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Intra-Asia travel dominated the top 10 list of 2019, with Asian cities taking up nine spots - the outlier being London.
You can now earn and redeem GrabPay reward points at over 50 million merchants worldwide with a new numberless card
The GrabPay Card is accepted at nearly 53 million merchants worldwide, and is already available in Singapore, with other South-east Asian countries soon to follow in early 2020.
Saudi King meetings which resulted in ‘between US$100 million and US$200 million’ of personal donations were arranged by Jho Low, Najib sa...
Jho Low had apparently told Najib that then Saudi ruler, King Abdullah Abdulaziz Al-Saud, was impressed with Malaysia's moderate Islam, and wanted to support his leadership through personal donations.
After 6 long years, the Cross Island MRT’s route has been finally announced, 70m under Singapore’s biggest nature reserve
The direct route is six minutes shorter, has 15 per cent lower fares, a S$2 billion construction cost reduction, and will be more environmentally-friendly in the long run, the Ministry of Transport (MOT) said.
Singapore students lose PISA top spot to China – which wasn’t in top 5 previously – despite far above global average scores
China's highest ranking in 2015 was 6th for math. It is now #1 for all three subjects, pushing Singapore to second place.
Makeup fans are devastated that Sasa is closing down all 22 of its Singapore stores, but not all are sad
Many people have drawn comparisons between Sasa and Sephora, which one person said was a lot more fun to shop at.
It will expose female Wolbachia-Aedes mosquitoes to radiation so they can't reproduce if accidentally released.
The world of work has changed. Technology was supposed to have made our lives easier, but instead we find ourselves on our phones at 10 p.m. on Friday nights, trying to read complex work emails on 5.5″ screens.
Singapore saw 275 new cases of HIV this year – and almost 50% were already in the late stage when detected
The majority - 55% - were detected by HIV tests done in the course of medical care.
Malaysia wants to spend RM5 million to study the possibility of building a third bridge with Singapore
The 9-month study will look into the necessity of a third bridge to alleviate congestion on the Causeway, as well as possible locations for it.