The Merlion Cub at Merlion Park to close for routine restoration works
We seek your understanding as the works and barricades may cause some inconvenience during this period.
Save with Sentosa’s ‘Day Play Pass’
Visitors to Sentosa can now enjoy a one ticket-system to all its 13 attractions. Launched yesterday, the “Day Play Pass” scheme will help visitors save up to 60 per cent in cost and reduce their waiting time in queues by an estimated two hours, according to Sentosa Leisure Group….. FULL ARTICLE
February 15, S Mustafa, www.todayonline.com
Singapore to turn iconic statue into hotel for Biennale
Singapore’s Merlion is a mythical beast – frozen in time in the shape of an eight-meter tall statue – who is supposed to keep watch over the city’s waters and bring wealth and good fortune to its citizens. As of March, though, the Merlion (that’s part mermaid, part lion) will play a entirely different role when its structure is transformed into a hotel as part of this year’s Singapore Biennale….. FULL ARTICLE
February 1, www.independent.co.uk
Merlion sculpture to close for cleaning from Jan 11-18
THE iconic Merlion that sits at Merlion Park will be closed for routine cleaning from Jan 11 to 18. During the cleaning, the Merlion will be hoarded up for safety considerations….. FULL ARTICLE
January 5, Vanessa Jalleh, www.straitstimes.com
Five places to raise hell this Halloween
Scare yourself silly at these Halloween parties where Singapore’s spookiest terrorize the land….. FULL ARTICLE
October 27, Elaine Ee-Meyers, www.cnngo.com
Singapore: More than a Mall
With early bird airfares to Europe now on sale, planning a long-haul adventure to the Continent may well take you through Singapore. Over the years, I’ve been guilty of confining my Singapore experience to the vast shopping galleries of Changi Airport’s transit lounge. But venturing beyond the airport has to be recommended….. FULL ARTICLE
October 12, Mike Yardley, www.rotoruadailypost.co.nz
Essential guide to Singapore
Belinda Jackson shares her tips for a city-state fling….. FULL ARTICLE
October 10, Belinda Jackson, www.smh.com.au
Alonso wins Singapore Grand Prix 2010!
Fernando Alonso won the Singapore Grand Prix tonight in his Ferrari, in a close fought battle with Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel in second place by 0.2 seconds. Mark Webber finished a distant third in his Red Bull, 29.1 seconds behind. Alonso takes pole-position, fastest lap and the race win – the first driver to do so since Michael Schumacher at the 2004 Hungarian Grand Prix.FULL ARTICLE
September 27, By Grandprix.com
Thrills and excitement at this year’s F1 support races
The F1 cars are no doubt the star attraction of this week’s Singapore GP, but there are other fast cars vying for attention. Two support races – the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia and the Formula BMW Pacific events – are churning up the excitement as well. The Porsche Carrera Cup, the region’s premier GT championship, is seeing a record entry of 23 drivers. There will be two Classes – A for the professionals and B for amateurs – with all competing in two races instead of one this year. Five of the drivers are from Singapore, and they are hoping to impress the home supporters.FULL ARTICLE
September 21, Patwant Singh, http://www.channelnewsasia.com
Schumacher ‘excited’ by Singapore spectacle!
Michael Schumacher is excited ahead of his debut at the Singapore street circuit this weekend.
The track was added to the calendar in 2008, two years after Schumacher retired from Formula One. The seven-time world champion needs to learn not only the circuit, but the driving conditions as this is also his first night race. However the Mercedes driver remains unfazed by this challenge. FULL ARTICLE
September 20, By ESPNF1 Staff,http://en.espnf1.com
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