Singapore 

7 types of senior citizen discounts in Singapore from groceries to phone plans (2019), Singapore News

For instance, at the zoo, you pay $17 instead of $37, which amounts to a 54 per cent discount, while the Night Safari costs $21 instead of the usual $49, a 57 per cent discount. You get even further discounts at Wildlife Reserves Singapore with a PAssion card until 31 March 2020, which will enable you to enter the zoo for just $11.90 and the Jurong Bird Park for just $9.80. Shiok! Meanwhile, at Gardens by the Bay, senior citizens get 25 per cent discount on admission to the two…

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Singapore 

Jobless man admits to killing waitress after dispute over cost of mobile phone repair, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 28-year-old man on Tuesday (May 21) admitted in court that he had thrown his friend from a multi-storey carpark after a dispute over a phone she had lent him. Syed Maffi Hasan was convicted of murder after he said he had lifted part-time waitress Atika Dolkifli, 23, and thrown her over the parapet of Deck 5A at a carpark in Toa Payoh Lorong 2 on the night of Aug 31, 2015. He will be sentenced at a later date. He faces the death penalty or life imprisonment…

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Singapore 

Singapore DJ recovers phone 4 months after losing it in Hokkaido snow, Singapore News

When he lost his mobile phone at a ski resort in Japan, he thought it was gone forever. Four months later, the iPhone 8 Plus made its way back to UFM1003 DJ Lee Hong Qing, much to his surprise. He told Shin Min Daily News that he had gone to Hokkaido with his friends for a holiday this January. As it was the winter season, they specifically went to Niseko, a renowned ski resort to ski. He was exceptionally excited as it was his first time skiing outdoors. They took…

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Singapore 

Teen pleads guilty to recording upskirt videos of teachers by placing phone on bag, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A student recorded upskirt videos of at least two teachers in his school after the women came to his desk when he asked for their help with assignments. He also recorded a video of his sister’s friend while she was taking a shower in his Sengkang flat. Now 17 years old and awaiting national service enlistment, he pleaded guilty in court on Wednesday (May 8) to three counts of insulting a woman’s modesty as well as one count each of criminal intimidation and being in possession of obscene…

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China’s US$10 budget phone maker seeks fortune in Belt and Road countries

While China’s largest smartphone makers are making a big push to compete against Apple and Samsung Electronics in the industry’s premium market segment, a little-known company in Shenzhen is gunning for millions of consumers around the world with mobile phones priced from US$10.Transsion Holdings has been focused on bringing affordable smartphones and feature phones, handsets with physical keypads and limited functionality, to developing economies since it was founded in 2006. It is a strategy… Source link

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Singapore 

Woman using phone while crossing middle of road hit by cab; netizens urge pedestrians to be careful, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A woman was hit by a taxi when she was crossing Lavender Street near Kempas Road while using a mobile phone on Friday (April 5), which prompted netizens to urge pedestrians to be more careful. Dashcam footage of the accident, which was widely circulated on social media, shows the woman seemingly using her mobile phone as she hurries across the road in the middle of traffic that hardly moves. She does not use a designated pedestrian crossing. According to the video’s timestamp, the incident in the Bendemeer area…

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Singapore 

Girl, 6, dies after near-drowning in pool with one lifeguard distracted by mobile phone, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – The state coroner criticised two lifeguards and a swimming instructor after a six-year-old girl, who did not know how to float or swim independently without support, died following a near-drowning at Kallang Basin Swimming Complex. On Dec 20, 2017, little Sherlyn Ler was left to fend for herself for at least four minutes as she swam using a swimming board. Her instructor, Mr Yeo Chwee Chuan, had led her to the pool’s mid-point during her 7pm lesson before allowing the girl to swim to the edge. But he…

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Singapore 

Singapore heiress Kim Lim recounts strange phone conversation with Seungri, says she is not involved in scandals, Singapore, Entertainment News

Last Saturday, in an interview with Korean daily Chosun Ilbo, former BigBang singer Seungri denied that he had asked his staff to procure prostitutes for foreign investors at nightclub Arena. Referring to one message in particular, he clarified that he was looking only for women to hang out with a woman named “Kimmy”. He said she was the “daughter of a Singapore-born owner of a well-known football club” and a long-time friend of his. While he did not identify who she was, speculation swirled that he was referring to socialite…

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Vietnam 

Phone exports to Israel increase sharply – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

Exports of telephones and components from Việt Nam to Israel hit US$39.3 million in February, a month-on-month surge of 91.9 per cent. — VNA/VNS Photo Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Exports of telephones and components from Việt Nam to Israel hit US$39.3 million in February, a month-on-month surge of 91.9 per cent. The total export turnover of Việt Nam to Israel in February increased 8.15 per cent compared to the previous month to reach $54.5 million. The export turnover to this market in the first two…

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Shenzhen Transsion applies to raise capital on Shanghai’s technology board after taking Africa’s phone market by storm

Shenzhen Transsion Holdings, which makes three of every 10 smartphones sold in Africa, has thrown its hat into the ring to raise capital on Shanghai’s tech board via an initial public offering (IPO), becoming one of the first among China’s home-grown technology champions to kick off President Xi Jinping’s fundraising project.The company completed a three-month counselling period from December 2018 until March, during which an investment bank provided guidance and advice on the IPO applicant’s… Source link

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