Mauricio Ruiz is a writer and journalist who has lived in the US, Belgium, Mexico and Norway. His work has appeared in Words Without Borders, CatapultThe CommonThe RumpusElectric LiteratureJMWWRiver TeethLiteral Magazine, among others. He's been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and Myriad Editions Competition in the UK, as well as the Fish Short Story Prize in Ireland. He has received fellowships from OMI writers (NY), Société des auteurs (Belgium), Jakob Sande (Norway), Can Serrat (Spain), and the Three Seas' Council (Rhodes). His second book, Silencios al sur, was published in early 2017, and his work has partially been translated into Dutch and French. Mauricio Ruiz can be followed on Twitter and Instagram.

15 May 2023

Singapore Tourism Board partners with Google to create Augmented Reality tours

Google’s ARCore and the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) launched a preview of two new immersive AR experiences around Merlion Park and Victoria Theatre & Concert Hall […]
11 April 2023

Singapore resumes free tours for transit and transfer passengers after 2-year break

Singapore has resumed free tours of the city for transit and transfer passengers who have a layover of at least 5.5 but less than 24 hours. […]
16 February 2023

Singapore lifts remaining Covid-19 measures

Singapore is set to scrap Covid-19 measures as the population reached a high-level of immunity. 1. Lifting Covid-19 restrictions Singapore is opening doors to non-vaccinated travellers […]
24 November 2022

Singapore’s Hell’s Museum invites visitors to demystify death

Haw Par Villa, Singapore’s longest-running cultural theme park relaunched on Thursday, 28 October 2021, with the opening of Hell’s Museum, the only attraction in the world […]
12 October 2022

Researchers developed a low-cost device that converts the slightest breeze into electricity

Researchers from the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) of Singapore published a paper in the Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing journal, presenting a device they developed which […]
25 March 2022

Singapore wants all its hotels to be carbon neutral by 2050

In line with the Singapore Green Plan 2030, the Singapore Hotel Association (SHA) and Singapore Tourism Board (STB) have just announced the launch of the Hotel […]
11 August 2021

These are the world’s best airports for 2021

Skytrax, a UK based independent airline industry consulting group has released its annual ranking of the world’s best airports at the World Airport Awards and for the first […]
9 June 2021

Discover Singapore’s last surviving village

Kampong Lorong Buangkok is Singapore’s last surviving village with an existence dates back to the late 1950s. Sng Teow Koon, a traditional Chinese medicine seller, purchased […]
9 March 2021

Sentosa Island in Singapore to become carbon-neutral by 2030

To ensure that Sentosa Island in Singapore continues to develop as a sustainable leisure destination, Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC) will transform the resort island into a […]
13 November 2020

Singapore-Hong Kong travel bubble to start on 22 November

Having first announced plans for a bilateral travel bubble in mid-October, in an attempt to repair some of the damage caused by the pandemic to their […]
19 October 2020

Singapore and Hong Kong launch ‘world’s first’ Covid-19 travel bubble

The two Asian countries have created a travel pact which aims to ease travel restrictions for residents of both nations and visiting foreigners. Governments of both […]
12 October 2020

10 Places you should visit in Singapore

Singapore is worldwide famous for its richness; but this small country offers more than just high-end shopping malls, luxury hotels or expensive restaurants: It boasts also […]
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