Singapore

Singapore

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore (Malay: Republik Singapura; Chinese: 新加坡共和国; Tamil: சிங்கப்பூர் குடியரசு), is an island city-state in Southeast Asia. It lies one degree (137 kilometres or 85 miles) north of the equator, at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, with Indonesia's Riau Islands to the south.

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Timeline

July 26, 2020

PM Lee announces new Cabinet; 6 office holders promoted, 3 retirements

July 10, 2020

Singapore General Election 2020: Singaporeans goes to the polls

June 18, 2020

Red Dot United's registration approved, says it is ready to contest S'pore GE

January 23, 2020

Singapore confirms first case of COVID-19 (then called Wuhan virus)

September 22, 2019

More than 1,700 turn up at first Singapore Climate Rally

August 3, 2019

The Progress Singapore Party (PSP) was officially launched with party chief Tan Cheng Bock

May 8, 2019

Singapore's fake news law passed amid partisan divide

May 1, 2019

The World Economic Forum announces Tharman Shanmugaratnam as Senior Minister in the Government of Singapore and Coordinating Minister for Social Policies.

September 7, 2017

Halimah Yacob to be sworn in as Singapore's 8th president

August 31, 2017

President Tony Tan leaves office today

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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
Date

A History of Modern Singapore, 1819-2005

C. M. Turnbull

Book

2009

Encyclopedia of Singapore

Justin J Corfield; Robin Corfield

Book

2006

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

City of Innovation: Singapore

Nov 23, 2019

City of the Future: Singapore

Nov 24, 2018

Singapore: The House that Lee Built

Mar 1, 2018

Companies

Company
CEO
Location
Products/Services

News

Title
Author
Date
Publisher
Description
Liya Su
November 24, 2020
DealStreetAsia
Elumninex was co-founded by Lilly Asia Ventures in February.
Leslie Shaffer
November 24, 2020
DealStreetAsia
While Race Capital generally invests in US-based firms, it is willing to look at other geographies.
Yimie Yong
November 24, 2020
DealStreetAsia
This is Finnfund's third investment in the microfinance sector in Myanmar.
Liya Su
November 24, 2020
DealStreetAsia
Hillhouse, GGV, and YF Capital also invested in the round.
Ardi Wirdana
November 24, 2020
DealStreetAsia
This marks Kredivo's largest-ever deal with a credit provider.
Utpal Bhaskar
November 24, 2020
DealStreetAsia
Sale marks the start of India's efforts to privatise discoms.
Livemint
November 24, 2020
DealStreetAsia
Exide's stake has increased from 77.87% to 80.15%.
Ritsuko Ando
November 24, 2020
DealStreetAsia
The deal size for the proposed transaction could be around $402 million.
Reuters
November 24, 2020
DealStreetAsia
The government said 28 factory buildings will be shut in phases but did not provide a timetable.
Mars W. Mosqueda Jr.
November 24, 2020
DealStreetAsia
Partners has increased the proportion of investments going into the broader tech space.
Deviana Chuo
November 24, 2020
DealStreetAsia
The firm has already received commitments for about 20% of the total targeted corpus.
Rocky Swift
November 24, 2020
DealStreetAsia
The airline has forecast a record operating loss of $4.82 billion for the year through March 31.
Quynh Nguyen
November 24, 2020
DealStreetAsia
The deal follows a $2.5-million seed round led by PF Ventures and Garuda Capital in 2019.
Eudora Wang
November 24, 2020
DealStreetAsia
The fund will focus mostly on North Asia, but will look into SEA as well.
Lulu Yilun Chen
November 24, 2020
DealStreetAsia
The funding provides further ammunition for Waterdrop to take on Ant in the insurtech sector.
Ju-min Park
November 24, 2020
DealStreetAsia
Most of the country's 54,000 delivery workers do not get the minimum hourly wage.
Cindy Silviana
November 24, 2020
DealStreetAsia
The company has set aside $30-50 million for M&A activities in these two regions.
Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc
November 24, 2020
DealStreetAsia
YGA Capital has advised TPG on its investments in Apollo Towers and Myanmar Distillery Company.
Ashwin Ramarathinam
November 23, 2020
DealStreetAsia
As per the latest shareholding pattern, AU Small Finance Bank Ltd held 4.57% in the firm.
Bobbie Johnson
November 23, 2020
MIT Technology Review
Singapore was the first country to launch a digital contact tracing app. The government now says it's going to be mandatory.
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