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Singapore officially the Republic of Singapore, and often referred to as the Lion City, the Garden City, and the Red Dot, is a global city and sovereign state in Southeast Asia and the world's only island city-state. It lies one degree (137 km) north of the equator, south to the southernmost tip of continental Asia and peninsular Malaysia, with Indonesia's Riau Islands to the south. Singapore's territory consists of a diamond-shaped main island along with 62 other islets.

Since independence, extensive land reclamation has increased its total size by 23% (130 km2), and its greening policy has covered the densely populated island with tropical flora, parks and gardens

MAS to develop fairness metrics in usage of AI for credit risk scoring and customer marketing

MAS has announced the commencement of the first phase of the Veritas initiative – a framework for financial institutions to promote the...

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Singaporean and PR households can register for free flags for National Day

Singaporean and PR households who want to display the Singapore flag in the lead up to National Day on August 9 this year can now register...

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P1 registration goes online this year, with a cap on PR children

The registration of children for admission to Primary One (P1) classes in 2021 will open from Wednesday, July 1 to Friday, October 30.

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Periasamy Kumaran takes over as the High Commissioner of India to Singapore

HE Periasamy Kumaran has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to The Republic Of Singapore on Tuesday May 26, 2020.

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Singapore revises 2020 GDP forecast, expected to shrink between 4% and 7%

Singapore has revised its GDP growth forecast for 2020 downwards to “–4 to –7 per cent”, Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) said...

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What’s allowed and what’s not for Singapore seniors once circuit breaker ends

As this group of people fall into the high risk category, they have been advised to continue to take extra precautions even after the...

Covid-19

Singapore based director-writer duo Shalaka Ranadive and Tanuj Khosla team-up to bring Cheers

Cheers is a product of the coronavirus lockdown and has been shot entirely remotely with the actors not stepping out of their homes and...

Entertainment

Bella Ciao: Rise! to the tune of a Tamizh and Italian fusion folk song

Award-winning local musician Shabir Tabare Alam has released a new single titled Ezhuvom (Rise) in hopes to motivate during a time of...

Entertainment

NUS develops tool to help Muslims with diabetes to fast safely

Researchers from the NUS have developed a tool named ‘Fasting Algorithm for Singaporeans with Type 2 Diabetes’ (FAST) to help Muslims...

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StarHub expands selection of Tamil channels

StarHub customers can now enjoy an enhanced selection of entertainment options, following the addition of ADITHYA TV and KTV HD to its Tamil...

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Changi Airport named world's best for 8th year running

Singapore Changi Airport has been voted by customers as the World's Best Airport for the eighth consecutive time at the 2020 World Airport...

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From stage to sofa: NAC brings local arts to homes in new livestream initiative

National Arts Council (NAC) has launched a brand new online series 'From The Living Room', featuring the best of local music and dance –...

Entertainment

Vasantham’s ‘Arpanam’ to Migrant Workers

Vasantham’s Virtual Concert On Vesak Day an ‘Arpanam’ to Migrant Workers

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Vitamin Sea: First commercial drone delivery in Singapore takes flight

Homegrown startup F-drones has completed the first ever commercial Beyond-Visual-Line-of-Sight (BVLOS) drone delivery in Singapore on April...

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Singapore zoo surprises penguins with obstacle course during circuit breaker

African penguins at the Singapore zoo were in for a surprise when they returned to their exhibition after a swim – their keepers have...

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NTUC Fairprice expands halal offerings, provides aid to underprivileged students to mark Ramadan

From April 24 to May 23, FairPrice will also be offering free dates, snacks and beverages to all Muslim customers daily, half-an-hour before...

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Dengue cases this year could exceed 16,000: NEA

There are five dengue deaths so far in 2020.

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The show goes on at Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay with special offstage programmes

Every Friday, Esplanade will release never-before-seen footage of a performance from its archives as part of The Show Goes On…Line series.

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In Pics: Hindu temples in Singapore prepare sweet treats for foreign workers for Tamil and Bengali New Year

A total of 123,000 traditional Indian sweets – including laddu, mysore pauk, paal gova, – were prepared by 24 Hindu Temples.

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TPG telco enters Singapore market with “50GB for SGD 10” plan

TPG Telecom is entering the Singapore market as its fourth telco with "50GB for SGD 10" plan available from Tuesday, March 31.

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Vasantham’s Yaar Antha Star 2020 crowns 20-year-old singer Meenakshy as winner

20-year-old Meenakshy Jyothish was crowned as the next youth singing sensation in a much awaited season finale of Vasantham’s Yaar Antha...

Entertainment

Singapore, Hong Kong, Osaka share top spot in ranking of most expensive places to live

The Japanese city of Osaka has joined Singapore and Hong Kong to share top spot as the most expensive places to live in.

Global

LOA, SHN, QO - Confused? All your questions answered here

A one-stop guide for everything you need to know about the COVID-19 related rules and measures that apply to you and your family if you are...

Covid-19

“The doors of an embassy must be open to all Indian citizens”, says Indian HC to Singapore Jawed Ashraf​

An exclusive interview with the High Commissioner of India to Singapore, Jawed Ashraf.

Singapore

Singapore is home to one of the most accomplished Indian diaspora in the world: HCI Singapore Jawed Ashraf

An exclusive interview with Indian High Commissioner to Singapore, Jawed Ashraf.

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Poll

How do you spend your time during Covid19 stay at home?

  • Watching movies and shows on Netflix, Aamazon Prime etc.
  • Physical activity, exercise, yoga, HIIT etc
  • Playing online games, PS4, X-box.
  • Reading books.
  • Making a list things you will do once this is over
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