In what is a first-of-its-kind collaboration with another country, India and Singapore yesterday linked their respective online payments systems – Unified Payments Interface (UPI) of India and PayNow of Singapore – for seamless cross-border transactions between the two countries.

In a digital push, Singapore and EU eye biz gains

Singapore and the European Union announced a new partnership in the digital sector, which both parties described as having “transformative potential” for the future of their economies.

Singapore to repeal Section 377 A, says PM Lee in National Day speech

Singapore news: Singapore is set to repeal the Colonial-era law that criminalises gay sex, effectively making it legal to be homosexual in the city-state.

US House Speaker Pelosi holds talks with Singapore officials during her Asian tour

US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi held talks with officials in Singapore at the start of her Asian tour. She possibly stops in Taiwan that has fuelled tension with Beijing.

Singapore welcomes birth of first-ever giant panda cub in seventh mating season

Singapore’s resident giant pandas Kai Kai and Jia Jia gave birth to a cub on August 14, the country’s first panda birth, Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) has announced.

US Vice President Kamala Harris, Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong announce new initiatives

Indian-origin US Vice-President Kamala Harris met with government officials in Singapore, kicking off a visit to Southeast Asia intended to “deepen engagement with partners” in the region, according to an official statement.

Singapore unveils world’s largest floating solar energy farm

Singapore unveiled one of the world’s largest floating solar panel farm on Tengeh Reservoir. The farm can produce enough electricity to power the island’s five water treatment plants and the project is part of efforts by country to meet goal of quadrupling solar energy production by 2025.

Singapore PM Lee wears turban, welcomes Sikh community with ‘Sat Sri Akal’

Highlighting the multi-cultural nature of the city-state, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong wore an immaculate white turban at the inauguration of a gurdwara and greeted the community members in perfect Punjabi, saying “Sat Sri Akaal”.

Singapore PM to deliver National Day Rally speech on August 22

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will deliver the National Day Rally 2021 (NDR) speech on August 22 at Mediacorp, the PM’s Office said in a statement.

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