Day: March 21, 2023

The Singapore Prize Shortlist for 2019

The Singapore Prize is a biennial literary award that recognises outstanding works of fiction, non-fiction and poetry published in Singapore. The winner of the award receives up to $10,000 in cash and prizes.

The winner of the Singapore prize is awarded to an author who has a unique and distinctive voice that is of significant literary merit, and who also demonstrates the highest standard of craftsmanship in their work. It is open to Singaporeans who write in any of the four official languages of Singapore – Chinese, English, Malay and Tamil.

This year’s Singapore prize, which is worth $50,000, has a wide variety of authors and works on the shortlist. It includes historical tomes such as Seven Hundred Years: A History of Singapore (2019), by Kwa Chong Guan, Tan Tai Yong, Peter Borschberg and Derek Heng; novels such as Sembawang by Kamaladevi Aravindan; and non-fiction with a personal slant such as An Unfinished Life: A Journey through the Heart of Singapore by Alfian Sa’at.

According to the award’s nominating committee, the selection of the winners will be made by a jury headed by Distinguished Fellow Kishore Mahbubani, senior advisor (university and global relations) at the NUS Asia Research Institute. The committee members are Associate Professor Ian Gordon, former head of the Department of History; Assistant Professor Seng Guo Quan; educator Beatrice Chong; curator Suhaili Osman; and playwright Alfian Sa’at.

Using the example of 12 Years a Slave, Mr Mahbubani argued that an imagination, whether in history or elsewhere, can hold societies together, and this is something he believes the prize should encourage. He said the jury may consider expanding the type of works that can qualify for the prize in future.

Another important factor that will influence the final decision is the number of submissions and the quality of those submitted. The committee will also consider whether the book meets the criteria for the award, which are listed in its website.

The winner will be announced on October 30 at the NUS campus in Singapore. The prize is organised by the National Book Development Council of Singapore with the support of the National Arts Council and the Singapore Library Board.

In addition to the prize, the winner will also receive a trip to Stockholm to attend the next International tournament. The trip costs $28,000, with $340k paid to the winner and $200k to the runner-up.

One of the biggest draws of the International is the prize money, which can make a big difference to the golfer’s career. Last year, the prize pool at The International 2022 was $18 million. The prize money at the next event, which will take place in 2023, is expected to be smaller than the previous Internationals, because of COVID-19 restrictions.

A UK-based esports team has won PS7.4 million for winning a video game tournament in Singapore. The team, called Tundra Esports, won the prize after they won the Defense of Ancients 2 competition in front of some 10,000 spectators.

What You Should Know About Slot Demo

Slot demo is a feature that gives players the opportunity to try out online slots without risking any real money. It’s a great way to find out whether you like the game before playing it with real money.

Slots are games with spinning reels that pay out when a specific combination of symbols appears on them. These games typically have 3 or 5 reels, but they can also be multi-reel. These games have different themes and can be very fun to play.

These games are available in both online and offline casinos, and they’re a lot of fun to play. They’re available in a variety of different forms, from free slots to video poker games.

When you are trying out a new slot, it can be difficult to figure out which one is right for you. This is especially true if you’re not familiar with the game and don’t know how it works. To make the process easier, many online casinos have demo versions of their slots so you can play them for free before investing any money.

There are a few things that you should know before playing slots on a demo. First, you should know how much you can lose and how long it will take to win. This is important because it will help you choose a slot that’s appropriate for your bankroll.

You should also be aware of slot volatility, which is the amount of winnings that you can expect from a particular machine. If you don’t understand how volatile a slot is, you could be wasting your time and money.

Besides that, you should also be aware of the payback percentage of each slot game. If a game has a low payback percentage, it means that you’ll probably lose a lot of money in a short period of time.

If a slot has a high payback percentage, it means that you’ll have a better chance of winning. This is especially true for progressive jackpots, which often have large amounts of money on them.

Another thing that you should know about slots is that they can be very addictive. This is because they have great graphics and sound effects, and there are a lot of different types of slots to choose from.

You can even play demo slots on your mobile phone, making it possible for you to enjoy them at any time and place. This is an excellent way to practice your skills before you decide to play for real money, as it’s completely safe and legal.

When you play a slot on the internet, it uses a random number generator to determine the outcome of your spins. The random number generator is a computer program that generates numbers that will determine your wins and losses.

The random number generator is also responsible for the number of times that a certain symbol appears on the reels, which can make the game more exciting and enticing to play. This is also a good way to increase your chances of winning a big prize.