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US ends China-funded exchange programs, calls them ‘propaganda tools’

The US State Department said Friday it was terminating five Chinese-funded exchange programs with the United States, calling them propaganda tools for Beijing. Secretary...

Tips for bubble travellers flying from Singapore to Hong Kong

Singapore—If you’ve had a serious case of travel fever and jumped at the chance to be part of the travel bubble between Singapore and...

S’pore to move away from fingerprint scanning at ICA and eventually do away with...

SINGAPORE – Singapore is working towards moving away from fingerprint scanning at the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) and replacing these with iris and...

International travel magazine calls Singapore’s Covid-19 response “a model for others”

Singapore—International luxury and lifestyle travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler called Singapore's Covid-19 response “a model for others” in an online article published on Tuesday, September...

Then and now: 1981 photo of a packed Changi airport resurfaces

After a 1981 photograph of a packed Changi airport was shared on the online news forum, Reddit, netizens came together to reminisce and compare...

IATA: Air travel unlikely to bounce back before 2024

  The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is not   optimistic about the immediate future of air travel, saying in a statement on its website on...

As imported coronavirus cases rise, calls for swab testing for travellers resound

Singapore— After weeks of zero imported coronavirus cases in Singapore, the country now has over one 100 such cases in less than one month....

Why road trips, picnics and nature walks are ideal solutions to no-travel blues

One of the freedoms that the current pandemic has taken away from each of us is the ability to travel. With restrictions still in place...

Netizen claps back at Heng Swee Keat, says advising against travel is not enough

A netizen recently countered Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Heng Swee Keat, saying the Government's issuing an advise against travel as a counter...

A glimpse at the profile of a Chinese tourist

From Bali to Rome, locals of a particular country would often spot a Chinese tourist enjoying their culture. Businesses and agencies alike study the Chinese...