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MasterChef to make its debut in Singapore

Singaporeans should get ready to showcase their culinary skills to the world as the hit TV cooking competition MasterChef is soon making its...

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Singapore-based Sembcorp Industries plans India energy IPO

Facing a plunge in their quarterly profit, Singapore-based Sembcorp Industries has changed its strategy and plans to raise about SGD500...

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New NTU institute to study the impact of the tech revolution on society

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has established the NTU Institute of Science and Technology for Humanity to...

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Nearly 70,000 cans of duty-unpaid beer declared as fruit punch uncovered: ICA

Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) announced in a Facebook post that its officers at Pasir Panjang Scanning Station detected 69,048...

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Singapore sixth least corrupt country in the world, India ranked 81st

The global position of Singapore has improved further as it has ranked sixth in the annual ranking of countries that are considered least...

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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau cancels dinner invite to convicted Khalistani terrorist

The visit of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to India has been hit by another controversy over a dinner invitation extended to Jaspal...

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Canada does not sympathise with Sikh separatists, Trudeau assures India

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has offered his "categorical assurance" that Canada did not sympathise the Sikh separatist movement,...

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Jallianwala Bagh massacre centenary perfect day for a British apology: Shashi Tharoor

Sharing his fondness for the Lion City, Dr Shashi Tharoor spoke about his ties to Singapore. “I’m glad to be back, Singapore is one of...

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Santheesh becomes 125th Indian to win USD1 million in Dubai Duty Free raffle

A record has been created as Santheesh Kumar has become the 125th Indian national to win USD1 million in the Dubai Duty Free raffle draw.

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Need to preserve Singapore’s wealth and grow it for future generations: Indranee

"There is a need to not only preserve Singapore’s wealth but grow it for future generations,” asserted Senior Minister of State for Law...

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Singapore set to tax e-books, web TV shows and other digital services from 2020

A broad swathe of e-services ranging from downloadable digital content such as mobile applications, e-books and movies, to...

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Singapore among world’s safest places to have a baby: UNICEF

Babies born in Japan, Iceland and Singapore have the best chance at survival, while newborns in Pakistan, the Central African Republic and...

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HardwareZone security breach affects 685,000 user profiles

HardwareZone's owner SPH Magazines announced in a press release yesterday, Feb 20, that the site was hit by a security breach.

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NUS food scientists create novel way to rapidly screen pesticides in vegetables

Food scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) developed a rapid and highly sensitive screening technique capable of...

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Singapore Defence Minister Dr Ng Eng Hen conferred France’s highest award

Singapore Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen was conferred the Order of the Légion d’Honneur by the President of France Emmanuel Macron.

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California-based NRI adopts village in Telangana

Annapareddy Appi Reddy, California-based NRI, has adopted the remote Dondapadu village in Suryapet district as a part of Digithon Digital...

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PM Lee terms Budget 2018 as strategic financial plan for building better future

“Budget 2018 is a strategic and integrated financial plan to build us a better future together,” said Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien...

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Singapore to impose tax on digital services from 2020

Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be imposed on businesses providing digital services from Jan 1, 2020.

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Singapore’s budget raises GST, cushioned with SG Bonus to citizens

Finance Minister of Singapore Heng Swee Keat unveiled the Budget 2018 today with the announcement of raising of Goods and Services Tax (GST)...

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Saanjh Kendras in Punjab to entertain NRI complaints

To solve the grievances of Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) in the Indian State of Punjab, more than 100 Saanjh Kendras (service centres) of the...

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Language holds the common root of humanity: Dr. Vimlesh Kanti Verma

A thought leader in the area of Hindi language teaching and Hindi in the diaspora, Dr. Vimlesh Kanti Verma led the movement to embrace a...

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ASEAN working hard to produce consensus on practical measures: Dr Ng Eng Hen

Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen said that China’s actions in the South China Sea (SCS) dispute motivated by their desire to prevent...

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Minority want guns in US, and they have more power than the majority: Shanmugam

"That is democracy American style," said Shanmugam.

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State Bank of India launches Global NRI centre in Kochi

A one-stop customer service solution for all NRI banking-related services, the centre will function as a single point of contact for all SBI...

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Changi Terminal 1 arrival pick-up to relocate to Basement 1

Changi Airport Terminal 1’s (T1) arrival pick-up facility will relocate to Basement 1 of the terminal on 21 February 2018.

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