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Medical tourism growth in Singapore slows down due to stiff competition from Malaysian market

MEDICAL TOURISM GROWTH IN SINGAPORE SLOWS DOWN DUE TO STIFF COMPETITION FROM MALAYSIAN MARKET

Medical tourism growth in Singapore is expected to slow down in the middle of stiffer regional competition, especially from the Malaysian...

Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto Wins Two 2017 Hospitality Design Awards

FOUR SEASONS HOTEL KYOTO WINS TWO 2017 HOSPITALITY DESIGN AWARDS

Just eight months after its grand opening, Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto has won two design awards. The Hotel received the prestigious HD...

 
 
 
First four months of 2017 saw 4.4% more visitors to Singapore

FIRST FOUR MONTHS OF 2017 SAW 4.4% MORE VISITORS TO SINGAPORE

In the first four months of 2017, visitor arrivals to Singapore rose 4.4 per cent year on year, with China emerging as the top source...

Zoe Tay in Dolce&Gabbana for 8 Days Singapore May

ZOE TAY IN DOLCE&GABBANA FOR 8 DAYS SINGAPORE MAY

 
 
 
Qatar Airways Named the World's Best Airline in 2017

QATAR AIRWAYS NAMED THE WORLD'S BEST AIRLINE IN 2017

The diplomatic dispute between Qatar and nearby Middle Eastern countries (as well a U.S.-imposed ban on carry-on electronics ) has...

With Lufthansa A350 from Munich to Singapore

WITH LUFTHANSA A350 FROM MUNICH TO SINGAPORE

At the start of the upcoming summer flight plan, Lufthansa will reinstate the connection from Munich to Singapore. The A350-900 will...

 
 
 
McDonald's New Soft Serve Flavor Will Make You Go Bananas - Get It?

MCDONALD'S NEW SOFT SERVE FLAVOR WILL MAKE YOU GO BANANAS - GET IT?

McDonald's is going bananas over Despicable Me 's lovable Minions. To celebrate the upcoming third installment in the franchise - yes,...

End of Term

END OF TERM

[By Tia Boon Sim, Singapore] The first term of first semester had just ended two weeks ago. This semester, I was observing a class...

 
 
 
Watch: Holly Holm delivers vicious knockout kick to Beth Correia's head

WATCH: HOLLY HOLM DELIVERS VICIOUS KNOCKOUT KICK TO BETH CORREIA'S HEAD

Holly Holm knocked out Bethe Correia at UFC Fight Night 111 Saturday in Singapore, Holm's first victory since exposing Ronda Rousey.

UFC Fight Night 111 results: Holly Holm answers Bethe Correia's request, KOs her with head kick

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 111 RESULTS: HOLLY HOLM ANSWERS BETHE CORREIA'S REQUEST, KOS HER WITH HEAD KICK

Jun 17, 2017; Singapore, Singapore; Holly Holm reacts after her fight against Bethe Correia during UFC Fight Night at Singapore Indoor...

 
 
 
Top 10 in Travel News: Week of June 14, 2017

TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS: WEEK OF JUNE 14, 2017

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Thailand jails man for 35 years for Facebook posts that insulted its royal family Guests leave...

Gatwick Has Busiest Ever May - As Long Haul Destinations Drive 51 Consecutive Months Of Growth

GATWICK HAS BUSIEST EVER MAY - AS LONG HAUL DESTINATIONS DRIVE 51 CONSECUTIVE MONTHS OF GROWTH

Gatwick just had its busiest ever May - the airport's 51st consecutive month of growth - with more than four million passengers passing...

 
 
 
The US isn't close to having the fastest average LTE speeds - but the news isn't all bad

THE US ISN'T CLOSE TO HAVING THE FASTEST AVERAGE LTE SPEEDS - BUT THE NEWS ISN'T ALL BAD

In some respects, US consumers have it good when it comes to mobile phone service. Competition among the carriers has generally lowered...

Tourism New Zealand appoints new General Manager Asia

TOURISM NEW ZEALAND APPOINTS NEW GENERAL MANAGER ASIA

Tourism New Zealand chief executive Stephen England-Hall is pleased to announce the appointment of Gregg Wafelbakker to the role of...

 
 
 
Sarawak withdraws from the Malaysian Tourism Board over new tourism tax

SARAWAK WITHDRAWS FROM THE MALAYSIAN TOURISM BOARD OVER NEW TOURISM TAX

Sarawak has withdrawn from the Malaysian Tourism Board, increasing a sudden spat between the state and federal governments over a new...

How Photography Helped to Dehumanize Our Cities

HOW PHOTOGRAPHY HELPED TO DEHUMANIZE OUR CITIES

Singapore skyline at night. Image via Wikimedia (public domain image taken by Wikimedia user Merlion444) This article was originally...

 
 
 
Skull and Bones is Ubisoft's Pirate Game, Releasing in Fall 2018

SKULL AND BONES IS UBISOFT'S PIRATE GAME, RELEASING IN FALL 2018

What is it with pirate games these days? Microsoft has Sea of Thieves and now Ubisoft has announced Skull and Bones . The difference...

Older people are more likely to help a stranger

OLDER PEOPLE ARE MORE LIKELY TO HELP A STRANGER

Researchers from the National University of Singapore believe neurobiological changes in the brains of older adults could be the cause...

 
 
 
Scientists are saying that water does have a flavour, and it's sour

SCIENTISTS ARE SAYING THAT WATER DOES HAVE A FLAVOUR, AND IT'S SOUR

Water doesn't take like anything, right?' Beautiful floral latte art is all the rage in Singapore Unless you're cripplingly hungover...

Prince Harry Dines With Muslim Youths in Singapore and Helps Honor London Attack Victims

PRINCE HARRY DINES WITH MUSLIM YOUTHS IN SINGAPORE AND HELPS HONOR LONDON ATTACK VICTIMS

Prince Harry shared a meal with about 80 Muslim youths in Singapore Sunday as they broke their Ramadan fast and helped pay tribute...