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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

Robot cleaners that can sing, rap and joke to be deployed in Singapore

In a world first, Singapore company LionsBots will be offering the locally-produced robots on a subscription model.


Get ready for the hottest Bhangra competition in Singapore

Following its inaugural success, the RedDot Bhangra Competition (RDBC) is back for its second edition in Singapore – and this time, it’s...


The unique love story of Ravana and Mandodari told through dance

‘Thari – Bound By The Soul’ explores the concept of the ‘red thread of fate’ through the interesting, and hardly ever talked...


Five things to do in Singapore over the weekend of Jul 12-14

Eating is a national hobby in Singapore, and you are in for a treat because the Singapore Food Festival is back this weekend!


Vistara launches international flights, Singapore its first global destination

Air carrier Vistara, a joint venture between Singapore Airlines and Tata Sons, is set to launch its first international flights from next...


Singapore’s Education Ministry invites scholarship applicants from India

The Ministry of Education (MoE) of Singapore is inviting applications from Indian students for the Singapore Airlines (SIA) Youth...


Pinterest’s new Singapore office to operate SE Asia, India hub

Photo-sharing social media firm Pinterest has launched its Singapore office to better operate across South East Asia and India. This is...


Singapore still the best for expats with kids: HSBC survey

Singapore has been overtaken by Switzerland as the best place in the world to live and work but remains the best destination for families.


‘Reluctant Editor’ PN Balji tells the stories of Singapore media through the ages

Veteran journalist and editor PN Balji unveils tell-all book relating unpublished anecdotes about articles published in Singapore newspapers...


Mediacorp’s Vasantham announces winner for first ever Tamil language pilot series

The winning drama from Vasantham Muthal Paarvai, Mediacorp’s first ever Tamil language pilot series has been announced.


Singapore: CapitaLand-Ascendas merger creates one of Asia’s largest real estate groups

Singapore-based realty major CapitaLand Ltd announced it has completed the acquisition of Temasek-owned Ascendas-Singbridge, resulting in...


Singapore’s NTU ranked top among world’s young universities


Singapore central bank to issue digital bank licences

The move extends digital bank licences to non-bank players.


Singapore chosen as innovation hub for central banks

Singapore has been selected as one of the innovation hubs for central banks by the Board of the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).


Zilingo-UOB tie-up brings banking convenience to businesses

United Overseas Bank (UOB) and lifestyle e-commerce platform Zilingo have collaborated to support the growth of ASEAN’s fashion industry.


Grab partners London-based Splyt to take Grab rides beyond Southeast Asia

International travellers will soon be able to book Grab rides across 336 cities in 8 Southeast Asian countries through their preferred apps.


Singapore ranked third in Mercer cost of living survey; Hong Kong tops list

Singapore was the third most expensive city for expatriates in the world while Hong Kong topped the list - for the second consecutive year -...


Google Nest Hub makes it way to Singapore

Google’s smart speaker with a screen called Google Nest Hub is now available in Singapore. The device is aimed at helping people simplify...


Singapore gets first ever e-registration for prepaid mobile customers

The new service enables Singtel’s prepaid customers to register their new SIM cards within five minutes.


Singapore: Illegal drones delay Changi flight operations again

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) announced that flight operations at Changi International Airport were once again delayed...


In Pics: Yoga Day celebrations across Singapore

While Yoga Day celebrations are held across the world, what's unique about Singapore is the way yoga is being brought to the communities and...


World University rankings: Singapore universities rank highest in Asia Pacific

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) and National University of Singapore (NUS) have risen one place to be ranked joint 11th in...


India, Singapore to collaborate on environmental protection

The 100-year-old Agri-Horticultural Society of India (AHSI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Singapore Botanic...


HBO series Westworld to film in Singapore

HBO’s hit sci-fi TV series Westworld is set to film parts of Season 3 in Singapore, confirmed a network spokesperson on Thursday.


Singapore now the 12th most expensive city for expats

Singapore’s rise in our rankings is largely due to another strong year for the Singapore dollar.


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