal Security Department (ISD) has released newly declassified details of terror plans by the Jemaah Islamiyah (JI) organisation against about 80 targets here. These include previously unreleased statements by JI detainees and surveillance footage obtained by the group as it plotted against Singapore.

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