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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

BHIM-UPI QR based payment system goes international with soft launch in Singapore

This is the first time that the BHIM app has gone international with the project targeted to go live by February 2020.


IMDA, Microsoft to accelerate 5G development in Singapore

Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Microsoft have joined hands in a strategic partnership to help accelerate the development of...


MAS, Deloitte team up to create industry-wide FinTech research platform

The aim of the platform is to help investors and financial institutions connect with FinTech​ start-ups that they can partner with or...


Central bank of France to set up first Asian office in Singapore

The Singapore office is expected to be open in early 2020.


MAS successfully develops blockchain for multi-currency payments

The novel platform has the potential to improve cost efficiencies for businesses.


India building a strong FinTech partnership with Singapore: HCI Ashraf

There are a lot of exciting possibilities in Singapore and Indian youth are looking at how they can build startup brands in the region,...


SFA, FICCI sign MoU to enhance cooperation at Singapore FinTech Festival 2019

The Singapore Fintech Association (SFA) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on Monday inked a partnership...


Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of November 9-10

This weekend, take it slow and pick up a skill that is unique to Southeast Asia – the art of batik making.


Singapore develops personalised brain-training game to help ADHD kids

A first-of-its-kind interactive brain-training game will soon be used to complement Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)...


Anurag Kashyap, Nawazuddin Siddiqui to grace Singapore International Film Festival 2019

The Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) returns for its 30th edition from November 21 to December 8, 2019, celebrating three...


It is not by chance that Singapore is an example of unity in diversity

Religious harmony is not just an option but a necessity that requires the effort of every subsequent generation was discussed at the...


The Great Circus of Europe to perform in Singapore for the first time this December

As 2019 draws to a close, get ready to leap into the new year in style!


Spat between NRI and security guard captured online goes viral in Singapore

Eight Riversuites condominium had been in media spotlight over the past week after a JP Morgan employee Ramesh Erramalli was captured on...


3 ways to deepen cooperation between ASEAN and India: PM Lee

Highlighting “good relations and multi-faceted cooperation” between India and Association of South-east Asian Nations (ASEAN) members,...


Bigger, better Dastak from November 9 to 17

Singapore’s signature Hindi theatre festival Dastak, produced by local troupe WeCanDoIt, is back for its fourth edition to enthrall...


Livspace launches in Singapore, marking first phase of APAC expansion

During the six month soft launch phase in Singapore, Livspace is already operating at USD 15 million gross revenue run rate and growing at...


In landmark ruling, Singapore retailer fined and jailed for selling devices that allow illegal streaming

Synnex Trading and its Director Jia Xiaofeng were found guilty of four criminal charges of copyright infringement for helping people access...


Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of November 1-3

This weekend, join Man Booker Prize winner Marlon James at the Singapore Writers Festival as he ruminates on the power of language and...


New commemorative bell at Mount Faber marks 50 years of Singapore-Polish relations

The newly renamed Poland’s Bells of Happiness on Mount Faber were unveiled on Tuesday, October 29, after the addition of a second...


Singapore-based remittance firm InstaReM rebrands as Nium

Digital cross-border payments provider InstaReM is rebranding to become part of Nium, the company announced on Sunday.


Singapore, get ready to sway to the romantic ballads of Engelbert Humperdinck

On November 5, the 83-year-old Humperdinck is set to perform in Singapore, bringing his tour ‘The Angel On My Shoulder’ to the island...


Unemployment rate in Singapore grew 2.3% in Q3 2019: Manpower Ministry

In preliminary data released on October 24, Singapore’s labour market in the third quarter of 2019 painted a mixed picture.


1.4 million Singaporeans to receive Bicentennial Bonus in November

This November, 1.4 million Singaporeans will receive up to three of the Bicentennial Bonus benefits.


Singapore ranks 21st out of 30 countries in global soft power index, 1st in enterprise

Singapore was ranked 21st in The Soft Power 30 list – an annual global ranking of soft power – retaining its position from last year.


NTU Singapore ranked 2nd in new young universities index

Nanyang Technological University has been ranked 2nd in the inaugural Nature Index Young Universities, the only Singapore university to make...


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