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Everybody wants a piece of the growing e-sports pie in China

E-sports is gaining rapidly in popularity and scope in China.According to industry reports compiled by e-sports analyst Newzoo and consultants PwC, China is set to overtake South Korea as the second largest e-sports market after the US this year and continue to grow at a compound annual rate of 21 per cent until 2023. China will account for US$210 million in revenue this year, compared with US$409.1 million in the US.In fact, Newzoo said in its 2019 report that the craze for e-sports has grown… Source link

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Man arrested for drink driving, traffic offences after police car chase from PIE to Geylang Bahru, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A man was pursued by police officers and subsequently arrested for drink driving and traffic-related offences on Wednesday (June 19). A traffic police officer spotted a car driving dangerously along the Pan Island Expressway towards Tuas, before the Eunos exit, at 12.06am on Wednesday. The driver, a 38-year-old man, refused to comply with the officer’s instruction to stop his vehicle. The police gave chase and during their pursuit, an accident involving the man’s car occurred in Geylang Bahru towards Bendemeer Road. The man was conscious when taken to…

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8 taken to hospital in PIE crashes, Singapore News

Three accidents along the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) on Sunday, within an hour at the same location, resulted in eight people being injured. The accidents caused a 3km jam, Chinese daily Shin Min Daily News reported yesterday. Among those injured were a Traffic Police officer and a Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) paramedic. The first accident happened around 11.15am along the PIE heading towards Changi Airport, before the Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE) exit. It involved two cars and a tipper truck. Shin Min Daily News reported yesterday that a silver car…

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My way or the highway: Wife cannot stand quarrel on PIE anymore, dives out of car, Singapore News

A fight between husband and wife got so unbearable for the missus that she exited the car while it was cruising on the expressway. Diving out of a moving car — even one containing an insufferable spouse — is never advisable. The 46-year-old woman met the consequences — she hit her head and received numerous abrasions. The dramatic couple dispute happened over the Chinese New Year holidays on the morning of Feb 6. The car was travelling on the Pan Island Expressway (PIE) towards Tuas, with the woman exiting near the Upper Jurong…

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Accident involving six cars on PIE leaves four injured, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A chain collision involving six cars on the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) injured four people on Saturday afternoon (Dec 15). The police said that they were alerted to the accident at 2.08pm. The collision occurred along PIE towards Changi, around the Jalan Eunos exit. Four people aged seven to 66 were conscious when taken to the hospitals. The Straits Times understands that a seven-year-old and nine-year-old were sent to KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, while a 63-year-old and 66-year-old were sent to Changi General Hospital. Those injured were female…

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Woman pillion rider dies in PIE chain collision, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 20-year-old woman who was riding pillion on a motorcycle died from her injuries after a chain collision on the Pan-Island Expressway (PIE) on Wednesday night (Dec 12). The police said that two cars, a bus, a motorcycle and a lorry were involved in the accident on the PIE, in the direction of Tuas before the Bukit Timah Expressway (BKE), at about 10pm. The motorcyclist, a 22-year-old Singaporean man, was conscious when taken to the National University Hospital (NUH). The woman was taken unconscious to NUH, where she…

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