Tag Archives: Singapore

News: Airbus debuts ultra-long-range A350 XWB ahead of Singapore Airlines launch

The first ultra-long-range version of the A350 XWB has rolled out of the Airbus final assembly line in Toulouse. The latest variant of the best-selling A350 XWB family will be able to fly further than any other commercial airliner and will enter service with launch operator Singapore Airlines later this year. Altogether, Singapore Airlines has ordered seven A350-900 ultra-long-range aircraft, ...

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Singapore Kicks Off Race to Tax $38 Billion Shopping Boom

SINGAPORE, Singapore — Singapore may unveil an e-commerce tax in next week’s budget, setting the tone for a region that’s grappling with online retail’s assault on brick-and-mortar vendors. Eight of the 12 economists in a Bloomberg survey said the February 19 budget will contain a new tax on online vendors, with another betting that cross-border digital transactions will now be included ...

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News: Six Senses debuts dual urban property in Singapore

Six Senses has given two old beauties a complete restoration as part of a remarkable conservation project in Singapore. Ideally situated in the island city-state’s central district, the project is located in the eclectic heart of Chinatown where socialising, dining, and nightlife take centre stage. Six Senses Singapore is spl… Breaking Travel News

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Singapore Festival: Mouly Surya Talks ‘Marlina’ Journey

Indonesian filmmaker, Mouly Surya has had an incredible journey. Her first film, 2008’s “Fiksi” was a Busan festival selection, while 2013’s “What They Don’t Talk About When They Talk About Love” was nominated for the grand jury prize in the World Cinema – Dramatic strand at Sundance, and won the NETPAC award at Rotterdam. Her latest film, “Marlina the Murderer ...

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Singapore Festival: SE Asia’s Commissioners Seek Fresh Projects

Southeast Asian content commissioning powerhouses congregated at the Singapore International Film Festival to discuss the kind of content they are looking for at a panel discussion titled ‘Producing Stories in Southeast Asia’. “Come to us with a project that you believe in and don’t worry about what the broadcaster wants,” said Garon De Silva, director of original productions at Singapore-headquartered HBO ...

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Singapore: ‘Scorpions’ Director Readies Third Film With Irrfan Khan (EXCLUSIVE) 

Top Indian director, Anup Singh is poised to reunite with star Irrfan Khan on “Lassa – The Gentle Dance.” Singh’s “The Song of Scorpions,”, starring Khan, Golshifteh Farahani and Indian cinema legend Waheeda Rehman, is playing as a special presentation at the Singapore International Film Festival, part of the Singapore Media Festival. Singh’s previ… Variety

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