Tag: Jewel Changi Airport

Two arrested after fight breaks out at A&W at Jewel Changi

Singapore—A fight seemingly between several individuals, in front of a fast-food outlet at Jewel Changi Airport on Sunday, December 8, resulted in the arrest of two men. The men, ages 43 and 45, were arrested for affray after the fight, a spokesman for the Police...

Following Jewel Changi’s official opening, Qatar Airways CEO said Singapore copied design of Doha airport expansion plans

The modern marvel that is Jewel Changi Airport mall has been in the global spotlight since it opened for business. Having welcomed over about 65 million visitors to date, it has already become an icon of design and technology. However, allegations have apparently been made...

Architect Moshe responds to accusation that Jewel Changi Airport’s design apes Hamad Int’l. Airport

Qatar Airways and Hamad International Airport CEO Akbar Al Baker are quoted as saying Moshe Safdie, the famous architect responsible for the grandeur of Singapore's Jewel Changi Airport copied the design of Hamad International Airport. The design of HIA, according to its chief executive officer, was already in the drawing board...

Jewel and OPO: Singapore’s obsession with instant icons – and self-praise (ownself praise ownself)

Singaporeans are "rightly" proud of Jewel, according to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. “It resonates with Singaporeans, because it reminds us that when we dream big and apply ourselves, nothing is impossible,” the PM said at the opening of what he described as one...

Jewel Changi reinforces reputation and competitiveness of Singapore – PM Lee

More than boosting Singapore's economic competitiveness and reputation as a smart city, Jewel Changi Airport reminds Singaporeans that nothing is impossible when when one dreams big. This is what Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Friday (Oct 18) and added that it has also enhanced...

Singaporean lawyer hired by family of toddler killed by falling mirror at Jewel Changi fashion store

Singapore— The family of the 18-month-old girl who was killed when a mirror fell on her on Friday, August 23, has hired a local lawyer to advise and represent them in their case here. The child was tragically killed when a full-length mirror accidentally fell...

5 exciting projects for SG announced by PM Lee, after the success of Jewel Changi Airport

SINGAPORE — Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong spoke of "investing heavily" in Singaporeans and "remaking" the city of Singapore, citing the outstanding Jewel Changi Airport as an example of a successful project and announcing five new exciting endeavours to come. In his National Day message on August...

Jewel Changi Airport to open its first Apple store with multilingual staff

Singapore – On July 13 (Saturday) at 10 am, Apple will open its second store in Singapore  at Jewel Changi Airport. Located at the second level of the mall complex, the new outlet will satisfy any Apple devotee’s tech cravings, featuring more than 200 of...

SCDF called in after boy’s foot gets stuck in escalator at Jewel Changi

Singapore — On June 24, Monday, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) came to the rescue of a little boy who got his foot stuck in one of the escalators at Jewel Changi Airport. At 3:20, the SCDF arrived at 78 Airport Boulevard to...

Injury at Jewel Changi, 14 year old suffers cut while playing at Canopy Park

Singapore -  A 14-year-old suffered a cut on her cheek after playing at Jewel Changi Airport’s Canopy Park – the second incident in five days for the newly opened attraction. The teenager’s aunt, Ms Susan Goh, 45, shared her experience on Facebook. Ms Goh noted that...