The Selfie Tragedy

  The trendsetter. It sparked massively popular social media trends. It was the basis of a viral hit song produced by the EDM sensation The Chainsmokers. It influenced the demand and development of an entire mobile phone industry.   Ever since the “selfie” became a global phenomenon, this self-taken portrait…

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Visiting The USA? Here Are The Essentials You Need To Know.

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In Pictures: Granada, Spain

Overshadowed by the astounding clout and wonder surrounding the Spanish cities of Madrid and Barcelona, it is easy to overlook this town down South, in Andalucía.   Over the centuries, various cultures have trodden on the territories of Granada. The Ibero-Celtics, then the Greeks. Naturally the Romans followed, before the…

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What Exactly Are Japanese Shrines?

  If you have been to Japan, you must be familiar with the Japanese shrines. Be it a guided tour or a self-planned trip using web and print resources, the region’s famous shrine is always a recommended attraction.     The shrines or Shinto shrines to be more exact, are…

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Production of Airbus A380 to End

Aircraft manufacturer Airbus has announced that the superjumbo Airbus A380 model will soon be removed from the production line.   The final deliveries of the aircraft will take place in 2021.   The decision was made after Emirates, decided to slash their order for the A380, from 162, to 123.…

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Essential Guide to Budget Backpacking in Vietnam

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SIA Adds Third Daily Service to Osaka

From April this year, Singapore Airlines (SIA) will run a third daily flight to Kansai International Airport in Osaka.   The Airbus A330-300 aircraft will be operated. Flight SQ620 will take off from Singapore at 8.30 am, and touch down in Osaka at 4.10 pm. Flight SQ621 will serve as…

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Singaporeans Can Now Use New Zealand’s Automated Immigration Facilities

From Feb 12, Singaporeans and New Zealand citizens can utilise the automated immigration facilities of either country.   To use New Zealand’s eGate passport control, Singaporean passport holders must be above the age of 12, and possess an ePassport.   eGates, New Zealand’s version of automated passport clearance, can be…

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Singapore: 4 Parties for Singles This Valentine’s Day

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Report: Moscow Most Congested City in the World

According to a new traffic report, Moscow is the most congested city in the world.   The 2018 Global Traffic Scorecard, generated by analytics firm INRIX, ranked more than 200 cities in 38 countries based on traffic bottlenecks and ease of road manoeuvrability.   The top ten most congested cities…

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