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# Singapore

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign island city-state in maritime Southeast Asia. Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos related to Singapore, reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign island city-state in maritime Southeast Asia. Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos related to Singapore, reported worldwide by trusted media sources.

Indonesia to reopen Bali beaches to foreign tourists by end of...

Indonesia aims to welcome back foreign tourists to the resort islands of Bali, Bintan and Batam by the end of July, with a plan to speed up vaccinations in those areas to halt the spread of the coronavirus.The government is in talks with Singapore...


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Commentary: It will be a waste if parents don’t keep flexible ...

The year-long work-from-home experiment has shifted family dynamics irreversibly and getting back to a routine will not be ea...


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The Big Read: Accused persons get no sympathy but long proceed...

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Those interviewed believe society should abide by the principle that accused persons remain innocent until proven otherwise — even though this could be hard to put into practice at all leve...


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Commentary: Hybrid working may change contractual terms and co...

Some countries have already implemented laws to mitigate new risks associated with a hybrid work model and companies here may follow suit, says lawyer Amarjit Ka...


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Sea crew member who preliminarily tested positive for B117 str...

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Singapore reported 23 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday (Apr 1...


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34 errant cyclists caught over two days, including 2 riding ag...

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SINGAPORE: Thirty-four cyclists were caught breaking the rules on roads over the weekend, said the Land Transport Authority (LTA) on Sunday (Apr 18). Many of the errant cyclists were found riding on the road without helmets or beating the red lig...


Star Awards 2021: Behind the scenes with Singapore’s celebriti...

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Ahead of the Star Awards 2021, CNA Lifestyle hung out backstage with Desmond Tan, Rebecca Lim, Kym Ng, Romeo Tan, Pierre Png, Bonnie Loo, Edwin Goh and Bryan Wong as they prepared for the event. What’s it like to be part of an unusual edition afte...


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Ultra-rich Asians and Chinese citizens eye Singapore luxury ho...

In one of the latest big-ticket property deals in Singapore, a sea-facing bungalow in the exclusive residential enclave of Sentosa Cove was reportedly bought in recent weeks for more than S$39 million (US$29.2 million) by a Chinese national from F...


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2 bodies found in Singapore River near Clarke Quay

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SINGAPORE: Two bodies were found in the Singapore River near Clarke Quay early on Sunday morning (Apr 18). The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it received a call for a "water rescue incident" along the river near 6 Eu Tong Sen Street at...


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Surpassing Hong Kong and Singapore was easy. Shenzhen’s next e...

Shenzhen, the richest city in southern Guangdong province known as China’s Silicon Valley, surpassed Hong Kong and Singapore over the past two years in terms of gross domestic product.By 2025, the city is projected to become a 4 trillion yuan (US$...


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New COVID-19 cluster in Singapore linked to NUS researcher

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Four community cases were among Singapore's 39 new COVID-19 infections on Saturday (Apr 1...


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Commentary: Why many under 45 are hoping vaccination slots ope...

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Those in Singapore under 45 may be able to sign up for vaccination starting June, says Senior Minister of Health Janil Puthucheary. Until then, what might be needed but is in short supply is patien...


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Challenges and opportunities as Singapore targets becoming a s...

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SINGAPORE: While Singapore will face challenges as it tries to become a sustainable tourism destination, industry players and experts are confident that it can meet such a target. Speaking to CNA, Mr Christopher Khoo who is the managing director ...


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Commentary: Work of Singapore climate activists has only just ...

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Climate activists can play a bridging role in helping corporates and consumers make the green shift but need help forming powerful alliances, says Terese Teoh from Singapore Youth for Climate Acti...


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Commentary: Why many under 45 will be hoping vaccination slots...

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Those in Singapore under 45 may be able to sign up for vaccination starting June, says Senior Minister of Health Janil Puthucheary. Until then, what might be needed but is in short supply is patien...


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Foreign buyers, family offices and funds prop up demand for sh...

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SINGAPORE: Continued interest from foreign buyers, family offices and institutional funds has sustained demand for shophouses in the first quarter of 2021, following a strong burst of buying activity at the end of last year.   There were 51 tran...


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NSman with COVID-19 was asymptomatic at Nee Soon Camp; all clo...

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SINGAPORE: The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) national serviceman (NSman) who was among the country's four new community COVID-19 cases on Saturday (Apr 17) was asymptomatic when he reported for in-camp training (ICT) at Nee Soon Camp.  "The servic...


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Gardens by the Bay, Bollywood Veggies among places visited by ...

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SINGAPORE: Gardens by the Bay, Bollywood Veggies and a few hawker centres were on Saturday (Apr 17) added to a list of places visited by COVID-19 cases during their infectious period, said the Ministry of Health (MOH). Both the Flower Dome and C...