Google Maps expands motorcycle mode to Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, and other Asian markets

Google Maps expands motorcycle mode to Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, and other Asian markets

theverge.com 19 Jul '18, 3pm

This week, Google Maps unveiled a new motorcycle mode in several Asian markets where two-wheelers are a very popular form of transportation. The new routing mode accounts for travel times on typical motorbike and scooter speeds, offers driving directions for narrow paths and shortcuts that a full-sized car can’t access, and avoids toll roads where they’re not allowed to enter. navigation using landmarks, not street names The mode launched first in India last December, a country that recently overtook China as the world’s biggest two-wheeler market . Unlike a typical driving direction that tells you to turn at certain streets, navigation wo...

Woman found dead, man injured in ITE College Central campus carpark

straitstimes.com 19 Jul '18, 2pm
Woman found dead, man injured in ITE College Central campus carpark

SINGAPORE - A woman was found dead at the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) College Central campus carpark in Ang Mo Kio on Thursday eve...

Summer looks pretty good on us. See what’s beautiful in the Garden this week: https://t.co/bwPmds...

nybg.org 19 Jul '18, 6pm
Summer looks pretty good on us. See what’s beautiful in the Garden this week: https://t.co/bwPmdsMui0

are the stars of the Garden right now, lining their eponymous walk with punchy reds, yellows, and oranges that truly pop in the summer sun. T...

China is building a 1,000-foot-long 'sidescraper' in the sky - and it may reveal a troubling trend

businessinsider.de 19 Jul '18, 1pm

As urban populations grow, cities have experienced a boom in mega-developments. In Chongqing, Singapore, one of the city's latest and largest...

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ccn.com 19 Jul '18, 12pm
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A Singapore-based e-government service provider – notably owned by a government body and a port operator – has launched a blockchain platform...

Eat & Drink

Want a Michelin Guide In Your City? Pay Up.

Want a Michelin Guide In Your City? Pay Up.

eater.com 18 Jul '18, 1pm

Historically, Michelin’s brand recognition has been predicated on the unwavering independence of its inspectors, whose standards translate fr...

Two Do-It-Yourself Sri Lanka Walking Tours To Explore Nature’s Beauty https://t.co/eQnT17hL6m

aspirantsg.com 19 Jul '18, 4am

It is also worth noting that the religious nation of Sri Lanka offers visitors a glimpse of colourful celebrations at various times of the ye...

CNA Implied That Hot Coffee Will Cause Cancer – Here’s What A Barista Has To Say https://t.co/21K2K2aKr4

CNA Implied That Hot Coffee Will Cause Cancer – Here’s What A Barista Has To Say https://t.co/21K...

ladyironchef.com 19 Jul '18, 2pm

2. Most of us baristas froth our milk drinks to a temperature of between 55-70 (Nylon maintains our standards between the range of 60-65). By...

Arts & Culture

ZAKES BANTWINI HEADLINES MAIN STAGE AT MUSIC MATTERS SINGAPORE

ZAKES BANTWINI HEADLINES MAIN STAGE AT MUSIC MATTERS SINGAPORE

NEWS JUST IN! Zakes Bantwini to attend & HEADLINE MAIN STAGE at Music Matters in Singapore 7th September 2018. Additional shows to be announc...

Startups, Entrepreneurs & Hackers

Marketing and Community Specialist job at Tickle Singapore

startupjobs.asia 16 Jul '18, 11am
Marketing and Community Specialist job at Tickle Singapore

Tickle is a new, original marketplace for experiences. 3 in 4 millennials spend their dollar on experiences instead of a physical good. Tickl...

Indonesia's 'child' of Krakatoa spews ash and lava

channelnewsasia.com 19 Jul '18, 12pm

JAKARTA: An Indonesian volcano known as the "child" of the legendary Krakatoa erupted on Thur...

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