Here’s the Top 5 News of The Day.
- Taiwan’s Tiger Sugar bubble milk tea to open at Singapore’s Capitol Piazza in early November. Tiger Sugar, the latest bubble milk tea craze to hit Taiwan, will be making its foray into the South-east Asian market with a Singapore outlet in early November. The beverage is crafted from dark brown sugar syrup, fresh milk cream, black tea, and homemade dark brown sugar boba pearls. The drinks will be priced between $3 and $5 in Singapore.
- World’s longest flight on SIA will have no economy seats- Singapore Airlines (SIA) is bringing back its 10,400-mile jump to New York on Oct 11. The Airbus jet that will ply the route carries a maximum of 161 passengers, compared with 253 on the airline’s existing A350-900s. That means more space, with 67 flat-bed seats in a 1-2-1 configuration for business class and 94 premium economy places in a mostly 2-4-2 arrangement at the rear.
CCTV system being tested by LTA to curb errant PMD use. The Land Transport Authority (LTA) is testing a new camera system in yet another move to curb improper riding behaviour on public paths.
- Asian Para Games- Swimmer Yip Pin Xiu wins Singapore’s second gold of the 2018 Asian Para Games. She won Singapore’s second gold at the 2018 Asian Para Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, after winning the women’s 50m backstroke S4 (S1-4) race on Monday (Oct 8). She touched the wall first in a season-best time of 1min 2.09sec at the Gelora Bung Karno Aquatic Centre in Jakarta, Indonesia.
- Malaysia’s Mahathir stumps for Anwar Ibrahim in Port Dickson By-Elections. Malaysia‘s Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad and Anwar Ibrahim appeared together at a political rally for the first time in 20 years, where the latter is contesting in the Port Dickson by-election to return to Parliament. Anwar Ibrahim was released from prison five months ago.