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MCCY “puzzled” by Indian composer’s claims of ownership of ‘Count On Me, Singapore’, matter under investigation

The MCCY has contacted Joey Mendoza asking him to substantiate his claims and are awaiting his response.

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Upcoming and professional Singapore artistes to feature in the SIFAS Festival of Arts 2021

Supported by the National Arts Council (NAC), the Festival aims to celebrate Indian Classical Arts in Singapore and will take place from...

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IBM, Samsung Electronics, and M1 unveil Singapore’s first 5G Industry 4.0 studio

IBM, Samsung Electronics and M1 today opened the IBM Industry 4.0 Studio, which will combine advanced 5G connectivity with artificial...

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More vaccination centres to be set up in Singapore with roll-out of Moderna vaccine

As of March 15, Singapore has administered more than 792,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Contactless detection of TraceTogether app and token in select locations with new SafeEntry system

The new SafeEntry Gateway (SEGW), developed by GovTech, enables contactless detection of both App and Token to facilitate seamless check-ins...

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Singapore in discussion with Australia for possible air travel bubble: MFA

Currently, Australia has a one-way travel bubble with New Zealand which allows residents of the latter to visit without quarantine....

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Philippines to follow Singapore in launching RuPay card: Report

According to a media report, the Philippines is the next market for India to launch its RuPay card, the second southeast nation to do so...

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Biden's remark about 'Indians taking over the country' intended to honour the community's contributions: White House

The White House clarified that US President Joe Biden’s remarks last week, where he mentioned mentioning Indians taking over the country,...

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Indo-Canadian body sponsors billboards thanking India, PM Modi for COVID-19 vaccines

A series of billboards across the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) are thanking India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for providing COVID-19...

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Living in Punggol? Keep an eye out for these robots delivering parcels and groceries

These “robot” deliveries will mean greater convenience and faster deliveries with consumers being able to choose when they want their...

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Welcome to London! L&P’s Hemin Bharucha's shout out to global companies

“Six and a half per cent of London’s population is of Indian-origin, either first-generation or second generation,” said Hemin...

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Indian-American nominee Vanita Gupta’s harsh social media posts come under scrutiny at confirmation hearing

If confirmed, Gupta would be the first woman of colour to be the associate attorney general.

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Singapore Airlines to pilot IATA’s travel pass app

If successful, the pilot will pave the way for the integration of the entire digital health verification process into the SingaporeAir...

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Indian diaspora speak out as government lodges protest against UK Parliament debate on farmers' agitation

The Indian government has lodged an official protest over the United Kingdom Parliament's "one-sided debate" on the farmers' protests in...

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NTU Singapore and Education Services Union commit SGD 500,000 to boost employees' digital skills

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and the Education Services Union (ESU) announced they are jointly investing SGD...

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Undocumented Indian immigrants have spending power of over USD 15 bn: US study

Over half a million undocumented Indian immigrants to the US hold a collective spending power of USD15.5 billion and contribute USD2.8...

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Indian companies' overseas investment fell 35% in February 2021, says RBI

According to banking data, India Inc's overseas direct investment fell by 31% to USD 1.85 billion in February this year.

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OCI card holders will need special permission for Tabligh, journalistic activities: Indian government

OCI card holders will also need to take permission for research, internship or employment in any foreign diplomatic missions or foreign...

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“Indian-Americans are taking over the country… you guys are incredible,” says Biden at NASA interaction

In under 50 days of presidency, Biden has appointed as many as 55 Indian-Americans to key posts in his administration, nearly half of whom...

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Singapore to discontinue registering diesel cars by 2025: LTA

Singapore announced it is set to discontinue registering diesel-powered cars and taxis from 2025, five years ahead of previously scheduled,...

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UK Parliament tables debate on Indian farmers protests, press freedom for next week

British lawmakers are set to debate the issue of press freedom and safety of protesters in India next week in response to an e-petition...

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Singapore foreign dependants will require work passes for employment from May: Ministry

Singapore Manpower Minister Josephine Teo announced that spouses and family members of foreigners working in Singapore, who hold dependant's...

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India, US reaffirm strategic partnership during bilateral UN diplomats' meeting

India and the US have reaffirmed their strategic partnership and agreed to work together to strengthen multilateralism during a meeting...

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Apsaras Arts Dance Company comes together with Wild Rice for a unique look at the life of refugees through theatre, poetry and Bharatanatyam

Agathi was conceptualised and is directed by Kumarasamy. It features choreography by Mohanapriyan Thavarajah, dramaturgy by Ivan Heng of...

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Indian environment and economics expert Ligia Noronha appointed assistant secretary-general of the UN

Noronha will succeed another Indian, development economist Satya Tripathi, in this role.

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