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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

Singapore Zoo welcomes critically endangered Celebes crested macaque baby

The baby has since been named Joyo, an Indonesian moniker meaning "victorious".

Singapore

SINDA Excellence Awards go online this year, with record number of recipients

The Singapore Indian Development Associdation (SINDA) commemorated its annual SINDA Excellence Awards (SEA) virtually this year, with the...

Singapore

Singapore to allow visitors from Vietnam and Australia from Oct 8

Over the last 28 days, Vietnam has zero local COVID-19 case, while Australia (with the exception of Victoria State) has a virus local...

Singapore

Singapore Airlines launches experiences and tours in place of flights to nowhere

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has launched the Discover Your Singapore Airlines suite of experiences, comprising three exciting and all-new...

Singapore

Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA) Project Give 2020 to focus on acts of care

As the Deepavali festive season draws near, Singapore Indian Development Association (SINDA) is gearing up its year-round Project Give...

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Multilateralism is key to overcoming COVID-19 challenges, Balakrishnan says at UN

Speaking at the General Debate of the 75th United Nations (UN) General Assembly on September 26, Singapore's foreign affairs minister Vivian...

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Google launches new digital payment experience in Singapore, after India

Customers of DBS, OCBC and Standard Chartered can now link their bank accounts to Google Pay to pay anyone in Singapore through PayNow.

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NTU among top 30 in QS Global MBA rankings this year

Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has made it into the QS Global Master of Business Administration (MBA) Rankings top 30...

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Singapore announces further easing of COVID-19 restrictions

The Ministry of Manpower is allowing more employees to return to work as of September 28, though it has been emphasised that “working from...

Covid-19

NTU partners Flywire on new digital payment platform for international students

International students at NTU can now enjoy a more secure and seamless online payment experience from almost anywhere in the world.

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23rd edition of Singapore Writers Festival goes digital, programmes inspired by theme of Intimacy

Singapore Writers Festival (SWF) returns from October 30 to November 8 this year.

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Singapore tops 2020 Smart City Index, Indian cities drop in ranking

The second edition of the SCI ranked 109 cities worldwide by capturing perceptions of randomly chosen 120 residents in each city.

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STB partners Visa to help Singapore SMEs impacted by COVID-19

The STB-Visa collaboration will on two strategic areas to revive the local tourism industry – joint research and analytics and marketing...

SMEs

Facebook to give SGD4.75 million in grants to small businesses in Singapore

Facebook Singapore will be providing SGD 4.75 million in grants to businesses in the country that have experienced challenges due to the...

SMEs

SGD100 local tourism vouchers to all Singaporeans aged 18 and above

Singapore Tourism Board (STB) will be issuing SGD100 local tourism vouchers to all Singapore citizens aged 18 and above in December.

Singapore

20th President's Star Charity on October 4 to feature local and international stars

The 20th edition of President’s Star Charity (PSC) – themed "Believe You Can" will be broadcast live on Sunday, October 4.

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LTA announces new SGD112 million package to help taxi and private hire drivers

The Singapore government has set aside an additional SGD112 million to provide further support for the Point-to-Point (P2P) transport...

Singapore

Singapore businesses are the most digitally-ready in APAC: DBS survey

Close to 45 per cent of corporates in Singapore have a well-defined digital strategy.

Corporate

STB partners travel company Klook to launch SGD2 million domestic marketing campaign

As part of the efforts under STB's SingapoRediscovers campaign, the seven-month partnership will start in September.

Singapore

DBS named world's best bank for 3rd year running

For the third year running, DBS has been recognised as the World’s Best Bank by New York-based financial publication Global Finance at its...

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New NAC filmlet celebrates 7 Singaporean artists including Cultural Medallion recipient Santha Bhaskar

Launched as part of the #SGCultureAnywhere campaign, the 30-second piece showcases the wonder of Singapore’s art.

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Singtel offers 5G speed of more than 1Gbps on 3.5GHz in Singapore first

For a start, Singtel 5G will cover areas such as Harbourfront, Bugis and Dhoby Ghaut.

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Singapore has fought COVID-19 well but must learn from mistakes made, says PM Lee in address to Parliament

PM Lee said that the country’s response to the pandemic was “not without shortcomings” and that “with hindsight, we would certainly...

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Book Review: Sembawang - A rare peek into families living in and around the British Naval Base in Singapore.

Sembawang - a novel translated from Tamil to English about the Tamil and Malayalee families who lived in the British Naval Base in colonial...

Entertainment

SICCI COVID-19 Task Force launches the Little India Walkabout 2020 campaign

The month-long campaign aims to understand daily issues faced by businesses.

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What is your reaction to the Netflix reality show Indian Matchmaking?

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  • It's like looking in the mirror- warts and all
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