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3 hrs ago | The Straits Times
A new mosque, a leading think-tank and a professorship will be named after Singapore's first president Yusof Ishak to honour his contributions to the country, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said at his National Day Rally on Sunday.
3 hrs ago | The Straits Times
The authorities confirmed on Thursday that they will give Zouk a one-year extension on its lease at Jiak Kim Street when it expires at the end of the year.
5 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com
Free bus rides are made available for affected commuters and no fares will be charged for those exiting affected stations, says SBS Transit.
9 hrs ago | The Star Online
Big spenders: The growth in spending shows that Singapore remains an attractive shopping destination.
11 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com
Indonesia's president-elect Joko Widodo said the monorail is much needed for the capital.
15 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com
The theme for the seventh edition of the annual light extravaganza is "Bold and Beautiful" and organisers have promised the festival will be "louder and wilder" this year.
19 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com
This move ensures hospitals have enough beds to meet the needs of the ageing population by moving patients for discharge to a separate location and freeing up beds.
22 hrs ago | GPB.org
A crew of volunteer "aunties" weed and harvest basil at the ComCrop rooftop farm, set high above Singapore's Orchard Road.
Yesterday | Bendigo Advertiser
LOCAL World War II legend Alf Maskell died last Friday, 69 years to the day that the war was declared over.
Yesterday | Business Times
THE Energy Market Authority of Singapore on Wednesday announced the launch of a Request for Proposals under Phase 2 of the Pulau Ubin micro-grid test bed.
As President of a newly-independent Singapore, Mr Yusof Ishak went down to the ground to reassure citizens stunned by their sudden ejection from Malaysia, rallying them to forge an inclusive multiracial society as part of their new national identity.
Tour operator GoGreen will launch its Marina Bay Segway tours on Tuesday, with prices starting from S$68 for a one-hour, 4-kilometre tour.
As one of Singapore's first-generation diplomats, Professor Maurice Baker played a pivotal role in helping Singapore establish itself on the global stage.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said the group's role is especially vital with the ongoing conflict in Syria and Iraq drawing foreign fighters from all over the world.
A 99-year leasehold commercial and residental site next to Potong Pasir MRT station has attracted a whopping 15 bids.
Existing smartphones will not be able to access the network though, so the telco will be launching a compatible device - the Samsung Galaxy S5 4G+ - this Saturday .
SINGAPORE: A complaint by one of her residents led South West District Mayor Low Yen Ling to discover the difficulty of bridging certain inter-agency boundaries.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 11:39 pm
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