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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

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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Singapore tops 2020 Smart City Index, Indian cities drop in ranking

The second edition of the SCI ranked 109 cities worldwide by capturing perceptions of randomly chosen 120 residents in each city.

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Facebook to give SGD4.75 million in grants to small businesses in Singapore

Facebook Singapore will be providing SGD 4.75 million in grants to businesses in the country that have experienced challenges due to the...

SMEs

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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Singapore businesses are the most digitally-ready in APAC: DBS survey

Close to 45 per cent of corporates in Singapore have a well-defined digital strategy.

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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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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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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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Book Review: Sembawang - A rare peek into families living in and around the British Naval Base in Singapore.

Sembawang - a novel translated from Tamil to English about the Tamil and Malayalee families who lived in the British Naval Base in colonial...

Entertainment

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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Indian arts through the lens of Ramayana: A sneak peek of CultureFest 2020

As the official media partner for CultureFest 2020, Connected to India brings you a taster of what’s in store at the much anticipated...

IHC Culture Fest 2020

Singapore’s HuM theatre rides on Zee TV’s reach, enters 9.6 million homes

In Singapore’s first, a local theatre company HuM Entertainment has partnered with India’s General Entertainment Channel (GEC) Zee TV to...

Entertainment

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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billionBricks' founder Prasoon Kumar to speak at Singapore's Archifest 2020

Prasoon Kumar, CEO and co-founder of billionBricks, a social enterprise aiming to provide shelters for the homeless across the world, will...

Upcoming

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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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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In Pics: Colours, textures and light at Gardens By The Bay

In the spirit of Singapore's 55th birthday, Gardens By The Bay has offered a National Day Special promotion in which residents can enjoy...

Entertainment

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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What is your reaction to the Netflix reality show Indian Matchmaking?

  • Love it - Can't wait for Season 2
  • Hate it - Can't tolerate even one episode
  • It's like looking in the mirror- warts and all
  • I cringe but just can't stop watching
  • I am neutral, no strong feelings
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