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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

Shalima Motial’s Dream Catchers celebrates its 10th anniversary

NRI Stories: Indian in Singapore, Shalima Motial started the company with the aim to promote local performing artists in Singapore.

Singapore

“Are you Singaporean?”: Pooja Nansi explores the complex question through You Are Here

You Are Here explores Pooja’s story and her history – from her parents’ decision to settle in another country to her grandparents’...

Singapore

Singapore set to accept IATA's COVID digital travel pass from next month

Singapore News: Singapore will accept visitors who use a mobile travel pass containing digital certificates for COVID-19 tests and vaccines...

Covid-19

Singapore to begin vaccinating under 45-year-olds from June

Singapore News: Singapore is planning to vaccinate its population against coronavirus and plans to invite those under the age of 45.

Covid-19

Singapore Airlines, CapitaLand launch new rewards partnership scheme

Singapore Airlines and real estate firm CapitaLand today embarked on a new rewards partnership scheme, beginning with the launch of a...

Corporate

Singapore workers to return to work with staggered work hours, 75 pc capacity

Staggered hours have been the norm at some firms in Singapore, as companies prepare for employees who are currently working from home to...

Covid-19

Singapore's COVID safety measures a big part of its human rights report to the UN

Even as the latest safety measures were announced for the Easter weekend and the parliament is set to discuss a digital vaccine passport...

Covid-19

Singapore residential prices on the rise despite pandemic: Reports

Despite the pandemic, Singapore private home prices grew at a faster pace in the first quarter of 2021 as it joined the frenzy gripping...

Housing

Singapore's arbitration centre sets new record of handling 1,080 cases in 2020

According to its annual report, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) set a new record with 1,080 new case filings in 2020....

Singapore

Netflix removed drug-related series, documentary from Singapore service after demand from IMDA

Netflix removed Cooked with Cannabis and Have A Good Trip: Adventures in Psychedelics from its Singapore service.

Entertainment

Incoming dean of NUS Law 'relinquishes appointment' 2 weeks after announcement due to personal reasons

Professor Simon Chesterman will continue as Dean of the Faculty of Law for a fourth term.

Singapore

Temasek Foundation to begin distribution of free hand sanitiser in Singapore from April 12

As part of its second #BYOBclean initiative, Temasek Foundation will enable every interested household in Singapore to collect 500ml free,...

Singapore

Vaccine certification next step in plan to restart quarantine-less travel: Singapore

Singapore's Ministry of Transport (MOT) said that developing methods for mutual recognition of COVID-19 vaccination certification with other...

Covid-19

Local talents celebrated at Pradhana Vizha 2021 with 31 talent and production awards

The 17th edition of the event was held at The Theatre at Mediacorp.

Entertainment

Mediacorp, Singapore Polytechnic ink virtual MoU to launch programmes for media professionals

Mediacorp and Singapore Polytechnic (SP) have inked a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the joint development of a range of...

Education

Singapore Tourism Board live streams taxi rides around the city

The Singapore Tourism Board will be hosting four live streams, called 'Singapore by Stream', on platform Twitch that allow anyone watching...

Travel

Eight Singapore restaurants make it to Asia's 50 Best Restaurants list

Eight Singapore restaurants have made it to this year's list of Asia's 50 Best Restaurants, up from six last year.

Food

SingPost releases new stamps to celebrate Singapore hawker culture’s UNESCO heritage list inscription

The stamps feature sketches of elements found at the hawker centres.

Singapore

No need for vaccinated Singapore residents to get tested for COVID antibodies: MOH

Speaking during a COVID-19 press conference, Associate Professor Kenneth Mak, Deputy Director of Medical Services at MOH, said there is no...

Covid-19

Catch The Band Walle's Harsha Channa performing 90s Bollywood hits unplugged at Blackbox Centre

Harsha Channa, leader of Singaporean Fusion music group The Band Walle, is putting up a live Bollywood music show on April 2-3 titled...

Upcoming

Singapore Court orders blogger to pay PM Lee Hsien Loong SGD 133,000 in online defamation case

The Singapore high court ordered that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong be paid SGD 133,000 (USD 98,825) in damages in a defamation case filed...

Singapore

JCube Mall, JEM, Jurong Point amongst malls visited by COVID-19 cases in infectious period: MOH

As of Tuesday, Singapore had reported a total of 60,221 COVID-19 cases.

Covid-19

Singapore now home to one of the world’s largest offshore floating solar farms

The floating solar farm at Woodlands has a total of 13,312 panels, 40 inverters and more than 30,000 floats.

Singapore

MOM convicts two foreign workers for fraudulent work injury compensation claims

Singh Arshdeep, an Indian National, and Rohoman Md Shimul from Bangladesh were convicted on 10 March 2021 and 23 March 2021 respectively.

Singapore

Celebrate Easter with afternoon tea at Raffles Hotel Singapore

The Easter Afternoon Tea will be available at The Grand Lobby from April 2-4.

Food