Canada, the EU, Israel, Japan, Morocco, the Philippines, Singapore, Turkey, the UAE, the UK, and the U.S. ban flights from South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Malawi, and Eswatini due to the Omicron variant.
Singapore announces the first giant panda cub in the city-state when the 12-year-old panda Jia Jia gave birth to a cub at River Safari after being artificially inseminated with frozen semen from 13-year-old Kai Kai.
Singapore's elections conclude with more than 2.46 million voters casting ballots. The governing People's Action Party (PAP), wins 83 out of 89 seats. [http:--www.smh.com.au-world-singapore-ruling-party-in-decisive-election-win-20150911-gjkysi.html ("Sydney Morning Herald")], [https:--www.usnews.com-news-world-articles-2015-09-10-singapore-ruling-party-popularity-tested-in-general-election (AP via "US News and World Report")], [http:--www.daijiworld.com-news-news_disp.asp?n_id=352918 (IANS via Daijiworld)], [https:--www.cnbc.com-2015-09-11-singapore-elections-voting-underway.htm (CNBC)]date=August 2019