Articles about Singapore

5 things to bring home from your Singapore trip

28 Aug 2022

Travel And Tourism
5 things to bring home from your Singapore trip

Singapore is one of the world's most-loved tourist destinations.

Stay at these 5 unique hotels in Singapore

25 Aug 2022

Travel And Tourism
Stay at these 5 unique hotels in Singapore

Known for its lush green spaces, bustling hawker centers, and ancient temples, Singapore lures travelers from around the world.

IIT Bombay records highest job offers, packages this academic year

10 Aug 2022

Japan
IIT Bombay records highest job offers, packages this academic year

The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT Bombay) has received a record number of job offers during the campus placements this academic year.

Five scholarships for Indians to study in Singapore

08 Aug 2022

Education
Five scholarships for Indians to study in Singapore

Singapore has emerged as one of the most modern countries in the world. With an increase in the intake of international students, Singapore is becoming one of the favorite destinations for students to pursue their higher education.

Traveling to Singapore? Check out these budget accommodation options

29 Jul 2022

Travel And Tourism
Traveling to Singapore? Check out these budget accommodation options

One of the safest travel destinations in the world, Singapore is an island nation surrounded by sea, adorned with century-old temples, lush greenery, and bustling hawker centers.

Sri Lanka's 'comeback man' Ranil Wickremesinghe elected as new President

20 Jul 2022

Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka's 'comeback man' Ranil Wickremesinghe elected as new President

Ranil Wickremesinghe has been elected as the new President of crisis-hit Sri Lanka.

'Did everything to save Lanka': Rajapaksa says in resignation letter

16 Jul 2022

Sri Lanka
'Did everything to save Lanka': Rajapaksa says in resignation letter

On Saturday, Sri Lankan parliamentarians began selecting a new president to serve the remainder of the term left vacant by Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

Ranil Wickremesinghe takes oath as Acting President of Sri Lanka

15 Jul 2022

Sri Lanka
Ranil Wickremesinghe takes oath as Acting President of Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday took oath as Acting President of Sri Lanka after Gotabaya Rajapaksa's resignation was officially accepted.

Curfew imposed in Colombo; President Rajapaksa likely to reach Singapore

14 Jul 2022

Sri Lanka
Curfew imposed in Colombo; President Rajapaksa likely to reach Singapore

Acting President of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe on Wednesday asked Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena to nominate a prime minister who is acceptable to both the government and the Opposition.

Singapore: Beer made with recycled toilet water wins over netizens

04 Jul 2022

Lifestyle
Singapore: Beer made with recycled toilet water wins over netizens

There are lots of bizarre things on the planet and Singapore has come up with a beer that pretty much falls in the same category.

'TKF': Following Singapore ban, Vivek Agnihotri spars with Shashi Tharoor

10 May 2022

Shashi Tharoor
'TKF': Following Singapore ban, Vivek Agnihotri spars with Shashi Tharoor

On Monday, Vivek Agnihotri's film The Kashmir Files (TKF) that portrays the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Kashmir Valley was banned in Singapore.

COVID-19: Cases surge in Asia, Europe;  WHO issues warning
COVID-19: Cases surge in Asia, Europe; WHO issues warning

The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over as cases are rising significantly in many southeast Asian and European countries.

India, Singapore launch project to link UPI and PayNow

14 Sep 2021

Mumbai
India, Singapore launch project to link UPI and PayNow

India and Singapore will link their respective fast payment systems - Unified Payments Interface (UPI) and PayNow - to enable users to make instant, low-cost fund transfers on a reciprocal basis, the Reserve Bank said on Tuesday.

Meet Kwek Yu Xuan, the world's tiniest baby at birth
Meet Kwek Yu Xuan, the world's tiniest baby at birth

A baby, believed to be the world's tiniest at birth, is now home after 13 months of intensive treatment at a hospital in Singapore.

Complaint against Singapore doctor for posting anti-Islam comments

01 Jul 2021

Islam
Complaint against Singapore doctor for posting anti-Islam comments

A police report has been filed against a doctor in Singapore for allegedly making comments against Islam and Muslims on social media.

Singapore bound container ship catches fire in Indian Ocean

25 Jun 2021

Sri Lanka
Singapore bound container ship catches fire in Indian Ocean

A fire broke out on a container ship sailing toward Singapore in the Indian Ocean, Sri Lankan Navy said on Friday, a week after a cargo ship carrying tonnes of chemicals sank near the country's main port in Colombo nearly a month after catching fire.

Man handed six-month driving ban for an accident in Singapore

04 Jun 2021

Road Accidents
Man handed six-month driving ban for an accident in Singapore

An Indian permanent resident in Singapore was fined 3,000 Singapore dollars ($2,258) and banned from driving for six months on Friday for causing a road accident in which a woman sustained serious injuries including a spinal fracture and a sprained knee.

Ensure passengers carry negative COVID-19 report, Singapore tells airlines

02 Jun 2021

Singapore Airlines
Ensure passengers carry negative COVID-19 report, Singapore tells airlines

Singapore authorities have told airlines to ensure that those coming to Singapore have a valid negative coronavirus test report before boarding a flight.

Kejriwal doesn't speak for India: Government as Singapore slams variant-remark

19 May 2021

Arvind Kejriwal
Kejriwal doesn't speak for India: Government as Singapore slams variant-remark

A tweet from Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal sparked a "strong objection" from the authorities in Singapore and triggered a scathing reaction form India's External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.

Singapore sends oxygen cylinders to support India's fight against COVID-19

28 Apr 2021

India
Singapore sends oxygen cylinders to support India's fight against COVID-19

The Singapore government has sent a consignment of oxygen cylinders to support India's COVID-19 pandemic response, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday.

Singapore court jails, fines Indian national for molesting Vietnamese woman

01 Apr 2021

Crime Against Women
Singapore court jails, fines Indian national for molesting Vietnamese woman

An Indian national was sentenced by a Singapore court to four weeks in prison and fined Singapore dollars 8,000 for molesting a Vietnamese woman who worked at his office.

Singapore: Couple jailed for breaching COVID-19 safety measures

27 Feb 2021

COVID-19
Singapore: Couple jailed for breaching COVID-19 safety measures

A 39-year-old Indian-origin woman and her British husband were jailed in Singapore on Friday for breaking the country's strict quarantine rules so that they could spend time together in a hotel room in Singapore last year, according to a media report.

Singapore: Indian-origin doctor known for establishing aviation medicine dies
Singapore: Indian-origin doctor known for establishing aviation medicine dies

Indian-origin doctor, Dr. Jarnail Singh, who became renowned as an expert on stopping communicable diseases spread via air travel and in establishing aviation medicine specialty, died on February 6 in Singapore, a media report said.

Indian priest charged with breach of trust in Singapore

16 Feb 2021

World
Indian priest charged with breach of trust in Singapore

An Indian priest in Singapore, on Tuesday, was charged with committing a criminal breach of trust by pawning ceremonial jewelry worth more than two million Singapore dollars from the country's oldest Hindu temple.

Singapore: Indian restaurant to be charged for breaching COVID-19 measures

10 Feb 2021

Coronavirus
Singapore: Indian restaurant to be charged for breaching COVID-19 measures

Singapore's leading Indian restaurant chain "Banana Leaf Apolo" will be charged in a court next week with breaching safety management measures, including having a self-service buffet, at its outlet in the Little India precinct.

Singapore: Indian-origin man sentenced for attempting to promote racial enmity

08 Feb 2021

World
Singapore: Indian-origin man sentenced for attempting to promote racial enmity

A 52-year-old Indian-origin man was sentenced to two weeks' jail on Monday for attempting to promote racial enmity in Singapore by claiming that the ruling People's Action Party wanted to marginalize Malays in the country.

South Korea leads in innovation, India ranks 50th

03 Feb 2021

South Korea
South Korea leads in innovation, India ranks 50th

According to the latest Bloomberg Innovation Index, South Korea is the most innovative nation, marking the country's return to the top after losing out to Germany last year. The European nation has slipped to the fourth place.

COVID-19 pandemic may take four to five years to end

26 Jan 2021

Coronavirus
COVID-19 pandemic may take four to five years to end

It may take four to five years for the COVID-19 pandemic to end and the world to look to a post-COVID-19 normal, Singapore's Education Minister Lawrence Wong warned.

Singapore starts COVID -19 vaccination for healthcare workers

30 Dec 2020

Health & Wellness
Singapore starts COVID -19 vaccination for healthcare workers

Singapore became the first Asian country to start vaccinating healthcare workers against COVID-19 with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on Wednesday.

Future Group, Reliance ignore ruling to hold $3.4bn deal

26 Oct 2020

Reuters
Future Group, Reliance ignore ruling to hold $3.4bn deal

The Future Group on Monday said that it was examining an order to stall a Rs. 24,713 crore (approximately $3.4 billion) asset sale to Reliance Industries Limited (RIL).

Singapore chooses Nokia, Ericsson (not Chinese companies) for 5G upgradation

24 Jun 2020

Huawei
Singapore chooses Nokia, Ericsson (not Chinese companies) for 5G upgradation

In a major development, Singapore's leading telcos have chosen Nokia and Ericsson to build the core of their next-generation 5G networks.

Three more Formula 1 races get canceled amid COVID-19 pandemic

12 Jun 2020

Japan
Three more Formula 1 races get canceled amid COVID-19 pandemic

Three Formula 1 2020 races - Azerbaijan, Singapore and Japan - have been canceled from the schedule owing to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19: Singapore is developing a wearable 'contact-tracing' device

08 Jun 2020

iOS
COVID-19: Singapore is developing a wearable 'contact-tracing' device

As the world races to deploy contact-tracing apps to warn and isolate close contacts of COVID-19 positive individuals, Singapore is taking a completely different - and potentially concerning - route.

Singapore deploys 'robo-dog' to make sure people observe social distancing

11 May 2020

Robots
Singapore deploys 'robo-dog' to make sure people observe social distancing

The spread of COVID-19 has made human-to-human interaction a risky affair.

After China and India, Singapore becomes Asia's most infected nation

27 Apr 2020

Japan
After China and India, Singapore becomes Asia's most infected nation

Singapore has now become the third-worst coronavirus-hit country in Asia after China and India—the world's two most populous nations.

Coronavirus: Singapore quarantines 20,000 migrant workers as COVID-19 cases rise
Coronavirus: Singapore quarantines 20,000 migrant workers as COVID-19 cases rise

In Singapore, roughly 20,000 migrant workers have been quarantined as the threat of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has troubled the city-state.

Amid COVID-19 crisis, Singapore's richest man has grown richer

06 Apr 2020

General Motors
Amid COVID-19 crisis, Singapore's richest man has grown richer

The global outbreak of COVID-19 has left economies crumbling.

Singapore PM announces one-month shutdown to tackle coronavirus outbreak

03 Apr 2020

Coronavirus
Singapore PM announces one-month shutdown to tackle coronavirus outbreak

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Friday said that all schools and most workplaces will remain closed for a month in a bid to stop the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Scientists develop test to detect COVID-19 in 5 minutes

27 Mar 2020

Coronavirus
Scientists develop test to detect COVID-19 in 5 minutes

As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc worldwide, scientists are working around the clock to prevent its spread and bring things back to normalcy.

How Singapore tackled coronavirus and set an example for countries
How Singapore tackled coronavirus and set an example for countries

In Italy, the rise in deaths due to coronavirus breached 30% in a single day on Wednesday and the national tally has surged to 1,016.

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