Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron (L) attends a ceremonial welcome for the President of Singapore Tony Tan, and his wife, at Horse Guards Parade in London. The President and his wife will be guests of Queen Elizabeth during the first state visit of a Singapore President to Britain.
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Ferrari Formula One driver Fernando Alonso of Spain drives past the Singapore Flyer observation wheel during the first practice session of the Singapore F1 Grand Prix on the Marina Bay street circuit in Singapore on Friday
A man returns to his flat at the end of the work day at a Housing Development Board public housing estate overlooking the financial district skyline in Singapore. Read more
The rooftop pool of the Marina Bay Sands resort hotel in Singapore. The nation’s trade-reliant economy expanded a seasonally adjusted 2.3 per cent quarter on quarter, the trade ministry said on Tuesday Read more
An installation entitled “Digital Wattle”, symbolising Australia’s floral emblem, is illuminated with Singapore’s financial skyline silhouetted in the background. The installation explores the interplay between ethnic groups co-existing in one city; when the flowers sway gently in the wind, they will slowly change from pure white to different colours to represent the new mix of cultures residing in the city. It forms part of the iLight Marina Bay exhibition, which features innovative and environmentally sustainable light art installations from around the world, displayed along the Singapore river. Read more
An aerial display of the Republic of Korea Air Force Black Eagles flying T-50 aircraft at a media preview of the Singapore Airshow at Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore on Tuesday.
A visitor takes a photo of a life-sized replica of the lizard crocodile ‘Sauroshuchus’ exhibited at the Art Science Museum, Singapore, during a media preview of Dinosaurs: From Dawn to Extinction. The exhibition runs from January 25 to July 27
A bronze statue of the Star Wars character Yoda is unveiled on Thursday at the opening ceremony of the Sandcrawler building in Singapore. Yoda, is the grand master of the Jedi Order in George Lucas’s films. George Lucas, director of the Star Wars movies, is to base the regional headquarters for his company Lucasfilm at the Sandcrawler building, which resembles the huge mobile fortresses featured in films Read more
Office workers pass an Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation building in the central business district of Singapore. Singapore OCBC’s bid to take over Hong Kong’s Wing Hang Bank in a deal estimated at $5.3bn has raised concerns it may be paying too much for a mid-sized bank and will be tapping shareholders to fund the acquisition Read more
Workers clean the glass canopy of the Ocean Financial Center office building in the central business district in Singapore.