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23rd edition of Singapore Writers Festival goes digital, programmes inspired by theme of Intimacy

Singapore Writers Festival (SWF) returns from October 30 to November 8 this year.

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SGD100 local tourism vouchers to all Singaporeans aged 18 and above

Singapore Tourism Board (STB) will be issuing SGD100 local tourism vouchers to all Singapore citizens aged 18 and above in December.

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20th President's Star Charity on October 4 to feature local and international stars

The 20th edition of President’s Star Charity (PSC) – themed "Believe You Can" will be broadcast live on Sunday, October 4.

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LTA announces new SGD112 million package to help taxi and private hire drivers

The Singapore government has set aside an additional SGD112 million to provide further support for the Point-to-Point (P2P) transport...

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STB partners travel company Klook to launch SGD2 million domestic marketing campaign

As part of the efforts under STB's SingapoRediscovers campaign, the seven-month partnership will start in September.

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Experience 5G at Singtel's unmanned pop-up retail store

Singtel has switched on 5G connectivity at 5G Now@UNBOXED, its 24/7 unmanned pop-up retail store.

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DBS named world's best bank for 3rd year running

For the third year running, DBS has been recognised as the World’s Best Bank by New York-based financial publication Global Finance at its...

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Events with up to 250 attendees can be held from October 1, says STB

Organisers who apply to pilot events with up to 250 attendees must demonstrate their ability to implement Safe Management Measures to meet a...

New NAC filmlet celebrates 7 Singaporean artists including Cultural Medallion recipient Santha Bhaskar

Launched as part of the #SGCultureAnywhere campaign, the 30-second piece showcases the wonder of Singapore’s art.

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Singtel offers 5G speed of more than 1Gbps on 3.5GHz in Singapore first

For a start, Singtel 5G will cover areas such as Harbourfront, Bugis and Dhoby Ghaut.

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Singapore has fought COVID-19 well but must learn from mistakes made, says PM Lee in address to Parliament

PM Lee said that the country’s response to the pandemic was “not without shortcomings” and that “with hindsight, we would certainly...

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Singapore Airlines extends PPS Club and KrisFlyer Elite membership, eases renewal criteria

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has extended all PPS Club and KrisFlyer Elite memberships by 12 months when they expire between March 2020 through...

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3 food establishments ordered to close after failing to comply with COVID-19 measures

The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) on Monday, August 31, ordered three food establishments to close their premises for failure to comply with...

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SICCI COVID-19 Task Force launches the Little India Walkabout 2020 campaign

The month-long campaign aims to understand daily issues faced by businesses.

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Singtel partners NETS to provide cross-border digital payment services

Network for Electronic Transfers (NETS) is partnering Singtel to accelerate the development of its digital cross-border payment services,...

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Singapore is still a little red dot in an uncertain world: President Halimah Yacob

In a speech before the first session of the 14th Parliament of Singapore, President Halimah Yacob outlined the government’s plans to help...

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SIA partners Khoo Teck Puat Hospital to deliver training services for healthcare professionals

This is the first time that Singapore Airlines is extending its training and development services outside the organisation.

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Remaining standalone quarantine facilities in dormitories cleared of COVID-19: MOM

Approximately 86 per cent of foreign workers in the construction, marine and process sectors have been allowed to resume work.

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Singapore and Malaysia launch dual-currency card for cross-border travel

Singapore's EZ-Link and Malaysia's Touch ‘n Go have launched Southeast Asia’s first dual-currency cross-border contactless smart card,...

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StarHub brings early trial access of 5G to customers free of charge

Telecommunications company StarHub is the first in Singapore to unleash 5G services for customers, starting Tuesday, August 18.

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Singapore to host 110th Lions Clubs International Convention in 2028

Singapore has been re-selected to host one of the world’s largest annual conventions – the 110th Lions Clubs International Convention in...

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Singapore commits SGD250 million to drive technology and innovation in fintech sector

Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will commit SGD250 million over the next three years to accelerate technology and innovation-driven...

Singapore announces transformation roadmap for training and adult education sector

Singapore has announced a slate of new initiatives to accelerate the transformation of the country's Training and Adult Education (TAE)...

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Singapore crushes 9 tonnes of ivory to commemorate World Elephant Day

Singapore's National Parks Board (NParks) is crushing nine tonnes of ivory, worth SGD 18 million, to commemorate World Elephant Day, which...

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Singapore narrows GDP growth forecast for 2020, to shrink by 5-7%

Singapore's Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) has narrowed the country's GDP growth forecast for 2020, from –4 to –7 per cent, to...

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