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Haze and landspout are among the year’s notable events. 2019 continued the warm trend seen in Singapore over the past decades. Since February 2018, Singapore’s monthly mean temperatures were above the respective monthly average for 23 consecutive months. The annual mean temperature in 2019 was 28.4°C. This was 0.9°C higher than the 1981-2010 long-term average, …

Staying in Singapore for the holidays? Singapore has a lot of opportunities to have fun and make Christmas a unique experience for you and your family. Be it shops, installations, performances, or food, there is a different kind of Christmas flare that you can only find here in Singapore. With so many events happening all …

Apart from a breathtaking airport and mouth-watering cuisine, Singapore is also the place to be for science, history or art junkies. Singapore has an interesting history and you can learn a lot of interesting facts and insights by visiting some of the museums here. Here are ten of the best Singapore museums you should not …

Since her mother died last year, 74-year-old Lim Yeo Hong has been living alone in a flat on the outskirts of Singapore, scavenging for cardboard scraps which she sells for a living. The only time she meets anyone is once a month when she collects food from a charity. “There’s nothing else I can do …

It’s official: Singapore is the world’s smartest city. That’s according to a new survey Published by Swiss business school IMD and the Singapore University of Technology and Design – the IMD Smart Cities Index – which looked at how well cities are adopting digital technologies and improving the lives of the people who live there. What is …

Singapore ranked second place across all areas in the 2018 edition of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). Methodology The PISA study measured three areas: Reading, Mathematics, and Science. According to PISA, apart from determining what the students know, they also want to see what the students can do with what they know. For …

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has refreshed the MRT system map and transit signage system in tandem with the official opening of the Thomson-East Coast Line 1 (TEL1). Redesigned MRT System Map With the addition of new rail lines into our network, the MRT system map has been redesigned to make wayfinding easier. When viewing …

New centre aspires to be an international think-tank that promotes inter-disciplinary research into the interactions between technology and the law. The new Centre for Technology, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & the Law (TRAIL), a research unit under the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law (NUS Law), was launched today by Mr Edwin Tong, Senior Minister …

Chemists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) have discovered a method that could turn plastic waste into valuable chemicals by using sunlight. In lab experiments, the research team mixed plastics with their catalyst in a solvent, which allows the solution to harness light energy and convert the dissolved plastics into formic acid – a chemical used …

Singapore’s first offshore landfill – Semakau Landfill celebrated its 20th Anniversary last 10 December 2019, commemorating its history and heritage as well as honouring the pioneer engineers behind this engineering feat. The celebration today was graced by Guest of Honour, Dr Amy Khor, Senior Minister of State for the Environment and Water Resources. Given the …