Singapore

Coveted new condo in historic Tiong Bahru

<i>The view from Highline Residences that overlooks the SIT flats is likely to be preserved, owing to the conservation status of the flats</i><p><b>TIONG BAHRU</b> …

South-east Asia

UN study shows last 3 years hottest on record

The last three years were the hottest on record, the United Nations weather agency said Thursday, citing fresh global data underscoring the dramatic warming of the planet.<p>Consolidated data from five leading international weather agencies shows that "2015, 2016 and 2017 have been confirmed as the …

Climate Change

Residents should keep a lookout for vice in heartland: MPs

SINGAPORE - Sex workers operating out of homes in heartland areas pose a security concern, and residents should keep an eye out for vice activities, …

South-east Asia

Entire East-West Line to have shorter operating hours on weekends in March

All 35 MRT stations along the East-West Line will have their operating hours shortened in March on weekends and two weekdays to carry out maintenance …

South-east Asia

Three man arrested for stealing casino chips from Marina Bay Sands customers

SINGAPORE: Three men have been arrested on suspicion of stealing casino chips from patrons at the Marina Bay Sands casino, the police said in a news …

Marina Bay Sands

Enter a mirror maze and other things to do at the Light to Night Festival

SINGAPORE: When the Light to Night Festival kicks off at the Civic District on Friday night (Jan 19), audiences can put their artistic stamp on the …

South-east Asia

Ultimate Oilers® Fan Cave Contest | Coventry Homes - Coventry Homes Edmonton

Showhomes Locations and Hours:<p><b>(NW) Newcastle</b><br>169 Rapperswill Drive NW<br>Mondays - Thursdays: 3pm to 8pm<br>Closed Fridays<br>Saturdays, Sundays, & Holidays: 12pm …

South-east Asia

Police investigating after viral video shows bus driver hurling vulgarities at LTA enforcement officer

SINGAPORE - A private bus driver was caught on video hurling vulgarities at a Land Transport Authority (LTA) enforcement officer after he was told to …

Policing

Band Listing

Army and Navy — Jam session (Sat., 5-8:30 p.m.)<p>Downtown Legion — RJ and the Boys (Sat., 3:30 p.m., Lounge), Tom Reinhardt (Sat.)<p>Buds on Broadway — …

Saskatoon

Chain collision involving at least four cars causes congestion along PIE

SINGAPORE - A chain collision involving at least four cars led to congestion along the Pan-Island Expressway that lasted for more than an hour on …

South-east Asia

The Street Foods You Must Try When Visiting Malaysia

01 of 11<p>Penang Assam Laksa - From the Peranakan to the World<p>While laksa is a commonplace dish around Malaysia and Singapore, Penang's take on this …

Asia Travel

Uber partners with taxi firm ComfortDelGro for new Singapore service

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Uber Technologies [UBER.UL] and Singapore's top taxi operator ComfortDelGro Corp Ltd will launch a new ride-hailing service in Singapore from Friday, as they team up against their key regional rival Grab.<p>UberFLASH, that will connect riders to drivers closest to them - either a …

Uber

Singapore’s government hired Instagram influencers to promote its budget

Some governments may be alarmed about the political influence of social media, but Singapore is embracing it to reach its younger constituents.<p>According to Singapore’s Straits Times, the country’s ministry of finance paid more than 50 social media influencers to promote an initiative that educates …

South-east Asia

Comfy Deal: $1125+ Singapore Air Premium Economy Global Sale + Upgrade...

In the Premium Economy department, Singapore is the best of the best. The experience is so refined, you’ll find it hard to believe you’re not in …

Airlines

Human Rights Watch: New restrictions in Singapore limit critical voices

<b>Rights Record on Free Expression, Assembly Worsens</b><p>(New York, January 18, 2018) – Singapore’s government imposed further restrictions on free speech …

Rights & Freedoms

Singaporeans against higher taxes to support elderly, survey finds

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singaporeans are not in favor of higher taxes to support their rapidly ageing population, a survey published on Thursday showed, and would prefer the country to tap its national reserves to deal with future social spending increases.<p>Singapore has some of the lowest tax rates …

Business

Singapore MICE tourism market is expected to exceed US$ 3 Billion by 2024 - BizPR.co.uk | UK Free Press Release and Distribution centre

DPI Research adds:Singapore Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, Exhibitions (MICE) Tourism Market Analysis 2010–2017 and Forecast 2018 – 2024″ to its …

Tourism

First review of Employment Act in six years

January 18, 2018 3:31 PM<br>SINGAPORE - Professionals, managers and executives (PMEs) earning more than $4,500 a month may soon be legally entitled to …

South-east Asia

ST Engineering's aerospace arm bags $510m deals in Q4

Submitted By: Danielle IsaacCase Study: NoThe contracts covered maintenance and pilot training services.The aerospace arm of Singapore Technologies …

South-east Asia

RSAF to mark 50 years with flypast, heartland exhibitions

An aerial flypast of more than 20 aircraft over the Marina Bay area during the National Day weekend will be one of the key events for the Republic of …

Lee Hsien Loong

Woman arrested at Changi Airport for evading GST on branded goods purchased overseas

SINGAPORE: A 25-year-old Singaporean woman was arrested at Changi Airport for failing to declare branded handbags and accessories she had purchased …

Goods and Services Tax

Monochromatic and Minimalist: The Hotel Mono in Singapore

Have you ever seen a hotel more on brand with the Design Milk aesthetic than the Hotel Mono in Singapore? ;) Designed by studio Spacedge, this …

Incorporated

Singapore – Malaysia metro agreement signed

ASIA: A bilateral agreement setting out how the Johor Bahru – Singapore Rapid Transit System Link cross-border metro project is to be undertaken was …

Lee Hsien Loong

Time to bounce! Giant inflatables park Art-Zoo returns to i Light Marina Bay for second run

SINGAPORE: Come March, the Marina Bay floating platform will be transformed into a "zoo" of giant inflatable animals for the second year …

South-east Asia

SPH's staff costs dip 5% after job cut

Submitted By: Danielle IsaacCase Study: NoIt intended to cut its staff costs by 10% to improve earnings.For its 1Q2018 results, Singapore Press …

South-east Asia

Freehold Hollandia on Holland Road up for collective sale for $163 mil

The 48-unit freehold development Hollandia has been put up for collective sale with an indicative price of $163.15 million, which translates to a …

Real Estate

Less wet weather expected in Singapore in the second half of January: NEA

The second half of January 2018 is expected to be less wet than the first two weeks of the year, Singapore’s National Environment Agency (NEA) …

Weather

Don't play play: History of Singapore's playgrounds at National Museum show

SINGAPORE: Want to find out the story behind Singapore’s mosaic playgrounds or discover what Orchard Road was way before it became a shopping …

South-east Asia

Foreign doctorate student found dead in Biopolis laboratory

SINGAPORE - A 26-year-old female doctorate student was found dead in a laboratory at Biopolis Drive in the early hours of Tuesday morning (Jan …

South-east Asia

Mild approach pays off for China in East Asia, Western Pacific

Strictly speaking, China's strategy in East Asia and the Western Pacific is the most important part of the country's overall strategic layout. Some …

News (China)