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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 International Film Festival Film Fund increases number of film grants for 2021

Applications for their Film Fund will be open from December 1, 2020 onwards.

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Sharul Channa to celebrate her birthday with a comedy comeback

Local stand-up comedian Sharul Channa is the premiere headliner of ‘The Great Covid Comedy Comeback’, which will be staged at the...

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Singapore Airlines to offer wider range of mains on short flights, launches eco-friendly packaging

The new initiative will reduce the amount of single-use plastics on the meal tray by 80 per cent by weight.

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Kollywood music producer Shabir to be featured in Mediacorp's festive theme song at countdown 2021

Let’s Celebrate 2021 – Mediacorp’s annual countdown show – is set to feature a slew of riveting acts, interactive elements as well...

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Singapore and Indian navies complete 27th edition of Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise

This year’s SIMBEX was planned virtually without physical interaction and conducted in the Andaman Sea and Indian Ocean as an ‘at-sea...

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Participate in Indian Heritage Centre’s ‘Jewel’ Hunt for some end year school holiday fun

Inspired by the digital escape room game, the narrative of IHC ‘Jewel’ Hunt revolves around a main character – Uncle Raja – who...

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Prominent businessman, community leader and key figure in Singapore’s Indian community Ameerali Rajabali Jumabhoy dies at 94

Prominent businessman, community leader and key figure in Singapore’s Indian community Ameerali Rajabali Jumabhoy dies at 94

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Singapore, India and Thailand navies conclude trilateral exercise

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this year’s Singapore-India-Thailand Maritime Exercise (SITMEX) was planned virtually.

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Singapore economy expected to contract 6-6.5% this year, and rebound 4-6% in 2021

Singapore economy expanded by 9.2 per cent on a quarter-on-quarter seasonally-adjusted basis in the third quarter of 2020.

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IMDA partners IBM to create 300 tech jobs in Singapore

The initiative is part of IBM’s “Future-Ready Intelligent Digital Workforce Programme”, in support of the SGUnited Jobs and Skills...

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MBS commemorates 10th anniversary with light shows and promotions

The three-minute show will be staged each night from 8pm to 11.30pm at 30-minute intervals, MBS said in a press statement.

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Singapore no longer most expensive city in the world, slips to 4th place

Last year, Singapore and Hong Kong shared the first position.

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CNA named Channel of the Year by London-based Association for International Broadcasting

CNA has been named Channel of the Year by the London-based Association for International Broadcasting (AIB).

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Inbound foreign visitors to Singapore can now buy travel insurance coverage for COVID-19 related costs

Premiums for these insurance plans start from SGD5.35 and can be purchased directly from the insurers through their respective websites.

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Singapore's hawker culture recommended for inscription as UNESCO intangible cultural heritage

The recommendation will guide the discussion of Singapore’s bid at the 15th session of the IGC to be held online from December 14 to 19.

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Singapore and France collaborate to develop tourism startups in both countries

The first of its kind between Singapore and France, the partnership aims to promote the development of tourism start-ups and accelerates the...

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Ministry of Manpower teams up with community groups to celebrate Deepavali with migrant workers

Organised by the ACE Group, the Hindu Endowments Board (HEB) and the Coordinating Council of Sikh Institutions (CCSI), the initiative aims...

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Be dazzled by exciting performances at Mediacorp's annual Deepavali countdown

Get in the festive mood with over two hours of mesmerising dance performances and colourful musical medleys this evening (November 13) at...

Entertainment

31st Singapore International Film Festival announces full line-up

The 31st Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF) will be held from November 26 to December 6.

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The Great Indian Food Festival 2020 set to light up Deepavali in Singapore

Supported by the Singapore Tourism Board, The Great Indian Food Festival showcases and promotes the diversity and appreciation for Indian...

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STB launches bundled promotions to encourage "Singapolidays"

With the year-end holidays around the corner, the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has launched the second wave of the SingapoRediscovers...

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SIA taps on in-house competencies to offer training programmes for external organisations

The Singapore Airlines Academy will be able to customise training packages to meet the requirements of individual companies and...

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New heritage trail uncovers hidden gems of Hougang, one of Singapore's oldest heartlands

From tales of crocodile and pirate attacks, to Singapore’s first fast food restaurant in a housing estate, the Hougang Heritage Trail...

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eSingaCup 2020 : Singapore’s first ever virtual football event kick starts on October 31

SingaCup, Singapore’s largest and fastest-growing 11-a-side international youth football tournament is going virtual in its tenth edition...

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Indian entertainment and live sports streaming platform Hotstar to launch in Singapore in November

Hotstar will feature over 85,000 hours of content, including ad-free viewing of more than 2,000 movies and 900 TV shows as well as live...

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What is your reaction to the Netflix reality show Indian Matchmaking?

  • Love it - Can't wait for Season 2
  • Hate it - Can't tolerate even one episode
  • It's like looking in the mirror- warts and all
  • I cringe but just can't stop watching
  • I am neutral, no strong feelings
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