Singapore

Some useful telephone numbers in Singapore

The featured image for this post is a set of Singtel telephone booths on Orchard Road in Singapore. Who uses a telephone booth these days? Well if you catch yourself stranded with no mobile phone, no connection, or no battery you can either buy a SIM card from any of the nearby 7-11 shops or use the telephone booths to ...

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10 Budget Locations to Take Your Date in Singapore

While Singapore is quickly becoming one of the most expensive cities to live and to love in, there’s still hope for the rest of us when it comes to romancing in the city. Here’s a list of 10 free or inexpensive (read ‘cheapo’) places to have a nice relaxing evening if you’re the type who doesn’t find forking out hundreds ...

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Driving Licenses in Singapore for Foreigners

Car prices in Singapore are steep. Very steep. Fortunately the city state has an amazing public transport system that is lauded by just about every foreigner, tourist, expat, you name it, that has visited or lived on the island. So chances are you probably wont be needing to drive in Singapore. However, just on the off-chance that you do need ...

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When You Need Better Coffee – Check Out Luwaq Premium Coffee Subscriptions in Singapore

Luwaq.com is a premium coffee company from Singapore with a twist. Whilst sitting around drinking coffee and brainstorming business models and startup ideas, a bunch of Singaporean entrepreneurs realized that the coffee they were drinking could be described as “so so” and the sophisticated coffee drinker in Asia needed something much more. Hence Luwaq.com was started as a website to ...

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Make friends in Singapore with SgKakis.com

Did you hear about the new nasi lemak store near block 230? Are you coming to the flea market at SCAPE on Saturday? Where are you watching the Euro 2012 opening match in Hougang? A new hyper-localized social-networking app named SgKakis is in town, aimed at localizing the social networks in Singapore. The site is geared towards the local community ...

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Eduardo Saverin to become Singapore citizen

Eduardo Saverin drops US Citizenship for tax reasons “SAN FRANCISCO (REUTERS) – Facebook co-founder, Mr Eduardo Saverin, has renounced his United States (US) citizenship, according to an Internal Revenue Service report, just days before the company’s record initial public offering.” Read more at http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/World/Story/STIStory_798141.html

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Singapore’s tasty Hawker Centres

(image by lensfodder under CC license) As with most major cities, its common knowledge that the best places to find top quality and tasty food are not necessarily the most expensive and Singapore is no different! The history of Singapore’s food is influenced by Malay, Chinese and Indian cuisine. There are plenty of local foods stalls around which are known ...

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LobangBids.com – A bidding website from Singapore

There’s a whole load of bidding websites these days, and more and more are surfacing each day. LobangBids.com is a new start-up based in Singapore. LobangBids is an online bidding website that allows shoppers to bid for any of the many interesting products offered on their front page. They will require you to pay a ‘fee’ for ‘bidding rights’ to ...

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