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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

3 more COVID-19 cases in Singapore, 2 of which are linked to church cluster

Meanwhile, one more case of COVID-19 infection (Case 29) was discharged from hospital on Sunday, February 16.

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PM Lee writes Valentine’s Day note to healthcare workers caring for coronavirus patients

PM Lee said that this is “a very special group of people, doing their duty and more to keep us all safe and well, and to keep Singapore...

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Singapore welcomed 19.1 million visitors in 2019, an increase of 3.3% from year before

Despite global headwinds, Singapore in 2019 saw growths in both visitor arrivals and tourism receipts for a fourth consecutive year.

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Singapore's tourism sector facing biggest challenge since SARS: STB

With tourism arrivals and receipts for 2020 poised to take a significant hit as a result of the COVID-2019, Singapore's tourism sector is...

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5 unique vegetarian restaurants in Singapore

Singapore touts itself as a food haven, and when it comes to vegetarian food, you will be spoilt for choice.

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Here are 10 things you never knew Google Maps can do

Google Maps was made available in Singapore in 2009, and in that same year, it became the first country in the world to have both public...

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Singapore is at DORSCON Orange. Here's what it means

The DORSCON, or Disease Outbreak Response System Condition, is a framework that Singapore deploys to deal with pandemics.

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Singapore confirms 4 more cases of Wuhan coronavirus, 3 of which linked to local transmission

Singapore confirmed four new cases of 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection on Wednesday, February 5.

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United Nations of theatre: Timeless Tales 2020

Founders of Timeless Tales Family Theatre Festival Shalima Motial, Anindita Ghosh and some of the cast members share about what to look...

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Learn more about Singapore's wartime history through series of tours and programmes

National Heritage Board’s (NHB) will be showcasing some key aspects of Singapore's wartime history as part of its annual Battle for...

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Singapore higher education moves towards supporting diverse interests and aptitudes

In order to better support the interests, aptitudes and learning needs of students in Singapore, the Ministry of Education (MOE) be...

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EU-Singapore free trade agreement to apply to UK till December 31

EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA) will apply to the United Kingdom (UK) till December 31.

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Night Walker: An intriguing blend of Bharatanatyam, Chinese string instrument Ruan and electronic music

Experience a musical and visual feast at the Night Walker, a theatrical recital blending three unlikely art forms.

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Singapore ranks highest among among SEA in social mobility, 20th globally

Singapore has been ranked 20th globally in terms of social mobility, the highest performance among Southeast Asian countries.

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Indian aviation startups to pitch ideas to Airbus, Boeing at Singapore Air Show next month

Indian startups in aerospace, civil aviation and air services are expected to pitch for support to industry heavyweights such as Airbus and...

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In Pics: Grand celebrations of India’s 71st Republic Day in Singapore

A grand reception in Singapore to celebrate the 71st Republic Day of India, which falls on January 26.

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DBS named in Bloomberg gender equality index for 3rd year running

In recognition of the bank’s commitment to workplace gender equality, DBS Bank has been named to the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI)...

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WEF: Singapore announces new initiatives on AI governance to enhance consumer trust

At the World Economic Forum, Singapore announced a set of new initiatives on AI governance to enhance consumer trust.

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Future of manufacturing showcased at the launch of HP-NTU's new corporate lab

At the official opening of the HP-NTU Digital Manufacturing Corporate Lab on January 21, researchers from the HP-NTU Digital Manufacturing...

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Esplanade’s Raga series enters 11th edition

With the burgeoning arts scene in Singapore, the Raga series gives another second chance to Indian artists in Singapore to showcase their...

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In Pics: Festive shopping at Chinatown this CNY

Here's a pictorial walk through the historic street as the Chinese in Singapore prepares for the most important period of the Lunar...

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India's Amjad Ali Khan, Singapore Chinese Orchestra come together to weave a rich tapestry of music

Confluence, presented by the Indian High Commission in Singapore, will feature the Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) and the legendary...

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Singapore's first smart town in Punggol

The first ever smart town in Singapore will integrate residential districts, a business park, a university campus, community facilities, and...

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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.

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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...

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