Entries by Tim

A Southeast Asian Journey

It was 2012 and legend has it, a few friends were enjoying some tea together. As is common with Southeast Asians, they started ranting about how hard it was to get a taxi. But afterwards, they did something uncommon. They decided to solve the problem. They started us, Grab (then MyTeksi). Pretty soon, our simple […]

Wonderful Indonesia

Having stopover in myriad places in Indonesia is what makes this country a wonderful place to visit. The beauty of scenic natural landscapes blended with various unique culture of its people. Enjoy the untouched beaches, mountains, lakes, and many more pleasing destinations as well as the magnificent city skylines throughout the country. And when you […]

Besakih Temple

Besakih Temple locally known as Pura Agung Besakih is the largest Hindu temple complex in Bali. That comprises at least 86 temples which include the main Pura Penataran Agung (the Great Temple of State) and 18 others. Known as Bali’s ‘Mother Temple’, for more than 1,000 years, has sat 1,000m up on Mount Agung’s southwestern slopes in the […]

Indonesia-US bilateral trade value targeted at US$50 billion

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Indonesian Trade Ministry has outlined a target for the value of bilateral trade between Indonesia and the United States to reach US$50 billion in the coming several years. “Last year, the value of bilateral trade between Indonesia and the United States had reached US$29 billion. We have agreed to increase the […]

Jokowi eyes highest Indonesia growth since 2013 amid global slowdown

INDONESIA’S economy is set to expand at the fastest pace in seven years as President Joko Widodo bets on higher government spending and a pickup in investment to counter risks from a global slowdown and an escalating trade war. Southeast Asia’s largest economy is forecast to grow 5.3 per cent next year, Mr Jokowi said […]

Universities in Singapore

It may be small, but in the realms of higher education and research, Singapore is a big hitter. A whole series of global reports have recognized Singapore as a world leader in research and innovation over the past few decades. In recent years, it’s been ranked seventh in the 2015 INSEAD Global Innovation Index, third […]

2019 Quarter 1 Top 10 Employment Market Trends in Singapore

Steady Hiring in Compliance, Risk and Cyber–Security: Greater hiring demand in banking is coming from the compliance, risk management, and cyber-security departments in major financial institutions. IT security also remains a high priority, and IT Security Analysts through to CISO and Director level IT security professionals are in demand. Contingent Workforce Growth:  A leading trend in the […]

Shop till you drop

Singapore is a paradise for must-have international fashion, trendy bazaars and a whole lot more. Indulge in heritage brands and uncover the local design scene, led by homegrown and internationally-recognised designers and trendsetters. Visit international flagship stores along Orchard Road for luxury brands. Head to our ethnic enclaves for a memorabilia of different cultural origins […]

Singapore Grand Prix

TWENTY3 DAZZLES WITH NEW LIFESTYLE EXPERIENCES AT THE FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE AIRLINES SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX 2019 Expect a star-studded line-up of Michelin-starred chefs, a new speakeasy and riveting entertainment as Twenty3 goes bigger and bolder this year Marina Bay Street Circuit’s hot new lifestyle destination, Twenty3, returns for the Formula 1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand […]