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Online charity raises over USD 1L for family of Indian who died in Singapore factory blast

February 28, 2021 5:09 pm

The charity, whose listing shows a goal of 200,000 Singapore dollars for the family of 38-year-old Marimuthu S, has so far raised 153,906 dollars (USD 115,510) from online donations.

Singapore PM receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

January 08, 2021 11:31 am

Lee Hsien Loong said broader vaccinations of healthcare workers from public institutions would start on Friday, followed by the elderly next month.

Singapore arrests man who spied for China in United States

December 30, 2020 3:24 pm

Dickson Yeo, a Singapore citizen, returned to Singapore after serving prison time in the United States for acting as an illegal agent of Chinese intelligence.

Singapore confirms first case of new coronavirus variant found in UK

December 24, 2020 11:46 am

All the cases, which were imported from Europe, had been placed in 14-day quarantine at dedicated facilities or isolated upon arrival, and their close contacts had been quarantined earlier.

Explained: Singapore's beloved street hawker culture, now a Unesco 'Intangible Heritage'

December 24, 2020 7:24 am

The hawker centres are representative of Singapore’s multiculturalism, with stalls selling cheap, delicious food of Chinese, Malay, Indian origins, among others.

In nearly virus-free Singapore, Covid-19 vaccine stirs rare hesitation

December 23, 2020 9:54 am

Some Singaporeans fear potential side effects – even if minimal – are not worth the risk when daily cases are almost zero and fatalities are among the world's lowest.

Singapore airport goes sub-zero for COVID-19 vaccine transport plan

December 18, 2020 11:41 am

Singapore has in recent months been beefing up its so-called "cool chain" capabilities, to ensure vaccines like Pfizer's that need to be stored in extreme cold can be smoothly transported.

Singapore's foodie "hawker" culture given UNESCO recognition

December 17, 2020 1:06 pm

Singapore’s hawker centres were set up to house former street vendors, or “hawkers” in an effort to clean up the island in the 1970s and serve a variety of cheap, no-frills dishes to locals as well as providing a social setting.

You can now spend the night in a luxury tent at Singapore Changi airport

December 16, 2020 2:32 pm

The experience promises stunning views -- that of the Rain Vortex, the biggest indoor waterfall in the world

Lab meat is getting closer to supermarket shelves

December 10, 2020 10:00 am

As Singapore becomes the first country to allow the sale of cultured meat, more startups around the world are preparing to test production of lab-grown meats like beef and chicken in factories.

SINGAPORE PHOTOS

Kajal Aggarwal gets a wax statue

February 06, 2020 9:33 am

Kajal Aggarwal, along with her family, unveiled her wax statue at Madame Tussauds Singapore.

Samantha Akkineni and Naga Chaitanya's Singapore vacation

December 04, 2019 10:29 am

Samantha Akkineni and Naga Chaitanya are in Singapore. The couple is making the most of their time away from arch lights.

Photos: The stage is set for the high-stakes Trump-Kim summit in Singapore

June 11, 2018 6:49 pm

Denuclearization of North Korea is the main topic of discussion at Tuesday’s summit between Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump.