Passengers scan their passports at automated immigration gates at the newly-opened Changi International Airport's Terminal 4 in Singapore on October 31, 2017. 
Singapore's newly-opened automated Changi International airport Terminal 4 began full operations on October 31. The cutting edge terminal, which is half the size of Terminal 3 at 225,000 square meters, makes it Changi Airport's smallest terminal. / AFP PHOTO / ROSLAN RAHMAN
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Singapore opens new, high-tech airport terminal

SINGAPORE (AFP) – Singapore’s Changi Airport opened a cutting-edge terminal yesterday with a fully automated check-in system including facial scanning and computerised baggage drop points, but some passengers struggled with the new technology. Terminal 4, built at a cost of Sg$985 million (US$723 million), will have an annual capacity of 16 million people and is […]

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Grab starts mobile wallet service in Singapore

SINGAPORE: Grab, Southeast Asia’s largest ride-hailing app, is kicking off a new digital wallet service in Singapore as it stakes a claim to the region’s burgeoning mobile payments sector. Starting Wednesday, Grab will enable its 4 million users in the city-state to scan a quick response, or QR, code to pay for local dishes such […]

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Singapore business expectations up for next six months

BOTH the services and the manufacturing sectors in Singapore showed signs of further strengthening as more firms expect improved business conditions in the six months ending March 2018, based on figures from the Economic Development Board and the Department of Statistics (Singstat). The services sector, in particular, showed a significant leap in business optimism with […]

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