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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

Changi Airport Terminal 2 to get a facelift

Expansion and renovation work at Changi Airport Terminal 2 (T2) will commence after the Chinese New Year holidays.

Singapore

Strong investments in Singapore for year 2019 despite global uncertainties

Despite global uncertainties including the US-China trade war and Brexit, the Singapore Economic Development Board secured investment...

Singapore

Increased golfing activities by developers lead to lower bids for land parcels: NUS study

According to a new NUS study, golf patterns of senior executives change significantly following the semi-annual releases of the...

Singapore

Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of January 17-19

Look forward to a cultural and musical feast this weekend.

Upcoming

Singapore loves Chinese New Year more than Christmas: Google insights

Being one of the most important festivals in the Singapore calendar, the Chinese New Year is one occasion that Singaporeans take very...

Singapore

Gender pay gap in Singapore has narrowed: MOM report

Singapore's adjusted gender pay gap (GPG) has narrowed over time, down from 8.8 per cent in 2002, according to a report by the Ministry of...

Singapore

MS Dhoni Academy undergoes a reshuffle as cricket coaching in Singapore overheats

Singapore is attracting a lot of attention from the biggest names in Indian cricket.

Cricket

A showdown between fact and fiction in Singapore Repertory Theatre's first show of 2020

Singapore Repertory Theatre kicks off the 2020 with The Lifespan of a Fact, exploring the theme of fake news versus truths.

Entertainment

ARTWALK Little India 2020: Passage of Time

Journey through the richly storied history of Little India at multidisciplinary arts festival ARTWALK Little India, to be held over two...

Singapore

SIA to increase flight to Kolkata to five times weekly

On March 29, Singapore Airlines (SIA) will commence a fifth weekly flight to Kolkata, India, operated by A350-900 medium haul aircraft.

Singapore

Light to Night Festival celebrates iconic culture spaces in Singapore's Civic District

Light to Night Festival will be returning to Singapore's Civic District from January 10 to 19, as a marquee event of Singapore Art Week.

Upcoming

Entries for South Asian Film Market 2020 are now open

The fourth Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (SgSAIFF) is set to be held in Singapore from September 25 to October 3.

Singapore

SIA diverts flights from Iranian airspace

Singapore Airlines (SIA) said Wednesday, January 8, that it is diverting all of its flights away from Iranian airspace.

Singapore

SMEs in Singapore to focus on productivity in 2020: UOB survey

One of the ways SMEs are planning to achieve their productivity goals is to increase their investments in technology.

SMEs

National Research Foundation Singapore's global youth summit to kick off next week

National Research Foundation Singapore is set to hold The Global Young Scientists Summit 2020 (GYSS 2020) in Singapore from January 14 to...

Upcoming

21 applications for digital bank licences received: MAS

At the close of application on December 31, 2019, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) received 21 applications for digital bank...

Singapore

You can now enjoy foot baths and cook eggs at Singapore's only hot spring park

The only natural hot spring park in Singapore, Sembawang Hot Spring Park is now open to the public.

Singapore

Highlights of the Singapore Art Week, January 11-19

Singapore Art Week (SAW) returns January 11 to 19 this year, bringing a kaleidoscope of visual art showcases and experiences in various...

Upcoming

Singapore on alert for pneumonia outbreak originating from Wuhan

Following reports of a severe pneumonia outbreak originating from Wuhan in China, Singapore is on high alert for any suspected cases...

Singapore

Razer FinTech leads consortium to apply for digital bank license in Singapore

The fintech arm of local gaming hardware maker Razer is leading a consortium to apply for a digital bank license in Singapore.

Singapore

Empowering the younger generation: GIIS RWCC

At the Global Indian International School (GIIS), there is an emphasis on helping the younger generation understand that they have the power...

Singapore

Inter-racial couple holds two weddings to honour traditions from both sides

Singaporean-Malaysian couple Pathma Gurusamy and Ng Boon Jun have taken to social media to share beautiful moments from their "double...

Global

In pics: Hello 2020, Decade and World! From Singapore

Scale, tech and sheer joy is the way to best describe incredible new year celebrations at the Marina Bay Sands, here in Singapore.

Global

What Singapore, India and the US watched on Netflix in 2019

Murder Mystery, starring Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler, topped Netflix's most popular releases of 2019 in Singapore.

Entertainment

Singapore cricket soars to new heights in 2019

It has been an outstanding year for Singapore cricket.

Singapore
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