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Since independence, extensive land reclamation has increased its total size by 23% (130 km2), and its incredible greening policy has covered the island with tropical flora, parks and gardens.

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Indian priest in Singapore gets 6-year jail term for pawning temple jewellery worth SGD2.33 million

In his defence, the former priest, named Kandasamy Senapathi, said that he was helping out a friend’s mother, who was undergoing treatment...


Singapore wealth analysis: Are you in the top 1%? You are, if you’ve got SGD 4.76 million

Being in the “top 1 per cent” is the 21st century definition of being truly wealthy. In Singapore, a net worth of USD3.5 million puts...


Singapore most expensive city in Asia-Pacific to buy or rent property: Report

According to a recent survey, Singapore's private residential property now ranks as the most expensive in the Asia-Pacific.


Indian-origin Tamil worker in Singapore wins SGD18,888 in Squid Game-themed company event

He plans to use the prize pot (equivalent to more than INR11 lakh) to fund some family goals back in his home state of Tamil Nadu, southern...


Calling all creative kids in Singapore: Month-long Children’s Season 2023 runs till June 25

The Singapore Children’s Season 2023 runs from May 27 to June 25. The highlight of season, organised by National Heritage Board and the...


RIP Shrinivas Dattatraya: Wife of missing Indian-origin climber from Singapore accepts end of search on Mt Everest

“But in the end, the mountain has the last say,” wrote singer Sushma Soma on Instagram, quoting her husband, Mt Everest summiter...


Purulia Chhau is a vehicle of empowerment, says scholar and change-maker Sneha Bhattacharyya

One of the most spectacular folk art forms in India, Purulia Chhau recently visited Singapore to take part in ‘A Tapestry of Sacred...

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From cricket to content to commerce, Unmish Parthasarathi has done it all

Unmish Parthasarathi, Founder of Picture Board Partners, is a sportstech entrepreneur with almost three decades of experience as a...

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Singapore investors sign six MoUs with Tamil Nadu; CM Stalin proposes monument to Lee Kuan Yew

MK Stalin addressed Singapore investors and met Singapore ministers, inviting them to a global business forum to be held in Tamil Nadu in...


Meta layoffs: Singapore jobs at risk as Facebook’s parent company begins third round of cuts

Meta eliminated some 11,000 jobs globally in November 2022; of them, an estimated 50 were from Singapore. The second round of layoffs came...


Decoding dark facts in the search for missing Singaporean-Indian climber Shrinivas Dattatraya

Singaporean-Indian climber Shrinivas Sainis Dattatraya's search and rescue (SAR) efforts are reportedly ongoing, the signature...


Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong tests positive for COVID-19

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said yesterday he has tested positive for COVID-19 for the first time after returning home from...


How did Shrinivas Sainis Dattatraya, missing Indian-origin Everest climber from Singapore, “fall” during his descent?

Award-winning veteran mountaineer Anindya Mukherjee tells CtoI that the family of Shrinivas should demand to know from the expedition...


Fear grows for missing Indian-origin Everest climber from Singapore; sitarist Anoushka Shankar joins plea for help

Shrinivas Sainis Dattatraya has been missing for nearly 48 hours now. He is married to Carnatic vocals artiste Sushma Soma, which is why the...


Kathambam is constantly in a state of evolution and will continue to evolve, says Guru P Sushanth

An eight-person ensemble with artistes from various genres, Kathambam recently performed at the SIFAS Festival of Arts 2023 in Singapore,...

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Singapore Zoo celebrates its Golden Jubilee with ZOObilee festivities from May

Come June 27, 2023, Singapore Zoo will mark 50 monumental years of connecting people with wildlife. The Golden ZOObilee festivities kick off...


Singapore becomes world’s largest producer of sustainable aviation fuel, with 1 million tonnes capacity at new Neste plant

Neste of Finland had first invested in Singapore in 2007, establishing a renewable diesel refinery. The new SAF plant sits next to the first...


Sentosa Island, Singapore, to get rid of single-use plastic water bottles by 2023-end

The businesses that have pledged to eliminate single-use plastic bottles range from hotels and food & beverage outlets to any events held on...


Boom time in aviation: SIA Group posts net profit of SGD2.16bn, the highest in its 76-year history

The Group said that it used the challenges of the pandemic “to shore up liquidity and build its financial resilience”. It also retained...


Singapore Immigration & Checkpoints Authority seizes SGD35,000 worth of currency from two Indonesians

The ICA said on its social media account that its officers uncovered the undeclared currencies carried by two women who were arriving at...


Football great Cristiano Ronaldo says on Instagram that he will return to Singapore in June

Posting a happy picture of sitting with Singapore kids, Portuguese football great Cristiano Ronaldo has announced on Instagram that he will...


SEA Games 2023: Singapore win gold in men's six-a-side cricket event

The Singapore men’s cricket team emerged with the gold medal in the six-a-side cricket tournament in the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games 2023.


UK royals Prince William and wife Kate to visit Singapore for The Earthshot Prize 2023

Prince William and wife Kate will visit Singapore later this year for The Earthshot Prize ceremony, in partnership with Temasek.


Happy Mother’s Day! Runway Mom, a Singapore society event, returns for its Season 7 finale on May 27

Runway Mom is a platform for mothers — not professional models, but regular women — to walk the runway, and show off their poise and...


Listen to your instincts to find your career path, and prioritise reskilling, advises Saurabh Singhal of DBS Singapore

Saurabh Singhal, Group Head – Marketing & MarTech for Institutional Banking at DBS Singapore, talks about how he found his perfect role.

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