Largest lion bone carrier, Singapore Airlines, stops cargo from South Africa

Largest lion bone carrier, Singapore Airlines, stops cargo from South Africa

sabreakingnews.co.za 21 Aug '18, 6pm

The largest airline exporter of lion bones from South Africa to Southeast Asia will no longer support SA’s bone trade from captive-bred big cats. Following a recent internal review, which took into account “increasing concerns around the world” regarding the lion bone industry, Singapore Airlines said it would discontinue the carriage of lion bones as cargo. In 2017 Singapore Airlines was the sole airline moving supposed lion bones from South Africa to Southeast Asia, according to the recent EMS Foundation and Ban Animal Trading report, ‘ The Extinction Business – South Africa’s ‘Lion’ Bone Trade’ . Singapore Airlines cargo manager for Afr...

Myanmar's Suu Kyi says relations with military 'not that bad'

reuters.com 21 Aug '18, 10am

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Myanmar government leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday her relationship with the military - which held her under ho...

Stealthy Singapore VC firm Qualgro is raising a $100M fund

techcrunch.com 21 Aug '18, 8am

Southeast Asia’s venture capital space is booming right now. Openspace Ventures just announced the close of its newest $135 million fund , Go...

Where are the brown people? Crazy Rich Asians draws tepid response in Singapore

theguardian.com 21 Aug '18, 7am

“While it is being billed as an Asian movie, it is made up almost entirely of east Asians,” said Thanapal. “The few brown people featured in ...

Singapore's street food may soon have UNESCO status

cntraveler.com 21 Aug '18, 4pm

Ask a Singaporean what you should do on your upcoming trip to the city-state , and the first thing on their list will undoubtedly be "eat." A...

Eat & Drink

Newly Renovated Trapizza Wows With Delicious Italian Menu!

Newly Renovated Trapizza Wows With Delicious Italian Menu!

misstamchiak.com 22 Aug '18, 2am

Apart from the Trapizza’s classics, Chef Alessandro who specialises in pastas and risottos also introduced exciting new additions to the menu...

Santiburi Koh Samui Parents Night Off During Family Vacation

aspirantsg.com 21 Aug '18, 1pm

Always wish you and your spouse can have some private intimate time while on a family vacation? Santiburi Koh Samui, the leading luxury villa...

Get 'em from NTUC FairPrice outlets if you're keen to try.

coconuts.co 21 Aug '18, 9am

This year’s Mid-Autumn Festival just got interesting with the introduction of Oreo mooncakes, now available at selected NTUC FairPrice outlet...

Startups, Entrepreneurs & Hackers

Business Development Intern job at Porterfetch Singapore

startupjobs.asia 20 Aug '18, 6pm
Business Development Intern job at Porterfetch Singapore

Get a head start in business development at an exciting food delivery startup Are you an upstart with a positive personality? Got a knack for...

Thomson Reuters and Singapore fintech group join to fight cybercrime

finextra.com 21 Aug '18, 11am
Thomson Reuters and Singapore fintech group join to fight cybercrime

The Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) and Thomson Reuters are to collaborate on projects to...

North Korea Sticks to Its Own Understanding of the Singapore Agreement

heritage.org 21 Aug '18, 5pm

There’s disagreement over the Singapore Agreement. The Trump administration claims that Kim J...

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