Singapore Prize and Earthshot Awards

NUS Singapore History Prize has opened up submissions as a new prize designed to promote Singapore’s vibrant past is officially under consideration. Established on Jan 1, as part of Singapore’s 50th Anniversary programme, this cash award of up to S$50,000 was inaugurated as part of an appeal made by NUS professor Kishore Mahbubani for such a prize in April’s The Straits Times column; NUS History Department then administered and now heads by Mahbubani himself acts as jury chairman for it.

The 2023 edition of the World Architecture Festival (WAF), otherwise known as WAF, will put water at its heart and recognize international proposals that address major global challenges in this sector. Alongside the main prize, WAF will award special prizes such as sustainability, best use of natural light and best use of stone, among others.

Prince William of Britain arrived at Singapore’s Media Corp theatre Tuesday for the third Earthshot awards ceremony, where innovators who combat climate change were honored. Celebrities including actor Donnie Yen and South African actress Nomzano Mbatha attended this glitzy affair co-hosted by Hannah Waddingham and Sterling K. Brown with performances by One Republic and Bastille bands; Prince William dressed appropriately by wearing an Alexander McQueen 10-year-old dark green blazer from his collection as part of his attire for this event.

Novel by Jeremy Tiang chronicling the lives of a Singaporean family during the leftist political movements and detentions in the 1950s has been shortlisted for this year’s Singapore Literature Prize. Sembawang marks the inaugural work from an author not from Singapore to make the shortlist, set for announcement in October by Singapore Book Publishers Association who have run this competition since 2012. Singapore Writers Awards is an annual ceremony to honour Singapore writers writing in English or Chinese, featuring 12 categories for fiction and non-fiction titles as well as an overall Book of the Year title selected from subsidiary award winners. To qualify for the prize, books published in one of Singapore’s four official languages must have been legally deposited with the National Library Board; alternatively, work can also be made accessible online. Singapore Pools’ lottery operator website features a calculator for customers to check their odds of winning with Singapore Pools lottery operator, who offer one in eleven chances at claiming prize money totalling more than $2.3 Million! Customers can buy tickets either through its app, at self-service kiosks, or directly at any outlet location of Singapore Pools; results can also be checked through Toto’s official website.