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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 condemns violence in Sri Lanka, says no reports of Singaporean casualties

Thus far, there are no reports of Singaporean casualties in the coordinated blasts in Sri Lanka over the Easter weekend.


Abhishek Upmanyu to make debut in Singapore on June 1

Catch the amazing Abhishek Upmanyu at the Shine Auditorium on June 1st 2019.


Changi Airport dons a ‘Jewel’ for enhanced travel experience for flyers

Changi Airport of Singapore has literally added a sparkling jewel in its crown! Well, we are talking about the latest addition at the...


Future's concert in Singapore on May 9 cancelled

Atlanta hip-hop Superstar FUTURE's debut concert in Singapore has been cancelled due to 'unforeseen circumstances'.


Public can now book tickets for Singapore's bicentennial celebrations

To be held from June 1 to September 15, 2019, 'From Singapore to Singaporean: The Bicentennial Experience' will be set in the historic Fort...


Singapore-based private equity firms investing heavily in India’s real estate sector

With funding from Indian banks and non-banking financial companies drying up in the real estate sector, Singapore-based investors are...


Sentosa's new scheme woos innovative ideas from local enterprises

The Sentosa x Enterprise scheme will create opportunities for local enterprises to test bed novel ideas, concepts, and technologies.


No more departure stamps for foreigners leaving Singapore: ICA

From next Monday, April 22, foreigners departing Singapore will no longer need to get their passports stamped at the manned counters.


Wet and warm conditions to persist through May: NEA

The prevailing inter-monsoon conditions in Singapore and the surrounding region are expected to persist through next month.


Election Department of Singapore releases updated voter rolls

The Election Department of Singapore has released the updated voter rolls of citizens who are eligible to cast their vote in the next...


World Statesman Award 2019 to be given to PM Lee

US-based interfaith group Appeal of Conscience Foundation will confer the prestigious 2019 World Statesman Award upon Prime Minister of...


NTU handheld device detects heavy metals in drinking water in 5 mins

Inspired by the ability of the human body, the device developed by scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore can generate...


Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC reduces stake in India’s DLF

Singapore government’s sovereign wealth fund GIC reduced its equity stake in DLF, the largest homegrown real estate developer in India.


ICA trials contactless, “breeze-through” immigration clearance at Tuas Checkpoint

You may expect to breeze through your next immigration clearance at the Tuas Checkpoint.


Sprit of valour exemplified at India-Singapore joint army exercise at Babina

The Indian Army and the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) concluded their annual joint training exercise for armoured units ‘Bold Kurukshetra...


Singapore ranked 2nd most expensive housing market in the world: Report

Singapore has emerged as the second most expensive place in the world to buy a house, after Hong Kong which took the top spot.


Jet Airways suspends flights to and from Singapore amid deepening financial woes

India's cash-strapped Jet Airways has suspended fights to and from Singapore on Thursday, April 11.


Singapore Police go hi-tech with launch of drone-equipped surveillance vehicles

Singapore Police have gone high-tech with the launch of drone-equipped surveillance vehicles, smart glasses, miniature humanoid robots and...


Singapore ranked APAC’s second greenest country

The island-state ranked in the top 5 countries in terms of air and water pollution measures.


Five things to do over the weekend of Apr 12-14

This weekend, indulge yourself in classical Indian arts.


Half of private school grads find full-time employment 6 months after graduation

Released by the Committee for Private Education, the outcomes of the Private Education Institution (PEI) Graduate Employment Survey (GES)...


Singapore wins international award for efforts in AI governance and ethics

Singapore has won a top award at the prestigious World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prizes for its work in Artificial...


Updated: Exuberance, splash of colour to mark Vesakhi Mela 2019 in Singapore this weekend

The Singapore Sikh community is set to welcome the colourful and effervescent Vesakhi festival with numerous cultural and sporting...


Malaysia warns against seafood consumption as waters found to contain heavy metals

Malaysia is a popular weekend spot for Singaporeans looking for cheap seafood. But you may want to think twice for the time being.


Malaysian budget airline Firefly to resume flights to Singapore on April 21

Malaysian transport minister Anthony Loke said budget carrier Firefly will be resuming flights to Singapore on Apr 21, operating out of...


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