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Singapore will welcome two new National Monuments – the Singapore River Bridges (Cavenagh, Anderson and Elgin Bridges) and the Padang. With the upcoming gazettes, the bridges and the Padang will be accorded the highest level of preservation in view of their national significance. The National Heritage Board’s (NHB) intention to gazette the National Monuments was …

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In celebration of Singapore’s 54th year of independence and as a venue partner for the National Day Parade (NDP) at the Padang this year, National Gallery Singapore will offer free admission to all exhibitions for 14 days between 22 July–12 August 2019. Celebrations continue throughout the month of August and visitors will also enjoy 50% …

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The Singapore Botanic Gardens, City Developments Limited (CDL) and the National Parks Board (NParks) launched an exhibition that explores the evolution of Singapore’s landscapes from 200 years ago till present day. Held in conjunction with the Singapore Bicentennial commemorations and as part of the Gardens’ 160th Anniversary celebrations, the “Singapore’s Greening Journey: 200 Years and Beyond” …

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For the first time, all 114 hawker centres in Singapore will be documented on Google Maps’ Street View by early 2020. Google and the organisations that are co-driving the nomination to inscribe Hawker Culture in Singapore on the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, National Heritage Board (NHB), National Environment Agency …

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The National Parks Board (NParks) launched last 04 May 2019 Singapore’s Landscape Sector Transformation Plan (LSTP), a tripartite effort that aims to elevate and grow the local landscape sector through digitalisation, mechanisation and professionalisation. The LSTP will equip the landscape workforce with the higher value skills necessary for greenery and landscape management in Singapore’s biophilic …

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The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) issued last 6 August 2019 a set of legally binding requirements to raise the cyber security standards and strengthen cyber resilience of the financial sector. The Notice on Cyber Hygiene sets out the measures that financial institutions must take to mitigate the growing risk of cyber threats. The Notice …

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Going for a vacation or a visit to Singapore? Here are some uniquely Singaporean things you should try out during your stay. Milo Dinosaur Milo is a popular powdered chocolate malt drink you can buy in supermarkets in Singapore and some other parts of the world. Meanwhile, Milo Dinosaur refers to a cold Milo drink …

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It’s time of the year again! Curious to find out what the RSAF has lined up for National Day Parade 2019? Here are five things you should look out for! 1. First Flypast for Our A330-MRTT Our newly acquired A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (A330-MRTT) aircraft will be making its highly-anticipated debut! It will be escorted …

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The National Day Parade (NDP) 2019, themed ‘Our Singapore’, calls on Singaporeans to come together and be pioneers of our future. To tell Singapore’s story from past to present, NDP 2019 will be staged as one integrated show that celebrate the shared values that shaped our nation. Laid out in six Acts1, it tells of …

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Singapore scientists and clinicians have discovered a promising use of antibodies to target a new cancer antigen, as an alternative for chemotherapy. Scientists from A*STAR’s Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) have discovered an immunotherapy that could potentially be used to treat common cancers. They generated PRL3-zumab, a humanised antibody[1] to target the PRL-3 protein, a …

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