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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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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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SCDF uses rescue tools to release child’s foot stuck in escalator at Jewel, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A child was taken to hospital after getting a foot stuck in an escalator at Jewel Changi Airport on Monday (June 24). The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it responded to a call for assistance at 78 Airport Boulevard at 3.20pm and that the boy’s foot was released using rescue tools. He was conveyed to KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital in an SCDF ambulance. A spokesman for Jewel Changi Airport confirmed the incident and said: “Investigations showed that the incident occurred when his foot was brushing along…

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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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Jewel Changi Airport’s massive playground opens June 10 – but be prepared to pay up to $54 for the full experience , Singapore News

Come June 10, Jewel Changi Airport will officially open their 14,000 sqm playground located at the highest floor. Home to seven playscapes and creative gardens, the Canopy Park is a first-of-its kind attraction for both the young and the young at heart. Before you make plans to head down though, be prepared to shell out up to $54 if you’re an adult and $39 for children or senior citizens if you want the full Canopy experience. According to the folks at Jewel, the ticketing system is for crowd control and safety purposes…

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KF Seetoh posts photos of empty Jewel Changi Airport, internet disagrees, Singapore News

Ever wondered when a good time to avoid the long food queues at Jewel Changi Airport is? Founder of Makansutra and expert foodie KF Seetoh might have inadvertently revealed the answer in a Facebook post on Wednesday (May 22). The post, and the accompanying pictures of a relatively empty A&W and Shake Shack, were uploaded at 9.33am. The point he was trying to make, however, is that Jewel’s hype is beginning to decline and it’s not as crowded as it used to be. Seetoh also expressed concern that the dwindling crowds would affect the tenants…

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Boy, 5, injured after slipper gets caught in Jewel Changi’s escalator, Singapore News

A boy suffered abrasions to his toes on Saturday (May 11) night after his slipper was caught in an escalator at Jewel Changi. The 5-year-old had been travelling with his family from level one to basement one. It is unclear how his slipper got caught in the edge of the escalator, causing his right foot to get trapped in the machinery. The boy tear held back his tears while he waited for help, a witness surnamed Lee told Lianhe Wanbao. As 50 or so passers-by surrounded the family, airport security officers…

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