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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 to host 110th Lions Clubs International Convention in 2028

Singapore has been re-selected to host one of the world’s largest annual conventions – the 110th Lions Clubs International Convention in...

Singapore

In Pics: Colours, textures and light at Gardens By The Bay

In the spirit of Singapore's 55th birthday, Gardens By The Bay has offered a National Day Special promotion in which residents can enjoy...

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Singapore announces transformation roadmap for training and adult education sector

Singapore has announced a slate of new initiatives to accelerate the transformation of the country's Training and Adult Education (TAE)...

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Singapore crushes 9 tonnes of ivory to commemorate World Elephant Day

Singapore's National Parks Board (NParks) is crushing nine tonnes of ivory, worth SGD 18 million, to commemorate World Elephant Day, which...

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Esplanade’s Raga 2020's arranged marriage vs love marriage tug of war is now available online!

A.Yagnya’s, Between 5 Cows and the Deep Blue Sea isa part of Brown Voices Collective’s presentation for Esplanade - Theatres on the...

Entertainment

Singapore narrows GDP growth forecast for 2020, to shrink by 5-7%

Singapore's Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) has narrowed the country's GDP growth forecast for 2020, from –4 to –7 per cent, to...

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​NTU researchers develop peptide that makes drug-resistant bacteria sensitive to antibiotics again

Scientists at NTU have developed a synthetic peptide that can make multidrug-resistant bacteria sensitive to antibiotics again when used...

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Grab expands suite of financial services, including a micro-investment solution and third party loans

Grab Financial Group is expanding its consumer ecosystem through a series of new financial services and products – including a...

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"Shekhar is a very positive thinker": Atul Temurnikar waxes eloquent about Shekhar Ravjiani the Guru

Speaking to Connected to India, Atul Temurnikar, Co-Founder & Chairman of GIIS, shares how the idea for the GIIS-Shekhar Ravjiani School of...

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Singapore FinTech Festival 2020 will be world's first week-long 24 hour physical-digital hybrid event, alongside SWITCH

This year, Singapore FinTech Festival (SFF) x Singapore Week of Innovation & TeCHnology (SWITCH) will expand to become the world’s first...

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Singapore male arrested for trafficking drugs hidden in pumpkins

A total of about 240g of heroin, about 1.5g of ‘Ice’ and about 500 ‘Ecstasy’ tablets were seized.

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Bharatanatyam dancer Mohanapriyan Thavarajah bakes for the plight of folk artists of India

Over the past few months, Bharatanatyam dance artiste Mohanapriyan Thavarajah has been reflecting on the plight of folk artists of India.

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NTU hosts SkillsFuture@NTU, first ever virtual event part of SkillsFuture Month

This year, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is hosting SkillsFuture@NTU, the first-ever virtual event that is part of the SkillsFuture...

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DBS collaborates with CPF in industry first, to empower Singaporeans in retirement planning

In a first-of-its-kind collaboration between the Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board and a bank, DBS is introducing a retirement planning...

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Chief priest of oldest Hindu temple in Singapore arrested for criminal breach of trust

Sri Mariamman Temple had lodged a police report after finding out that some gold ornaments had gone missing while in the custody of its...

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Report filed against resident teacher at Trust Yoga for sexual assault

A resident yoga teacher at Trust Yoga has been accused of sexual assault.

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Singapore eases COVID-enforced restrictions on marriages and funerals

From August 4, marriage solemnisation ceremonies will be allowed to have 50 persons in attendance.

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DBS to pilot SingPass facial verification technology for signing up of banking services

DBS has partnered with the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) to pilot the latter’s innovative SingPass Face Verification...

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Pritam Singh creates history as Singapore’s first Leader of the Opposition

In the recently held election on July 10, Workers' Party won 10 parliamentary seats out of the 93 contested, making it the biggest...

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NTU's Professor Subra Suresh receives highest honour from American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Professor Suresh has joined a distinguished list of only 87 previous recipients of the ASME Medal since the award was first created in 1920.

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Competition watchdog calls for public feedback on Grab's application to impose platform fee

Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (CCCS) is inviting public feedback on an application by Grab to impose a platform fee on...

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In Pics: Singapore Cabinet's swearing-in ceremony, July 27

Members of Singapore's Cabinet, as well as other office holders, were sworn in on Monday, July 27, in a ceremony that observed safe...

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55 Mediacorp classics to stream on Netflix from August 1

From August 1, a multilingual medley of Mediacorp content in English, Chinese, Malay and Tamil will be displayed in a dedicated...

Entertainment

Secondary schools, Junior Colleges may resume lower-risk Co-Curricular Activities: MOE

Schools will still have flexibility in deciding when activities will resume, while also ensuring that the workload of teachers and students...

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​NTU and Google Cloud develop virtual assistant to help address freshmen queries

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has rolled out a new virtual assistant powered by Google Cloud to help some 6,000 incoming freshmen...

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