Codenamed ‘Project Jewel’, the new mixed-use complex is envisaged to be a world-class, signature lifestyle destination that will enable Changi Airport to capture tourism mindshare, and strongly boost Singapore’s appeal as a stopover point for global travellers.
The complex will offer aviation and travel-related facilities, a wide range of retail offerings, as well as unique leisure attractions. To be constructed on the car park site fronting Terminal 1 (T1), Project Jewel will optimise use of the 3.5-hectare plot of land. There will, for example, be a new multi-storey basement car park. [Read more…]
Many people know Singapore passport holders can travel without many visa restrictions. The Henley Visa Restrictions Index tells how good it is.
The Henley Visa Restrictions Index is a global ranking of countries according to travel freedom their citizens enjoy. Henley & Partners has analyzed the visa regulations of all the countries and territories in the world. It has created an index which ranks countries according to the visa-free access its citizens enjoy to other countries.
This is the first time that a global ranking shows the international travel freedom of the citizens of the various countries as well as the international relations and status of individual countries relative to others.
Visa Restrictions Index
Find out foreign visa requirement for Singapore passport holders.
If the world’s 6.9 billion people lived in one city, this is how large that city would be if it were as dense as Singapore. Check out how large would it be if it were as dense as Paris, New York, London, Houston and San Francisco. [Read more…]
With immediate effect, foreigners (regardless of nationality) applying for a single-entry short-term (15-day / 90-day) visa for sight-seeing including Okinawa as one of their destinations, will not be required to pay a fee for their visa application.
To enjoy this fee waiver, please ensure you INFORM the counter staff and SUBMIT a flight itinerary / ferry booking slip (hotel booking if applicable) indicating Okinawa as a destination when making your visa application.
Source: Embassy of Japan
In the latest Cost of Living report by Mercer, Singapore has joined the Top 10 list of the world’s most expensive cities.
The most populous city in central China, Wuhan will build a 119-level building called Wuhan Greenland Center.
Wuhan Greenland Center will be 1,988 feet tall, probably one of top 10 tallest building in the world when it is completed in 2016. American architecture firm Adrian Smith & Gordon Gill will design this skyscraper.
The 119-level Wuhan Greenland Center will be comprised of about 300,000 square meters of floor area, including about 200,000 sm of offices, 50,000 sm of luxury apartments and condominiums, a 45,000 sm five-star hotel, and a 5,000 sm, 27-meter-tall private club [Read more…]