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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

Indian PM Modi meets Singapore’s PM Lee on sidelines of East Asia Summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a successful meeting with his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong today. Both leaders discussed...


In pics: Global fintech companies converge at Singapore Fintech Festival 2018

Singapore Fintech Festival 2018 is going on in full steam. It is the world’s largest gathering of the global fintech community and is...


The Monk who used his IIT degree for Environmental Transformation

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Indian PM Modi to launch APIX for two billion people without bank accounts at Singapore Fintech Festival

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address about 30,000 people at the ongoing Singapore Fintech Festival. He will also be launching a...


GO-JEK partners DBS with “exciting privileges” for bank customers

GO-JEK is set to launch its beta ride-hailing app in Singapore "within the coming weeks".


New partnership to allow Razer Pay users to transact at NETS terminals next year

The new partnership between the NETS and Razer aim to achieve full interoperability by the time Razer Pay launches in Singapore in the first...


Visitors can enjoy cheaper entry to Sentosa this holiday season

This year-end holiday period, driving into ​Sentosa Island via Sentosa Gateway on weekends will only cost you SGD2 during lunchtime and...


Business sans borders to help in fostering SME digitalisation

MAS and IMDA are working together to create a cross-border innovation platform called Business sans Borders to enhance domestic and...


Singapore introduces world’s first FEAT principles to promote responsible use of AI and data analytics in fintech

For responsible use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and data analytics in the field of finance, the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)...


Singapore’s fintech journey is about innovation, inclusion and inspiration: Ravi Menon

“Singapore’s fintech journey is about innovation, inclusion and inspiration," said managing director of MAS, Ravi Menon, at the opening...


Heavy traffic expected at land checkpoints for holiday season

Traffic is expected to be particularly heavy on weekends throughout the holiday period, Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said in a...


World’s biggest fintech event to start in Singapore today with greater ASEAN focus

The world’s biggest Fintech event will kick off in Singapore from November 12 to 16. Christened Singapore FinTech Festival, it is going to...


C Kunalan: Sprint legend of Singapore

Singapore Sports Museum is home to a mesmerising, silver-coloured cast of a sturdy hand holding a baton accompanied with a foot. Canagasabai...


Indian PM Modi in Singapore next week for East Asia Summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will pay a two-day visit to Singapore beginning November 14 to attend the East Asia Summit organised by...


Singapore teachers work long hours, but are paid twice as much as public think

The Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Status Index 2018 found that the starting salary for a secondary school teacher in Singapore is SGD...


1,200 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes seized, two men arrested: ICA

Two men were arrested and 1,200 cartons of duty-unpaid cigarettes were seized on October 30, 2018 in a joint operation by Singapore Customs...


Five things to do over the weekend of Nov 9-11

This weekend, Neon Lights return to Singapore with an impressive line-up of performers, so music lovers sure wouldn't want to miss it!


TV and internet highest consumed media platforms in Singapore: Nielsen survey

The latest Nielsen Singapore Media Index Report revealed that television and the Internet have become the highest consumed media platforms...


SG:D spark launched in Singapore to help start-ups in infocomm media sector

To support the growth of promising startups in the infocomm and media sector, Singapore has launched a new programme called SG:D spark.


MOE to launch new portal in 2019 for Direct School Admission in secondary classes

The Ministry of Education (MOE) of Singapore will be launching a new portal in 2019 for the students applying to secondary schools through...


More services available online for vehicle owners: LTA

Vehicle owners will soon enjoy the flexibility to perform a wider range of vehicle-related transactions via the One.Motoring website...


Hyundai invests another SGD342 million in Grab

The additional investment builds on Grab’s existing strategic partnership with Hyundai and brings Grab’s current fundraising to US$2.7...


Grabshare to cost up to 35 percent lower than JustGrab in changes to be rolled out this month

Grab's matching algorithm will be enhanced to give passengers greater savings.


Parasurama: Between duty and righteousness

Parasurama was a man of principles who stood by his beliefs, despite facing some of the toughest decisions any mortal could make.

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DBS CEO Piyush Gupta says fears about US-Sino trade war "somewhat overblown" for now

The fears surrounding the impact of the United States-China trade war are “somewhat overblown” for now, said Piyush Gupta, Chief...


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  • Bank Transfer
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  • Paypal
  • Wire Transfer services like Western Union, Remit2India
  • International Money Order
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