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Jewel Changi Airport’s new Pokemon Explorer game, Digital, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Tired of playing Pokemon Go? Try Pokemon Explorer (PEX). Launched jointly by Jewel Changi Airport and The Pokemon Company, PEX is an interactive game in which players can choose a partner Pokemon – out of 25 Pokemon including Pikachu, Eevee and Snorlax – to accompany them and complete various missions in 10 parts of the Jewel complex. The game, available since last Wednesday, can be accessed only on the Jewel mobile app, which is available on both Android and iOS. The missions in PEX include helping Pikachu collect…

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Slide in Changi Airport’s T4 goes viral: 10 other Instagrammable places in Singapore, Lifestyle, Travel, Singapore News

“We came here to Singapore because we wanted to find a place that looks like the future. There is no other place that combines incredible architectural marvels with the integration of nature, in which greenery is integrated with modernism,” Lisa Joy, co-creator of the series, remarked. Here are 10 other places in Singapore which you can check out for the next picture-perfect Instagram post. 1. The former house of Tan Teng Niah Search “Little India” on Instagram and you will find numerous photos of a colourful two-storey house that stands…

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First Apple store inside an airport complex to open this Saturday at Jewel Changi Airport, Digital, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Apple’s second store in Singapore at Jewel Changi Airport opens on Saturday (July 13) at 10am and shoppers can expect to be greeted by staff who, between them, can speak 11 languages. The tech giant’s new two-storey store on the second level of Jewel employs more than 100 staff and some will even be able to converse with customers in sign language, Apple told media during a sneak preview of the outlet on Thursday. Besides Jewel, Apple is also planning to set up another store in Marina Bay…

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Catch Pikachu and friends dancing around Jewel Changi Airport only in July , Lifestyle, Singapore News

As if there aren’t enough reasons to head down to Jewel Changi Airport, Pokémon fans will now have a new one. For the month of July only, Pikachu and friends will be dancing their way in a Pokémon Parade that will be held every weekend, twice a day, at 2pm and 6pm. Get your phones and cameras ready for photo opportunities of the display which will see eight Pikachus, one Eevee and one Mimikyu sashaying against the iconic backdrop of the Rain Vortex. Each performance will last approximately 30 minutes…

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Apple’s second Singapore store to open at Jewel Changi Airport on July 13, Digital, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Apple will be opening its second store in Singapore at Jewel Changi Airport, according to the Cupertino tech giant. The Jewel store will open its doors on July 13 at 10am. In March, The Straits Times reported that Jewel Changi Airport and Marina Bay Sands are two locations where Apple is planning to set up new stores. No other information, such the size of the Jewel store, was provided. But visitors can expect the usual offerings of an Apple Store from the new outlet, such as iPhones to…

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Drones, bad weather cause flight delays and diversions at Changi Airport on Monday, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Unauthorised drones caused flight delays and disruptions at Changi Airport on Monday night, just days after a previous incident saw 37 flights delayed. The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) said on Tuesday (June 25) in response to media queries that approximately 15 departures and three arrivals were delayed, and another seven flights were diverted, due to bad weather and unauthorised drone activities. “As a precautionary measure, arrival and departure flights were carefully regulated for short periods of time between 8.07pm and 9.07pm,” the authority said in a…

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Unauthorised drones at Changi Airport: Tech, regulations can help avoid drone disruptions, say experts, Digital, Singapore News

With drones becoming more common, measures must be taken to regulate their use and ensure these devices do not disrupt air traffic in Singapore, say industry observers. The use of technology and regulations could help mitigate the issue, they added. The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) revealed on Wednesday that 37 scheduled flights had been delayed after unauthorised drones were spotted flying near Changi Airport. The operations of one of the airport’s two runways were also suspended intermittently between 11pm on Tuesday and 9am on Wednesday. A multi-agency team…

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Unauthorised drones around Changi Airport delay 37 flights, affect operations of one runway, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Some 37 flights were delayed and one of Changi Airport’s two runways saw operations affected for 10 hours after unauthorised drones were spotted flying in the vicinity of the airport on Tuesday (June 18) and Wednesday. The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) said in a statement on Wednesday evening: “To ensure the safety of aircraft operations and passengers, the operations of one runway were suspended for short periods of time between 11pm on June 18 and 9am on June 19.” The CAAS noted that Changi Airport continued…

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Woman injures hand after tripping on Canopy Park walking net at Jewel Changi Airport, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A woman injured her hand after tripping while walking on the sky nets attraction at Canopy Park in Jewel Changi Airport on Friday (June 14). A Jewel spokesman confirmed the incident, saying that the woman had “tripped while walking and fell forward” at around 5.05pm. A ranger on duty immediately administered first aid to the woman, said the spokesman. Canopy Park opened to the public last Monday. She added that since its opening, ground operations at Canopy Park have been constantly monitored. This includes refining operational procedures to…

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You can (virtually) dash through terminals with luggage trolleys in an arcade game at Jewel Changi Airport, Digital, Singapore News

Haven’t we all fantasised about racing across the carpeted terminals of Changi Airport on luggage trolleys? No? Just us? Fine.  In any case, you actually can right now — specifically, in an interactive game at Jewel Changi Airport. Yes, now can finally be the hyper-efficient trolley uncle/auntie you want to see in the world.  The endless running video game is available for the public to play for free at the newly opened Changi Experience Studio, and according to this video captured by Xavier Lur, looks like fairly decent fun.  “Temple Run…

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