SINGAPORE, Sept 17: Singapore has the lowest coronavirus case fatality count globally, with just 27 deaths among the more than 57,000 people who have been infected with COVID-19 in the Southeast Asian island.
The studio lights dim, the band begins to strum, and it’s showtime for a Singapore getai concert - a popular form of entertainment in southeast Asia that features songs, skits and over-the-top costumes to celebrate the dead.
KATHMANDU, March 22: The government has sent three individuals including a Dutch national of Nepali origin to Kharipati-based quarantine facility on Saturday midnight who came to Kathmandu from Singapore on a Silk Air flight.
March 10: The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak sweeping the globe (all times local): A cruise ship barred from Thailand and Malaysia due to coronavirus fears has returned to Singapore a week after it set sail from the city-state.
SINGAPORE, Jan 22: Singapore authorities on Wednesday started screening all passengers arriving on flights from China as the city-state stepped up measures to combat transmission of the fast-spreading flu-like corona-virus.
SINGAPORE, Nov 29: Singapore said on Friday it had instructed Facebook (FB.O) to correct a post on its social media platform under a new ‘fake news’ law, after a user declined a government request to do so.
KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Zimbabwe skipper Sean Williams picked up player-of-the-match trophy in a commanding win of 40 runs against Nepal in a Tri-nation T20I Series league match played at the Indian Association Ground in Singapore on Tuesday. Zimbabwe responded strongly to win the match after its first-ever loss against Singapore on Sunday.
We know that Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli has health issues. He had undergone kidney transplant surgery in 2007 and ever since he keeps facing health complications intermittently. Thanks to his spirit, however, the PM presents himself as a healthy and active person. In July, while still at a poor health, Oli attended the inauguration of newly-constructed Emergency and Outpatient Service Block of Sahid Gangalal National Heart Center and informed the people he was all right.
SINGAPORE, Aug 1: Drug trafficking into Singapore, which has some of the world’s toughest drugs laws, has risen recently, the law minister said on Wednesday, and he defended capital punishment for serious drug crime as reflecting public support.
SINGAPORE, July 31: Prolonged turmoil in Hong Kong could jeopardize regional financial stability, and that would outweigh any short-term gain for Singapore from flows of funds from investors worried about protests there
SINGAPORE, July 29: The Singapore prime minister’s estranged brother has thrown his support behind a newly-formed opposition party in an intriguing twist ahead of elections expected to be held as soon as this year.
SINGAPORE, July 23: Singapore said on Tuesday it had seized 8.8 tonnes of elephant ivory, a record haul by authorities in the city-state, which conservation groups say is a transit point for the illegal wildlife trade.
Actor Shahid Kapoor became the latest celebrity to unveil his wax figurine at Madame Tussauds on Thursday in Singapore. The 38-year-old shared a picture on Instagram posing with his wax statue and wrote, "Twinning", as it is quite hard to distinguish which one is real.
Adding another point to his long list of achievements, Karan Johar, one of the most prominent personalities in Bollywood industry, has become India's first film-maker to have a wax statue at Madame Tussauds in Singapore.
KATHMANDU, Feb 9: The deployment of a 4-member team to Singapore, including two government officials, to talk with the Italian contractor of Melamchi project was a calculated move to strengthen the contractor’s position in the imbroglio they created, government sources have claimed.
SINGAPORE, Nov 11: Facebook has rejected a Singapore government request to remove a post of an online article that the government said was "false and malicious", prompting its Law Ministry to say the case illustrated the need to introduce legislation to stop fake news.
KATHMANDU, Oct 12: Singapore has set a target of 82 for Nepal in ongoing ICC World Twenty20 Asia Region Qualifier. In the first innings of the last match of group B played in Kuala Lumpur on Friday, Nepal won the toss and chose to field.
SINGAPORE, June 10: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un landed in Singapore on Sunday ahead of a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump that could end a nuclear stand-off between the old foes and transform the secretive, impoverished Asian country.
SINGAPORE, June 10: From summit-themed burgers and online scalpers peddling “World Peace” medallions and “Peace Out from Lion City” T-shirts, Singaporeans are cashing in on a historic meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.
SINGAPORE, June 10 : A cargo plane which accompanied North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on his recent visit to China has departed Pyongyang and was likely headed for Singapore on Sunday, ahead of Kim’s summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON, May 10: U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday that his meeting with the top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un will be in Singapore on June 12.
KATHMANDU, April 20: Nepali national cricket team all-rounder Anil Kumar Sah has been signed by Singapore club SG Crimsons for the second edition of Singapore Cricket Association’s Elite Player Series. Sah also can shoe-in as a wicket-keeper if team requires.
KATHMANDU, Jan 7: The Infinity Studio of Singapore has decided to provide scholarship to five students of Oscar International Film College. Representative of the Studio, Shyu Mo, announced the names of the scholarship recipients amid a program organized at the college premises on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Nepal has won the toss and elected to bat first in a title clash against Singapore in the ACC U-16 Eastern Region Cricket Tournament. Nepal overcame Malaysia by 72 runs in the semifinal encounter on Saturday.
SINGAPORE, August 21: At least 10 U.S. sailors are missing after the USS John S. McCain collided with a tanker early Monday east of Singapore and the Strait of Malacca, the second collision involving a ship from the Navy’s 7th fleet in the Pacific in two months.
KATHMANDU, August 13: Local cricket club Singapore Emerging Stars represented by Nepal star players Paras Khadka and Mehboob Alam were defeated by Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) by 10 wickets in Singapore Cricket Club (SCC) T20 tournament final.
KATHMANDU, July 26: Nepal U-19 cricket team had left for Singapore to take part in the ICC U-19 World Cup Division -1 Asia Qualifier with a target to qualify for the final round to be held in New Zealand next year.
Nepali U-19 bowlers combined to take last five wickets for seven runs to deliver Nepal a memorable win over Singapore U-19 in a close match in the ICC U-19 World Cup Division-1 Asia Qualifiers on Friday.