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To boost Covid-19 contact-tracing efforts, Singapore turns to new standalone device

By Jet Damazo-Santos
  • 10 Jun 2020 01:09
  • 11 Jun 2020 03:06
Singapore is turning to a new and less invasive device to boost the participation in its Covid-19 contact-tracing program, after its highly celebrated smartphone app failed to gain significant traction among the public. 
The new TraceTogether token, set to be distributed later this month, will function the same way the

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Jet Damazo-Santos

Correspondent, Jakarta

Jet Damazo-Santos has been covering antitrust, data protection and other compliance issues in key jurisdictions in Southeast Asia for MLex full time since 2018. She has almost two decades of journalism experience in the Philippines and Indonesia, where she was the associate editor for the Jakarta Globe and the Jakarta bureau chief for Rappler Indonesia prior to joining MLex. She holds a master's degree in Applied Business Economics from the University of Asia and the Pacific.

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