Singapore's Changi Airport passenger traffic Up 3.9% in September

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Singapore's Changi Airport passenger traffic Up 3.9% in September 

SINGAPORE, Oct. 29 — Singapore's Changi Airport handled 4.42 million passengers in September, a 3.9 percent increase year-on-year, according to Changi Airport Group (CAG).

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First rice product from Sino-Singapore Jilin Food Zone to enter Singapore

October 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on First rice product from Sino-Singapore Jilin Food Zone to enter Singapore 

SINGAPORE, Oct. 30 — The first japonica rice product from Sino-Singapore Jilin Food Zone (SSJFZ) will enter into Singapore market at the end of 2015.

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Kelantan targets 6-M tourists in 2016

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Kelantan targets 6-M tourists in 2016 

KOTA BAHARU, Oct. 28 — The Kelantan state government is targeting the arrival of six million tourists to the state in conjunction with the Visit Kelantan Year (VKY) next year.

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Singapore welcomes less visitors this year

October 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Singapore welcomes less visitors this year 

SINGAPORE, Oct. 22 — Singapore's overall visitor arrivals dropped 0.6 percent on-year from January to August despite a surge of 19 percent in Chinese visitor arrivals, according to statistics from the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) on Thursday.

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More 300,000 Indonesians down with respiratory illnesses as haze stays

October 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on More 300,000 Indonesians down with respiratory illnesses as haze stays 

JAKARTA, Oct. 6 — More than 307,000 Indonesians have been recorded suffering from respiratory illnesses since the dry season started in June in the country, Indonesia's health ministry said on Tuesday.

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Cueist Pankaj Advani pockets 14th World title

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cueist Pankaj Advani pockets 14th World title 

ADELAIDE, Sept. 27 — India's most successful cueist Pankaj Advani on Sunday added another feather to his cap by winning the IBSF World Billiards Championship by outplaying his opponent in the final to take his world title count to 14 here on Sunday.

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Indonesia deploys aircraft, soldiers to fight forest fire

September 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Indonesia deploys aircraft, soldiers to fight forest fire 

JAKARTA, Sept. 28 — The Indonesian government has launched a large air operation, involving helicopters, planes and thousands of soldiers, to fight forest fire that has spread haze to Singapore and Malaysia.

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Australians can enter Singapore faster from October

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Australians can enter Singapore faster from October 

SINGAPORE, Sept. 21 — Eligible holders of Australian passports will be able to enter Singapore in a faster way from this October, the Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) said in a statement on Monday.

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Filipino jailed 4 months for insulting Singaporeans online

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Filipino jailed 4 months for insulting Singaporeans online 

SINGAPORE, Sept. 21 — A 28-year-old Filipino man was sentenced to four months in jail for insulting Singaporeans online and lying to the police, local media reported on Monday.

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Hot spot number rises in hardest hit area in Indonesia's forest fire, over 75,000 people affected

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on Hot spot number rises in hardest hit area in Indonesia's forest fire, over 75,000 people affected 

JAKARTA, Sept. 21 — The number of hot spot in Indonesia's forest fire scaled up in Riau province of Sumatra, the hardest hit area, on Monday, in part due to fresh acts of burning, as more than 75,000 people are affected, official said here on Monday.

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