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The Singaporean Embassy in Hanoi has informed the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry about Singapore’s decision to open its borders to Vietnamese visitors as from October 8, according to Foreign Ministry spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang.

Vietnam, Singapore hold ministerial conference on cyber security

Vietnam’s Ministry of Public Security and Singapore’s Ministry of Communications and Information held a virtual minister-level conference on cyber security on September 29.

Heavy Singapore investment rolls on through new normal

With Vietnam boasting great potential for investment, Singaporean businesses and individuals are rolling out projects across the country, channelling massive capital flows into diverse sectors.

Singaporean drug trafficker gets death sentence

The People’s Court of the southwestern border province of Tay Ninh on August 7 handed a death penalty to a 40-year-old Singaporean man for drug trafficking.

Singaporean imprint in the Vietnamese property market

Singaporean property developers are maintaining consistency with their ventures in Vietnam, based on generally healthy economic growth and an emerging middle class.

Singaporean business surges ahead

Singaporean business and investment in Vietnam has increased significantly over the decades, thus greatly contributing to strengthening economic bilateral ties.

Furthering developmental ties with dynamic Singapore

Vietnam and Singapore are witnessing their heyday in bilateral and multifaceted cooperation.

Singapore researchers create "electronic skin"

Singapore researchers have developed "electronic skin" capable of recreating a sense of touch, an innovation they hope will allow people with prosthetic limbs to detect objects, as well as feel texture, or even temperature and pain.


Singapore, US back settlement of East Sea disputes under international law

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has reiterated US support for Southeast Asian states upholding their sovereign rights and interests in the East Sea under international law.

Free English classes for Vietnamese community in Singapore amid pandemic

Tina Yuan (whose Vietnamese name is Nguyen Thi Thuong) is a Chinese-Vietnamese teacher living in Singapore. She majored in mass communication in Singapore and the Chinese language at Donghua University, Shanghai.

Singaporean PM announces new cabinet

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on July 25 announced his new Cabinet 15 days after the People's Action Party (PAP) won this year’s general election with 61.24 percent of the votes.

Coronavirus: Why Singapore turned to wearable contact-tracing tech

The TraceTogether Token is designed to make an app more effective, but worries privacy campaigners.

Coronavirus in Singapore: Election campaigning without the handshakes

Wooing the public typically involves lots of physical interaction, but this vote's a little different.

Singapore hands out coronavirus tracing devices

The government's TraceTogether tokens are aimed at people who do not have smartphones.

Vietnamese citizens not subject to quarantine upon entering Singapore

The Singaporean Ministry of Health announced that people entering Singapore from 10 countries, including Vietnam, will not be subject to a 14-day quarantine period as of June 18, 

Vietnam Airlines to reopen international air routes starting from July 1

Vietnam Airlines has announced plans to reopen international air routes as of July 1 to several destinations in the Republic of Korea (RoK), Taiwan (China), Hong Kong (China), and across Southeast Asia.

Dengue infections in Singapore surge past 10,000 mark

Dengue infections in Singapore have surpassed the 10,000 mark. This is the highest number of cases in the first five months since 2013, the largest outbreak year recorded in the country, according to the National Environment Agency (NEA).

Singapore becomes biggest investor in Vietnam during Jan-April

Singapore rose to become the biggest foreign investor in Vietnam in the first four months of 2020 with 5.07 billion USD, accounting for 41 percent of the total.


Q2 growth likely to suffer from pandemic

Coronavirus: Singapore spike reveals scale of migrant worker infections

Mass testing has revealed the extent of the spread amongst Singapore's migrant worker community.