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A photographer's take on Singapore's Christmas light-up

Straits Times 28 Nov 2021
SINGAPORE - The annual Christmas light-up in Orchard Road is back to being a big one this year, observing the tradition of being an attraction in itself ... Children, with their parents, enjoy the artificial snow during a five-minute segment as part of Capitol Singapore's Christmas celebrations.
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Singapore Airlines To Begin Travel Lane Flights To Adelaide, Brisbane & Perth

Simple Flying 26 Nov 2021
Singapore Airlines is adding more flights from Australia under the Vaccine Travel Lane scheme ... Meanwhile, the Singapore authorities say they are monitoring the global health situation closely. Singapore Airlines is relaunching services to more Australian destinations ... Singapore Airlines ... Singapore Airlines A350s and B787s.
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Singapore raises 2021 trade forecasts but sees growth slowing sharply next year

Straits Times 24 Nov 2021
SINGAPORE - Singapore raised its trade forecasts for this year amid better-than-expected performance, robust global semiconductor demand and higher oil prices ... Breaking down Singapore's third quarter trade performance, ESG observed that Nodx grew mainly due to non-electronics such as specialised machinery, petrochemicals and pharmaceuticals.
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The Big Story: New HDB housing estate with 5,000 flats to be built at Mount Pleasant

Straits Times 23 Nov 2021
Multimedia journalist Kimberly Jow observes how people are reacting to the further easing of Covid-19 rules . Also in the news - Singapore's overall inflation rose to a more than eight-year high in October, helped by higher car prices and housing rents, while core inflation climbed to its highest in nearly three years ... ....
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Singapore relaxes tight COVID-19 social curbs from Monday

Asahi News 20 Nov 2021
SINGAPORE--Singapore's government is easing some of tight social curbs, imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19, after infections stabilized in the city-state over the past month ... "This means that we will ease some measures, observe, monitor and ensure the situation continues to be under control and stabilized before easing further," he said.
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Singapore relaxes COVID-19 social curbs from Monday

Metro USA 20 Nov 2021
SINGAPORE (Reuters) -Singapore’s government said on Saturday it would ease social curbs imposed to contain the spread of COVID-19 as infections have stabilised in the city-state over the past month ... Singapore’s daily COVID-19 cases have fallen below 3,000 on average.
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S'pore addresses UN committee on efforts to eliminate racism

Straits Times 19 Nov 2021
Racial harmony in Singapore is not a destination but a work in progress, and the Republic cannot take for granted what it has achieved so far, Minister in the Prime Minister's Office Maliki Osman said in Geneva, Switzerland, yesterday ... The Singapore delegation said it would take the committee's observations back for consideration.
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Singapore addresses United Nations committee on efforts to eliminate racism

Straits Times 19 Nov 2021
SINGAPORE - Racial harmony in Singapore is not a destination but a continual work in progress, and the Republic cannot take for granted what it has achieved so far, Minister in the Prime Minister's Office Maliki Osman said in Geneva on Friday (Nov 19) ... The Singapore delegation said it would take the committee's observations back for consideration.
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Panel discusses how to ensure global supply chain resilience

Straits Times 19 Nov 2021
Hence, Micron invests heavily in its supply chain to ensure that it has redundancy in operations - from semiconductor manufacturing in Singapore, Japan and Taiwan, to assembly, testing and packaging in countries such as Singapore and Malaysia ... Mr Froman observed that companies ...
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Enhancing export competitiveness (Part – I)

The News International 19 Nov 2021
Looking at the high growth emerging economies that have sustained per capita income growth between 4 and 7 percent annually over a fifty year period – China, Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand and a likely new entrant Vietnam – what strikes an observer is their exceptional performance in global export markets.
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Investing in financial health and skills to secure your future

Straits Times 18 Nov 2021
Re-imagining 100 study, Prudential Singapore ... According to life insurer Prudential Singapore’s recent study, “Re-imagining 100 ... Ms Susan Soh, chairman, Investment Management Association of Singapore (IMAS) and co-head of Asia-Pacific, Schroders, observed higher activity and volumes on online wealth platforms in the past 18 months.
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Singapore Death Row Inmate Saved by Covid-19 – For Now

Human Rights Watch 16 Nov 2021
The irony that Singapore was determined to hang a man with an IQ of 69 and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) for a nonviolent drug offense, but not if he has a physical illness, has not been lost on observers ... The Singapore government’s apparent determination to ...
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Cost, travel issues may dampen boost from VTLs with Indonesia and India

Straits Times 16 Nov 2021
Observers The Straits Times spoke to yesterday said Indonesia and India are key trading partners for Singapore and contribute greatly to tourism receipts here ... The arrangement with Indonesia is also one way - letting visitors from that country into Singapore without quarantine while locking travellers from the Republic out.
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Rifle Range Road to get animal detection system

Straits Times 15 Nov 2021
A roadway animal detection system will be developed for Rifle Range Road from the first half of next year, making it the second road in Singapore - after Old Upper Thomson Road - to have one ... The session was moderated by Nature Society (Singapore) president Shawn Lum.
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Animal detection system to be set up in Rifle Range Road in 2022

Straits Times 15 Nov 2021
SINGAPORE - A roadway animal detection system will be set up in Rifle Range Road in the first half of next year, making it the second road in Singapore after Old Upper Thomson Road to have one ... The session was hosted by Nature Society (Singapore) president Dr Shawn Lum.

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