Singapore Prize – The Second Largest Prize in the World

SINGAPORE – A Singaporean man has won the second largest amount ever won from scratching tickets worldwide – totalling more than $1.5 million! His unidentified win came via purchasing it at Singapore Pools Pioneer Mall outlet, with winning numbers drawn on October 2, 2023 – however he has yet to claim his prize as first prize was claimed by players from both United States and China/India.

A book inspired by Harvard’s Prize Book is intended to build connections between young Singaporeans and universities as attainable institutions of higher learning, and foster them into “caring communities”, according to its author. The Harvard Prize Book (Singapore) features stories about people who have gone above and beyond their duty and demonstrated acts of kindness or caring, perhaps inspiring other peers along their journey to do the same.

At its 2022 biennial Singapore Literature Prize awards for writers in English, Chinese and Malay languages – presented to 43 authors across 12 categories in totaling around US$300,000. Readers voted in more than 4,000 consumer choice polls; winners will receive both cash prizes as well as book vouchers.

Prince William returned to Singapore this month, visiting its iconic 40m Rain Vortex and largest greenhouse during his four-day trip. He made this stopover as part of the third Earthshot Prize awards ceremony that recognizes projects working to combat climate change.

At an event featuring Academy Award winner Cate Blanchett, actors Donnie Yen and Lana Condor as well as South African actress Nomzano Mbatha walking the green carpet, Prince Louis acknowledged that winners’ solutions demonstrate hope even amid global warming’s challenges.

During his visit, Prince Willem-Alexander will meet President Tharman Shanmugaratnam and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong as well as host an urban leaders summit. The Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize summit will bring together cities that have received this prestigious award, such as Bilbao in Spain, Suzhou in China and Vienna in Austria – in order to collaborate on projects that make their cities more livable. At the summit, a network will be created to foster such partnerships between cities, with cities sharing their expertise and knowledge with others in order to form new ones. Furthermore, this platform will serve as an opportunity for them to exchange ideas on how they can address common challenges faced by urban centres worldwide. Singapore-born academic Professor Medema from National University of Singapore will lead its operations. Additionally, he serves on the World Cities Research Institute Board. The prize honoring Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s late former prime minister and founding father who advocated a multiparty system and built strong ties with leaders of other nations like US and China is named in his memory.

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