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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

World University rankings: Singapore universities rank highest in Asia Pacific

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) and National University of Singapore (NUS) have risen one place to be ranked joint 11th in...


India, Singapore to collaborate on environmental protection

The 100-year-old Agri-Horticultural Society of India (AHSI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Singapore Botanic...


HBO series Westworld to film in Singapore

HBO’s hit sci-fi TV series Westworld is set to film parts of Season 3 in Singapore, confirmed a network spokesperson on Thursday.


Singapore now the 12th most expensive city for expats

Singapore’s rise in our rankings is largely due to another strong year for the Singapore dollar.


Faster immigration clearance for UK travellers to Singapore

Singapore's Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) will extend the Frequent Traveller Programme (FTP) to eligible holders of UK passports...


U2 to perform in Singapore for the first time ever

Irish rock band U2 is set to bring its Joshua Tree tour to Singapore on November 30, 2019. Members Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton and Larry...


Indian company to send farm fresh milk to Singapore

Indian dairy company Parag Milk Foods will now be delivering premium, farm fresh milk from India to Singapore.


Grab launches new security feature on wallet app

Singaporean GrabPay users will soon be able to use their SingPass account through the Grab app.


India-Singapore partnership to help enhance manufacturing industries

The Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) partners the School of Continuing and Lifelong Education at the National University of...


Innovation on display at Singapore entrepreneurs event

Entrepreneurs in Singapore were given a platform to share their business models, challenges, and success stories at IVenture, an initiative...


Dance India Asia Pacific kicks off; innovative programmes on offer

Connected to India brings you snippets of what you may have missed at the inauguration ceremony of Dance India Asia Pacific (DIAP) 2019.


Bus accident in Dubai kills 17; 12 Indians among fatalities

An accident of a bus which was on its way from Oman to Dubai has killed 17 people and injured three, according to Dubai police.


New discovery by NTU scientists may speed up drug development

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have discovered a way to use a Chinese herb to create lab-grown enzymes and...


Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of Jun 7-9

This weekend, be awed by talented young musicians Ragha, who is a versatile composer and improviser, and multi-instrumentalist Ragavan...


Singapore to reduce private housing supply


P. Govindasamy Pillai among honoured in Singapore Bicentennial currency notes

P Govindasamy Pillai, popularly known in Singapore as PGP, was among the eight pioneers honoured through the new SGD20 currency notes...


Student art works to welcome The World's 50 Best Restaurants to Singapore

In a partnership initiative by the Singapore Tourism Board and Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, 70 culinary-themed art pieces will be on...


Culinary King Jiggs Kalra Passes Away


SMU prof gets grant to study religious diversity

Assistant Professor of Singapore Management University (SMU) Orlando Woods has been awarded a grant to study and understand new types of...


Singapore cracks down on plastic straws

To curtail high plastic usage in Singapore, more than 270 food and beverage (F&B) outlets will phase out plastic straws by July 1.


OCBC launches scholarship for AI Masters

The first of its kind offered by any Singapore company, the scholarship will be open to applicants of NUS and NTU's full-time master’s...


New Funan Mall in Singapore opens June 28

The Funan Mall is set to reopen in Singapore on June 28 after a three-year redevelopment, said developer CapitaLand on Monday.


Apsaras in dance: Indian classical Festival in Singapore June 8-16

Get ready for another foot-tapping festival as Apsaras Arts in Singapore is organising Dance India Asia Pacific (DIAP) 2019 once again, from...


HSA warns against 4 products containing potent materials

HSA is alerting members of the public not to purchase or consume four products that have been found to have caused serious adverse...


NUS Singapore history competition turns global

The NUS Singapore History Prize was created with the aim of stimulating an engagement between Singapore’s history broadly understood and...


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