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Singapore’s Parliament gets new mascot Parley

It’s official, Singapore’s Parliament has got a new mascot - ‘a young winged lion’ christened Parley.

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Singapore Minister S Iswaran leads business delegation to Hannover Messe trade fair

Minister of Trade and Industry (Industry) of Singapore S Iswaran is leading a delegation of more than 20 Singapore enterprises to...

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PM Lee, 40,000 devotees attend Hindu temple’s re-consecration ceremony in Singapore

In a novel exhibition of multiculturalism and showcasing the multiracial mosaic of Singapore, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong along with...

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Record number of Indian-Americans running for US Congress

A record number of 20 Indian-Americans are running for US Congressional elections this year. Collectively, they have raised more than...

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DPM T Shanmugaratnam reappointed chairman of MAS

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) said today Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam has been reappointed as its chairman.

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ADB chooses Singapore over Mumbai as arbitration centre

The Asian Development Bank (ADB), which is funding the metro project in Mumbai, has finalised Singapore as its arbitration centre...

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Trump’s immigration policy puts careers of wives of H-1B visa holders in jeopardy

As part of a crackdown on H-1B visas issued for skilled workers to enter the United States, expected in June, would mean that thousands of...

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PM Modi encounters both diaspora protesters and supporters on Day 1 in UK

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a packed first day during his European trip where he was both cheered and jeered by overseas...

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New strategy for DIFF geared towards supporting growth of modern film industry

The organisers of Dubai International Film Festival (DIFF) today announced that they will be adopting a new strategy to support the growth...

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SPF warns Whatsapp users of 'takeover' scam

The Singapore Police Force has issued an advisory warning WhatsApp users to be wary of a new scam being conducted on the messaging platform.

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Singapore, UK sign MoC on Cybersecurity building

Singapore and the United Kingdom today signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) on Cybersecurity Capacity Building, in conjunction with...

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Rahul Gandhi says Amethi will be as developed as Singapore in 15 years

Indian Congress president Rahul Gandhi yesterday said that the approach of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was a sharp contrast to...

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Singapore launches AI-powered job search portal for jobseekers

Singapore has launched an artificial intelligence-powered jobs search portal MyCareersFuture.sg to better connect job seekers with career...

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ICA warns of fake website phishing for VISA and passport numbers

Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) has issued an advisory warning of a fake ICA website phishing for visitors’ visa reference...

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Vande 2: Get ready to sing along with IndieStrings and DPS' music video

IndieStrings and DPS International School's team-up to create the latest Vande 2 music video is a wonderful medley that highlights the...

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Singapore’s finance minister Heng Sweet Keat comes in 2nd in regional rankings

Singapore’s Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat has been ranked second in a Hong Kong-based publication’s rankings of finance ministers in...

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Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports falls unexpectedly in March

Singapore’s non-oil domestic exports unexpectedly fell from a year earlier in March.

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Singapore identifies listeriosis bacteria strain similar to Australia outbreak

Singapore identified a listeria bacteria strain similar to the one that a patient had contracted in the deadly outbreak in Australia this...

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Indian-American girl sends video to PM Modi

A video was uploaded on Twitter in which a girl of Tamil origin is said that she will never visit India again for summer vacations as she is...

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Esplanade’s ‘A Tapestry of Sacred Music’ 2018 Turns 10

Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay’s A Tapestry of Sacred Music turns 10 with an entirely free line-up of programmes featuring sacred music...

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Singaporean NRI’s book highlights history of Indian sepoys in Southeast Asia

Singaporean Non-resident Indian (NRI) N Nedumaran launched a book highlighting the sacrifices and struggles of Indian sepoys and soldiers in...

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PM Narendra Modi makes a business trip to Nordic free-trade bastion

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Stockholm for a summit with Nordic peers already rattled by the sound of Donald Trump’s...

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URA proposes new use category that may allow short-term Airbnb rentals for private properties

Under a new use category proposed by the URA, private residential properties in Singapore could be allowed to be listed for short-term...

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Singapore-London flight to cost only SGD428, courtesy British Airways

To attract travellers, British Airways has launched a new ‘basic’ fare for certain long-haul routes including London to Singapore, with...

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To lead, learn about what makes people tick: Tony Blair to GIIS students

Former UK Labour Party Leader and three-time PM Tony Blair encouraged Global Indian International School (GIIS) students to learn about...

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