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10-Year Singapore Passport Validity To Take Effect For Citizens Aged 16 & Above

The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) announced that the Singapore Passport validity will be increased to 10 years, as compared to the current validity of 5 years. This will come into effect for applications submitted on or after October 2021. The longer validity period applies to Singapore citizens aged 16 and above. If you qualify for this, please submit your application on or after October 1, 2021. Despite the increased validity period, the passport application fee in Singapore remains the

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Johor chief minister says they will put in “more effort” to reduce COVID-19 cases for Singapore to consider border reopening

Empty Singapore Johor border

Johor chief minister Hasni Mohammad has noted on 31 May that Singapore and Malaysia have put talks to reopen cross-border travel on hold. This is due to the pandemic situation in Malaysia. Following the recent news report, our neighbouring country has also entered a two-week “total lockdown” from 1 June. “This decision was made after taking into account the current situation of COVID-19 transmission in Malaysia with daily case numbers exceeding 8,000 and active cases exceeding 70,000,” read a statement

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Should Singapore stop hosting the F1 Grand Prix amid COVID-19?

F1 Grand Prix Singapore

About 13 years have passed since Singapore first hosted the Formula One (F1) Grand Prix in 2008. Do you know that it took about S$150 million for Singapore to host the first night race? The government paid about 60% of the total amount in hopes that the three-day event would bring in S$100 million in tourism receipts. Though the inaugural race has welcomed high-profile attendees like the former heads of Sony, Lenovo, and Royal Bank of Scotland, the question remains

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These 8 countries will fair very well among introverts

Sydney Opera House

Have you done a profiling test before? We’ve heard from a certified counsellor that while online profiling test options are plenty, they may not necessarily be 100% accurate. However, it does shed some light on one’s personality. More often than not, it’s easy to “judge” a person as there are several apparent traits an introvert or extrovert might display. In fact, it’s also common to be an ambivert too. According to Healthline, ambiversion refers to a combined personality style of

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Coastal PlayGrove: Say Hello to the Newest Playground in East Coast

Looking for a recreational space where you can spend a day of endless fun? Search no further than the newest addition at East Coast Park! National Parks Board recently opened the family friendly Coastal PlayGrove. It is located at the Area B of the East Coast Park. This recreational space may induce nostalgic memories as it was the former Big Splash site. The iconic Big Splash was redeveloped into the Coastal PlayGrove after it ceased its operations in 2016. Nowadays,

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