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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

Kishore Mahbubani spearheads Asian Peace Programme, first policy paper focuses on India-China conflict

The Asia Research Institute (ARI) at National University of Singapore (NUS) has announced the launch of the Asian Peace Programme (APP) to...


Singapore has no plans to increase population to 10 million: PMO

Singapore government said it has not proposed, planned nor targeted for the country to increase its population to 10 million, the Prime...


PM Lee addresses PAP's absence of new Indian candidates, assures community will be well represented

PM Lee assured the voters that there will continue to be Indian MPs to represent the Indian community and other voters.


Kavasam named winner of the second season of Mediacorp's Vasantham Muthal Paarvai.

Kavasam, produced by Cannons’N Tulips, has been named the winner of the second season of the pilot series project, Vasantham Muthal...


Singapore to put up contact-free temperature self-check kiosks at public transport locations

The kiosk contains a contactless thermal device and detects the heat signature from the person’s forehead to provide a temperature reading...


DBS named winner of global digital transformation award

DBS has been named the inaugural winner of the Digital Transformation Award in the Hackett Group’s Digital Awards 2020.


Singtel, Starhub-M1 consortium and TPG awarded license to deploy 5G networks in Singapore

IMDA has granted licenses to Singtel, TPG Telecom and the Joint-Venture Consortium (JVCo1) formed by StarHub and M1 to operate 5G networks...


NTU named world's best young university for 7th year running

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) has been named the world’s best young university by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) for the...


Over 500 SMEs accessed new overseas markets with IMDA's Grow Digital initiative

The Grow Digital initiative has helped more than 500 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore gain access to new overseas...


PM Lee dissolves parliament, calls for elections

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Tuesday, June 23, that he has advised President Halimah Yacob to dissolve the parliament...


No ERP charges till July 26, says LTA

There will be no Electronic Road Pricing (ERP) charges till July 26, said Land Transport Authority (LTA).


Singapore's former DPM S Jayakumar appointed Pro-Chancellor of NUS

The appointment was made by President Madam Halimah Yacob, who is also the Chancellor of NUS.


14 digital bank applications to progress to next stage of assessment: MAS

14 of the 21 digital bank applications received by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) have met the eligibility criteria required for...


Singaporean professor Paul Tambyah appointed to lead International Society of Infectious Diseases

Currently Professor of Medicine at the National University of Singapore (NUS), Professor Paul Tambyah is also Senior Consultant Infectious...


Singapore economy expected to shrink 5.8% in 2020: MAS survey

GDP growth is expected to recover to 4.8 per cent in 2021.


DBS partners Food Bank Singapore to create virtual food banking app

DBS Bank has partnered The Food Bank Singapore to better address food gaps for the vulnerable by connecting corporate donors to food support...


SGD 58,385 done, SGD 12K to go! Bandwidth sings for Singapore’s freelance crew

Bandwidth – Apart yet Together, is a live event while in lockdown and all the funds generated through this event went to freelancers in...


Skin colour has no place in a modern society, said Singapore-based photographer Lijesh Karunakaran

In a poignant post on his Facebook page on June 2, Singapore-based photographer Karunakaran shared brief accounts of what his daughter have...


Apsaras Arts among 6 inaugural winners of NHB’s ‘Stewards of Singapore's Intangible Cultural Heritage Award’

Apsaras Arts, that trains and nurtures Indian dance forms is among the six winners of the inaugural ‘Stewards of Singapore's Intangible...


Dengue cases in 2020 could exceed 16,000, circuit breaker a contributing factor to spike

The number of dengue cases this year is expected to exceed the 15,998 cases reported in 2019, and may even surpass the 22,170 cases reported...


NTU and Facebook pilot programme to develop data centre talents in Singapore

Tech giant Facebook has partnered Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU) to launch a pilot programme aimed at developing local...


Avant Theatre brings the thrill of the stage into homes with digital ‘Irruthiyil Yaar’

On May 23, Avant Theatre & Language brought the thrill of live Tamil acts into the homes of theatre lovers, staging a digital version of...


A Tamil poem, a Kollywood music director, and a Chinese ensemble: Uniquely Singapore arts in COVID-19 times

The arts people in Singapore are coming together, in these trying times, to uplift the spirits of migrant workers who are affected by the...


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...


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...


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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