Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:23:07
Inuka, first polar bear born in the tropics, is put down
Inuka, the first polar bear born in the tropics, was put down Wednesday after a rapid decline in health, with Singapore Zoo mourning the loss of one of its best-loved animals.
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:02:37
NokScoot launches ticket sales for Bangkok-Tokyo route
NokScoot, the joint-venture offspring of Singapore’s Scoot and Thailand’s Nok Air, on Monday launched ticket sales for its long-awaited non-stop flights from Don Mueang International to Tokyo’s Narita airport, for which daily operations commence on June 1.
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Asean unlikely to deal with Rohingya issue
EXPERTS HAVE no faith that Asean can effectively tackle the ongoing ethnic cleansing against the Rohingya in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, as leaders of the regional group gather for a summit this week in Singapore.
Sat, 21 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Fiercer rivalry looms for Singapore’s casinos
GIVEN THE INCREASINGLY complex gaming landscape in Singapore, there is a need to consider greater consolidation of casino regulatory functions, said Second Minister for Manpower and Home Affairs Josephine Teo.
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 08:57:27
Truce village or European capital? Possible Trump-Kim summit venues
Singapore and Vietnam are among potential choices of locations of expected meeting between US President Donald Trump with Kim Jong Un, the leader of nuclear-armed North Korea.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 01:00:00
After beating Uber, Grab faces bigger rival in SE Asia
The Southeast Asian ride-hailing market was jolted by the recent announcement of Uber’s retreat from the region. At first glance, it would appear a dramatic victory for Singapore-based rival platform Grab, which acquired Uber’s Southeast Asian operations in exchange for a 27.5 per cent stake.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 01:00:00
UOB aims to help SMEs cut costs with solution
THE THAI unit of Singapore-based United Overseas Bank (UOB) has released cloud-based integrated digital business solution aimed at helping small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to cut costs in accounting and inventory and payroll management.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:30:05
Watch : Young diners in China had the shock of their lives when a rat jumped into their hot pot
In a video circulating on Chinese social media sites, the four diners are seen leaping from their seats and away from their table at the Shenzhen restaurant, after a rat scurried down from the ceiling.
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 14:25:30
Power-assisted bike could also charge phones on the go
oBike, Singapore’s first homegrown bike-sharing operator, today announced the launch of the EVSBike, a power-assisted bicycle aimed at making cycling more accessible for people of all ages and fitness levels around the world.
Mon, 16 Apr 2018 01:00:00
A festival re-formatted
There’s something for everyone at this year’s Singapore International Festival of Arts - plus Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit’s film
Thu, 12 Apr 2018 14:13:39
Inuka, first polar bear born in the tropics, may be put down
Singapore - An elderly polar bear at Singapore zoo, one of the site's most beloved animals, may be put down after its health deteriorated markedly, the zoo operator said Thursday.
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 16:56:14
Social media site telling users if they were hit by illegal data sharing
SINGAPORE - This marks the first time users will know if their account information was shared improperly or not, almost three weeks since news of the scandal first broke.
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Comfort in the air
Singapore Airlines takes delivery of its new 787-10 Dreamliner and travelling on it is truly a dream
Sun, 08 Apr 2018 16:02:08
11 Singaporeans injured in fatal Malaysia bus accident near KL on Saturday
KUALA LUMPUR - One person was killed and 13 others, mainly Singaporeans, were injured when their bus rammed into another vehicle near Kuala Lumpur on Saturday (April 7).
Sat, 07 Apr 2018 01:00:00
Call for Asean to step up infrastructure financing
ASEAN finance ministers demonstrated their powers of persuasion on Thursday, as they pitched their countries' infrastructure projects and the measures that mitigate the risks for investors.