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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

72-year-old SIFAS organises annual Open House to showcase Indian cultural heritage

Singapore Indian Fine Arts Society (SIFAS) is organising its annual Open House to welcome new members and students to its fold on January 24...

Upcoming

Singapore housing prices rise in third quarter of 2020-21 amid rumours of property curbs

According to Urban Redevelopment Authority figures, Singapore home prices rose by 2.1 per cent in the third quarter of 2020-21, as...

Housing

Soo Mei Fei: A Singaporean dancer who is transcending cultural barriers to portray love through Bharatanatyam

The 24 year-old Bharatanatyam dancer is set to present her debut performance on January 26 at the Blackbox in Goodman Arts Centre.

Singapore

Annual Shangri-La Dialogue will take place this year, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen says at Sherpa Meeting

Annual Shangri-La Dialogue, Singapore will take place this year, Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen says at Sherpa Meeting - a prelude to the...

Singapore

Travelling to Singapore? COVID-19 tests are now mandatory upon arrival

Additionally, starting January 18, all returning Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents from the United Kingdom and South Africa will be...

Singapore

Award winning singer-songwriter Shabir releases soulful single ‘Thanimai’

Award-winning singer-songwriter Shabir releases soulful single ‘Thanimai’

Entertainment

Enjoy an immersive Pongalo Pongal! weekend with the Indian Heritage Centre

Spend an immersive weekend till 17 January 2021with an exciting array of immersive cultural activities presented by Singapore’s Indian...

Singapore

ARTWALK Little India returns in 2021 in a hybrid format

Titled, ‘In Spite Of…’ the public arts festival returns in conjunction with Singapore Arts Week to celebrate the rich heritage of the...

Singapore

Singapore Airlines raises USD 500 million in US dollar bond issue

Singapore Airlines has raised USD 500 million in its first US dollar bond issue which the company will use to buy new aircraft as the global...

Corporate

Singapore's anti-fake news law needed to regulate falsehoods on social media: Law Minister Shanmugam

Social media firms are hampered by their commercial interests when tackling fake news, Singapore's law minister said, defending the...

Singapore

Singapore Exchange announces new regulations for auditors, property valuers

Singapore Exchange's regulatory unit announced it will tighten requirements for listed company auditors and raise standards on valuation...

Corporate

Singapore's Ministry of Home Affairs starts vaccination exercise for Home Team’s frontline healthcare officers

Singapore's Ministry of Home Affairs starts vaccination exercise for Home Team’s frontline healthcare officers

Singapore

PM Lee Hsien Loong gets first vaccine shot as government announces rollout plan

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong received his first shot of a COVID-19 vaccine today and urged others to take the jabs in a country...

Covid-19

Additional 7-day testing regime at designated facility for newly arrived foreign workers after 14-day SHN

Newly arriving foreign workers in Singapore to complete additional 7-day testing regime after 14-Day Stay-Home Notice

Singapore

Changi Airport's award-winning 'Jewel' to open for dining, camping under lockdown restrictions

Singapore’s Changi Airport, routinely voted the world’s best and a key part of the city-state’s psyche, is reinventing itself for the...

Singapore

NTU Singapore, Temasek Foundation host Asia’s young leaders regional dialgoue

Some 84 student leaders from Asia are meeting in person and virtually at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) this...

Singapore

Singapore to raise minimum legal age for tobacco to 21

Ministry of Health said raising the minimum legal age is part of Singapore's ongoing efforts to reduce smoking prevalence.

Singapore

Singapore commits another SGD84 million to support aviation sector

CAAS will help at-risk and under-employed aviation workers to enhance their employability and acquire skills to move to other jobs within...

Singapore

#covid19, #GE2020 Singapore's most popular hashtags on Twitter in 2020

Microblogging site Twitter in its annual trends report revealed that #covid19 and #GE2020 were the top hashtags of the year in Singapore.

Singapore

Beware of impersonator, says Indian High Commissioner to Singapore Periasamy Kumaran

The fake profile has been sending friend requests and messages on Facebook Messenger asking people to invest in a ponzi scheme.

Singapore

Catch Dastak Chota Packet’s play on animal cruelty, ‘Earthward Ho’ on Colors TV on December 26

On December 26 2020 you can watch Dastak’s children’s production "Earthward Ho" revolving around animal cruelty on Colors TV Asia...

Singapore

Grab partners NAS Academy to groom 100 content creators across in Singapore and beyond

Grab has partnered NAS Academy – the training and development arm of NAS Daily – to identify and groom 100 budding content creators...

Singapore

Singapore hawker culture inscribed as intangible UNESCO heritage

Singapore's hawker culture has been inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Singapore

Singapore signs free trade agreement with UK, working on digital economy partnership

Under the UK-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (FTA), companies in both countries will enjoy the same benefits that they are receiving under...

Singapore

NUS researchers derive optimal drug combination against COVID-19 using AI

NUS researchers found that the optimal drug therapy was a combination of the drugs remdesivir, ritonavir, and lopinavir at specific doses.

Covid-19
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