KATHMANDU, Jan 26: It has been disclosed that Bikal Paudel, the suspended executive director of the Security Printing Center (SPC), and Sunil Paudel, the suspended Managing Director of Nepal Telecom, who are currently in the custody of the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA), have deposited money in Singapore.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Nepal has marked an impressive start in the T-20 World Cup finals in Asia, securing an emphatic 8-wicket victory in their opening match against Singapore.

SINGAPORE, July 1: Singapore recorded the highest number of suicide cases in over 20 years, Channel News Asia reported citing the Samaritans of Singapore (SOS) said on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, June 14: Nepali Congress (NC) President and former Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has flown to Singapore for medical treatment. His wife, Arju Rana Deuba, has accompanied him to Singapore.

KATHMANDU, June 6: It has been revealed that Sujan Acharya, who claimed to be a journalist, deceived 39 youths from different districts by promising to take them to Singapore. Acharya enticed them with the dream of a prosperous life in Singapore. It is alleged that Acharya swindled a total of Rs 100 million from the victims.

COLOMBO, Sept 27: Sri Lanka will step up efforts to revive a stalled free trade pact with Singapore, President Ranil Wickremesinghe told the city state's premier on Tuesday, his office said in a statement.

America's Museum of Ice Cream launched its first international outlet in Singapore on Thursday, providing some sweet distraction from the coronavirus after curbs put a halt to many entertainment activities across the city state.

KATHMANDU, May 24: More than 13 tons of medical cargo from Singapore has been brought to Nepal to combat the second wave of COVID-19.

SINGAPORE, Dec 18: Pregnant women with COVID-19 do not get more sick than the wider population, according to a Singapore study published on Friday, which also found that babies born to infected mothers have antibodies against the novel coronavirus.

Singapore’s tradition of communal dining at hawker centers, open air food courts popularized by celebrity chefs and hit films such as ‘Crazy Rich Asians’, has been recognized by UNESCO for its cultural significance.

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.

Zimbabwe outplayed Nepal in tough loss

October 2, 2019 11:15 am

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.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's health condition has remained normal, according to his key aide.

KATHMANDU, Aug 25: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli's health condition is normal, a key aide to the prime minister said on Sunday morning.

How is Prime Minister’s health?

August 18, 2019 02:25 am

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.

KATHMANDU, Aug16: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has resumed his regular meetings and works after he returned home following his health checkups in Singapore.

Aug 12: 6 things to know by 6 PM today

August 12, 2019 18:00 pm

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PM Oli returning on Monday

August 11, 2019 19:15 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 11: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who is in Singapore for his health checkups, is returning home on Monday.

PM Oli returning home Sunday

August 8, 2019 22:00 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is returning home Sunday after completing his health check-up in Singapore.

PM leaves for Singapore

August 3, 2019 22:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Nepal Communist Party Chairman and Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli left for Singapore for his regular health check-up on Saturday evening.

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PM Oli leaving for Singapore today

August 3, 2019 14:13 pm

Kathmandu, Aug 3: Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli is leaving for Singapore today for his regular health check-up.

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

KATHMANDU, July 30: Prime Minister and Nepal Communist Party Chairman KP Sharma Oli is leaving for Singapore for his regular medical checkup as per the suggestion of his personal physician.

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.

Nepali Kids Shine in Singapore

July 10, 2019 18:00 pm

Two kids from Nepal, out of five kids that participated in ‘Fashion and Friendship Festival-2019’ held in Singapore from June 26 to July 6, bagged the main titles.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Nepal advanced to the semi-final of the ongoing ACC U 19 Eastern Region Cricket Tournament by becoming the Group 'A' winner.

KATHMANDU, June 30: Nepali cricket team will play in the ICC T20 world cup qualifier to be held in Singapore. Paras Khadka will lead the team.

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.

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Nepal defeats Singapore by 218 runs

April 12, 2019 14:26 pm

KATHMANDU, April 12: Nepal secured a 218 runs victory against Singapore in its first match at the ICC Asia U-19 World Cup Qualifier at Selangor Turf Club, Kuala Lumpur on Friday.

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.

Nepal at 'Heritage Pageants-2019'

February 19, 2019 19:38 pm

Heritage Pageants 2019 hosted the competitions ‘Miss Heritage International’ and ‘Mrs Heritage International 2019’ on Saturday.

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.

BEIJING, Nov 9: Chinese President Xi Jinping met former United States Secretary of State and National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger Thursday at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China.

Nepal receives 82 runs target

October 12, 2018 14:12 pm

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.

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: Nepali cricket team registered their second consecutive win by defeating Singapore at the ongoing ACC (Asian Cricket Council) Aisa Cup Qualifiers.

History in Singapore

June 13, 2018 02:00 am

Trump-Kim Summit

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.

Singapore, a city-state in South East Asia with a population of about 5.6 million, hosts the historical summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.