Singapore: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Global Smart City Index: Indian cities slip; Singapore tops

On September 17, 2020, the Institute for Management Development along with Singapore University released the Smart City index for the year 2020. The report says that the Indian cities declined in their technological updates. Key highlights According to the report Indian cities slipped in their rankings. Hyderabad was at 85th position. The city was at ..

Global Economic Freedom Index, 2020

Recently, an annual report on The Economic Freedom of the World, 2020 has been released in India which was prepared by Canada’s Fraser Institute together with a New Delhi-based think tank Centre For Civil Society. Highlights of the report The report is based on the 2018 data. Hongkong and Singapore have topped the index, which ..

Indian-Origin Nurse Conferred with President’s Award in Singapore

An Indian-origin nurse in Singapore, Kala Narayanasamy was chosen for the President’s Award for nurses given to the medical professionals for serving on the frontline during the COVID 19 pandemic. As per the details released by the Health Ministry of Singapore, Narayanasamy was one of the five nurses to be honoured with this award. Each ..

Singapore Election: PM Lee Hsein Loong wins again

The Singapore PM Lee Hsien Loong has won the election and will continue as PM for another term. Highlights The ruling People’s Action Party of Singapore has won 83 of 93 contested parliamentary seats in general election. The People’s Action Party has been in power since 1965. This year the party secured 61.24% of the ..

Singapore tops the Index of Economic Freedom

America-based Heritage Foundation released its Index of Economic Freedom last week. Singapore emerged as the top nation in the index and overtook Hong Kong as the world’s most independent and free economy. Singapore achieved this feat for the first time since 1995, the report was first published. Hong Kong has ever been placed at the ..