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  • Singapore is world's 10th most Instagrammable country in 2018 January 17, 2019
    SINGAPORE - Those planning on travelling to Singapore may now have one more reason to visit: The island has been ranked the 10th most Instagrammable country in the world. The ranking, which was announced by travel publication Big 7 Travel on Monday (Jan 14), was based on three factors. The publication analysed the number of […]
    Timothy Goh
  • Grab suspends account of passenger who made unreasonable demands, went "berserk" and accused driver of hitting pregnant wife January 17, 2019
    A Grab passenger's account has been suspended after he was caught on video arguing with a driver over his driving and accusing him of hitting his pregnant wife, a spokesman told Stomp.
    Farah Daley
  • New laws to be tabled soon to ban sale of illegal streaming devices in Singapore January 17, 2019
    SINGAPORE - New laws will be tabled in Parliament some time this year to ban the sale of media streaming boxes with "add-on" services that help consumers access pirated content. This clarity comes on the heels of a three-year review by the Ministry of Law (MinLaw) and the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (Ipos) of […]
    Irene Tham
  • Van mounts kerb to overtake traffic from left at Newton Circus January 17, 2019
    A van driver was caught on camera mounting a kerb in an effort to overtake traffic from the left. The video was posted on SG Road Vigilante's Facebook group page and according to the caption, the incident happened on Wednesday (Jan 16) at Newton Circus. The timestamp indicates it was at about 9.34am.
    Farah Daley
  • Singapore Police Force praised for social media ad inspired by #BirdBoxChallenge January 17, 2019
    The Singapore Police Force has done it again - stunning netizens with their wit and humour online, that is. The Men in Blue upped their social media game since last year but after a recent drought, it seems they're back. In case you need a reminder of the past brilliance of their in-house social media team: 
    Candice Cai
  • Food products with alcohol can be sold after 10.30pm as MHA lifts restrictions from Jan 18 January 17, 2019
    SINGAPORE - Craving a tub of rum and raisin ice cream at 10.31pm? From Friday (Jan 18), it will be legal to buy such alcoholic products that are not beverages from stores regardless of the hour, said the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said on Thursday. This comes after a review of the Liquor Control […]
    Timothy Goh
  • Lentils with a side of rice: The save-the-world diet? January 17, 2019
    PARIS - Coming to dining tables everywhere by 2050: porridge for breakfast, rice for lunch, a dinner of lentils and vegetables, and a single hamburger every few weeks, as a treat. Here is a rundown of the daily meal plan that dozens of health and environment experts are urging the world to adopt in order to […]