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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

TPG telco enters Singapore market with “50GB for SGD 10” plan

TPG Telecom is entering the Singapore market as its fourth telco with "50GB for SGD 10" plan available from Tuesday, March 31.


Vasantham’s Yaar Antha Star 2020 crowns 20-year-old singer Meenakshy as winner

20-year-old Meenakshy Jyothish was crowned as the next youth singing sensation in a much awaited season finale of Vasantham’s Yaar Antha...


Singapore, Hong Kong, Osaka share top spot in ranking of most expensive places to live

The Japanese city of Osaka has joined Singapore and Hong Kong to share top spot as the most expensive places to live in.


“The doors of an embassy must be open to all Indian citizens”, says Indian HC to Singapore Jawed Ashraf​

An exclusive interview with the High Commissioner of India to Singapore, Jawed Ashraf.


Singapore is home to one of the most accomplished Indian diaspora in the world: HCI Singapore Jawed Ashraf

An exclusive interview with Indian High Commissioner to Singapore, Jawed Ashraf.


Nine questions, nine razor-sharp answers by outgoing Indian High Commissioner to Singapore Jawed Ashraf

A special rapid fire interview with High Commissioner of India to Singapore, Jawed Ashraf where he discusses his favourite food, as well as...


“Friendly, accessible, knowledgeable” - High praise for Singapore ministers from outgoing Indian HC Jawed Ashraf

An exclusive interview with outgoing Indian High Commissioner to Singapore HE Jawed Ashraf.


Free entry for visitors to Sentosa from March 14 to June 30 amid COVID-19

Sentosa will be waiving entry fees for visitors from March 14 to the end of June, said Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) on Wednesday,...


Singapore celebrates the histories of local businesses with mini museum corners

Stories are what make a place home. With its new Street Corner Heritage Galleries scheme, National Heritage Board’s (NHB) puts the...


Singapore reports 12 new COVID-19 cases on March 8, totalling 150

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed 12 more cases of COVID-19 infection as of 12pm on March 8, bringing the total number of...


Arranged marriage vs love marriage: Esplanade’s Raga 2020 explores the tug of war

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


Asian Development Bank opens new office in Singapore

The new space signifies deepening efforts to collaborate on some of the most pressing development challenges facing Asia and the Pacific.


Esplanade’s Raga 2020 brings alive the legend of Shakuntala as modern day Shaku

Written by playwright Hemang Nandabalan Yadav, the dramatised reading of Shakuntala is Brown Voices Collective first event of 2020 and will...


Singapore ministers including the President take a voluntary pay cut while rewarding frontline workers with bonus

Amid the Covid-19 crisis all political office holders in Singapore will take a one-month pay cut while public health officers on the...


Duke-NUS scientists uncover mechanisms of biological clock that could help with sleeping disorders

Scientists at Duke-NUS have uncovered mechanisms of biological clock that could lead to therapies for sleep disorders.


NEWBrew, Singapore's very own beer made from recycled water

PUB is partnering local brewery Brewerkz to bring back NEWBrew for the Singapore International Water Week 2020.


53 fully recovered from COVID-19 in Singapore, one more confirmed case linked to church

Of the 37 confirmed cases who are still in hospital, most are stable or improving.


Singapore announces support measures for tourism sector impacted by COVID-19

Singapore Tourism Board (SBT) will be providing tourism companies with more support to upgrade the capabilities of their workers.


Singapore advises against non-essential travel to Daegu and Cheongdo in South Korea

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) has reminded the public to continue to exercise caution when travelling to the Republic of Korea.


No new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, 2 more discharged

In total, 51 patients in Singapore have fully recovered from the infection.


In pics: Temple hopping on Mahashivratri 2020 in Singapore from 6 pm to 6 am

Most temples in Singapore are open throughout the Mahashivratri night, except some such as the Perumal and Waterloo Krishnan temples, which...


Singapore urged to adopt harsher penalties and "zero tolerance" towards illegal wildlife trade

Singapore has been identified as a notable transit hub for endangered wildlife goods, due to records of large amounts of ivory and pangolin...


Singapore Budget 2020 at a glance

Singapore’s budget for 2020 seeks to chart a steady path amid the coronavirus outbreak and global uncertainties with a SGD 106 billion...


3 more COVID-19 cases confirmed, 2 of which linked to church clusters

Singapore has confirmed three additional cases of COVID-19 infection. Of these, one is linked to The Life Church and Missions Singapore and...


Singapore ranked 2nd safest country to travel, Switzerland takes top spot

Singapore is ranked the safest country in Asia.


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