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1.57 million Singaporeans to receive SGD1.2 billion in GST vouchers, Medisave top-ups

A total of 1.57 million eligible citizens will receive notifications on their GST voucher (GSTV) and Medisave top-ups in 2017, said a...

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AVA probes cat-hoarding case; 94 cats rescued from two-room flat in Fernvale Link

The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) has launched investigations on a case in which 94 cats were kept in cramped conditions in a...

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Singapore Police issues advisory regarding rising cases of business email impersonation scams

People of Singapore should beware of the rising cases of scams involving spoofed business email addresses as victims are being deceived into...

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Scheme of free MRT rides in pre-peak hours extended till end of year

The two famous schemes for incentivising off-peak travel on public transport - free pre-peak travel and off-peak pass trials - have been...

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Singapore researchers develop technique for producing more durable Lithium-ion batteries

Singapore researchers have developed a technique for producing longer lasting Lithium-ion batteries. This will help in developing high...

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Istana opens up to public as part of Hari Raya Puasa celebrations

In celebration of Hari Raya Puasa, the Istana grounds will be open to the public on Sunday, 25 June 2017, from 8.30am to 6.00pm.

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Investigative and enforcement powers boosted for checking errant travel agents

To protect the interests of the consumers from errant travel agents, proposals have been made by the Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI)...

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New advisory panel formed for developing family friendly public transport

To make public transport more family-friendly in Singapore, a new advisory panel has been formed which will make recommendations.

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Singapore businesses least optimistic in Asia: survey

Although the overall business sentiment for Asia as a whole has risen to a three-year high, businesses in Singapore are the least optimistic...

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FAST trials at Changi Airport enters final phase, featuring facial recognition tech for swift departure flow

Passengers on selected flights by participating airlines will be able to make use of the suite of Fast and Seamless Travel (FAST) options.

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Red Dot Design Museum to be shifted to Marina Bay

The iconic Red Dot Design Museum of Singapore will be relocating to Marina Bay by the end of the year. It is presently located at Maxwell...

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MOM steps up enforcement measures as 287 vehicular work injuries reported

Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has stepped up enforcement operations on vehicular safety in workplaces as 287 vehicular work injuries were...

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Singapore Airlines named world’s second best airline

Adding another feather to its cap, Singapore Airlines (SIA) has been named as the world’s second-best airline by international air...

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MCI bans 9 publications by Rasul Bin Dahri containing extremist religious views

The Minister for Communications and Information (MCI) has gazetted nine publications by Rasul Bin Dahri as prohibited publications under the...

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Illegal hawker to be charged for assaulting NEA officers

An illegal hawker has been arrested for assaulting, using criminal force, and using abusive language against three National Environmental...

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Half of Singapore’s elderly are frail: Study

In a startling revelation, a study spanning 14 years has found that half of the elderly in Singapore are frail, mostly from low-income and...

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Free travel on buses, trains for National Servicemen on June 30

As a token of appreciation towards their valuable contribution, all past and present national servicemen will get free travel on public...

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International Day of Yoga a big hit in Singapore

More than 8000 registered participants observed the third International Day of Yoga at 70 locations across Singapore on June 19, 2017.

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Campaign to salute National Servicemen to mark NS50

To show appreciation for the contribution of national servicemen, a campaign has been launched in Singapore whereby citizens are urged to...

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New laws to tackle spread of fake news to be introduced next year: Shanmugam

In order to to tackle the spread of fake news in Singapore, new laws will be introduced next year, said K Shanmugam, Law and Home Affairs...

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Singapore participates in multilateral air combat exercise in Canada

The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) is participating in Exercise Maple Flag – a large-scale multilateral air combat exercise...

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Singapore’s Minister Maliki Bin Osman to visit India this July for India-ASEAN dialogue

In another step towards strengthening ties between Singapore and India, the city-state’s Senior Minister of State for Defence and Foreign...

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Spoil your dad with a special Father’s Day treat

Father’s Day is around the corner and all you need is to celebrate the presence of your superhero. Falling on June 18, celebrate the...

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Britney Spears to rock Singapore on June 30

Pop icon Britney Spears is going to rock Singapore on June 30. The spectacular event will take place at Singapore Indoor Stadium.