Wednesday, 25 May, 2022

Topic: Singapore

‘May cause enmity between communities,’ says Singapore as it bans ‘The Kashmir Files’

Hit Bollywood film is assessed as ‘beyond’ classification in Singapore; Opposition takes a dig.

Singapore ‘most fatigued’, Mexico & Brazil don’t get much sleep either, UK bedmaker’s study finds

Researchers looked at several aspects — from working hours per year to average screen time per day — to obtain the results and provide a 'fatigue score'.

In Naya MEA, why Jaishankar’s cool quotient and India’s muscular foreign policy are similar

Modi’s ambitious identification of national interest with himself is so complete, it would be silly to be surprised over the politicisation of India’s foreign policy.

‘Uncalled for’: India summons Singapore envoy over PM Lee’s statement on Indian MPs & Nehru

PM Lee referred to 'criminal charges' against Indian MPs in Singapore's parliament. MEA tells High Commissioner that statement was unnecessary in context of subject at hand.

Nehru’s India has become one where MPs in Lok Sabha have criminal charges, Singapore PM says

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong was speaking about how democracy should work in the city-state during a debate in their Parliament.

London to Singapore — here’s how cities are tackling congestion and pollution on roads

Private vehicle traffic is skyrocketing — bringing with it more traffic jams, longer travel times and worsening air quality. But there are also hidden costs.

Covid vaccination must for work passes, residency permits in Singapore from February next year

The new order will not apply to children aged below 12 and those who are medically ineligible for vaccination.

Two people with booster shots infected with Omicron in Singapore

A 24-year-old female airport passenger-service worker has returned preliminary positive test to Omicron. The second person is considered an imported case after returning from Germany.

Jaishankar meets Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong to forge stronger ties in post-Covid era

During his three-day visit, External Affairs Minister also met many top ministers and exchanged views on ways to strengthen the strategic partnership between India and Singapore.

External Affairs Minister Jaishankar on 3-day visit to Singapore

Jaishankar will meet Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong and hold a series of meetings with other senior ministers. He will also speak at the Bloomberg New Economic Forum on 18 November.

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World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.