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NDP 2019 ticket applications open from Thursday, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – From Thursday (May 23) to June 2, Singapore citizens and permanent residents can apply for tickets to two preview shows for the National Day Parade (NDP) and the actual parade. Preview 1 will take place on July 27, and Preview 2 on Aug 3. Applicants may apply via the Web application portal on the NDP website or through AXS and SAM stations. They may apply for two, four, or six tickets to any of the three shows. Each NRIC holder is limited to one application and tickets will…

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Burger & Lobster Singapore to open May 23, lobster rolls start at $40, Singapore, Food News

Jewel Changi Airport has been opened for a little over a month and those who have yet to flock to Singapore’s new icon will have another store’s opening to look forward to. Famed for their namesake, the opening date for Burger & Lobster’s first outpost in Singapore has been announced — May 23. As for the menu, fans of the highly anticipated London-born restaurant can expect a Singapore twist, available exclusively at Jewel. Marrying the restaurant’s signature fresh lobster with the all-time favourite spicy sambal sauce is the Sambal Glazed…

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Canberra station on North-South Line to open on Nov 2, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The new Canberra station, located between Sembawang and Yishun stations on the North-South Line, will open on Nov 2 this year. Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport Khaw Boon Wan made the announcement during a site visit of the station on Monday (May 20) afternoon. The station, which is only the second to be built on an existing line after Dover station on the East-West Line, is a 10-minute walk away from an estimated 17,000 households in nearby estates such as Sembawang Springs, EastLink I and…

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China has a willing partner in India on the belt and road, but only on fair and open terms

China’s multibillion-dollar infrastructure development plan, the Belt and Road Initiative, straddles three continents, with over 80 countries expressing an interest in the projects. It is estimated that China has already pumped US$200 billion into the initiative. In spite of US misgivings, many of its own allies, including the UK and Italy, have shown a willingness to be part of the initiative. There are indications that more members of the European Union will join.Many Asian nations are part… Source link

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Singapore’s largest indoor mall playground to open at Marina Square, Singapore News

Parents of hard-to-handle children will be happy to know that there’ll soon be another souped up playground in town to let your kids run wild. Kiztopia, marketed as Singapore’s largest edutainment playground in a shopping mall, will be opening its doors on June 15 at Marina Square.  The mall is already home to another popular kids’ playground, Pororopark. So how does it compare? Based on information that’s been released to the media, Kiztopia boasts a whopping 18 different play areas, including an indoor driving school, role-play rooms, a ‘ninja warrior’ course and even ‘augmented…

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Singapore’s largest indoor playground located in a mall to open at Marina Square, Singapore News

Parents of hard-to-handle children will be happy to know that there’ll soon be another souped up playground in town to let your kids run wild. Kiztopia, marketed as Singapore’s largest edutainment playground in a shopping mall, will be opening its doors on June 15 at Marina Square.  The mall is already home to another popular kids’ playground, Pororopark. So how does it compare? Based on information that’s been released to the media, Kiztopia boasts a whopping 18 different play areas, including an indoor driving school, role-play rooms, a ‘ninja warrior’ course and even ‘augmented…

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19+ Worldview survey: Open to tying the knot, Singapore News

The Singapore Government frets about young people delaying marriage and having children but, going by the findings of a recent survey, it may have less to worry about than thought. Nearly 90 per cent of the respondents hope to get married, and 86 per cent would like to have children, according to the survey conducted by The Straits Times in partnership with the Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS). The study sought the views of more than one thousand 19-year-old Singaporeans last year and what they thought about various topics,…

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Pearl Bank Apartments may open for public viewing again following overwhelming response to photo walk, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Some 40 members of the public fanned out across Pearl Bank Apartments on Saturday (May 11) to capture the 38-storey horseshoe-shaped landmark in Outram ahead of its redevelopment. The event, which started at 3pm, was hosted by property developer CapitaLand which acquired the site through a collective sale for $728 million in February last year. CapitaLand worked with Mr Ivan Kuek, the founder of an Instagram community with about 15,000 followers, to organise the photo walk. Mr Kuek said it was a “rare opportunity” to document not only…

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Hong Kong exchange in talks to open first foreign-operated metals warehouse in China to ease deliveries, expand LME’s business

Aluminium ingots stacked for export at Qingdao Port in Shandong province on March 14, 2010. The London Metal Exchange (LME), the wholly owned unit of the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited, is in talks with the Guangdong provincial government to open the first foreign-owned warehouse in mainland China to expand its Asia network, currently comprising Taiwan, South Korea and Singapore. Photo: Reuters Source link

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Uncle strips off clothes, allegedly tries to force open Ang Mo Kio resident’s door, Singapore News

A 53-year-old man who was caught on camera removing his clothes along a corridor in Ang Mo Kio after allegedly trying to force open a resident’s door is currently assisting with police investigations. In response to a Stomp query, the police said they were alerted to a case of public nuisance at Block 150 Ang Mo Kio Ave 5 on April 30, at 12.52am. Facebook user CharLowe LC posted videos of the man and alleged that he had been loitering along the corridor at “all times”. She also wrote: “Some…

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