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Arts Picks: Singapore International Festival of Arts, SCCC's cultural fiesta

Straits Times 13 May 2021
Movement and dance at Singapore International Festival of Arts ... The Singapore International Festival of Arts kicks off on Friday (May 14) ... The Singapore International Festival of Arts website ... The Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre's month-long cultural fiesta is back with a slew of physical and digital events.
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Mufti urges vigilance amid muted Hari Raya celebrations

Straits Times 13 May 2021
Last year's Hari Raya Aidilfitri fell on May 24 - during Singapore's circuit breaker, when social visiting was forbidden ... The 58-year-old Singapore Armed Forces regular said that he will also be in a video call with three families on his wife's side who live in Malaysia, and a Zoom call with his other relatives here.
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No winner in upsurge of conflict in Israel and Gaza, says Tharman

Straits Times 13 May 2021
The upsurge in conflict in Israel and Gaza will not bring any solution to Palestinians in Gaza or lasting security to Israel, Singapore's Senior Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said yesterday, calling for de-escalation. He was wishing Muslims and all Singaporeans Selamat Hari Raya Puasa "as we celebrate life in a peaceful, multicultural country".
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WHO Classifies COVID-19 'Triple Mutant' As Variant Of Global Concern

IFL Science 13 May 2021
The variant belongs to a specific lineage, called B.1.617, that was first identified in India on October 5, 2020. Since then, it has been detected in the US, UK, and Singapore, amongst other nations, and has picked up attention owing to a variety of clinically relevant mutations of concern ... THIS WEEK IN IFLSCIENCE ... SUBSCRIBE TODAY!. .
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Singapore calls for de-escalation of violence

Straits Times 12 May 2021
Singapore said yesterday that it is "extremely concerned" about the civilian casualties caused by the escalation of violence in Israel and Gaza. "We call upon all parties to cease attacks against civilian targets and prevent further loss of lives or injuries ... ....
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Singapore researchers control Venus flytraps using smartphones

New York Post 12 May 2021
singapore ... Run out of milk? Robots on call for Singapore home deliveries. Researchers in Singapore have found a way of controlling a Venus flytrap using electric signals from a smartphone, an innovation they hope will have a range of uses from robotics to employing the plants as environmental sensors.
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Singapore Open cancelled - BWF

Malaysian National News Agency 12 May 2021
Singapore Open cancelled - BWF ... The Badminton World Federation (BWF) said in a statement today that the decision to call off the tournament, scheduled for June 1-6, was jointly agreed on by the BWF and the organiser, the Singapore Badminton Association (SBA).
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Ritu Phogat prepares for first fight of the year with an eye on world title

Hindustan Times 12 May 2021
PUBLISHED ON MAY 12, 2021 07.47 PM IST ... After all, Ritu and Mahavir have not seen each other, except on video call, since February 2020 when the former international wrestler left for Singapore to pursue her MMA career ... “We talk to her twice a day ... I have missed those occasions ... The lockdown situation has improved in Singapore in the last few months.
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What Can Prevent COVID? Repeat After Us – Not Cow Dung or Urine!

Yahoo Daily News 12 May 2021
Read full article. Mythreyee Ramesh12 May 2021, 1.47 pm·4-min read. Cow dung and urine neither prevent nor cure COVID-19, no matter how much political leaders or anyone insists on it ... Period ... FAQ ... Read more on India by The Quint.Singapore Open Called Off Due to COVID, Saina May Miss OlympicsWHO, Nations took Poor Strategic Calls on COVID Pandemic.
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Racism and xenophobia may be norm if S'pore is not careful: Shanmugam

Straits Times 11 May 2021
Calling on "responsible" opposition parties to take a stand on the matter, he urged all members of the House to condemn racist behaviour in Singapore ... When such comments are called out, people cannot seek to justify them by pointing to government policies, the bad behaviour of a ...
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Racism and xenophobic behaviour will become normalised if S'pore is not careful, warns Shanmugam

Straits Times 11 May 2021
Calling on "responsible" opposition parties to take a stand on the matter, he urged all members of the House to condemn racist behaviour in Singapore ... "(Singapore) will fail if we allow racism and xenophobia to become prevalent, and it is contrary to everything that has made us successful and proud to be Singaporean.".
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Racism, discrimination, and the race card have no place in S'pore

Straits Times 11 May 2021
SINGAPORE - Racial slurs, kicking a woman in the chest, and shouting at an Indian expatriate family to go home. These are not scenes from the streets of an American city, where anti-Asian sentiments have run high amid fears of catching Covid-19, but racist attacks recently reported in Singapore.
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A day in the life of Google's highest-ranking executive in Southeast Asia, who lives in ...

Business Insider 11 May 2021
Davis, who's from the US, moved to Singapore in 2017 in the role of Google's Country Director. Stephanie Davis Stephanie Davis is Google's Vice President for Southeast Asia, based in Singapore ... Davis is from Georgia in the US and has lived in Singapore since 2017 ... Davis had the Oriental Shrimp Salad at Singapore's Little Part 1 Cafe.
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Ubisoft's Skull And Bones Delayed To Late 2022

Kotaku 11 May 2021
During an earnings call today, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot said that multiple studios have been bolstering Ubisoft Singapore’s development of the game ...Production, led by Singapore, has been advancing well over the past 12 months, and the promise is better than ever,” Duguet said during the call.
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Singaporeans must take firm stand against hate speech and crimes as one united people: Alvin Tan

Straits Times 11 May 2021
SINGAPORE - While the Republic guards against a viral Covid-19 pandemic, it is more important to guard against the virality of hate and xenophobia ... Calling the spate of attacks overseas "troubling", Mr Tan said ... Mr Tan and Ms Tin both referred to two recent incidents in Singapore.
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