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Shell Recharge is Shell’s electric vehicle (EV) charging service at its service stations and it offers on-the-go charging to customers. By October 2019, it will be available at 10 Shell stations starting with Shell Sengkang last August 2019. Shell is making its foray into electric vehicle (EV) charging with Shell Recharge – a first for …

Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Singapore Tourism Board (STB) will take Singapore to the world stage with the launch of a light-hearted film series, titled ‘Unexpected Journeys’. The series – with three episodes spanning 20 minutes each –  aims to surprise global audiences with the impressive range and value of experiences that both brands have to …

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and President of the United States of America Donald Trump signed the Protocol of Amendment to the 1990 Memorandum of Understanding (“1990 MOU”) Regarding United States Use of Facilities in Singapore (“2019 AMOU”) today. The 2019 AMOU renews the 1990 MOU by extending it for another 15 years. The 1990 …

Singapore, 17 September 2019 – The Government’s Haze Task Force (HTF), comprising 28 government agencies and led by the National Environment Agency (NEA), stands ready to minimise and manage the impact of haze on the public. HTF member agencies have put in place robust action plans, allowing tiered responses depending on the intensity of the haze, …

Singapore, 17 September 2019. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced today that Singapore’s average daily foreign exchange (FX) trading volume reached a new high of US$633 billion in April 2019, up 22% from US$517 billion in April 2016. Singapore retains its position as one of the largest FX centres globally – ranked third with …

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced on 16 September 2019 that it is launching an online application service for an additional two million pieces of the Singapore Bicentennial $20 commemorative notes. The online application at go.gov.sg/mas will run for four weeks, from today until 13 October 2019. Successful applicants will be notified by 3 …

A haze has periodically wafted over Asia for 20 years. But despite rising public health concern, the pollution remains as opaque as the smoke itself, Mike Ives reports.  At the age of 13, Tan Yi Han could not see the edge of his schoolyard. It was 1998 in Singapore, the wealthy city-state known for its …

Minister for Communications and Information, Mr S Iswaran visited the Netherlands on 12 September 2019 to gain insight into the work by three leading library and archive institutions in the Netherlands in the area of digital preservation and how they promote greater digital access to materials. Said Minister Iswaran, “Singapore and the Netherlands share longstanding …

Being bilingual enables to connect with more people and in touch with more cultures. However, bilingualism is known to have cognitive benefits, too. It turns out that being bilingual also alters how your brain works. A recent study shows that just being exposed to multiple languages can provide the benefits bilingual people enjoy. The benefits …

Singapore is among the cleanest countries in the world. This is possible because the country has maintained high standards when it comes to cleanliness. Laws ensuring the cleanliness of the Singaporean streets are heavily imposed. This standard of cleanliness is deeply embedded in Singapore’s DNA. It has been around 50 years now since the Keep …