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Singapore: Country in Southeast Asia
Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign island city-state in maritime Southeast Asia. It lies about one degree of latitude north of the equator, off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, bordering the Straits of Malacca to the west, the Riau Islands to the south, and the South China Sea to the east. The country's territory is composed of one main island, 63 satellite islands and islets, and one outlying islet, the combined area of which has increased by 25% since the country's independence as a result of extensive land reclamation projects. The country is home to 5.7 million residents, 61% (3.4 million) of whom are Singaporean citizens. There are four official languages of Singapore: English, Malay, Chinese, and Tamil; with English being the lingua franca. This reflects in its rich cultural diversity and extensive ethnic cuisine and major festivals. Multiracialism is enshrined in the constitution, and continues to shape national policies in education, housing, and politics.


F1 cancels Azerbaijan, Singapore and Japan races [Video]

F1 cancels Azerbaijan, Singapore and Japan races

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North Korea says little reason to maintain Trump ties

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sees little use in maintaining a personal relationship with U.S. President Donald Trump if Washington sticks to hostile policies, state media reported on Friday. Libby..

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Pupils wearing face masks return to school in Singapore [Video]

Pupils wearing face masks return to school in Singapore

With new infections slowing and no major outbreaks outside dorms, the government began easing measures TuesdayView on euronews

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Exterminate! Robot blasts mall with UV light to fight virus [Video]

Exterminate! Robot blasts mall with UV light to fight virus

A newly-developed robot is being deployed into malls in Singapore to fight the new coronavirus outbreak, not with chemicals, but with UV light.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:47Published
Vending machine distributes face masks in Singapore [Video]

Vending machine distributes face masks in Singapore

Gaming hardware maker Razer said on Tuesday (May 12) that it plans to dispense its locally-produced masks in Singapore through a network of vending machines across the city-state, where it has become..

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Robot dog patrolling in Singapore [Video]

Robot dog patrolling in Singapore

The government of Singapore is using a 'robot dog' to enforce social distancing in the country.

Credit: Bang Media World     Duration: 01:03Published
Vande Bharat Mission: Air India Express flight from Singapore arrives in Kochi [Video]

Vande Bharat Mission: Air India Express flight from Singapore arrives in Kochi

Air India Express flight landed at Cochin International Airport with 135 passengers and 3 infants from Singapore. The flight had a stop in Bangalore. Public Relations Department of Kerala Government..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:03Published
Rescuers capture king cobra in urban Singapore [Video]

Rescuers capture king cobra in urban Singapore

A king kobra is spotted near a train station in Singapore, animal rescuers were alerted to catch it.

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Rescuers capture king cobra in Singapore's concrete jungle [Video]

Rescuers capture king cobra in Singapore's concrete jungle

Rescuers pull cobra out of Singapore flower bed and release it back into wild. Video credit: ACRES.ORG.SG

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